The Vocal Arts Society, in association with The Marilyn Horne Foundationis pleased to present American mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton, a 2007 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Winner and a member of the Houston Grand Opera Studio. Ms. Barton's recital repertory is inclusive of many musical eras and she has devoted a lot of time to the ever expanding genre of 20th century and new music, including the works of Ives, Hindemith, Betsy Jolas, Anna Jacobs, and Olly Wilson. She will be accompanied by Kathleen Kelly, incoming head of the music staff at Houston Grand Opera. Program details to be announced. Performance Timing: Part One - 45 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 45 min.