Mezzo-soprano

Education

The University of North Carolina Greensboro
Doctorate of Musical Arts
* Emphasis in Vocal Performance, Cognate in Music Theory

Honors and activities:
* Classes taught: Studio voice; Latin, Italian and French Diction; Class Voice
* Teaching Assistant 2005-2008
* Assistant to the Director of Opera Theatre 2006-2007
* Holderness Fellowship recipient
* Joy Culbreth Morrison Graduate Fellowship recipient

The University of Southern Mississippi
Masters of Music
* Double Emphasis in Choral Conducting and Vocal Performance

Honors and activities:
* Teaching & Graduate Assistant in conducting and voice 2001-2004
* Classes taught: Studio voice; Concert Choir; University Singers; Pro Musica
* Thad and Gerry Waites Music Endowment Scholarship recipient
* Dr. Nancy O’Neal Tatum Music Scholarship recipient

Bachelor of Music Education
* Summa cum laude
* Emphasis in choral/vocal

Honors and activities:
* USM Presidential Scholar and Honors College member
* Founding member of USM Student Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association; served as Secretary and Vice-President
* Member of Carillon, auditioned handbell choir