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Voice Studio

 
Southern Miss offers one of the most comprehensive vocal music programs in the Southeast.

  • A College that is fully accredited in the arts including music, art, theatre, and dance
  • A 40-member music faculty of dedicated teacher-artists
  • Professional, experienced voice teachers and professional stage directors
  • An active opera program presenting fully staged productions each year
  • Frequent master classes and performances by musicians of international stature

 Recent Performances

  • Performed and presented at the 55th National Conference of the National Association of Teachers of Singing – June 2018. Performed with Dr. Lois Leventhal, pianist.
  • Performed with USM Voice Faculty Artist, Dr. Jonathan Yarrington, and Guest Faculty Artist, Dr. Jamie Reimer, in Special Presentation of the Songs of Robert Owens titled: Robert Owens: The Man and His Music, October 29, 2018.

Student Accomplishments

Olivia Morrow, MM graduate student, soprano
  • Finalist (2nd Place winner) at the Regional NATS Conference, Natchitoches, LA, Northwestern State University, November 10 (8-10), 2018. 
  • Awarded major role of “Giannetta” for upcoming USM School of Music opera production of L’Elisir d’Amore by Gaetano Donizetti.
  • Among finalist chosen to sing for the National NATS Audition in Summer of 2019 – should she accept.
Danielle Watson, soprano, MM graduate student
  • Awarded understudy of major role of “Adina” in upcoming USM School of Music opera production of L’Elisir d’Amore by Gaetano Donizetti.
Ann Marie McPhail, soprano, DMA graduate student
  • Sings Um Mitternacht by Gustave Mahler, with DMA Candidate in Wind Conducting graduate student Mark Johnson, conductor, and wind ensemble, October 29, 2018.
  • Sings Ellington’s Praise God and Dance from his “Sacred Concerts Series”, for USM’s Choral Activities Southern Invitational Choral Conference, September 2018.
Sylvalia Brown, mezzo-soprano, Undergraduate Junior
  • Wins top prize $1,000 Scholarship at the Young Artists Vocal Competition sponsored by the Gulf Coast Messiah Chorus, October 27, 2018. 

Contact Us

School of Music

115 Mannoni Performing Arts Center

Campus Hattiesburg

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Email
Laurie.RinkoFREEMississippi

Phone
601.266.5543

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