|Fragments: a psychoanalytic reading of the character Mignon on her journey through nineteenth century lieder
||The songs of Mignon from Goethe's novel Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship (Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre) have been set hundreds of times by dozens of composers from the late 18th century onward. Though most frequently set by composers from the German Sc...
|A singer's point of reference: baseline vocal measurements during study at a university
||The careers of professional voice users depend a great deal on the quality and condition of their voices. Voice students in a university are training their voices for professional use. Vocal health and hygiene are of utmost importance. Often acoustic...
|The mini-opera concept: a study of short works in the opera repertory and their viability in an educational forum
||I. Role: March 29th, and March 30th, 2014, 7:30 p.m. and April 1st, 2014, 2:00 p.m., Aycock Auditorium, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Elvira, Don Giovanni (Mozart). II. Solo Recital: April 19th, 2013, 7:30 p.m...
|Crossing over: examining the challenges of a classically trained female performing music theater repertoire
||I. Solo Recital: Friday, April 11, 2013, 7:30 p.m., Taylor Theatre. Cendrillon (Jules Massanet) Opera Role. II. Solo Recital: Saturday, February 8, 2014, 7:30 p.m., Recital Hall. "Warum betrübst du dich," "Wilst du dein Herz mi...
|Gwyneth Walker’s use of melodic motive and tonal centricity to depict E. E. Cummings’ Poetry in the Cycle “though love be a day.”
||I. Opera Role: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 7:30 p.m., Taylor Theatre. Noémie in Cendrillon (Jules Massenet) II. Solo Recital: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 5:30 p.m., Recital Hall. "The Blessed Virgin's Expostulation" (Henry Purcell, r...
|Where practice meets philosophy: feminist pedagogy in the women’s choral rehearsal
||This dissertation seeks to define feminist pedagogy, explore ways in which its values can be incorporated into women's choral rehearsal methodology, and illustrate its impact on female singers musically and personally. In order to provide a framework...