Barbara Hill Moore

Style: Opera; Classical; Musical Theatre

Title: Professor of Voice, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty

Bio: Soprano, Barbara Hill Moore is the Meadows Foundation Distinguished Professor of Voice at Southern Methodist University, where she has taught since 1974, and also serves as Director of the SMU Study Abroad Program in South Africa. A National Endowment of the Arts Grant recipient, she received the B.S. in Music Education from Lincoln University in Missouri and the M.S as a Graduate Fellow at the University of Illinois in Urbana. She has sung with orchestras and opera companies throughout the United States and Europe, especially Germany, where she sang over fifty performances of the role of Jenny in Weill’s Die Dreigroschenoper in Berlin and Cologne. She served as Master Teacher for the National Association of Teachers of Singing Internship Program, served on the distinguished artist panel of the UNISA Foundation International Competition in Singing held in Pretoria, South Africa, presented Master Classes for teachers and singers at universities in England, Germany, Korea, South Africa, and North America, and she has also been a member of the Distinguished Artist Faculty of the Amalfi Coast Music Festival since 2004. Professor Hill Moore is National Vice President for the NATS Foundation Circle of Friends, and is TEXOMA (Texas Oklahoma and New Mexico) Regional Governor and National Competition Chair of the National Opera Association. She is President and founder of the Bruce R. Foote Memorial Scholarship Foundation, established in 1989, in memory of her mentor, former NATS member Bruce R. Foote. The Foundation’s mission is to encourage and support students with a background that has been historically under represented in the advanced pursuit of classical vocal study. Scholarships are awarded for matriculation in the Graduate and Artist Certificate Programs at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. The Foote Foundation’s Foote Scholar, Schollmaier Scholar, David M. Crowley and Rosemary Haggar Vaughan Summer Study Awards, Grants, and Scholarships are awarded annually and singers are chosen on the basis of talent, career potential, scholarship and financial need.

Voice Type: Soprano

Music Styles Taught: Opera; Classical; Musical Theatre

Availability: I have a wait-list for private lessons; I am available as a clinician or presenter; I accept students through a college or university program

Contact Information


Meadows School of the Arts, SMU
Division of Music 6101 Bishop Blvd. Dallas, TX 75205


Dallas,, TX
USA 75275

TEL: (214) 768-3580


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