Style: Pop; Opera; Jazz; Gospel; Classical; Musical Theatre
Title: Professor of Music
Bio: Tammie Huntington, Soprano, can most recently be heard in the soprano duo Soprani Compagni with Lisa Dawson, soprano, and Phoenix Park-Kim, piano (www.sopranicompagni.com). Soprani Compagni had their Carnegie Hall debut at Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, in 2012. In addition to many recitals throughout the region, Soprani Compagni performed and presented at the National Opera Association National Convention in Portland, OR, in January, 2013; at the College Music Society International Conference and at the Conservatorio Julian Aguirre de Lomas de Zamora in Buenos Aires, Argentina, June, 2013; and at the Song Collaborator’s Consortia Second Annual Art Song Festival in Amarillo, TX in October of 2013. Huntington’s solo performances include a variety of opera/operetta roles, such as Lucy in Menotti’s The Telephone, Papagena in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, Despina in scenes from Mozart’s Così fan tutte, Josephine in Gilbert & Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore, Suor Genovieffa in Puccini’s Suor Angelica, Laetitia in scenes from Menotti’s The Old Maid and the Thief, and Adele in scenes from Strauss’ Die Fledermaus. Huntington has also appeared as Guest Soprano Soloist in orchestral productions of Fauré’s Requiem, Haydn’s Creation, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Bach’s Magnificat and Cantata No. 51, Mozart’s Requiem, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Handel’s Messiah, and Schubert’s Mass in G Major, No. 2. She has enjoyed singing under the batons of Andrew Constantine, Alexander Platt, Todd Guy, Patrick Kavanaugh, Kirk Trevor, Tomasz Golka, Leonard Atherton, Wishart Bell, Suzanne Gindin, Keith Brion, and Ardis Faber. Huntington also enjoys 21st century vocal repertoire, singing the premiere of an original serial composition, Drei Lieder, by Doug Harbin in the College Music Society Great Lakes Conference, and excerpts from Harbin’s Goethe Lieder in the Christian Fellowship of Art Music Composers 2008 National Conference.
Huntington has a Doctor of Arts degree, with performance emphases in voice, opera, and opera direction from Ball State University, where she produced and directed the world premiere of Fifty-Third Street, a new American opera by composer Jody Nagel (www.53rdstreetopera.com). She presented her research on Fifty-Third Street at the International Congress of Voice Teachers in Paris, France, in 2009. Huntington also presented her research on Fifty-Third Street and performed her lecture recital on Menotti’s The Telephone at the 2009 Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities. She also serves regularly as an adjudicator for the Indiana State School Music Association solo and ensemble contest, various state university aria competitions, and as guest choral conductor for the Association of Christian Schools International Music Festival. Huntington is an Associate Professor of Music at Indiana Wesleyan University, where she teaches Applied Voice and co-directs Opera Workshop and Opera Theatre studies. She resides in Marion, IN with her husband, three sons and a daughter.
Voice Type: Soprano
Music Styles Taught: Pop; Opera; Jazz; Gospel; Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I am available as a performer; I have a wait-list for private lessons; I am currently accepting private students; I am available as a clinician or presenter; I accept students through a college or university program