Style: Opera; Classical; Musical Theatre
Title: Adjunct Professor
Bio: Amy Catherine Horstman (soprano) is a teacher and performer in Fairbanks Alaska. She holds a MA in voice performance from the University of Iowa and a BM & BA from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and runs a private voice studio in Fairbanks. In June 2013, Amy made her debut in South Africa with an all Mozart recital program.
Amy is very involved in the music scene in Fairbanks. She has been a member of the University Chorus, the Alaska Camerata and the Choir of the North. Amy has performed with the University Chorus at Carnegie Hall, and has toured with the Alaska Camerata in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic. She has been in various UAF Opera Workshop and Opera Fairbanks productions including playing the role of Lucy in Menotti’s The Telephone. While at the University of Iowa, Amy performed in a variety of Master Classes, as a soloist with the University Choir and in opera scenes. Se also taught voice at the Cedar Rapids Music Academy. She has participated in the Fairbanks Summer Arts Festivals’ Summer and Winter Editions taking part in cabaret, gospel choir, voice master classes and opera/musical theater. In 2006, Amy participated in Bel Canto Northwest, a voice intensive program in Portland, Oregon.
In 2008, Amy was the winner of the Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra’s concerto competition and performed in their Holiday Concert. She has also taken both 1st and 2nd places in the collegiate category and 2nd place in the upper advocational category of the Alaska Chapter of National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Competition and took 3rd place in the Anchorage Concert Chorus vocal scholarship. In 2012, Amy took first place in the Alaska district NATS Artist Award Competition.
Voice Type: Soprano
Music Styles Taught: Opera; 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 accept students through a college or university program