The Vocal Arts Division offers instruction for those seeking to develop skills as
singers with a classical singing technique. The curricula and course offerings are
designed to develop technical and artistic abilities in performance and to encourage
interpretive, creative and scholarly expression. Such preparation enables students
to be competitive in music careers and related fields and to continue study at an
Ensembles include University Singers, Opera Theater Workshop, Chamber Choir, Contemporary
Chamber Players and Collegiate Choir. U of M vocalists perform throughout Memphis
and the surrounding region in productions by organizations such as Opera Memphis,
the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Theatre Memphis and Playhouse on the Square. The Vocal
Arts Division offers the Bachelor of Music, the Master of Music, the Doctor of Musical
Arts degrees as well as the Artist Diploma.
For more information, contact Vocal Arts Division Head, Susan Owen-Leinert.