Music Department Faculty and Staff
Joanie Brittingham, soprano, has been noted for her "bird-like singing" (New York Concert Review), "dramatic versatility" (Opera News), "vivacious stage presence" (Greenville news), and "lucid diction" (New York Times). Brittingham recently performed at Carnegie Hall in the North American premiere of Karl Jenkins's Cantata Memoria for the Children of Aberfan with Distinguished Concert Artists International (DCINY). She has performed with the Victor Herbert Renaissance Project Live!, Hartford Opera Theater, Riverside Theatre, IconoClassic Opera, and Chelsea Opera, the New Works Festival with OPERA America, American Lyric Theatre, Opera Lancaster, GLOW Lyric Theatre, New York Lyric Opera, Light Opera Oklahoma, Peach State Opera, and Wichita Grand Opera, among others. Ms. Brittingham has two Masters degrees from Baylor University, in voice performance and music history and literature, and obtained her undergraduate degree from West Virginia University in voice performance and theatre.