writer, The Oxford Handbook of Music
University Press, 2012.
Judge, 25th Annual Vocal Competition for Colorado Singers, March, 2009.
Denver Lyric Opera Guild, Denver, Colorado.
Clinician in a workshop based on her book, Prescriptions for Choral Excellence.
Music Department of the University of Wisconsin at
Waukesha, Jan. 23, 2009.
Tennessee, June 27, 2008.
Leader of two
days of classes for Belmont
University and the Nashville chapter of the
Guild of Organists, Nashville, Tennessee, February 8, 9, 2009.
National Memorial Church, 1810 16th St., NW, Washington, D.C.
spoke about Melchior. The program included a
mini-concert featuring Paula Wilder,
soprano, a student of Emmons,
of whose performance as Senta in "The Flying Dutchman,"
Opera News wrote,
"Paula Wilder's voice remained solid and beautiful up to the thrilling
high B that
capped their truly glorious final duel."
Nordisk Music Festival, Faaborg, Denmark (Fyn Province), July 22,
Lectured on the life of Lauritz Melchior, the great Danish Heldentenor.
Led a Master Class for Nordic Heldentenors based on "Surviving the
of Wired Master Class, full conference session, National
Association of Teachers of
Ms. Emmons led a full conference session on the opening day in which
wired to a
spectogram and an electroglottograph for real-time
visual feedback while the singers performed
and were taught. Emmons taught
the classical singers and Robert Edwin, the commercial singers.
and Donald Miller interpreted the acoustic data.
Competition, Savannah Music Festival,
Savannah, Georgia, March 20-Apil 5,
Master Class, during the Festival.
Colorado, Boulder, Colorado. October 14-15, 2006.
Featured speaker at the Berton and
Mildred Coffin Memorial Concert ;
University of Waterloo, London,
Ontario, Canada, October, 2006.
Master Classes based on mental skills, from Power Performance for Singers.
Regional Conference, September, 2006.
Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona.
Workshop for Singers
and Teachers: Performance Skills and Vocal Technique.
Master Class: Boston
University School of Music, April 2006.
Class: Boston Conservatory, February 2006.
ACDA State Conference, Connecticut, October, 2005.
Classes: Webster College, St. Louis, September 2005.
Class: Classical Singer convention, New York, May 2005 .
NATSAA, NATS convention, New Orleans, July 2004.
Webster College, St. Louis, October, 2004.
NATS Regional Conference, University of Texas, San Antonio,
MTNA national convention, Salt Lake City, July 2003.
Class: University of North Texas, Denton, October 2003.
Belmont University, Nashville, June 2002.
University of Indiana, Bloomington, June 2001.
NATSAA, NATS convention, Toronto, Canada, July 1998.
Teacher: Westminster Choir College, Princeton, July 1998.
and master classes: Lawrence University and Drake University,
and master classes: University of California, Santa Barbara,
National Society of Arts and Letters, Lexington, Kentucky, 1997.
Class: University of Kentucky, Lexington, March 1997.
Teacher: NATS Master/Intern Teacher Program, University of Ohio,
Class: NATS National convention, Seattle, Washington, July 1995.
University of Maryland International Marian Anderson Vocal Arts
Denver Lyric Opera Competition, April 1995.
NATS Boston Chapter Workshop, November 1994.
NATS Regional Conference, San Diego State University, 1993.
Teacher: NATS Master/Intern Teacher Program, North Texas
NATS national convention, Boston, July 1992.
Second International Congress of Voice Teachers, Philadelphia,
First American Vocal Arts Congress, College Park, Maryland,
Wagner Society of Chicago, May 1990.
American Song Workshop, University of Rhode Island, June 1990.
Teacher: Westminster Choir College, July 1990.
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