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Faculty Profile

AMANDA JANE JOHNSTON

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MUSIC
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MUSIC
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240 MUSIC BLDG
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-6962
Joined UM: 08/21/2008

Areas of Expertise

  • COLLABORATIVE PIANO
  • LYRIC DICTION
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC PERFORMANCE
  • OPERA
  • VOCAL COACHING

Brief Bio

Canadian collaborative pianist Amanda Johnston is Associate Professor of Music of Mississippi where she acts as music director/vocal coach for the Opera Theat in advanced diction and collaborative piano; and coaches students at the underg graduate level. She is also on faculty at Musiktheater Bavaria (Oberaudorf, Ger City Opera Workshop (Tuscaloosa, AL). She is author of English and German Dicti Comparative Approach (Scarecrow Press, 2011), a book highly praised in the Jour "enlivening the study of diction.” In 2012, she released her debut CD with MSR Mahler: Rückert-Lieder in collaboration with mezzo-soprano Julia Morgan. She ha on CBC Radio 2, Classical 96.3 FM, CKWR and NPR, and has performed in Canada, t States, Germany, France, Austria, and Scotland. Her research on comparative diction and lesser-known composers of German lied h presented at national conferences held by the College Music Society (CMS), Nati Teachers of Singing (NATS), National Opera Association (NOA), The Phenomenon of International Symposium (Canada), and Song Collaborators Consortia (SCC). She h classes in voice and/or collaborative piano at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Dakota, Queen's University, Harding University, Bucknell University, Virginia T Nevada at Las Vegas. She held previous faculty appointments at the University o Conservatory of Music (Toronto), York University, Taos Opera Institute and Lied

Degrees

BM
MUSIC
QUEENS UNIVERSITY/KINGSTON, CANADA (1993)
MM
MUSIC
HOCHSCHULE FUER MUSIK FRANZ LISZT/ WEIMAR, GERMANY (1997)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee