Professor Amy Haines, '79, teaches private and class voice at Carthage, emphasizing vocal health, freedom and flexibility. She also teaches Vocal Pedagogy, Exploring Music, the Carthage Symposium courses: Cultural Expressions of American Musical Theatre, and Poetry and Song in French and Spanish, as well as directs/conducts the music for the main stage musicals. The Carthage Voice Science and Pedagogy Lab, equipped with VoceVista, an electroglottograph, and a SonoVu, is housed in Prof. Haines' studio, increasing the College's use of the newest visualization technology.
A soprano, Prof. Haines enjoys singing American and French repertoire, especially the vocal music of Ned Rorem and Maurice Ravel. Presently working on Norwegian, she has added the music of Edvard Grieg to her list of favorites. She earned her B.A. in music and a diploma in voice from Carthage in 1979. She earned her Master of Music in vocal performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and had extensive doctoral study at Northwestern University. She joined the Carthage faculty in 1987.
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