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Christine Anderson

Dr. Christine Anderson

Chair, Department of Voice and Opera
Associate Professor

Departments:

Voice and Opera

Contact:

christine.anderson@temple.edu

215-204-8375

 

    • B.M., Illinois Wesleyan University
      M.M., University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
      D.M.A., University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

      Christine Anderson has sung numerous performances as soprano soloist with several prestigious contemporary music ensembles and has worked with such composers as Lukas Foss and Kristof Penderecki.  In addition, she has had extensive performing experience as a recitalist in programs featuring the premieres of new works.  Notably, she sang George Crumb’s Apparition and Night of the Four Moons on the University of Memphis’ retrospective series of concerts in honor of the composer’s 80th birthday.

       

      Anderson also taught in the Musical Theater Department at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and is the former director of the Voice Program of the University of Cincinnati’s Summer Music Institute.  An active pedagogue, Anderson has presented master classes and papers at national and international conferences such as the Australia Voice Symposium and the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities. She has also served as clinician and adjudicator for several organizations including the Taipei Philharmonic Foundation for Culture and Education, The National Association of Teachers of Singing, Classical Singer, The Marian Anderson Historical Society, and The Voice Foundation.  Anderson has served as pre-concert lecturer for the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and the Philadelphia Orchestra.  

       

      Private study with Andrew White, Lorenzo Malfatti, Helen Laird, and John Alexander; recital and orchestral performances encompassing a wide range of repertoire; extensive performing as soprano soloist for several contemporary music series including Network for New Music, 1807 & Friends, Mertens Contemporary Composers Festival, Music Old and New, and The Contemporary Music Ensemble; numerous recitals premiering new works; worked with such composers as Lukas Foss and Kristof Penderecki; many performances recorded for public broadcast.