Instructor of Music, voiceEmail: email@example.com Office: Hendricks Center for the Arts
Noted for her power, range, and warm color, soprano Shannon Schoville, a native of Clinton, WI, completed the Master of Music in Vocal Performance program at Converse College in Spartanburg, SC, where she studied with Dr. Beverly Reed Hay. In March 2013 she made her professional debut as “Rosalinde” in Die Fledermaus with the Spartanburg, SC Repertory Company and has since performed a variety of roles, including “Mrs. Mullin” in Carousel, “Mother” in Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors, “First Lady” in Mozart’s Die Zauberflote and “Musetta” in La Boheme. She is also in demand as a guest artist and recitalist, most recently on the summer concert season with Turtle Creek Chamber Orchestra and as the featured soprano on Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with Beloit Janesville Symphony Orchestra.
Ms. Schoville began singing in church at the age of eight and continued throughout high school. After taking a few years away from music, she returned to singing as a member of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Chorus in Fort Wayne, Indiana. I In 2011 she received her Bachelor of Music in Performance degree from Indiana University, where she won the Concerto/Aria competition in 2009, and was awarded the Emilene Manheim Scholarship for Soprano. She has had the privilege of singing under the batons of Maestros James Ian Nie, Rob Tomaro, Edvard Tchivzhel, Francesco Carotenuto, Andrew Constantine, and Hidetaka Niyama, as well as working with acclaimed vocal instructors, coaches and directors including Dr. Sam Savage, Dr. Robert Alan Saunders, Mary Grogan, Arlene Shrut, and Richard Harrell. Ms. Schoville has appeared as a soloist on numerous occasions throughout the United States, as well as in Rome, Italy. When not teaching or performing, she enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and pets.