Congratulations to doctoral student Courtney Crouse, who has been appointed Assistant Professor of Music at the Wanda L. Bass School of Music at Oklahoma City University. The tenure track position begins August 1, 2012. Crouse will complete her doctorate at the Jacobs School of Music in December, 2012.
About Courtney Crouse
For the past four years, Crouse, who also received her masters degree at the Jacobs School, has lived in New York City where she has been a featured soloist with The New York Virtuoso Singers under the direction of Harold Rosenbaum, was a founding member of The Coterie, a New York ensemble dedicated to the development and performance of new opera, was a featured soloist with L’Harmonie des Saisons under the direction of Baroque Specialist, Eric Milnes and developed a thriving voice studio. Her students perform on Broadway, Off-Broadway, on National Tours and in Regional Theaters across the United States.
In 2011, Ms. Crouse was a visiting lecturer at The University of Las Vegas, Nevada where she directed Madama Butterfly and taught opera workshop and voice. Ms. Crouse will graduate from Indiana University in December of 2012 with a DM in voice, stage direction of opera and music history. She studied with Paul Kiesgen and Carol Vaness.