Assistant Professor of Voice
Christine Donahue, soprano from Pennsylvania, has performed with numerous opera companies throughout the United States, Canada and abroad including New York City Opera, Cleveland Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Pennsylvania Opera Theatre, Arkansas Opera Theatre and the Hong Kong Opera to name a few. Concert performances include engagements with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Houston Symphony and Brooklyn Academy of Music. Ms. Donahue has won special acclaim for her portrayal of Lucia di Lammermoor, Violetta in La Traviata, the title roles of Tosca and Madame Butterfly and both Pamina and the Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute among others. She was a winner of the Luciano Pavarotti/Opera Company of Philadelphia International Competition, recipient of a Martha Baird Rockefeller Grant and Sullivan Grant, and took second place in the Metropolitan Opera National Auditions. She holds a M.M. degree in Voice and Opera from the Juilliard School of Music and a B.S. in Music Education from Wilkes College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.