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Monday, July 25, 2016

Alumni News: Anna Hersey's New Book and Grant; Sophie Christian's New Teaching Position

Anna Hersey's (MA, 2009, musicology, student of Kelley Harness; MM, 2007, voice, student of Lawrence Weller) book Scandinavian Song: A Guide to Swedish, Norwegian, and Danish Repertoire and Diction is now available from Rowman & Littlefield. Hersey is the new editor-in-chief of VOICEPrints​, the peer-reviewed journal of the New York Singing Teachers Association, as well as editor for video lectures, performances, and lecture-recitals for College Music Symposium. She was the recent recipient of the Voice and Speech Trainers Association's Interdisciplinary Grant, as well as performance grants from Sons of Norway and the American Scandinavian Foundation.

Sophie Christian (DMA, 2011, piano, student of Lydia Artymiw) has accepted a piano teaching position at Clark College in Vancouver, WA beginning August 2016.