|Emily Truckenbrod, soprano, is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Vocal Studies at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Please contact her at email@example.com or 618/650-5394 for further information about the Voice Area at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. |
Dr. Truckenbrod has appeared in recital, concerts, and opera throughout the United States as well as in France, Austria and Honduras. Her voice has been described by reviewers as “having sweet clarity ” which “personifies the joy of the music.” On the opera stage, she has appeared as the Queen of the Night and Papagena (The Magic Flute), Susannah (The Marriage of Figaro), Adele (Die Fledermaus), Marie (The Daughter of the Regiment), Gretel (Hansel and Gretel), Oscar (Un Ballo di Maschera), Nella (Gianni Schicchi), Yum Yum (The Mikado) and Monica (The Medium). Equally comfortable with oratorio and orchestral works, Ms. Truckenbrod has appeared as soloist with the Tulsa Oratorio Chorus, the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (New Orleans), The Wichita Symphony (Kansas), the Canterbury Choral Society (Oklahoma City), the Quad Cities Symphony Orchestra (Illinois/Iowa), the Richmond Symphony (Indiana), The Handel Oratorio Society (Illinois), the LaFosse Baroque Ensemble (Iowa), Concert Choir of Northeast Connecticut, the Northshore Choral Society (Louisiana), among others, in works such as Bach's Mass in B minor, and The Magnificat, Beethoven’s Mass in C, and Choral Fantasy, Faure’s Requiem, Handel's Messiah and Silete Venti, Haydn’s The Creation, and Lord Nelson Mass, Mahler’s Symphony No. 4, Mozart's Requiem, Vesperae solennes de Confessore (K. 339), Exsultate Jubilate, Misera... dove son, and Missa Brevis in D (K194), Schubert’s Mass in G, Mendelssohn’s Lobgesang, and Orff's Carmina Burana. An enthusiast of contemporary art music, Ms. Truckenbrod has been a featured soloist at Society of Composers (SCI) National and Regional Conferences, the Midwest Composers Symposium, and numerous times with the Center for New Music.
Dr. Truckenbrod holds the Doctor of Musical Arts and Master’s Degree from the University of Iowa and a Bachelor of Music from Northern Illinois University. She has also completed studies at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, the Eastman School of Music and as an intern with the National Association of Teachers of Singing Intern Program. In the past, she has presented or performed for Music Educator Associations, the College Music Society, the American Musicological Society, the ATHENA festival, and the National Association of Teachers of Singing. Her students have won awards, attended prestigious graduate programs, and have sung professionally in the United States and abroad.
Dr. Emily Truckenbrod