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Music Faculty
Emily Truckenbrod

Amy Prince

Office: Dunham Hall 2110
(618) 650‑5394
amprinc@siue.edu

Soprano Amy E. W. Prince is completing a Doctorate in Vocal Performance at Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music. A Native of Waterloo, Ontario, Mrs. Prince completed a Masters in Vocal Performance at The University of Western Ontario and undergraduate degrees in Music at University of Waterloo, Conrad Grebel College, and English at Wilfrid Laurier University. Mrs. Prince previously served as professor of vocal pedagogy, voice class and studio voice at Knox College and Wilfrid Laurier University.

Mrs. Prince is reviewed as an impressive vocal talent with a wide-ranging soaring voice and a natural and genuine stage presence, described by Opera Canada as exquisite. Recent performances include Straus’s Last Four Songs with The Wellington Winds and Guest Soloist with The Highland Community Chorus. Performance Roles include Giove in Gluck’s La Caduta de Giganti, Madame Pompous in Penhorwood’s Too Many Sopranos, The Foreign Woman in Menotti’s The Consul, Mrs. Fiorentino in Kurt Weill’s Street Scene, Gontran in Chabrier’s Une Education Manique, Fatime in Gluck’s Der Betrogene Kadi, Cunegonde in Bernstein’s Candide, and Rapunzel in Sondheim’s Into The Woods. Gilbert and Sullivan roles include Phyllis in Iolanthe, Casilda in The Gondoliers and Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance. Partial Roles include Donna Anna in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Frau Fluth in Niccolai’s The Merry Wives of Windsor, Fiordiligi in Mozart’s Cosi fan Tutte, Butterfly in Puccini’t Madame Butterfly, Alice in Verdi’s Falstaff and title roles in Mozart’s Zaide and Dvorak’s Rusalka.

Mrs. Prince has received scholarships and awards from NATS, Mu Phi Epsilon, Ontario Research Entrance Scholarship, Textbook and Technologies Grant, Ontario Student Opportunity Grant, The London Music Scholarship Foundation Endowment, The Singers Theatre Company, The Bernice Adams Awards, and The Royal Conservatory of Music. Publications include “The Shaking Jaw: Potential Sources and Remedies”, New Voice Educators Symposium and “I Have Lost my Flageolet”, Vocal Pedagogy Festschrift, The University of Western Ontario.

Mrs. Prince teaches applied voice at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville and serves as Director of Music at First Presbyterian Church, Edwardsville. She sings in the Saint Louis Symphony Chorus and continues to perform locally and abroad in concert and recital series.

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