Professor to give voice recital April 18

Jodi_FrisbieAssistant Professor of Music Jodi Frisbie will perform a vocal recital on Sunday, April 18 at 4 p.m. in Presser Hall. The public is invited to attend.

Frisbie will perform Handel’s “Tornami a vagheggiar,” Schumann’s “Frauenliebe und leben, Opus 42,” four Debussy pieces based on poetry by Paul Bourget and songs by Theodore Chanler. Currently, she is studying for her doctor of musical arts degree in voice performance at the University of Missouri Kansas City Conservatory of Music. This recital is in partial fulfillment for the degree.

A member of the Bethany College faculty since 2006, Frisbie is an active performer having sung roles with Opera Omaha, Boston Lyric Opera, Utah Opera, Indianapolis Opera and numerous regional companies in the Northeast. An active clinician and adjudicator in Kansas, Frisbie is also a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing and the National Association for Music Education. She received her master’s degree in vocal performance from Boston University and her bachelor’s degree in music education from Iowa State University.

At Bethany, Frisbie teachers voice lessons, aural skills and lyric diction. She also directs the Opera Scenes class and conducts the Chapel Choir.