Lee University Performing Arts Series to host Caitlin Moore

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The Lee University School of Music will welcome mezzo-soprano Caitlin Moore as the next guest in the 2021 Performing Arts Series. The performance will take place on Monday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Squires Recital Hall, located at the Humanities Center on the Lee campus.

Ms. Moore, a Lee alumna recognized by La Presse as “magnificent vocal and dramatic talent” and “poise and distinction” by Opera Canada, has performed in numerous concerts, symphonies and operas, and is the recipient of numerous singing awards.

The Monday night concert will feature a wide array of modern American art songs by living composers based on lyrics by women. Moore will be joined by collaborative artists from Lee’s School of Music Kristen Holritz, flute, and Dr. ChoEun Lee, piano.

After graduating from Lee University with a Bachelor of Music and Music Education in 2012, Ms. Moore completed her Masters in Singing and Lyrical Performance at McGill University. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Musical Arts in Vocal Performance with a secondary in Vocal Pedagogy at the University of Northern Colorado, while also running a private online studio and working as a vocal teacher at Colorado Mesa University.

Ms. Moore was recently honored as an intern of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) in 2021 and is currently Co-Vice Chair and Chair of NATS Hearings. She was certified in all three levels of the Contemporary Commercial Music Vocal Pedagogy Institute at Shenandoah University in 2019 and attended the Acoustic Vocal Pedagogy Workshop and Online Teaching Technology Workshop at the New England Conservatory in 2020.

A dynamic advocate for the dissemination of the arts, Ms. Moore has also held administrative positions with organizations such as the Glimmerglass Festival, L’Opéra de Montréal, Opera Tennessee and the Tennessee Chamber Chorus.

Ms. Moore will also be presenting a talk, “How to Promote Yourself as a Musician on Social Media,” Tuesday, October 26 at 5:15 pm in the Squires Recital Hall.

The show is free and open to the public, but tickets are required and can be booked at www.eventbrite.com. Starting October 18, tickets can also be reserved at the Dixon Center box office by calling 614-8343.

For those who cannot attend in person, the live stream will be available at livestream.com/leeu.

Lee University remains dedicated to the health and safety of the campus community and guests. COVID-19 protocols will be observed based on CDC recommendations at the time of performance.

For more information on Ms. Moore, visit her website at caitlinhammonmoore.com/.