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Kathryn C Evans
Senior Lecturer I-Arts & Humanities
Office MailstopJO 4.902, Room No.: 4.902 
Email Address  Kathryn.Evans@utdallas.edu    Primary Phone Number 972-883-2828    Media Contact
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 DegreeMajorInstitutionYear
 M.S.MusicUniversity of California1978
 M.AMathematicsUniversity of California, San Diego1976
 B.A.MathematicsUniversity of California, San Diego1974
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1998-2010Associate Dean and Senior LecturerSchool of Arts and Humanities University of Texas at Dallas
1995-1998Arts Coordinator and Senior LecturerSchool of Arts and Humanities University of Texas at Dallas
1994-PresentSenior Lecturer in MusicSchool of Arts and Humanities University of Texas at Dallas
1992-1994InstructorUCSD Extension, "Sing Along with Bach: A Reading Chorus," University of California, San Diego
1982-1983Instructor  Mount Vernon College, Washington, DC
1979-1980Instructor  Menlo College, Menlo Park, California
1978-1979Instructor  University of San Diego, San Diego, California
1974-1978Teaching assistant  University of California, San Diego
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Musical Director and Conductor, Bach Society Chamber Orchestra and Chorus, Bach Society of La Jolla (1992-1994)

COMMUNITY SERVICE
  • Member, Executive Board, Dallas Chamber Music Society, 2007-2013.
  • Member, Executive Board, Repertory Theatre Company, 2004-2010
  • Member, Advisory Board, Indian Classical Music Circle, Dallas, 2006-2010
  • Faculty Associate, Center for U. S. Mexico Studies, 2003-2010
  • Chairperson of the Board, Richardson Council of the Arts, 2002- 2004
  • President, Richardson Council of the Arts, 2000 - 2002.
  • Vice President, Richardson Council of the Arts, 1998 - 2000.
  • Board member, Texas Alliance for Education in the Arts, 1999 - 2003.

MUSICAL EXPERIENCE
  • Solo recitalist, conductor and voice teacher, 1976 to present, including European Tours to Spain, Austria, Switzerland, Czech Republic and others, 1998-2002; tour to Mexico, September, 2002; CD release Voz y Guitarra, October, 2003. Tour to Ecuador, December, 2007.
  • Director, UT-Dallas Chamber Singers, 1994 to present.
  • Director, Best of Broadway, 2005-present.
  • Director, Dallas Pro Musica, 2006 - present.
  • Director, UT-Dallas Community Chorus, 1996-1999.
  • Soloist and Visiting Conductor, Preston Hollow United Methodist Church, 1997-2002.
  • Soloist, La Jolla Congregational Church, La Jolla, California, 1985-1994.
  • Soloist, Temple SoleI, Encinitas, California, 1989-1994.
  • Concert Coordinator, Bach Society of La Jolla, La Jolla, California, 1988.
  • Performing member, Pacific Chamber Opera, San Diego, California, 1986.
  • Leading soprano, Opera Theatre of Washington, Washington, DC, 1981-1982.
  • Director, Washington Pro Musica, a Washington-based vocal ensemble specializing in early music, Washington, DC, 1981-1983.
  • Invited performer, Alexandria Recital Series, Alexandria, Virginia, 1983.
  • Soloist, Temple Rodef-Shalom, McLean, Virginia, 1982-1983.
  • Invited performer, Pleshakov-Kaneko Institute of Music, Palo Alto, California, performing original compositions, Spring, 1980.
  • Director, Early Music Ensemble of San Diego, 1975-1980, performances in California and in Europe in 1975, 1977 and 1979.
  • Invited performer, American Society of University Composers Conference, University ofCalifornia, San Diego, California, March, 1979.
  • Soloist, La Jolla Civic University and Chorus, La Jolla, California, 1979. Solos included German Requiem of Brahms, Come Ye Sons of Art of Purcell, and Awake, Awake my Lyre of Blow.
  • Soloist, University of San Diego, performing original works by faculty members, San Diego, California, 1978-79.
  • Soloist, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Coronado, California, 1979.
  • Participant in Basically Baroque Seminar, La Jolla, California, summer, 1978.

CD RELEASE
  • Voz y Guitarra, released in the United States, October 2003 and in Europe, April, 2004. Previously unrecorded music for voice and guitar of John Duarte and Ernesto Cordero. Recorded, produced and edited at the University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX.

HONORS AND AWARDS
  • Brandenburg Award, La Jolla Bach Society, for contribution to the community of the works of J.S. Bach, 1991.
  • Regional Quarterfinalist, Metropolitan Opera Auditions, Southern California Division, 1979.
  • 3rd place, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Singer of the Future Award, Los Angeles, California, November, 1977.
  • 3rd place, La Jolla Youth Talent Auditions, La Jolla, California, 1978.
  • 2nd place, La Jolla Youth Talent Auditions, La Jolla, California, 1977.

RECENT PERFORMANCES

As Soloist (2000 - 2007)

  • Music of the Spanish World, with Ernic Madriguera, guitarist, International Guitar Festival in Cuenca, Ecuador, with concerts at the Abraham Lincoln Center and FIGCEE (Festival Internacional de Guitarra Chisica Cuenca), December 6-8,2007, including national radio and TV appearances.
  • Music ofthe Spanish World, with Ernic Madriguera, guitarist, Eastfield, College, Dallas, TX, October 31,2007.
  • Lieder Recital, featuring Kathryn Evans, soprano and Michael McVay, piano, in conjunction with the German Club, UT Dallas, Richardson, TX, September 19,2007
  • Music of the Spanish World, with Enric Madriguera, guitarist, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX, April 26,2007.
  • Music of the Spanish World, with Enric Madriguera, guitarist, Richland College, Dallas, TX, February 20,2007.
  • Music of the Spanish World, with Ernic Madriguera, guitarist, UT Dallas, Richardson, TX, January 18,2007.
  • The Italian Way, Dallas Pro Musica vocal quintet (UT Dallas faculty members and guests artists), UT Dallas, Richardson, TX, November I, 2006.
  • A Mozart Celebration, with the UT Dallas Chamber Singers and UT Dallas Chorale, directed by Hoyt Neal, UT Dallas, Richardson, TX, April 23, 2006.
  • Diva: Ladies ofthe Stage and Screen, UT Dallas, Richardson, TX, April 19,2006.
  • The Sound of Music (Mother Abbess), Repertory Company Theatre, Richardson, TX, December 8 - 17, 2005.
  • Twentienth Century Greats, music for guitar and chamber ensemble, with Enric Madriguera, guitar, UT-Dallas, November 11,2005.
  • From Monteverdi to Verdi, with Hoyt Neal, tenor, solos and duets from opera and musical theatre, UT-Dallas, September 14,2005.
  • Faure's Requiem, soloist with the UTD Chamber Singers and UTD Chorale, Hoyt Neal, director, UT-Dallas, April 24,2005.
  • The Prayers of Dallas, actress, play by Frederick Turner, Biblical Arts Center of Dallas, Dallas, TX, November 1718,2004.
  • Homage to Lorca, with Enric Madriguera, guitar, International Guitar Festival, Fundaci6n Djaz Caneja, Palencia, Spain, November 12,2004.
  • Homage to Lorca, soloist and conductor, with Ernic Madriguera, guitar and the UT-Dallas Chamber Singers, withspecial guest narrator Luis Martin, music of Lorca and Castelnuovo-tedesco, UT-Dallas, November 6, 2004.
  • Basically Baroque Chamber Ensemble, performer and director, UT-Dallas, featuring "The Wedding Cantata" of J. S. Bach and "Domine dominus" of Andre Campra, September 10,2004.
  • UT-Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Festival, Guest Artist, ''Voz y Guitarra" with Enric Madriguera, Guitar, Brownsville, TX, March 26, 2004.
  • Texas Association of Music Schools Guest Artist, ''Voz y Guitarra" with Ernic Madriguera, Guitar, Austin, TX, March 25, 2004.
  • Choral Concert, Soloist with the UTD Concert Chorale, Kim Childs, director, in "Herr Jesu Christ", J.S. Bach and "The Blake Songs", R. Vaughan Williams, UT-Dallas, April 30, 2004.
  • John Duarte Concert, with Enric Madriguera and Vladislav Blaha, guitarists, UTD 3rd Annual Guitar Competition, March 19, 2004.
  • Basically Baroque Chamber Ensemble, performer and director, February 21, 2004, Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Plano, TX.
  • Voz y Guitarra, with Ernic Madriguera, guitar, and Connie Garrido, recorder, UT-Dallas, October 10, 2003, in conjunction with release of CD, Voz y Guitarra.
  • Music of Spain, noon concert series, with Ernic Madriguera, guitar, and Connie Garrido, recorder, Eastfield College, October 1,2003.
  • Music of Ernesto Cordero, lecture/concert with the composer, with Ernic Madriguera, guitar, UT-Dallas, April II, 2003.
  • Basically Baroque, music of G. F. Handel and J.S. Bach, for voice and chamber ensemble, UT-Dallas, January 24, 2003.
  • Third Annual UTD Renaissance Festival, performing The Mystic's Vision, solo work for voice and dancer, featuring UTD Chamber Singers, UTD and UTD Dancers, UT-Dallas, October 18 & 19,2002.
  • Madriguera & Evans, music for voice and guitar, invited performer, Richland College Concert Series, October 1, 2002.
  • Madriguera & Evans, music for voice and guitar, invited performer, Third Annual Academic International Festival, Guanajuato, Mexico, September, 2002.
  • Madriguera & Evans, music for voice and guitar, invited performer, XI International Guitar Festival. Brno, Czech Republic, August, 2002.
  • Vivaldi's Gloria, (performer and conductor) UTD Chamber Singers, Spring Arts Festival, UT-Dallas, May 5, 2002.
  • Duo Dallas, music for voice and guitar, invited performer, Lausanne Guitar Festival, Switzerland, April 2002.
  • Madriguera & Evans, music for voice and guitar, invited performer and juror, International Guitar Festival, Rust, Austria, March 2002.
  • Music of John Duarte, concert and lecture featuring the composer, with Enric Madriguera, guitar, October 12,2001.
  • American Extravaganza, with the UTD Chamber Singers, Kim Childs, director and the UTD Chorale, April 6, 2001.
  • From Britain to America, faculty recital with Jeff Lankov, pianist and Kim Childs, tenor, UT-Dallas, February 2, 2001.
  • Monkey See, Monkey Do, with Voices of Change, Robert X. Rodriguez, conductor, UT-Dallas, November, 2000.
  • Musica Latina, with guitarist Enric Madriguera, at Eastfield College (September),Cedar Valley Community College (September) and UT-Dallas (October), 2000.
  • An Evening of Satie, with Musica Nova, and the UTD Dance Ensemble, Robert X. Rodriguez, director, featuring "Socrate", UT-Dallas, March 24, 2000.
  • Chants D'Amour, faculty recital with Jeff Lankov, pianist, featuring the greatest love songs of the 20th Century, UT-Dallas, February 4,2000.

As Choral Director (2000 - 2007)

  • 31st Annual Holiday Sing, "Feliz Navidad: Christmas in the Spanish World", with the Symphonic Brass Quintet, the UT Dallas Chamber Singers, and the UT Dallas Community Chorus, UT Dallas, Richardson, TX, December 1, 2007.
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes, with the UT Dallas Chamber Singers and students from Intermediate Voice, UT Dallas, Richardson, TX, October 26 & 27, 2007.
  • The British Invasion, with the UT Dallas Chamber Singers and UT Dallas Chorale, UT Dallas, Richardson, TX, April 21, 2007).
  • A Tribute to the Manhattan Transfer, Jazz Concert with UT Dallas Chamber Singers and UT Dallas Jazz Band, UT Dallas, Richardson, TX, March 16 & 17, 2007.
  • 30th Annual Holiday Sing, "Wassail! Christmas in Merry Olde England", with the Symphonic Brass Quintet, the UT Dallas Chamber Singers, and the UT Dallas Community Chorus, UT Dallas, Richardson, TX, December 2, 2006.
  • Shakespeare in Song, with the UT Dallas Chamber Singers and students from Intermediate Voice, UT Dallas, Richardson, TX, October 20 & 21, 2006.
  • A Celebration of Mozart, with the UT Dallas Chamber Singers and UT Dallas Chorale, UT Dallas, Richardson, TX, April 23, 2006.
  • A Tribute to Duke Ellington, Jazz Concert with UT Dallas Chamber Singers and UT Dallas Jazz Band, UT Dalals, Richardson, TX, February 26, 2006.
  • 29th Annual Holiday Sing, "Home for the Holidays", with the Symphonic Brass Quintet, the UT-Dallas Chamber Singers, and the UT-Dallas Community Chorus, UT-Dallas, December 4,2005.
  • Homefor the Holidays, the UT-Dallas Chamber Singers, Winter Arts Festival, UT-Dallas, November 19,2005.
  • La Vie Boheme, excerpts from "La Boheme" and "Rent", musical director, UTD Chamber Singers and students from Intermediate Voice, UT-Dallas, October 21 and 22.
  • Trois Chanson de Charles Orleans, by Claude Debussy, as a part of the All-French Choral Concert, with the UTD Chamber Singers and UTD Chorale, Hoyt Neal, director, UT-Dallas, April 24, 2005.
  • Jazz, Sweet Jazz, Jazz Concert with UTD Chamber Singers, special performance for "Governor for a Day Celebration", Senator Florence Shapiro, Texas State Capital, Austin, TX, April 10,2005.
  • Jazz, Sweet Jazz, Jazz Concert with UTD Chamber Singers and UTD Jazz Band, UT-Dallas, February 26, 2005
  • 28th Annual Holiday Sing, "A Child's Christmas", with the Symphonic Brass Quintet, the UT-Dallas Chamber Singers, and the UT-Dallas Community Chorus, UT-Dallas, December 5, 2004.
  • A Child's Christmas, the UT-Dallas Chamber Singers, Winter Arts Festival, UT-Dallas, November 19,2004.
  • Music, Myths and Mysticism, featuring "Orfeo" of Monteverdi and "Ahkenaten" of Philip Glass, UT-Dallas Chamber Singers, October 15, 2004.
  • Gershwin, Rodgers and Porter, Jazz Concert with UTD Chamber Singers and UTD Jazz Band, UT-Dallas, February 27,2004.
  • 27th Annual Holiday Sing, with the Symphonic Brass Quintet, the UT-Dallas Chamber Singers, and the UT-Dallas Community Chorus, UT-Dallas, two performances, December 7,2003.
  • Christmas from around the World, UTD Chamber Singers, Winter Arts Festival, UT-Dallas, November 21, 2003.
  • Grave Performances Halloween Concert, UTD Chamber Singers, UTD Group and Intermediate Voice students, UTDallas, October 31 , 2003.
  • All Mozart Concert, (performer and conductor) UTD Chamber Singers, Spring Arts Festival, UT-Dallas, April 27, 2003.
  • A Tribute to the Manhanntan Transfer, (conductor) with the UTD Chamber Singers and the UTD Jazz Ensemble, UT-Dallas, March 21,2003.
  • 26th Annual Holiday Sing, with the Symphonic Brass Quintet, the UT-Dallas Chamber Singers, and the UT-Dallas Community Chorus, UT-Dallas, two performances, December 8, 2002.
  • A Medieval to Modern Christmas, UTD Chamber Singers, Winter Arts Festival, UT-Dallas, November 22, 2002.
  • Third Annual UTD Renaissance Festival, (performer and conductor) featuring UTD Chamber Singers, UTD and UTD Dancers, UT-Dallas, October 18 & 19,2002.
  • European Masterworks collection responses, performances with voice, dance and theater students, in conjunction with the Dallas Museum of Art, special exhibitions, , at the DMA Dallas, TX, April 6,2002.
  • Swing Thing, (conductor) with the UTD Chamber Singers, the UTD Jazz Ensemble and the UTD Dance Ensemble, UT-Dallas, March 23, 2002.
  • 25th Annual Holiday Sing, with the Symphonic Brass Quintet, the UT-Dallas Chamber Singers, and the UT-Dallas Community Chorus, UT-Dallas, two performances, December 9,2001.
  • Christmas Songs, UTD Chamber Singers, Winter Arts Festival, UT-Dallas, December 7,2001.
  • Second Annual UTD Renaissance Fair, featuring UTD Chamber Singers, UTD Guitar Ensemble, UTD Dancers, with booths by UTD student organizations, local guest artists and musician, UT-Dallas, October 19 & 20, 2001.
  • American Songs, UTD Chamber Singers, Spring Arts Festival, UT-Dallas, May 4, 2001.
  • Swing Thing, with the UTD Chamber Singers, the UTD Jazz Ensemble and the UTD Dance Ensemble, UT-Dallas, March 17,2001.
  • 24th Annual Holiday Sing, "A Renaissance Christmas" with the Symphonic Brass Quintet, the UT-Dallas Chamber Singers, and the UT-Dallas Community Chorus, UT-Dallas, December, 2000.
  • Winter Arts Festival, "A Renaissance Christmas", featuring the UTD Chamber Singers, December, 2000.
  • First Annual UTD Renaissance Fair, featuring UTD Chamber Singers, UTD Guitar Ensemble, UTD Dancers, with booths by UTD student organizations, local guest artists and musician, UT-Dallas, November, 2000.
  • American Music: Birds, Beasts and Bugs, UTD Chamber Singers, Spring Arts Festival, UT-Dallas, May, 2000.
  • Swing Thing, with the UTD Chamber Singers, the UTD Jazz Ensemble and the UTD Dance Ensemble, UT-Dallas, April 8, 2000.

With the Bach Society Chamber Orchestra & the Orpheus Ensemble

  • Director, Bach Society Chamber Orchestra and Chorus, Wachet Autl, Annual Sing Along Concert, La Jolla, California, May, 1994.
  • Concert Coordinator, The Organ and its Use by Bach, a lecture/concert for the Annual Birthday Concert ofthe Bach Society of La Jolla, La Jolla, California, March, 1994.
  • Afternoon Delight, a concert of Baroque duets with guest artist Elisabeth Marti, for the Bach Society of La Jolla, La Jolla, California, February, 1994.
  • Director, Bach Society Chamber Orchestra and Chorus, A Mighty Fortress is our God (Cantata #80), La Jolla, California, October, 1993.
  • Director, Bach Society Chamber Orchestra and Chorus, Sing Along with Bach, a Cantata Concert, La Jolla, California, May, 1993.
  • Dance and the Music of J.S. Bach, for the Annual Birthday Concert of the Bach Society of La Jolla, La Jolla, California, March, 1993.
  • Christmas Carols from around the World, a special performance for the patients and staff of Scripps Memorial Hospitals, Encinitas and La Jolla, California, December, 1992.
  • Rebellious Bach, a concert commemorating the imprisonment of J.S. Bach, for the Bach Society of La Jolla, California, November, 1992.
  • Coffee Cantata, J.S. Bach, sponsored by local coffee houses, Cafe Cinema, San Diego, California, November, 1992.
  • Pipes and Reeds 11, presented at Mission San Luis Rey, Oceanside, California, September, 1992 and at the MUSE series, La Jolla, California, September 1992.
  • Concert for the Annual Meeting of the Bach Society of La Jolla, La Jolla, California, March, 1992.
  • Palomar Concert Hour, duet concert with guest artist soprano Elisabeth Marti, San Marcos, California, February, 1992.
  • Annual Concert for the Bach Society of La Jolla, music of J.S. Bach and his contemporaries, La Jolla, California, November, 1991.
  • Holiday Bookreading Concert, poetry readings and music, sponsored by local bookstores, REI Concerts, San Diego, California, December, 1991 and 1990.
  • Coffee Cantata, J. S. Bach, sponsored by local coffee houses, Sushi Performance Gallery, San Diego, California, November, 1991, 1990 and 1989.
  • MUSE series concert, an evening of Baroque Cantatas, La Jolla, California, July, 1991.
  • Brandenburg Award Winner's Recital, Congregational Church of La Jolla, La Jolla, California, May, 1991.
  • Wachet Auf, J.S. Bach, (Sing-Along version), Congregational Church of La Jolla, La Jolla, California, May, 1991.
  • Concert/lecture on J.S. Bach and his music, A Birthday Bash for J.S. Bach, Congregational Church of La Jolla, La Jolla, California, March, 1991.
  • Holiday Bookreading Concert, poetry readings and music, sponsored by local bookstores, REI Concerts, San Diego, California, December, 1990.
  • Coffee Cantata, J.S. Bach, sponsored by local coffee houses, Sushi Performance Gallery, San Diego, California, November, 1990.
  • Concerts in Historical Settings, Mission San Luis Rey, Oceanside, California, April, 1990.
  • Annual Concert for the Bach Society of La Jolla, music of J.S. Bach and his contemporaries, La Jolla, California, November, 1989.
  • 100th Anniversary Concert, Congregational Church of La Jolla, La Jolla, California, November, 1989.
  • Benefit Concert for the Lifesavers Foundation, Joshua Kaplan Fund, Solana Beach, California, June, 1989.
  • Concerts in Historical Settings, Mission San Luis Rey, Oceanside, California, April, 1989.
  • Annual Concert for the Bach Society of La Jolla, La Jolla, California, November, 1988.
  • Concert for the Bach Society of La Jolla, La Jolla, California, April, 1988.
  • All Bach Concert for the Bach Society of La Jolla, La Jolla, California, October, 1987.

Other Performances

  • A Valentine's Tea and Concert, music of Gershwin, Berlin and Cole Porter, a benefit for the music fund of the Congregational Church of La Jolla, February, 1994 and 1993.
  • Director, Bach Society Singers with the San Diego Double Reed Ensemble, for A Wake for lS. Bach, La Jolla, California, July, 1992.
  • Concert coordinator and soprano soloist, Sing Along Performance of J.S. Bach's Magnificat, La Jolla, California, May, 1992.
  • Duet Concert, romantic and baroque vocal music, Chula Vista Public Library, Chula Vista, California, November, 1989.
  • Die Schoene Mullerin, Franz Schubert, Del Mar, California, private reception, June 1987.
  • Guest performer, Sammis Conservatory of Music, Del Mar, California, March, 1987.
  • Fredericka Manor recital for Pacific Chamber Opera Out-reach program, a program of women's music, Chula Vista, California, February, 1987.
  • Casa de Manana recital for Pacific Chamber Opera Out-reach program, art songs of the romantic period, La Jolla, California, August, 1986.
  • Lecture recital, Words and Music Bookstore, lieder by Schumann and canciones by DeFalla, San Diego, California, June, 1986.
  • Concert, Atheneum Music and Art Library, art-songs and lieder, La Jolla, California, January, 1986 .
  • Cantata #51, lS. Bach, La Jolla Congregational Church, La Jolla, California, December, 1986.
  • Concert of Spanish and German music, La Jolla Congregational Church, La Jolla, California, November, 1985.
  • Concert, Scripps Cottage Concert Series, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, November, 1984.

Opera and Musical Theatre Roles

  • Mother Abbess, The Sound ofMusic, Repertory Company Theatre, Richardson, TX, December, 2005.
  • Socrates, Socrat (Satie), March, 2000.
  • Anne Truelove, The Rake's Progress, February, 1999.
  • Suor Isabella, Chamber Opera by Robert X. Rodriguez, November, 1998.
  • Belinda, Dido and Aeneas, UT-Dallas, December, 1995.
  • Anne Page, Merry Wives ofWindsor, Pacific Chamber Opera, La Jolla, California, July, 1986
  • Norina, Don Pasquale, Opera Theatre of Washington, Washington, DC, May, 1982
  • "Mom," The u.s. Express (an original show), Opera Theatre of Washington, Wolf Trap Farm Park, Virginia, Summer, 1982 (8-week run)
  • Laetitia, The Old Maid and the Thief, Opera Theatre of Washington, Washington, DC, March, 1982 and September, 1981 at the National Press Club
  • Gilda, Rigoletto, Opera Theatre of Washington, Washington, DC, March, 1982 and September, 1981 at the National Press Club (scenes)
  • Papagena, The Magic Flute, Opera Theatre of Washington, Washington, DC, March, 1982 (scenes)
  • Mrs. Ford, The Merry Wives ofWindsor, Opera Theatre of Washington, Washington, DC, March, 1982 (scenes)
  • Gretel, Hansel and Gretel, Opera Theatre of Washington, Washington, DC, December, 1981 (scenes)
  • Nymph, The Nymph and the Farmer (Tcherepnin), Opera Theatre of Washington, Washington, DC, December, 1982 (Washington Premiere)
  • Micaela, Carmen, Opera Theatre of Washington, Washington, DC, September, 1981, at the National Press Club (scenes)
  • L'Enfant, L'Enfant et les Sortileges, La Jolla Civic Orchestra and Chorus, La Jolla, California, March, 1979
  • Susannah, Le Nozze di Figaro, Pacific Lyric Theatre, San Diego, California, August, 1978
  • Fiordiligi, Cosi Fan Tutte, Young Artists Experimental Opera Theatre, La Jolla, California, April, 1978
  • Soprano, The Four Note Opera (Johnson), Young Artists Opera Theatre, La Jolla, California, April, 1977 (West Coast Premiere)
  • Betly, Betty (Donizetti), Young Artists Opera Theatre, La Jolla, California, April, 1977 (U.S. Premiere)
  • Therese, Hochzeitsbraten (Schubert), University of California, La Jolla, California, November, 1976
  • Celie, Signor Deluso (Pasatieri), Young Artists Opera Theatre, La Jolla, California, March and May, 1976
  • Nora, Riders to the Sea (Vaughan-Williams), Young Artists Opera Theatre, La Jolla, California, March, 1976
  • First Lady, The Magic Flute, Young Artists Opera Theatre, La Jolla, California, November, 1975

Personal Statement

A singer and conductor of many diverse talents, Ms. Evans has performed music composed from 1200 to contemporary times using a variety of settings and styles. An accomplished recitalist and chamber musician, Ms. Evans recently completed tours of music for voice and guitar with fellow faculty member Dr. Enric Madriguera in Austria, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Mexico, Spain and Latin America. She co-produced and performed in a series of "composer concerts" with Robert X. Rodriguez, featuring the music of Mozart, Monteverdi, Brahms and Satie. She is the Executive Director of the Annual Texas Guitar competition and has been an invited judge at the International Guitar Festival and Competition in Rust, Austria since 2001. She released her CD, Voz y Guitarra, with guitarist Enric Madriguera, featuring previously unrecorded works of composers John Duarte and Ernesto Cordero, in 2003, and recently completed a concert tour to Ecuador in 2007, including appearances on national radio and television programs. She appeared as The Abbess in The Sound of Music with Repertory Company Theatre in 2006, Ms. Evans created the Dallas Pro Musica, a vocal quintet dedicated to the re-creation of vocal music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Early Baroque periods, with occasional forays into the 21 51 century. Ms. Evans is Associate Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Texas at Dallas, where she oversees the Art and Performance division, teaches vocal and choral music and directs the UT Dallas Chamber Singers. She was appointed Associate Dean in 1999 after serving as Assistant Dean and Arts Coordinator for the School from 1995 1999. cultural environment at the University for students, faculty, staff and the community at large; and creation of an arts curriculum that uses technology to enhance the marketability of students with arts degrees.

As Associate Dean for the Arts, Ms. Evans is responsible for the fine arts program, including all curricular needs (budget, materials, space and scheduling), facilities, and an extensive and comprehensive arts season in classical and five classrooms) and the University Theatre (and supervised the renovation of the lobby in 2006, and created a publicity for the School of Arts and Humanities; and acts as liaison to other event producers and coordinators, including Student Life, the Holocaust Center, and the Office of the President. She also assists the Dean with otherBryce Jordan Scholarship fund, awarding over $13,000 annually in recognition awards and scholarships for students in the fine arts. In 2007, Ms. Evans supervised a three-day gala, celebrating the creation of the new Confucius Institute.

Before coming to Dallas in September of 1994, she was the Director of the Bach Society Chamber Orchestra and Chorus from 1992 to 1994 for the Bach Society of la Jolla. She also served as the Artistic and Musical Director of J.S. Bach in historical and unique settings. She is the 1991 recipient of the Brandenburg Award, for contribution to where she was a member of the Opera Theatre of Washington and performed such roles as Gilda in Rigoletto, Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, Micaela in Carmen and Norina in Don Pasquale. Ms. Evans sang the title role in the U.S. premiere of Betty by Donizetti and the Washington premiere of The Nymph and the Farmer by Tcherepnin, and has specialized in the performance of contemporary opera roles. In 1982, Ms. Evans completed an 8-week series of performances with the Opera Theatre of Washington at Wolf Trap Farm Park, in Wolf Trap, Virginia. Ms. Evans founded and directed the Washington Pro Musica, a vocal ensemble specializing in authentic re-creation of vocal music and styles of the medieval, renaissance and early baroque periods, from 1981 to 1983. From 1975 to 1980, she Switzerland, Germany, France and ltaly during 1975, 1977 and 1979. Ms. Evans received a Master of Arts degree in Music in 1978 and a Master of Arts in Mathematics in 1976 from the University of California, San Diego. She received a SA degree in mathematics from the University of California, San Diego, in 1974. Ms. Evans has held faculty positions at Mount Vernon College in Washington, D.C., at the University of San Diego, the University of California, San Diego, and at Menlo College, in Palo Alto, California.


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