Dr. Whitney Myers, voice/opera

Dr. Whitney Myers

Assistant Professor
Voice, Director of Opera Workshop
myersw@nsuok.edu
918-444-2721

Degrees

D.M.A. - University of Kentucky

M.M. - University of North Carolina - Greensboro

B.M. - University of Kentucky

Courses Taught

Applied Voice
Voice Class
Opera Workshop
Music Theory (Aural)

 

 

Whitney Myers, soprano, is a Tennessee native who completed her D.M.A. in vocal performance at the University of Kentucky where she spent time teaching voice to undergraduates and music minors while also running a private voice studio. Myers completed her Master of Music at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and her Bachelor of Music at the University of Kentucky. She won the Kentucky District National Metropolitan Opera Council auditions in 2013 as well as the Mid-Atlantic Regional NATS for Advanced College Women in 2009.

Myers was most recently seen as Elle in Poulenc’s La Voix humaine at the University of Kentucky. Myers has performed with numerous opera companies such as the Dallas Opera, Roanoke Opera, Millenium Opera, UNC-G Opera, UK Opera Theatre, and Greensboro Opera. Her roles include the Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors, Giulietta in Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Tsarevna in Kashchei the Immortal, Ludmila in The Bartered Bride, Vendedora in La Vida Breve, Octet Member in Barnum’s Bird, Novice in Suor Angelica, 2nd Lady in Die Zauberflöte, Susannah in Le Nozze di Figaro, and Clorinda from La Cenerentola. She has also performed in Boris Godunov, Phantom of the Opera, Carmen, Madame Butterfly and L’incoronazione di Poppea. She has performed as a guest soloist across the world in venues such as St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin Ireland, Mirabell Gardens and Mondsee Cathedral in Salzburg, St. Stephens Cathedral in Vienna, Amerika Haus in Munich, and Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Myers specializes in the vocal music of Les Six and has presented numerous recitals showcasing their works.