Instructor of Voice, Diction, and Vocal Pedagogy
- B.M., University of Mississippi
- M.M., Indiana University
- D.M.A., University of North Texas
About Dr. Elizabeth Johnson Knight
Dr. Elizabeth Johnson Knight, mezzo soprano, is an Instructor of Voice, Diction, and Voice Pedagogy at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. She holds degrees in voice performance from the University of Mississippi, Indiana University, and the University of North Texas. Dr. Knight has previously held teaching positions at UNT, Richland College, Murray State University, and the University of Louisiana, Monroe. An active member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, she has given presentations on voice pedagogy for the Texoma NATS Artist Series and the New Voice Educators’ Symposium, and was selected to participate in the NATS Intern Program in 2008. Her research interests include assessment techniques for the applied studio as well as the effect of posture on the singing voice.
Dr. Knight has performed a wide range of choral and solo repertoire, appearing with the Carmel Bach Festival, Bach Festival of Central Florida, North Central Louisiana Masterworks, Paducah Symphony, Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, Meridian Vocal Consort, Orpheus Chamber Singers, Project Eve, Vox Humana, and the South Dakota Chorale. Recent highlights include her Carnegie Hall debut as alto soloist in Handel’s Messiah with the Masterwork Chorus. She can be heard on Vox Humana’s debut CD Into the Night (Naxos, 2013) and as mezzo soloist and chorister in the Duruflé Requiem with South Dakota Chorale (Gothic, 2012).
Visit her website at www.lizknightmezzo.com