Dr. Amy Rosine
Chair of the Voice Division
Voice, Vocal Techniques, Music Theater
230 McCain Auditorium
Soprano Amy Rosine, professor of music, is Chair of the Voice Division and teaches Voice lessons, Vocal Techniques, Women in Music, and Survey of Vocal Music for the Adolescent Singer. She also serves as vocal coach for the School of Music, Theatre and Dance Broadway musical productions. She holds degrees from University of Kansas (DMA), University of Missouri-Kansas City (MM), and Truman State University (BME). Voice teachers include Inci Bashar, Norman Paige, Tom Hueber and Kathleen Dawson.
An active recitalist, performing has taken her to the Čzech Republic, where she performed vocal recitals in Dobřichovice and Český Krumlov with pianist Jaroslav Šaroun, from the Music Academy of Prague. She has also performed in Mercatello sul Metauro, Italy, as a faculty member of International Opera Performing Experience. Her major collaboration is with Dr. Sandra Mosteller as the Sorores Duo, and together they present varied programs of music for soprano and clarinet. During the pandemic they commissioned American composer Gwyneth Walker, who adapted two existing cycles, Emily! and No Ordinary Woman! for soprano, clarinet and piano. They recorded and then premiered the cycles in 2022 at Kansas State University and the International Clarinet Association’s Clarinetfest. The duo also performed at the Central Plains Regional Conference of the College Music Society in Omaha and the International Congress of Voice Teachers in Vienna, Austria. Their first CD, Sorores Duo: Memories of Hope, is available on the Soundset label. They have been featured performers at Sigma Alpha Iota National Conventions in Orlando, Chicago and Phoenix; West Central Regional NATS Conference, and Great Plains CMS Conference.
Dr. Rosine has performed in a variety of venues including Civic Opera of Kansas City, Kansas City Lyric Opera Express, Kansas Concert Opera, Regal Opera (TX), Lyric Theatre of Dallas, Ft. Worth Opera, and Brownwood Regional Theatre. Select opera roles include Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, the title role in The Merry Widow, Ann Putnam in The Crucible, Goodwife and Mary in The Wise Women, and Countess Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro. She has also performed with Opera in the Ozarks, St. Charles Music and Arts Festival and Lake Placid Institute Vocal Seminar. She is a past recipient of the Alpha Corrine Mayfield Award in Opera Performance from the National Federation of Music Clubs.
Along with vocal directing the K-State Broadway Musicals, Dr. Rosine has served as music director for area theatres, including Junction City Little Theatre, the Historic Columbian Theatre in Wamego and Marysville Area Community Theatre. Music/vocal directing credits include A Christmas Carol, Working, Little Shop of Horrors, Fiddler on the Roof, Guys and Dolls, Once Upon a Mattress, The Boyfriend, Into the Woods, Legally Blonde, It's a Grand Night for Singing, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, The Fantasticks, Music Man and Nice Work if You Can Get It.
Dr. Rosine has given masterclasses and clinics throughout the United States and in Italy. She has served on the faculties of Texas Woman’s University, Howard Payne University, Rockhurst College, St. Mary University (KS), and also taught K-12 music in the Adair Co R-II school system in Missouri. Summer programs she has taught at include International Opera Performing Experience (Italy), Riverside Lyric Opera Adult Opera Program (CA) and Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp. She is the founder and co-director of the Flint Hills Vocal Academy in Manhattan, KS. Professional memberships include National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), College Music Society, Pi Kappa Lambda, Sigma Alpha Iota (SAI) and The Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts (FUMMWA). Dr. Rosine also directs the Adult Choir at College Avenue United Methodist Church in Manhattan, Kansas.
You are welcome to visit her professional website www.amyrosine.com.