Date of Award

Spring 5-12-2017

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Music (MM)



First Advisor

Stella Hastings

Second Advisor

Casie Hermansson

Third Advisor

Patrick Howle

Fourth Advisor

Don Viney


This thesis consists of a vocal performance recital and the accompanying program notes. The recital includes a variety of literature and styles, ranging from the Baroque to the Twentieth Century. The program notes for each selection include biographical information, analysis of the work, poetic analysis (when necessary), and performance concerns. Composers include George Friederich Handel, Robert Schumann, Maurice Ravel, Peter Warlock, and Ernest Charles.

Previous Versions

Apr 4 2017



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