AmonsonChristine Amonson, D.M.A.
John M. Long School of Music
210 Smith Hall
(334) 670-3144

Assistant Professor Dr. Christi Amonson teaches voice and directs the opera workshop at Troy University. Christi earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in voice and theatre at the University of Arizona, where she was a Medici scholar and the winner of the President’s Competition. She earned her MM in voice at the Manhattan School of Music and her BM in music education at the University of Idaho. Dr. Amonson taught as an instructor at the University of Arizona, the University of Idaho, she was a director of the Tucson Girls Chorus and has taught music for New York City schools, the Metropolitan Opera Urban Voices program and the Elaine Kauffman Foundation. An active member of NATS, Dr. Amonson has been teaching classical and music theatre voice students for over twenty years and she serves on the VANN Vocal Institute advisory committee.

Christi writes The Music Major Minute column for Classical Singer magazine and she is an active soprano soloist. Christi was a winner of the Classical Singer Competition in Philadelphia, the Liederkranz Competition in NYC and she was a Metropolitan Opera finalist. Her regional opera engagements have been reviewed as, “liquid silver,” (Opera News) and “lustrous” (The NYC West Sider). Dr. Amonson has toured China and Mexico as a soloist with Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra. In Tucson, she has been the soprano soloist for Mahler IV (featured in Symphony Now Magazine) Carmina Burana, Mozart’s Requiem, Handel’s Messiah and the premier of Rapaccini’s Daughter, available on CD thru At the Assisi, Italy ClarinetFest 2013 Christi sang Carl Vollrath’s Love Songs with Dr. Timothy Phillips to great acclaim. This season she returns to Tucson to sing Eric Whitacre’s Goodnight Moon, the Bruckner Te Deum and she looks forward to singing faculty recitals here in the beautiful Long Hall School of Music.

Last Updated: 07/03/2017