Carole Blankenship, soprano, is Assistant Professor of Music at Rhodes College where she is the Coordinator of the Voice Division. She received the M.M. and D.M.A. in Vocal Performance from the University of Memphis. Regularly performing in recitals, chamber music concerts, and oratorio performances in the Mid-south region, Dr. Blankenship has most recently presented recitals and lectures in Lisbon, London, and Scotland (2010-2011). Dr. Blankenship has performed solo recitals in Marktoberdorf, Germany; at The Cell Theatre, New York, New York; The University of California, Santa Cruz; The University of the Pacific; The University of Delaware; and at The University of Texas, San Antonio. Her research is focused in American song, particularly of Paul Bowles, and those created under the direction of the Federal Music Project 1935-1940. She is co-director of the Memphis Music and Religion Archive at Rhodes College. Currently serving as Tennessee Governor for the National Association of Teachers of Singing, she has also served as the President of the Memphis Chapter of NATS.
B.A. in Music, Rhodes College
M.M. and D.M.A. in Voice Performance, The University of Memphis
Music 103 - ELEMENTS OF MUSIC
Music 161 - VOICE
Music 105 - TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICAN MUSIC & POLITICS