Cynthia F. Linton, mezzo soprano, is professor of music emeritus; she teaches applied voice at the University of Mississippi. She holds the B.M. and M.M. degrees in vocal performance from the University of Mississippi having done the majority of her undergraduate work at the Westminster Choir College of Rider University where she was a member of the famed Westminster Choir under the direction of John Findley Williamson.
She won the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Singer of the Year award for the Southern Region in 1967 and was a two time district Metropolitan Opera Audition winner. Ms. Linton has performed with the Mississippi Opera Company and Opera Memphis. She has appeared as a recitalist and oratorio soloist with numerous college and civic organizations, and with regional symphony orchestras in Europe, Mexico and the southern and southwestern United States.
She has served as adjudicator in competitions such as district and regional Metropolitan Opera auditions as well as NATS and MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) state, regional and national competitions. She served two terms as governor of the Mississippi chapter of NATS and two terms as governor of the NATS Southern Region.E-mail: (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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