Emmons, Shirlee

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EMMONS, Shirlee

EMMONS, Shirlee. American, b. 1923. Genres: Music, Biography. Career: Professional singer, speaker, teacher, and writer. Columbia University, Barnard College, adjunct teacher, 1963-66; private teacher of vocal technique, 1964-; Princeton University, adjunct teacher, 1966-81; Tanglewood Institute, voice teacher, 1982; American Institute of Musical Studies, Graz, Austria, voice teacher, 1983 and 1985; State University of New York, State University College at Purchase, adjunct teacher, 1980-91; Boston University, associate professor, 1981-87; Rutgers University, adjunct teacher, 1987-90; Queens College, adjunct teacher, 1988-; Hunter College, visiting professor, 1991-98. Publications: (with S. Sonntag) The Art of the Song Recital, 1979; Tristanissimo: The Authorized Biography of Heroic Tenor Lauritz Melchior, 1990; (with A. Thomas) Power Performance for Singers, 1998. Contributor to professional journals. Address: 12 W 96th St, New York, NY 10025, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]