EAC Choirs to host vocalist Jami Rhodes for a recital next week

By Lori Dugan/EAC

THATCHER — EAC’s Choirs will host Dr. Jami Rhodes, from East Carolina University, as their guest vocalist this semester. As part of her visit, Rhodes will share a recital that is open to the public on Monday, Oct. 11. The recital will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Activities Center – Lee Little Theater.

Contributed Photo/Courtesy EAC: Jami Rhodes

During her visit on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 11-12, the mezzo-soprano will offer one-on-one lessons with EAC voice students, present on vocal pedagogy, and culminate the visit with a masterclass for the music department (also open to any interested public members).

Rhodes is currently Associate Professor of Voice at East Carolina University where she teaches applied studio voice, conducts the ECU Concert Choir, and coordinates the voice science and vocal pedagogy program. She holds the Doctor of Musical Arts in vocal performance and pedagogy from Louisiana State University, a Master of Music in vocal performance from the University of South Carolina, and a Bachelor of Music in music education from East Carolina University.

For more information about the recital or masterclass, contact the host, Dr. Gideon Burrows, EAC director of choirs, at (928) 428-8464 or by email at Gideon.burrows@eac.edu.