Office Location: Sloan Music Center B017
Office Hours: By Appointment
B.S., Music Education, Western Carolina University
M.M., Vocal Performance and Literature, Baylor University
MUS 50, 55, Applied Music (Non-Credit)
MUS 155, 255, 256, 355, Applied Music (Credit)
MUS 014, Opera Workshop
MUS 045, Voice Class
Jacquelyn Culpepper’s lyric soprano voice has taken her across the United States, Europe, South America, the Caribbean and to countries in Asia including Japan, Vietnam, Taiwan, and Brunei. Career highlights include 85 roles in opera and oratorio, and solo concert tours of American music throughout the world with American Voices (www.americanvoices.org). One of the highlights of her international work was a recital in Belgium to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Europe and end of World War II.
A featured guest artist at the Breckenridge (Colorado) Music Festival for 13 years, Jacquelyn has also sung with symphony orchestras, opera companies, and music festivals across the United States. Signature musical works for Ms. Culpepper include the Countess in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Alice Ford in Verdi’s Falstaff, Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915, and Strauss’ Vier Letzte Lieder. Ms. Culpepper has also performed on PBS; her national broadcasts include An Evening with Cole Porter and Salute to Masterpiece Theatre.
Jacquelyn is currently Artist Associate of Voice at Davidson College, where she has taught for seven years. She has previously served on the faculties of Meredith College, Warren Wilson College, and Gaston College. Her students have won numerous competitions, scholarships, and awards. Many are currently working professionally. She is also a frequent adjudicator, having judged singers in many competitions including the Metropolitan Opera Auditions and the NATS Artist Awards. International teaching has taken her to the Taiwan International Summer Broadway Academy and recently to Turkey for a music theatre audition workshop at the Conservatory of Hacettepe University.