Lloyd Linney, Voice
Soprano Lloyd Linney has delighted audiences in opera, recital, and oratorio. On the operatic stage, she has portrayed Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, the Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute, Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte, Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus, both the Countess and Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro, Blonde in The Abduction from the Seraglio, Naiad in Ariadne auf Naxos, Madame Goldentrill in The Impresario, Marie in The Bartered Bride, and the title role in Martha.
Dr. Linney has appeared in concerts and operas in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina, as well as in Italy and the Virgin Islands. In addition to numerous solo and chamber recital appearances, Dr. Linney has performed as soprano soloist in such works as Mozart's Requiem, Handel's Jephtha and Messiah, Beethoven's Christ on the Mount of Olives, Puccini's Gloria, and Bach's Passion According to St. John.
Dr. Linney presently holds the position of Professor of Music at Stetson University, DeLand, Florida. Her teaching responsibilities include voice, aural training, and French diction. A native of Washington, Georgia, she is a graduate of Furman University where she studied with DuPre Rhame. She holds the M.M. and D.M. degrees from the Florida State University, studying with Elena Nikolaidi and Roy Delp, respectively. From 1994 - 2001 she did additional vocal work with Richard Miller of the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music. From 2005 - 2012 she studied with Louise Urban, Emeritus Professor, University of Maryland. In 2012 and 2013 she traveled to France to coach French mélodies with Susan Manoff of the Paris Conservatory.