Lecturer in Music
UMA Augusta Campus
Theory, Music History, Voice, Piano, Steel Drum Ensemble
Christine Letcher, M.M., is a Lecturer of Music at the University of Maine at Augusta. She teaches applied lessons in Piano and Voice, Music Theory courses, and 20th and 21st Century Music History. She is also the director of UMA’s newest steel drum ensemble.
Christine received a Master of Music degree in piano performance from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Music degree from Westminster Choir College of Rider University. While both of her degrees have a piano focus, Christine was trained as a classical soprano from an early age by James McKeever, and throughout her undergraduate studies with Anne Ackley Gray, both Westminster Choir College professors. Christine has been trained in Levels 1&2 of the Estill Voice Theory.
Prior to moving to Maine, Christine was on the faculty of Westminster Conservatory of Music in Princeton, NJ, and presented lecture recitals about women composers for seminars hosted by Westminster Choir College as well as service organizations in New Jersey. She served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Morocco from 2000-2002.
Christine has been a soloist with the Oratorio Chorale, the First Parish Church in Brunswick, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Falmouth, the Puma Jazz Quartet in Augusta. She has been a member of the St. Mary’s Schola since its inception in 2008 and has previously been a member of the Androscoggin Chorale, The Occasional Chorale, the Choral Arts Society’s Camerata, Singers, and Masterworks Choirs.
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M.M. Piano Performance, Northwestern University
B.M. Piano Performance, Westminster Choir College