Wilson, Kathleen L.

Wilson_2015Kathleen L. Wilson. Professor of Voice in the School of Music and Chair of the Faculty Senate at Florida International University, Dr. Wilson received bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Arizona and a masters and doctorate from Columbia University. Former Director of the School of Music, Faculty Fellow, and President of the United Faculty of Florida at FIU, Dr. Wilson also taught at the American/Nicaraguan school in Managua, was on the faculty of the University of New Hampshire for fourteen years, and served as the Dean of the Levine School of Music in Washington, DC. A USIA Arts America Visiting Professor to Colombia and a Fulbright Senior Scholar to Venezuela, she continues to perform, teach, adjudicate, and present her research nationally and internationally, most recently in Peru, Mexico, Colombia, and Australia. Awards include a Teaching Excellence award from the University of New Hampshire, two grants from the NEA, and the NATS and Voice Foundation’s Van L. Lawrence Fellowship for “Demonstrated excellence in teaching of singing and active interest in voice science and pedagogy.” She is the Vox Musicae Series editor (Pendragon Press) and was former editor of the NATS Journal of Singing. Publications include The Art Song in Latin America: Selected Works by 20th c. Composers (Pendragon Press, 1998). Recordings include Boris Blacher’s Romeo and Juliet, (Chesapeake Chamber Ensemble), Elán: Vocal and Instrumental Music by Composers from Mexico and the US, (North/South Consonance), and Sonidos cubanos, (Innova). To and Fro, by Tania León and performed by Wilson, was nominated for a Latin Grammy in 2010.