Instructor of Music

Joanne Bozeman, soprano, received the Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Arizona where she studied with Eugene Conley. Her other primary teachers were Bruce Lunkley and Richard Miller. She has been a member of the voice faculty at the Lawrence Conservatory of Music since 1993, where she teaches studio voice and related coursework. Her students are frequent winners at NATS competitions, and former students have continued on to fine graduate programs throughout the United States. A number have pursued singing careers, winning competitions and professional placement with organizations including the Palm Beach Vocal Competition, Metropolitan Council Auditions, Glimmerglass Opera Young Artist Program, Opera Fort Collins and premier men’s choral ensemble, Chanticleer.

Ms. Bozeman has been an active soloist in recital, concert and oratorio for over thirty years, appearing with organizations including the Fox Valley Symphony, the Green Lake Music Festival, the Bach Chamber Choir ( Rockford Illinois) and the Lawrence University Concert Choir and Orchestra. She has performed on Wisconsin Public Radio's Sunday Afternoon Live at the Elvehjem and as resident soloist at Music in the Mountains, a summer music festival in Colorado. Ms. Bozeman's repertoire includes Handel's Messiah and the Dettinger Te Deum, Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, Requiem and Mass c minor, and Bach's Christmas Oratorio as well as a large body of song repertoire and chamber music. She enjoyed many years of performing with husband, tenor Kenneth Bozeman, and is the mother of three young adult children.

Ms. Bozeman has special interests in singer-related health and vocology, including the effect of the hormonal cycle on the female voice. In addition to studio voice, she teaches Introduction to Vocal Studies, English Singing Diction, and Vocal Proficiency and Pedagogy.

Contact by e-mail: joanne.h.bozeman@lawrence.edu

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