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Northwest Missouri State University


Sheila Phillips

Sheila Phillips

Email

Office

110 Fine Arts

Phone

660.562.1792
660.562.1346 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2001

Assistant Professor


Education

  • D.M.A.; Conservatory of Music of the University of Missouri Kansas City
  • M.M.; Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester
  • B.M.; Oberlin Conservatory
  • Certificates in Lied and Voice: Mozarteum Summer Institute

Courses Taught

  • Applied Voice
  • Applied Voice Class
  • Senior Seminar
  • Summer: German Diction, Principles of Singing

Academic Interests

  • The use of poetry in art song, particularly the use of children's poetry in adult art song
  • German lieder, language and diction
  • Vocal pedagogy and the correction of vocal faults

Scholarly Activity

  • Many winners at the state and regional levels in NATS, MMTA, and DESE events

Student Group Advisement

  • Advisor to Sigma Alpha Iota, music fraternity for women

Other Professional Experiences

  • Five years of K-12 experience, including teaching at the American International School of Jeddah
  • Seven years as Artist in Residence at the Paseo Academy, an arts magnet school in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Thirty-nine years of experience teaching private voice
  • Assistant to the director of The Friends of Chamber Music, Kansas City
  • Member of NATS, MMTA, and CMS