Stutheit will present faculty voice recital Dr. Sue Ann Stutheit will present a faculty voice recital Tuesday, April 2 in Colton Recital Hall at 8 p.m. in the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts. Accompanying Stutheit is piano faculty member Dr. Susan Keith Gray.
The recital will feature Brahms Lieder, French chanson by Duparc and Satie, as well as Italian opera arias and a set of American Spirituals. The public is invited to attend. There is no cover charge.
Stutheit teaches choral music, vocal jazz, opera workshop and voice at the University of South Dakota, where she joined the music faculty in the fall of 1999. She taught at Illinois State University and Johnson County Community College (Kansas) prior to her appointment as assistant professor of music at USD. She holds degrees from the University of Kansas (BME), Boston University (MM-Voice) and University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music (DMA-Choral Conducting).
Additional vocal studies were completed at the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria, the Tanglewood Vocal Institute in Lennox, Mass., where she studied with soprano Phyllis Curtin and at the Robert Schumann Hochschule fur Musik in Dusseldorf, Germany.
Known as a versatile singer, Stutheit frequently performs with the South Dakota Jazz Quintet. Reviewers have described her voice as powerful and expressive. She is in demand as a vocal jazz/choral clinician and adjudicator in addition to maintaining an active private piano and voice studio.