Christi Amonson

Christi Amonson

Soprano Christi Amonson is an assistant professor of voice and director of Opera Workshop at Augusta University and a teaching artist in residence for the summer Festival de Opera de San Luis Potosi in Mexico. She earned her DMA at the University of Arizona, her MM in voice at the Manhattan School of Music, and her BM in music education at the University of Idaho. Amonson is an active singer, writer, and a member of NATS and NOA. She lives in Augusta, Georgia with her husband and three daughters.

The Music Major Minute : Waking Up to Warming Up

Let’s be honest, most university vocal majors have warm-ups on the bottom of their lengthy to-do list. Working them back into a practice routine, however, is an important element in vocal success.

The Music Major Minute

Finding a safe environment for critique can be somewhat of a rarity. Learn more about a competition where the focus is on education, student progression, and helpful feedback.

The Music Major Minute : Changing Your Tune

University years can be tricky to navigate for a voice major. Students are constantly subjected to many comments, critiques, suggestions, and ideas. Get off to the best start and learn how to handle tough situations by heeding the wisdom of someone who has walked in your shoes and now walks another path as a university professor.

The Music Major Minute: : Meditation 101 –Welcome to the Moment

New to meditation? Discover some of the benefits for singers and get a free meditation session from a trained and experienced professional.

The Music Major Minute : Live, Love, Learn

Three attributes can help with the complex assembly of the many pieces in the classical vocalist’s life.

The Music Major Minute : Spirit Animals for Singers

As the lazy days of summer end and the stress of the fall semester sinks in, take a few moments to view your new situation with a light-hearted perspective.

The Music Major Minute

Learning New Music: Practice Hacks that Will Pay You Back Don’t let these summer months lull you into practice complacency. Here are some practice tools—for both in and out of