See www.cherryduke.com for full information on Ms. Duke's performance career.
As a teacher and clinician, Cherry has served on the voice faculty of Bay View Music Festival, Innovative Music Camps and Clear Creek Music Festival. She has given master classes at University of Texas El Paso, Indiana Wesleyan University, Bethany College, El Paso Community College, Converse College, Salisbury University, Northeastern University and the University of Alabama. In the fall of 2015, she joined the music faculty at the University of Texas at El Paso where she teaches voice and directs Opera UTEP.
A Texas native, Duke graduated summa cum laude from Texas Woman’s University, where she studied with renowned pedagogue, Joan Wall. She received her graduate degree in Opera Performance from The Hartt School at the University of Hartford. Her major teachers have included Trish McCaffrey, Elaine Bonazzi, David Jones and Judith Natalucci. Cherry Duke is a member of Sigma Alpha Iota, the American Guild of Musical Artists and Actor’s Equity Association.