Pamela Bathurst, M.M.
Associate Professor of Voice
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4015
Moscow, Idaho 83844-4015
- M.Mus., Voice Performance, University of Michigan, 1978
- B.Mus., Music Education, Union University, 1975
Pamela Bathurst is a lyric soprano who has performed in a variety of venues. From singing back-up for Barbara Cook, to musical theatre, recitals and opera, Bathurst
has been an active international performer.
An A.G.M.A. and Equity member, Bathurst attended the University of Michigan for graduate work and subsequently lived in NYC for 11 years while studying with Boris Goldovsky, Richard Crittenden, Judith Raskin, Thomas Martin, David DiChiera, James de Blasis, Steven Blier and Joan Dornemann, Assistant Conductor of the Metropolitan Opera.
Bathurst has sung lead roles coast to coast in over 20 different operas, including: Olympia in “Les Contes d’Hoffmann,” Gretel in “Hänsel und Gretel,” Lucy in “The Telephone,” Rosina in “Il Barbiere di Siviglia,” Miss Havisham in “Miss Havisham’s Wedding Night,” Susanna in “Le Nozze di Figaro,” Eurydice in “Orpheus in the Underworld” and Mable in “The Pirates of Penzance.”
In concert, Bathurst has soloed with orchestras throughout the United States. Her repertoire includes Bach’s “Magnificat,” Brahms’ “Requiem,” Handel’s “Messiah,” Haydn’s “Creation,” Mahler’s “Symphony No. 4,” Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana,” Vivaldi’s “Gloria” and Schoenberg’s “Pierrot Lunaire.”
Having taught at the University of Michigan, the Interlochen Center for the Arts and the University of Missouri Kansas City, Bathurst is associate professor of voice at the University of Idaho (voice area coordinator) where she has taught since 1997. Her current passion is studio voice, freshman voice studio, vocal pedagogy and history of musical theatre. She is a district governor for Idaho for the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) and is a member of the international VoiceCare Network.