Pamela Bathurst, M.M.
College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
With UI Since 2000
Lionel Hampton School of Music
Associate Professor of Voice
M.M. Voice Performance, University of Michigan, 1978
B.M. Music Education, Union University in Jackson, TN, 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 to opera, Pamela has been an active performer throughout the United States.
An A.G.M.A. and Equity member, Pamela attended the University of Michigan for graduate work and subsequently studied with Boris Goldovsky, Richard Crittenden, Judith Raskin, Thomas Martin and Joan Dorneman.
Pamela has sung lead roles in more than 20 operas, including: Olympia in Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, Lucy in The Telephone and Little Red in Little Red Riding Hood with the Cincinnati Opera; Micaela and Frasquita in the Dayton Opera’s Carmen; Sophie in the Liederkrantz Foundation’s Werther (NYC); Norina in the Westside Opera’s Don Pasquale (NYC); and Mabel in the Topeka Opera’s Pirates of Penzance. She has also sung lead roles with the Ann Arbor Comic Opera Guild, the Ann Arbor Gilbert and Sullivan Society, the Ann Arbor Civic Opera, Richmond Theatre Collection (NYC), and North Country Productions (ME).
In concert, Pamela 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, Vaughn Williams’ Serenade to Music, and Vivaldi’s Gloria.
Pamela is presently Associate Professor of Voice at the University of Idaho where she teaches studio voice, Freshman Voice Studio, Vocal Pedagogy, and History of Musical Theatre.