Dr. Caroline G Gibson

Assistant Professor of Music; Artist in Residence; and Director of Opera/Musical Theatre Workshop Division of Fine Arts
Bradford HallRoom G13-F1400 East Main St.Frankfort, KY 40601(502) 597-6611

Biography

Dr. CAROLINE G GIBSON, Soprano, is an active performer, has earned the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree (dissertation entitled “An Investigation into Benjamin Britten’s Church Parable:  The Burning Fiery Furnace”) from the University of Iowa School of Music, Iowa City, Iowa as a distinguished fellowship recipient; the Master of Music (M.M.) and Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degrees from the Catholic University of America Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Washington, D.C. and The University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, respectively.  Dr. Gibson is an alumnus of AIMS (American Institute of Musical Studies) in Graz, Austria and The Senese per Musica e L’arte Vocal Program in Siena, Italy.  Additionally, she is the recipient of Individual Artists Grants from the D.C. Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Dr. Gibson has done solo concert tours in Mexico and the US Virgin Islands, has been featured on “Artists Spotlights” on classical music stations, WGMS, Washington, D.C. and KUSI, Iowa City, Iowa; featured on Maryland Public Television (MPT) and PBS and Toscana Canale 3, Siena, Italy; sung throughout Europe with the Harlem Theater of New York and New York’s Living Arts ; debut recital at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.; and has performed in other venues as the intimate Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall, New York, New York; Strathmore Music Center, and Steinway & Sons Recital Hall, Rockville, Maryland; Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, College Park, Maryland; George Washington National Masonic Memorial, Alexandria, Virginia to name a few.  Dr. Gibson has taught at both Delaware State College now Delaware State University in Dover, Delaware; and The University of Iowa School of Music, Iowa City, Iowa; has delivered lectures on the Negro Spiritual and its role in concert repertoire; and has adjudicated several vocal competitions.  The Soprano’s most memorable roles have been two Verdi Masterpieces, the opera NABUCCO with the Constanta Opera, in Constanta, Romania and REQUIEM in Damascus, Maryland.  The Soprano has recorded a CD and companion DVD of Negro Spirituals in Concert “On Ma Journey Now” and “The Making of On Ma Journey Now.”

Dr. Gibson is a member of SAI (Sigma Alpha Iota); NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing); board member of both the DCFMC (District of Columbia Federation of Music Clubs) and NFMC (National Federation of Music Clubs); the Executive Director and Founder of “The Singers’ Project” a Washington, D.C. based non-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt arts organization primarily funded by the Nancy Peery Marriott Foundation.  Additionally, Professor Gibson is delighted to have joined the Division of Fine Arts (Music) as Assistant Professor of Voice and Vocal Artist in Residence at Kentucky State University.  Dr. Gibson is also a member of the Faculty Senate and serves on both the Academic Policies and Academic Appeals Committees.