Dr. Vicki Fingalson - Voice, Opera - Music Department - UW-Superior

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Voice, Opera

ph. 715-394-8182
office. HFAC 1108
Music Department - UW-Superior

As an active and versatile performer, Dr. Vicki Fingalson has been acclaimed for her "luscious sound and comedic sensibility", as well as her "soaring soprano" and "powerful voice."

Most recently, Vicki performed the roles of Sandman/Dew Fairy in Hansel and Gretel with the Colorado Symphony, and Nedda in I Pagliacci with Western Plains Opera. Other national performances include Marianne in Der Rosenkavalier, Sandman/Dew Fairy in Hansel and Gretel, First Lady in The Magic Flute with Minnesota Orchestra; Dircea in Casanova's Homecoming with The Minnesota Opera; Musetta in La Boheme with West Virginia Symphony, Colorado Opera Festival, and Colorado Lyric Theatre; Hanna Glawari in The Merry Widow, Katherine in The Vagabond King, Phyllis in Iolanthe, Tina in The Red Mill with Skylark Opera with Skylark Opera; Yum-Yum in The Mikado, Valencienne in The Merry Widow, Adele in Die Fledermaus, Papagena in The Magic Flute, and Gianetta in L'Elisir d'Amore with Fargo-Moorhead Opera; Pamina in The Magic Flute with the Twin Cities Lyric Theatre; and Frasquita in Carmen with Fargo-Moorhead Symphony. In addition, she often appears with husband, baritone Jeffrey Madison, in recital and concert performances.

Locally, Dr. Fingalson has performed Violetta in La Traviata, the Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors, and Santuzza in Cavalleria Rusticana with Lyric Opera of the North; as Soprano Soloist in Mendelssohn's Elijah with the DSSO; and featured in Oh, Coward! at the Underground Theater.

A two-time district winner/regional finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Dr. Fingalson was also a winner at the Denver Allied Arts Art Song competition and a top-twenty semi-finalist in the CCO International Opera Singer competition. ??

Dr. Fingalson received degrees in voice performance from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (DMA), University of Colorado - Boulder (MM), and Concordia College - Moorhead, MN (BM). Vicki has served as Minnesota Opera's Teaching Artist, Opera Workshop Instructor at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, and Instructor of Voice at Concordia College, Moorhead. In addition, she frequently serves as stage director and vocal coach for Minnesota Opera's Summer Opera Camp. Currently, Dr. Fingalson is Associate Professor of Voice and Director of Opera at UWS where she teaches Studio Voice, Vocal Pedagogy, Vocal Repertoire, Diction, and directs Opera Workshop. She is co-producer of the Superior Voices Benefit Concert seriesandis the 2010 recipient of the Distinguished Creativity Faculty Award at UW-Superior.

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UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Madison, Vicki S
Fall Semester 2015

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 7/30/15 1:30 AM.

Fall Semester 2015
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
MUSI - MusicTop of Page
1199MUSI 139Applied Music-Voice
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Instructor Consent Required
0011.00 - 2.00 FA1108ARR4 of 8
Weekly voice seminar attendance is required for all music majors: Wednesdays 3:00pm-3:50pm Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond degree requirements-$200 per credit; Music Minors-$200 per credit; Non Music-$300 per credit; Non Music participating in a major ensemble-$200 per credit.
1201MUSI 150Concert/Recital Class
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Course must be taken Pass/Fail
0010.00 FA2141F11:00AM- 11:50AM12 of 52
Required of All Music Majors and Minors
2302MUSI 239Applied Music-Voice
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Instructor Consent Required
0014.00 FA1108ARR1 of 1
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to performance majors only. Course cannot be taken Pass/Fail
2305MUSI 317Opera Workshop
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Instructor Consent Required
0010.00 - 1.00 OM0207ATTh5:15PM- 6:45PM11 of 15
Course Can't Be Taken Pass/Fail Opera Workshop will meet in Thorpe Langley Auditorium
1291MUSI 339Applied Music-Voice
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Instructor Consent Required
0011.00 - 2.00 FA1108ARR2 of 4
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond degree requirements-$200 per credit; Music Minors-$200 per credit; Non Music-$300 per credit; Non Music participating in a major ensemble-$200 per credit. (Weekly voice seminar attendance is required for all music majors: Wed 3:00pm-3:50pm.)
2333MUSI 370Vocal Pedagogy
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Prerequisite: Must be studying voice concurrently at the 239, 339 or 439 level.
0011.00 FA1174TTh2:00PM- 2:50PM2 of 5
1356MUSI 395Half Recital
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0051.00 FA1108ARR1 of 1
2327MUSI 439Applied Music-Voice
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Instructor Consent Required
0014.00 FA1108ARR1 of 1
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to performance majors only. Course cannot be taken Pass/Fail
1368MUSI 495Full Recital
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Instructor Consent Required
0072.00 FA1108ARR1 of 1

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 7/30/15 1:30 AM.

UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Madison, Vicki S

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 7/30/15 1:30 AM.

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 7/30/15 1:30 AM.

UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Madison, Vicki S
Spring Semester 2015

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 7/30/15 1:30 AM.

Spring Semester 2015
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
MUSI - MusicTop of Page
1580MUSI 139Applied Music-Voice
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Instructor Consent Required
0011.00 - 2.00 FA1108ARR2 of 10
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond degree requirements-$200 per credit; Music Minors-$200 per credit; Non Music-$300 per credit; Non Music participating in a major ensemble-$200 per credit. (Weekly voice seminar attendance is required for all music majors: Wed 3:00pm-3:50pm.)
1732MUSI 146French and German Diction
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0011.00 FA1174TTh2:00PM- 2:50PM0 of 2
This class is closed for enrollment.
1581MUSI 150Concert/Recital Class
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Course must be taken Pass/Fail
0010.00 FA2141F11:00AM- 11:50AM1 of 45
Required/All Music Majors & Minors
1662MUSI 239Applied Music-Voice
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Instructor Consent Required
0014.00 FA1108ARR1 of 1
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to Performance Majors only. (Weekly voice seminar attendance is required for all music majors: Wednesdays 3:00pm - 3:50pm).
1703MUSI 317Opera Workshop
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Instructor Consent Required
0010.00 - 1.00 OM0207ATTh5:15PM- 6:30PM1 of 10
Course cannot be taken Pass/Fail Instructor consent Required Opera Workshop will meet in Thorpe Langley Auditorium and Old Main 302
1630MUSI 339Applied Music-Voice
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Instructor Consent Required
0011.00 - 2.00 FA1108ARR0 of 3
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond degree requirements-$200 per credit; Music Minors-$200 per credit; Non Music-$300 per credit; Non Music participating in a major ensemble-$200 per credit. (Weekly voice seminar attendance is required for all music majors: Wed 3:00pm-3:50pm.)
This class is closed for enrollment.
3069MUSI 370Vocal Pedagogy
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0011.00 TTh2:00PM- 2:50PM1 of 1
1695MUSI 395Half Recital
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0051.00 FA1108ARR1 of 3
1681MUSI 439Applied Music-Voice
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Instructor Consent Required
0014.00 FA1108ARR1 of 1
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to Performance Majors only. (Weekly voice seminar attendance is required for all music majors: Wednesdays 3:00pm - 3:50pm).
1702MUSI 495Full Recital
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Instructor Consent Required
0062.00 FA1108ARR1 of 1

Note: Class Schedule information reflects data as of 7/30/15 1:30 AM.


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