Dr. Vicki Fingalson Madison

Dr. Vicki Fingalson Madison
Dr. Vicki Fingalson Madison
Vicki Fingalson Madison Dr. Vicki Fingalson Madison
Professor, Voice, Opera Workshop
office. Holden Fine & Applied Arts Center 1108
University of Wisconsin-Superior

Dr. Vicki Fingalson, Soprano, has over 20 years of experience teaching undergraduate voice and opera, and 25 years of professional performing experience, giving her a depth of knowledge important for training today's young singers.  Her students are frequently among the winners and finalists in school, local and regional competitions and awards (National Associations for Teachers of Singing, Matinee Musicale, University Concerto Competition, Clef Society).  In addition, they frequently serve as section leaders with the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra Chorus, and appear in comprimario and chorus roles with Lyric Opera of the North during their undergraduate study.  

As an educator, 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 has served as stage director and vocal coach for Minnesota Opera's Summer Opera Camp and Opera Artist + programs, and as Associate Artistic Director and Stage Director for Summer Music Theater Camp in Minneapolis, MN.  Currently, Dr. Fingalson is Professor of Voice and Director of Opera at UW-Superior where she teaches Studio Voice, Vocal Pedagogy, Vocal Repertoire, Diction, and directs Opera Workshop.  She is co-producer of the Superior Voices Benefit Concert series and is a recipient of the Distinguished Creativity Faculty Award at UW-Superior.  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).

With over 60 roles and 80 productions to her credit ranging from grand opera to musical theater, Dr. Fingalson has been acclaimed for her "luscious sound and comedic sensibility", as well as her "soaring soprano” and "powerful voice".  She has performed several times with the Grammy Award-winning Minnesota Orchestra in roles such as Marianne in Der Rosenkavalier, First Lady in The Magic Flute, and Sandman/Dew Fairy in Hansel and Gretel.  As a regular with St. Paul-based Skylark Opera, she has been featured recently in Sondheim's Putting It Together, Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill, and as Hanna Glawari in The Merry Widow.  Other national performances include Musetta in La Bohème with West Virginia Symphony, Colorado Opera Festival, and Colorado Lyric Theatre; Nedda in I Pagliacci and Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi with Western Plains Opera; The Witch in Hansel and Gretel with Jacksonville Symphony; Sandman/Dew Fairy in Hansel and Gretel with Colorado Symphony; and Dircea in Casanova's Homecoming with The Minnesota Opera.  In addition, she has been broadcast numerous times on Minnesota Public Radio in live and pre-recorded performances, and has often appeared with her husband, baritone Jeffrey Madison, in recital and concert performances.

In the Twin Ports, Dr. Fingalson has performed the roles of Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, Madeline/Isabelle in Face on the Barroom Floor, 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, Frasquita in Carmen, and in holiday and opera concerts with the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra; as Tanya in Mamma Mia! (Regional Premiere/NorShor Theatre Grand Opening), and Winifred Banks in Mary Poppins with the Duluth Playhouse;featured in Oh, Coward! at the Playhouse Underground Theater; and performed the world premiere It Rained on Shakopee with Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra.  For more on Dr. Fingalson, including upcoming performances, visit: www.vickifingalson.com

UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Fingalson Madison, Vicki S
Fall Semester 2020

For up to date information on all schedules, please refer to the class search page in the E-Hive.

Note: the Class Schedule information below reflects data as of November 30, 2020 1:30 AM.

Class Section Identifier Key

Fall Semester 2020
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
MUSI - Music
1198MUSI 117Opera Workshop
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Course Can't Be Taken Pass/Fail. Opera Workshop will meet in Thorpe Langley Auditorium.
001 0.00 - 1.00  OM 0207A MW 4:30PM- 6:00PM 11 of 12 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Course Can't Be Taken Pass/Fail. Opera Workshop will meet in Thorpe Langley Auditorium.
1085MUSI 139Applied Music-Voice
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond credit requirements- $200 per credit; Music Minors-$200 per credit; Non Music-$300 per credit; Non Music participating in a major ensemble- $200 per credit.
This class is closed for enrollment.
001 1.00 - 2.00  OM 0322  ARR 0 of 7 open
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond credit requirements- $200 per credit; Music Minors-$200 per credit; Non Music-$300 per credit; Non Music participating in a major ensemble- $200 per credit.
This class is closed for enrollment.
1635MUSI 145English and Italian Diction
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
001 1.00  FA 1174 MW 2:00PM- 2:50PM 4 of 8 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
1087MUSI 150Concert/Recital Class
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Course must be taken Pass/Fail
Required of All Music Majors and Minors
001 0.00  OM 0207A 1:00PM- 1:50PM 3 of 45 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Course must be taken Pass/Fail
Required of All Music Majors and Minors
1107MUSI 239Applied Music-Voice
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to performance majors only. Course cannot be taken Pass/Fail.
001 4.00  OM 0322  ARR 3 of 3 open
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to performance majors only. Course cannot be taken Pass/Fail.
1111MUSI 317Opera Workshop
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Course Can't Be Taken Pass/Fail. Opera Workshop will meet in Thorpe Langley Auditorium.
001 0.00 - 1.00  OM 0207A MW 4:30PM- 6:00PM 4 of 12 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Course Can't Be Taken Pass/Fail. Opera Workshop will meet in Thorpe Langley Auditorium.
1129MUSI 339Applied Music-Voice
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond credit requirements-$200 per credit; Music Minors-$200 per credit; Non Music-$300 per credit; Non Music participating in a major ensemble- $200 per credit.
001 1.00 - 2.00  OM 0322  ARR 4 of 5 open
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Music Majors beyond credit requirements-$200 per credit; Music Minors-$200 per credit; Non Music-$300 per credit; Non Music participating in a major ensemble- $200 per credit.
1165MUSI 395Half Recital
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
005 1.00     ARR 1 of 1 open
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
1148MUSI 439Applied Music-Voice
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to performance majors only. Course cannot be taken Pass/Fail.
This class is closed for enrollment.
001 4.00  OM 0322  ARR 0 of 3 open
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Music Lab Fees: Music Majors-none. Open to performance majors only. Course cannot be taken Pass/Fail.
This class is closed for enrollment.
1172MUSI 495Full Recital
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
006 2.00  FA 1108  ARR 1 of 1 open
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required