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Victoria M. Evens

Bachelor of Arts in Music and Gender/Women/Sexuality Studies 2020


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Victoria M. Evens

mezzo-soprano, piano

Education

University of Minnesota, Morris - B.A. in Music: Vocal Performance and Gender/Women/Sexuality Studies, August 2016 - May 2020
Westminster University, London - Semester Abroad with International Studies Abroad, Sociology CourseJanuary 2019 - May 2019

Awards

Mimi Frenier Award for GWSS 2020Edna Murphy Morrison Music Scholarship 2019UROP Undergraduate Research Award 2018Harold & Ann Meiss Music Scholarship 2018Hansen Music Scholarship 2017Clyde Johnson Music Scholarship 2016-2018Dean’s List 2016-2018

Research

UROP funded Lecture-Recital: Clara Schumann and the Complexities of Women Composers in the Early Romantic Era under Dr. Ann Duhamel, University of MN-Morris, 13 December 2018

Publications

Evens, Victoria M. "Five Ways Studying Abroad in London Changed My Life." ISA Student Blog, 12 Aug. 2020, https://blog.studiesabroad.com/2020/08/12/lessons-learned-abroad-5-ways-study-abroad-changed-my-life/.Evens, Victoria M. “Love Letters to London: Excerpts from My Diary.” ISA Student Blog, 24 Mar. 2020, isastudentblog.wordpress.com/2020/03/25/love-letters-to-london-excerpts-from-my-diary/.

Solo Recitals

Victoria M. Evens Virtual Senior Recital under prof. Ana Miller, University of MN, Morris, 8 May 2020UROP funded Lecture-Recital: Clara Schumann and the Complexities of Women Composers in the Early Romantic Era under Dr. Ann Duhamel, University of MN, Morris, 13 December 2018Victoria M. Evens Junior Voice Recital under prof. Ana Miller, University of MN, Morris, 14 October 2018Victoria M. Evens Vocal Jury under prof. Ana Miller, University of MN, Morris, 30 November 2017

Vocal Performances

Soloist, Minnesota Center Chorale Christmas Cabaret: Mystery of a Miracle, Saint John's University, 11 December 2021Soloist, Virtual Honors and Awards Ceremony, University of MN, Morris, 15 May 2020Mezzo-soprano, Celebration of Women Composers Concert, University of MN, Morris, 8 March 2020Mezzo-soprano, Clyde Johnson Scholarship Recital, University of MN, Morris, 1 February 2020Mezzo-soprano, MN NATS 2018 Student Auditions, St. John's University, 1 November 2019Mezzo-soprano, NATS Preview Recital, University of MN, Morris, 28 October 2019Mezzo-soprano, UROP funded Lecture-Recital: Clara Schumann and the Complexities of Women Composers in the Early Romantic Era under Dr. Ann Duhamel, University of MN, Morris, 13 December 2018Soloist, Umm Concert Choir Holiday Soirée: Chichester Psalms, University of MN, Morris, 1 December 2018Mezzo-soprano, MN NATS 2018 Student Auditions, St. John's University, 2 November 2018Mezzo-soprano, NATS Preview Recital, University of MN, Morris, 29 October 2018Soloist and Chamber Member, Undergraduate Research Symposium: Gunnar Molstad Mozart Kammerchor, University of MN, Morris, 14 April 2018Mezzo-soprano, UMM Mixed Student Recital, University of MN, Morris, 3 April 2018Mezzo-soprano, MN NATS 2017 Student Auditions, St. John's University, 3 November 2017Mezzo-soprano, NATS Preview Recital, University of MN, Morris, 30 October 2017'Frances' in Sister, Show Me Eternity, University of MN, Morris, 7 September 2017Mezzo-soprano, UMM Mixed Student Recital, University of MN, Morris, 4 April 2017Mezzo-soprano, MN NATS 2016 Student Auditions, St. John's University, 4 November 2016Mezzo-soprano, NATS Preview Recital, University of MN, Morris, 1 October 2016

Workshops

Guest Chorus, Trial by Jury, College of Saint Benedict, 23 October 2021Guest Chorus, Trial by Jury, College of Saint Benedict, 22 October 2021Guest Chorus, Trial by Jury, College of Saint Benedict, 21 October 2021Trio, Vocal Performance Workshop Scenes Night, University of MN, Morris, 27 April 2018Soloist, Alexander Technique Masterclass, University of MN, Morris, 25 January 2018Soloist, UMM Accompanying Workshop, University of MN, Morris, 4 May 2017

Piano Performances

Piano, Bach and Beyond Student and Alumni Concert, University of MN, Morris, 30 April 2022Piano, Bernice Evens Celebration of Life, Richmond, MN, 7 May 2021Piano, Piano Studio Zoom Recital, Zoom, 6 May 2020Piano, Celebration of Women Composers Concert, University of MN, Morris, 8 March 2020Piano, In-Class Studio Recital under Dr. Ann DuHamel, University of MN, Morris, 11 December 2019Piano, UROP funded Lecture-Recital: Clara Schumann and the Complexities of Women Composers in the Early Romantic Era under Dr. Ann Duhamel, University of MN, Morris, 13 December 2018Piano, In-Class Studio Recital under Dr. Ann DuHamel, University of MN, Morris, 12 December 2018Piano, Piano Proficiency Exam under Dr. Ann Duhamel, University of MN, Morris, 9 May 2018Piano, In-Class Studio Recital under Dr. Ann DuHamel, University of MN, Morris, 2 May 2018Piano, Mixed Student Recital, University of MN, Morris, 5 December 2017Piano, Piano Studio Recital under Dr. Kate Bae, University of MN, Morris, 5 December 2017Piano, Mixed Student Recital, University of MN, Morris, 4 April 2017

Ensembles

Mezzo-soprano, Vocal Envy, Saint Cloud, MN, 2022 - presentAlto, MN Center Chorale, Saint Cloud, MN, 2021 - presentAlto, UMM Concert Choir, University of MN, Morris, 2016 - 2020Mezzo-soprano, Ensemble Intersection, Morris, MN, 2019Alto, UMM Chamber Singers, University of MN, Morris, 2017-2018

Private Lesson Instructors

Prof. Ana Miller, Voice, University of MN, Morris, 2016 - 2020Dr. Ann DuHamel, Piano, University of MN, Morris, 2016 - 2020Dr. Kate Bae, Piano, University of MN, Morris, Fall 2017

Pedagogy Experience

Voice, Vocal Techniques Course under Dr. Bradley Miller, University of MN, Morris, Spring 2018Piano, Piano Pedagogy I Course under Dr. Ann DuHamel, University of MN, Morris, Spring 2018

Discipline Service

BI Research Intern, Boulanger Initiative, Summer 2020Music Discipline Student Representative, Music Discipline, University of MN, Morris, 2019-2020Vice President, UMM Concert Choir under Dr. Bradley Miller, University of MN, Morris, 2019-2020Section Leader, UMM Concert Choir under Dr. Bradley Miller, University of MN, Morris, 2018-2020Valentines Day Dinner Audition Selection Panel, UMM Concert Choir under Dr. Bradley Miller, University of MN, Morris, Spring 2020Fine Arts Tour Guide, Admissions, University of MN, Morris, Spring 2020Conductor’s Assistant, Ensemble Intersection under Dr. Bradley Miller, Morris, MN, Summer 2019

Academic Service

Assistant Director, Eugene J. McCarthy Center of Public Policy and Civic Engagement, College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University, 2022-presentCo-facilitator, Poem Writing for LGBTQ Safety in Schools, The Whit Gallery, Saint Cloud, MN, 30 March 2022Mural Coordinator, Hands of Earth Mural by Jennifer Evens, Eugene J. McCarthy Center of Public Policy and Civic Engagement at CSB+SJU, Summer 2021Facilitator, Ted Talk Tuesdays: We Should All Be Feminists, Eugene J. McCarthy Center of Public Policy and Civic Engagement at CSB+SJU, Spring 2021Robson Scholarship Coordinator, John E. Robson Scholarship Selection Committee, College of Saint Benedict, 2020 - presentDesigner, McCarthy Magazine, Eugene J. McCarthy Center of Public Policy and Civic Engagement at CSB+SJU, 2020-PresentCivic Fellow, Eugene J. McCarthy Center of Public Policy and Civic Engagement, College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University, 2020-2022QUEST Queer Mentor, Queer Understanding and Education for a Successful Transition Mentoring Program, University of MN, Morris, 2019-2020Global Ambassador, International Studies Abroad (ISA), 2019-2020Administrative Assistant, Division of Humanities, University of MN, Morris, 2019-2020Teaching Assistant, GWSS 1101: Introduction to Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies with Dr. Emily Bruce, University of MN, Morris, Fall 2019UROP Selection Committee Member, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Selection Committee, University of MN, Morris, Fall 2018

Academic Training and Workshops

DEI Training, Beyond Diversity 101, College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University, 22 October 2022

Language Skills

French, basic understanding of speaking and readingPrivate diction coaching with prof. Ana Miller in English, Italian, German, and French
*CV pdf, Work Resume, and References available upon request. See Contact Me page.