Dr. Susan Quigley-Duggan
Dr. Susan Quigley-Duggan, Associate Professor of Voice and Opera, joined the Swinney Conservatory of Music at Central Methodist University in the fall of 2006. She taught voice and opera for over 18 years on the music faculty at The University of Connecticut. She has performed roles in opera, musical theater, and appeared as a soloist in recitals, concerts and oratorios. She is also a stage director opera, operetta, and musical showcases. She has directed for Quisisana Resort, UConn, Connecticut Opera Express, Opera of New England and Central Methodist University.
She has performed major roles in La Duenna, La Boheme, Le Nozze di Figaro, Cosi Fan Tutte, Signor Deluso, Carmen and Gianni Schicchi among others. She has directed major works s and opera scenes programs such as Trouble in Tahiti, The Marriage of Figaro, The Magic Flute, La Vera Constanza, La Divina, The Impresario, Amahl and The Night Visitors,The Flower and the Hawk as well as directing seven of Gilbert and Sullivan full operettas.
Dr. Duggan's students have been finalists and winners in NATS, MTNA, Career Bridges and Amici competitions in Connecticut and Missouri. She adjudicates for NATS,MMTA, MHHSA and Federation of Music Clubs in the state. She has performed recitals or given master classes at Columbia College, MSU, MU, Lincoln University, UCM, St. Charles, and CMU.
Duggan has had two first place student winners and one third place division winner in the KC NATS competition in 2015, a first and third place student winner in the Fall of 2014 at the MO State NATS, and a runner up of the Young Artist competition At MTNA.
She was the director for CMU Opera Workshop presentations of Mozart's the Impresario in Summer 2014, Mozart's The Magic Flute in Winter 2015, and Mozart's Così fan tutte in Summer 2015.
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