Voice, Vocal Methods
Maureen McCaffrey is a native of Ankeny, Iowa. She received her Bachelor of Music Education from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. At Simpson, she studied with the late Anne Larson. Ms. McCaffrey performed the role of Pamina in The Magic Flute and was the soprano soloist in Mendelssohn's Elijah and Handel's Messiah. In 2006 she received her Master of Music from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. At UT-Knoxville she studied with Marjorie Bennett-Stephens. While at the University of Tennessee she covered the role of Pamina in Knoxville Opera's production The Magic Flute, sang the role of Micaela in Carmen with the Kingsport Symphony, sang the role of Beth in Little Women and Rosabella in The Most Happy Fella. In the spring of 2008, she sang the role of Countess in a concert version of The Marriage of Figaro. She has also been a chorus member of numerous musical theatre and operatic productions. While living in Knoxville ('06-'08), Ms. McCaffrey was the Music Minister at Beaver Ridge United Methodist Church, and she was on the music faculty at Pellissippi State Community College and Lee University. She has been teaching private voice lessons to students of all ages and voice types for six years. Ms. McCaffrey is knowledgeable in many genres of performance including: musical theatre, commercial, opera, and art song. Currently she is working on the music faculty at Tennessee State University, Middle Tennessee State University and Harpeth Hall teaching voice lessons, diction and music appreciation.
Contact Ms. McCaffrey
Office: PA 101C, (615) 963-1479