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Christina Chao

Christina Chao

Lecturer in Music
Vocal Coach

Christina Chao is a passionate collaborative pianist who has distinguished herself as a versatile musician. She has garnered acclaim for her performances as a solo pianist, art song recitalist, and chamber musician, and for her knowledge of choral, orchestral and operatic repertoire.

Especially noted for her sensitivity as an art song recitalist, Ms. Chao has performed at The Kennedy Center in Washington DC, the Isabella Stewart ... more ➔

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Heidi Clark

Heidi Clark

Applied Instructor of Voice

Heidi Clark is a skilled teacher who blends extensive knowledge of voice with wide-ranging performance experience, theater training, the Alexander Technique, and Body Mapping. Since 2011, she has helped numerous Gordon students develop a clear understanding of how to sing with a healthy, dependable technique, enabling them to sing with greater ease, beauty of tone, and expressiveness. Her Gordon students have graduated to become accomplished p ... more ➔

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Jamie Hillman

Jamie Hillman

Assistant Professor of Music
Conductor of Men’s Choir & College Choir

Jamie Hillman is a multi-faceted musician who is active as a conductor, singer, pianist, music educator, and composer. Since 2012 he has served as an assistant professor of music at Gordon, teaching undergraduate and graduate music education courses and directing the Gordon College Choir and Men's Choir. He is also associate music director at Grace Chapel Lexington. Hillman's previous teaching includes Bea ... more ➔

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Courtney Huffman

Courtney Huffman

Applied Instructor of Voice

Courtney Huffman began teaching voice at Gordon College in 2013. Recognized as a soprano of exceptional artistry and versatility, Ms. Huffman is a captivating and inspiring artist who is making waves in the professional musical world. After taking first place in the NATS 2008 Artist Award Competition in Nashville, Tennessee, Ms. Huffman made her New York solo recital debut at Carnegie Hall. She also performed a winner’s recital at the 51 ... more ➔

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Jessica Modaff

Jessica Modaff

Instructor in Music

Jessica Modaff, Instructor in Music, teaches the music theory and aural skills sequence, and is also a vocal and instrumental coach, piano instructor and collaborative pianist at Gordon College. She has held coach and collaborative pianist positions for numerous choirs and individual performers throughout Massachusetts and in the Chicago area, as well as England, France, Russia, Slovenia and Austria. She has accompanied at con ... more ➔

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Katherine Whyte

Katherine Whyte

Applied Instructor of Voice

Katherine Whyte has performed on opera and concert stages across her native Canada, the United States and Europe. Opera Today has hailed her for her “keen artistic sensibility” while the San Francisco Classical Voice has praised her “her glamorous, vibrato-rich voice”. Last season included her debut with the Dallas Opera as Pousette in Manon, a return to the Metropolitan Opera Company for their production of Rigoletto, ... more ➔

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