Associate Professor of Music
Location: Davis Hall, 111
Karen Floyd-Savage is an associate professor of vocal music at Virginia State University in Petersburg, Virginia. She studied at Fontbonne University in St. Louis Missouri, State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook, The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and The Juilliard School in New York, New York. She holds Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral Degrees in Vocal Performance. She is sought after by colleges and universities across the country to appear as a guest artist, masterclass clinician, and serve as an adjudicator for choral festivals and solo vocal competitions. Awards she has received are the Anne Peyton Memorial Award, as a district and regional winner of the Metropolitan Opera Auditions, winner of the St. Louis and University City Symphonies’ Young Artists Auditions, and a Ford Foundation Scholarship for dramatic study. Her numerous performances include guest artist with major symphony orchestras, recitals at Alice Tully and Carnegie Halls in New York City, and leading roles in cantatas, operas, and oratorios both in the United States and abroad.