Dr. Bonnie Von Hoff
Bonnie Von Hoff is in her first year as a Part-Time member of the Voice Faculty at Georgia College. She earned her Doctor of Arts degree in Vocal Performance from Ball State University. While there, she completed a three year assistantship in voice that included teaching private lessons to undergraduate and graduate voice majors, minors, and non-majors. Dr. Von Hoff also assisted in vocal diction and completed an internship in vocal pedagogy as part of her studies. She was a graduate assistant at Northwestern University as well, where she received a Certificate of Performance and was given the opportunity to teach private voice lessons for undergraduate non-music majors. Dr. Von Hoff also holds a Master of Music Degree from Manhattan School of Music. Her principal teachers include Mignon Dunn and Ashley Putnam.
This past July, Dr. Von Hoff traveled to Brisbane, Australia for the International Congress of Voice Teachers conference where she presented a poster entitled, “Vocal Health and Repertoire for the Dramatic Mezzo-Soprano: A Suggested Course of Study.” Dr. Von Hoff will also give a poster presentation with this same title for the College Music Society National Conference in Cambridge, MA in October, 2013.
In addition to solo recitals, her performance experience includes appearances as mezzo-soprano soloist in Verdi’s Requiem with the Denver Opera Company, Handel’s Messiah with Symphony of the Lakes in Warsaw, Indiana; and Brahms Alto Rhapsody with the St. Alban’s Festival Choral Society and Symphonia in Staten Island, New York.