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Dr. Todd Prickett
Dr. Amy Prickett
Director of Choral Operations
Amy Prickett is a gifted soprano who has performed as a guest artist with the Arkansas Philharmonic, Grand Rapids Symphony, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Lansing Symphony, Adrian Symphony, St. Clair Symphony, Calvin College Oratorio Society, North East Texas Symphony, and Oregon Bach Festival.
Amy appeared as the soprano soloist in performances of Brahms’ Requiem, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Requiem, Poulenc’s Gloria, Orff’s Carmina Burana, Faure’s Requiem, Haydn’s Mass in Time of War, and Mozart’s Coronation Mass. In Fort Wayne, Indiana, she was a frequent soloist with the Fort Wayne Bach Collegium, singing Bach masterworks including St. John Passion, St. Matthew Passion, B Minor Mass, and Magnificat.
Equally at home in operatic roles, Amy has sung the roles of Anna Maurrant in Kurt Weill’s Street Scene, Donna Anna in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Fiordiligi in Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte, Dido in Dido and Aeneas, Lola in Douglas Moore’s Gallantry, Diana in Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld, and Elisetta in Cimarosa’s Secret Marriage.
Amy holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Texas Christian University, a Master of Music degree in Voice Performance from Michigan State University, and a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance from the University of Alabama.
Amy has been teaching voice for over twenty years to students ranging in age and ability level. She has taught elementary, middle school and high school students as well as college majors and adults with a variety of vocal backgrounds. Although her focus is mainly on classical repertoire, many of her students sing other styles of music as well. Amy’s focus as a teacher is to provide her students with a foundation for healthy singing.
Amy has previously served on the faculties at Weatherford College, Huntington University, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, and Mississippi State University. She has also taught for schools in a variety of school districts, including Birdville and Arlington, as well as private schools, including The Oakridge School.
Amy lives in Fort Worth where she teaches Music Theory and AP Music Theory at Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts and serves as Production and Operations Assistant. She maintains small studios at the TCU School of Music Preparatory Division and Tarrant County College (Northeast campus). She loves being part of FWAFA’s outstanding program and teaching enthusiastic students!