Martha Hicks, D.M.A.
Chair, Department of Music, and Professor of Music
Marc Baker - percussion
Alejandro Gonzalés Béltran - cello
Mark Bowdidge - organ
Regina Bruner - clarinet
R. Catherine Burgher - Higher Ground
Michelle Draper - flute
Delrae Glidwell - music education
Carol Harrison - violin, viola
Eric Jackson - french horn
Angel McGlasson - oboe
Sara Miller - piano, accompanist
Melissa Roberts - piano
John Strickler - guitar
Joe Wooderson - voice
Tim Wootton - trumpet
Casebolt Music Center
Bolivar, MO 65613
Courses taught: Applied Voice, Introduction to Music, Opera Theatre, Vocal Pedagogy.
Professional: Leading roles and solo appearances with Alte Oper Frankfurt, Munich's Residenz Theatre, European Opera Genval, Asolo (Sarasota) Opera, Springfield Regional Opera, Tulsa Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Dorian Opera Theatre, Mississippi Opera, Baton Rouge Opera, New York's Center for Contemporary Opera, New England Symphony (at Carnegie Hall), Florida Symphony, Arkansas Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, Rockland County Symphony, Springfield Symphony, Independence Symphony. Artistic Director, Springfield Regional Opera 2006-2009, Assistant Professor of Voice at Evangel University (10 years), Instructor of Voice and Opera at Evangel University (13 years), Instructor of Voice at SBU and Missouri State University. Regional Finalist, Florida State winner, the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions; Outstanding Apprentice Artist, The Santa Fe Opera (1986).
Faith Dedication/Personal: Berg is currently a member of St. James Episcopal Church in Springfield, Missouri. Berg was raised Catholic and is married to Dr. Robert Berg, Professor of Theology at Evangel University.