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Choral

2019-2020 Choral Grad Students

Yasmin Bradshaw

Yasmin Bradshaw

Yasmin Bradshaw is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting at USC. She is a graduate of Mississippi College with a Bachelor of Music Education degree, Voice emphasis. As a member of the Mississippi College Singers, she participated in appearances in Carnegie Hall and ACDA Southern Division Conference, as well as with the International Choral Collaboration in South Africa. Yasmin is the choral director at Hand Middle School, where she teaches three levels of chorus and general music classes. She is a very active member in the National Association for Music Education and American Choral Directors Association, and she regularly attends conferences on the state, regional, and national level. Also, Yasmin is the music director at Main Street United Methodist Church in downtown Columbia, SC, and she performs with the chamber ensemble “Limited Time Only” under the direction of Dr. Alicia W. Walker.

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Hannah Brown

A Knoxville, Tennessee native, Hannah Amelia Brown is currently pursing a Master of Music degree in choral conducting at the University of South Carolina. Hannah graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2018 with honors, receiving a Bachelor of Music in both music education and vocal performance. Hannah has competed and placed in state and regional vocal competitions, including regional and national rounds of the National Association of Teachers of Singing competition. While an undergraduate at UT, Hannah was a proud member of the University of Tennessee Chamber Singers, touring locations including Washington D.C., England, and Ireland. She was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church Chancel Choir, and served as a section leader and choral librarian in the Sequoyah Hills Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir. She spent three years as a student ambassador for the UT School of Music, assisting potential students as they transition into college. Hannah also participated in the University of Tennessee Opera Theatre program and the VolOpera undergraduate opera scenes program, performing both on the stage and off through stage management. She enjoys being involved in community theatre, with previous roles including the Baker's Wife in Into the Woods, Hope Harcourt in Anything Goes, Mabel in Pirates of Penzance, and Cosette in Les Misérables. Two weeks before her undergraduate graduation, Hannah accepted a position with Knox County schools and taught as an interim middle school choral teacher. Additionally, she taught private voice lessons in Knoxville for over three years, and hopes to continue to do so in Columbia. Hannah is an active member of the American Choral Directors Association and the National Association for Music Educators.

Christopher-Lopez Moore

Christopher-Lopez Moore

Christopher-Lopez Moore, an Edgefield SC native, is currently a graduate at the University of South Carolina pursuing a Master of Arts in teaching degree. He received his bachelor's degree in vocal performance from Coker College. During his study at Coker College, he served as the tenor section leader in multiple ensembles and was the activities manager where he planned retreats and other activities for the ensembles. His theater experience includes playing Rapunzel's Prince in "Into the Woods,"  the lead role of Kaspar in "Amahl and the Night Visitors," and Mitch Mahoney in "25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee." Recently he was cast in the lead of Frantz in the French opera, "Le 66." Christopher enjoys baking, gymnastics, dance and teaching vocal technique throughout the Columbia community. He truly believes that you are the force behind your dreams, and if your dreams don't scare you, they are not big enough.


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