Pamela Hinchman, associate professor of voice, has received a Fulbright Specialists Program grant. This spring she will teach voice and offer master classes at the College of Music and Dance in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, and will also perform.
The Fulbright Specialists Program sends U.S. faculty and professionals to serve as expert consultants on curriculum, faculty development, institutional planning, and related subjects at overseas academic institutions for a period of 2 to 6 weeks. The Fulbright Program was established in 1946 under legislation introduced by late Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas. It is sponsored by the the United States Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA).
Pamela Hinchman, soprano, has appeared as a soloist at Carnegie Hall, with the National Symphony, the symphony orchestras of Cairo (Egypt), Haifa (Israel), Calgary, Pittsburgh, National, Wichita, Columbus, Harrisburg, Connecticut, as well as with the Hong Kong, Florida and Kansas City Philharmonics. Her operatic engagements include performances at the Teatro de la Monnaie (Belgium), Spoleto Festival dei due Mondi (Italy), Cleveland Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Opera Company of Boston, Washington Opera, Kennedy Center, Chautauqua Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Chicago Opera Theatre, and Lyric Opera of Kansas City. Hinchman is on the faculty at the summer AIMS Institute in Graz, Austria and Opera CCM in Lucca, Italy. She is the recipient of the Prix Speciale of the International Bel Canto Competition in Belgium, the Mu Phi Epsilon Alumni Award, and was named a Phi Beta Delta inductee. She received a master of music degree from the Curtis Institute of Music, and a bachelor of music from the Cleveland Institute of Music.