Marcy McKee received her Doctorate of Musical Arts in 2016 from Arizona State University. She earned her Master of Music and Bachelor of Music from West Texas A&M University. She is an Assistant Professor of Voice, Director of the Northwestern State University Opera Theater, and teaches English, French, and Italian Lyric Diction. Dr. McKee has also taught at Bemidji State University, Arizona State University, West Texas A&M University, and Central Arizona College. Marcy’s primary voice teachers include, Dr. Jerry Doan, Gordon Hawkins, and Dr. Cloyce Kuhnert. She has sung throughout the United States, mainly in Texas, Minnesota, California, and New York. Ms. McKee has also sung abroad in Germany and Italy with the most recent role of Mercedes in Bizet’s Carmen. She is a two-time winner of the North Dakota division of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. Marcy is a member of National Association of Teachers of Singing, Pi Kappa Lambda music honor society, and Mu Phi Epsilon. Ms. McKee enjoys helping students create and perform roles for operas and recitals. Marcy’s research interest is in learning styles and how they facilitate a student’s learning ability.