FACULTY AND STAFF
Professor of Music
Music and Theatre
- +1 479-788-7540
- BB204C University of Arkansas - Fort Smith
Elizabeth Blanton Momand, soprano, directs the Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop and teaches applied voice, vocal pedagogy, diction, secondary vocal methods and materials, and aural skills. She received her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in vocal performance from Mississippi College where she was an active performer of chamber and solo recital music. She completed her Doctorate of Musical Arts in vocal performance at the University of Texas at Austin.
As a soprano soloist, Dr. Momand has performed numerous oratorio roles with orchestra. Her students at UAFS have been winners of state, regional, national, and international competitions and scholarships, and many have been admitted to prestigious graduate programs and summer festivals across the United States and abroad. Dr. Momand is an active researcher on the music of women composers and has presented her peer-reviewed work at the regional, national, and international levels of prestigious professional organizations. Dr. Momand has been recognized for her work both as an educator and scholar.
She is the current president of the South Central Chapter of the College Music Society and has served as governor, president, vice-president, and secretary of the Arkansas chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing and is a trained accreditation visitor for the National Association of Schools of Music.