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Carol Ann Niles

Lecturer of Music

Contact Information

Moss Performing Arts Center 109

970.248.1791

cniles@coloradomesa.edu

Biography

Carol Ann Niles, soprano, received her Bachelor of Music Education from St. Mary College in Kansas. Her graduate studies were at Ohio's Miami University. She was a member and soloist with Denver's Classic Chorale and performed often with the Denver Symphony Orchestra. While living in New Zealand, she recorded for the N.Z. Broadcasting Corporation.

Niles has been on the voice faculty at Colorado Mesa University since 1979 and performs frequently with the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra as well as the Western Colorado Chorale. She has sung numerous lead roles in both oratorio and opera. Niles maintains a large private voice studio and teaches Class Voice and directs the Women's Chorus at Colorado Mesa University. She was a member of the voice faculty at the Corsi Internazionali di Musica summer music program at the University of Urbino, Italy for four years. Niles is currently serving as the President of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) for the Colorado and Wyoming region. NATS is the largest association of singing teachers in the world and provides support and educational opportunities to university, college and private voice teachers.