SYMPHONIC CHOIR DIRECTOR
Cynthia Stevens relocated to Great Falls, Montana from Houston, Texas in the spring of 2013.
She has earned two undergraduate music degrees from Maryville College and a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Tennessee. While a student at the University, she was chosen to participate in the Knoxville Opera Company Apprentice Program. She has performed as a soloist and taken students to Europe and across much of the United States.
Stevens has taught private voice and piano lessons, conducted several church and children’s choirs, and has served as the Coordinator of Music and Chorus Director for Roane State Community College in Harriman, Tennessee. While in Houston, Stevens served as the Department Chair of Visual and Performing Arts (as well as choir director) for
San Jacinto College.
In May of 2011, Stevens made her successful conducting debut in Carnegie Hall.
In January 2014, Stevens assumed the new responsibilities as Department Chair for Fine Arts and Education at Great Falls College-Montana State University. In May of 2016, under her direction, a group of 80 singers presented their Carnegie Hall debut featuring the music of Montana composers.
In December 2018, Stevens completed work on a second Master of Music degree with an emphasis in Music Education from the University of Montana.
Under her direction, members of the Great Falls College Choir participated in a choir tour to Italy in the summer of 2018.
Stevens is happy to serve as the Choir Director for the Great Falls Symphony. She looks forward to building relationships and strengthening the ties between the Great Falls Symphonic Choir and other arts and music organizations in and around our community.