Education: D.M.A., Voice Performance, University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music, 1990; M.M., Voice Performance, University of Tennessee, 1977; B.M., Voice Performance, University of Tennessee, 1975
Edwin Andereck, a native of Knoxville, Tennessee, holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in vocal performance from the University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music (CCM). He earned the Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in vocal performance from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. While at CCM he studied voice with David Adams and operatic characterization with the legendary Italian bass, Italo Tajo. Dr. Andereck has sung more than forty leading and supporting tenor roles with such opera companies as the Cincinnati Opera, Cleveland Lyric Opera, Charlotte Opera, Cedar Rapids Opera, Pine Mountain Music Festival, and Dorian Opera Theatre. As a resident artist with ECCO! and with the North Carolina Opera he appeared as Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, Ferrando in Cosí fan tutte, and Almaviva in Il Barbiere di
Siviglia. Other roles include Goro in Madama Butterfly, Basilio in The Marriage of Figaro, and Spoleta in Tosca. He was directed by Carlisle Floyd in a 1985 Charlotte, N.C.
Opera, production of that composer’s opera, Willie Stark. Conductors with whom Dr. Andereck has worked include Julius Rudel, Anton Coppola, and Joseph Rescigno, among many others. Dr. Andereck served for many years as the Apprentice Program Director for the Dorian Opera Theatre.
In 1990 Dr. Andereck joined the Luther College voice faculty, where he served as Coordinator of Voice from 2008-2019. He teaches Applied Voice, courses in Vocal Literature, and Opera Workshop. Many of his students have gone on to successful professional operatic careers and have themselves earned advanced degrees in vocal performance from noted graduate schools. Some of these include Eric Cutler, tenor; Charles Zachary Owen, bass-baritone; Emily Fons, mezzo-soprano; Andrea Keuper Pinder, soprano; Evan Mitchell, tenor; Alec Carlson, tenor. Dr. Andereck has served as vice president and president of the Iowa District of the National Association of Teachers of Singing. He continues to be active as an adjudicator, guest lecturer, and master class clinician.
MUS 130, 230, 330, 430 Applied Music- Voice
For music majors in varied years of study. Non-majors and music majors in their secondary areas may register for these courses with consent of instructor. Studio seminars may be required. Additional fees will be assessed for these courses.
MUS 267 Vocal Literature I: Italian/Spanish and German
A historical survey of the art song from c. 1600 to the present day. The course is designed to correspond with “Diction for Singers.” Alternate years, each area of study receiving seven weeks.
MUS 268 Vocal Literature II: French and British/American
A historical survey of the art song from c. 1600 to the present day. The course is designed to correspond with “Diction for Singers.” Offered alternate years, each area of study receiving seven weeks.
MUS 362 Opera Workshop: Scenes
The study, rehearsal and staging of operatic repertoire (such as arias, scenes or one-act operas) through public performance and/or in-class assignments. Credit is dependent on role(s) and other duties assigned. This course may be repeated for credit.
MUS 490 Senior Project
- D.M.A., Voice Performance, University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music, 1990
- M.M., Voice Performance, University of Tennessee, 1977
- B.M., Voice Performance, University of Tennessee, 1975