Vivian Hamilton is one of the highly experienced piano and voice coaches at Furman. She has taught choral music and collaborative piano across the country and conducted choirs at a number of universities, including Simmons College, Emerson College, Northeastern University, University of South Carolina and Clemson University.
As a church musician and conductor, Hamilton plays an active role in the community. She has worked with a number of orchestras and choirs in the South Carolina area, and served as president of the South Carolina American Choral Directors Association. Currently, she is the principal keyboard for the Greenville Symphony Orchestra and the minister of music at Greenville's First Baptist Church.
University of South Carolina
Jacob Maxin and Thomas Stumpf
New England Conservatory
Ruby Morgan and John Roberts
Maria Clodes, Edvard Tchivzhel and Robert Shaw
It is a tremendous pleasure to work with Furman students. I enjoy working with students on many different levels and introducing them to excellent choral literature. I try to have a positive, encouraging approach in all of my teaching.