Kathryn Rhyne teaches music appreciation and an interdisciplinary course for bachelor of arts and non-majors. Rhyne has instructed students at Florida International University and Miami-Dade College. In Miami, she served as president of the South Florida chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singers. Rhyne maintains a private studio in Greenville, S.C.

As a vocalist, Rhyne has performed as a professional oratorio and recital soloist across the United States, including locally with the Greenville Chorale and Greenville Symphony Orchestra.

Name Title Description

IDS-230

Ideas in the Arts

Investigation of certain ideas and how they manifest themselves in drama, visual arts, and music.

MUS-101

Introduction to Music

Introduction to the fundamentals of music, exploring a variety of musical genres, and developing an appreciation of the diverse musical genres. Although the focus157 for each section varies, all sections address certain fundamentals of music: listening skills, cultural context, historical development, musical vocabulary, musical structure, and style. Requires out-of-class listening and attendance at live concerts. Descriptions of the sections are published during the enrollment period for each term.

My hope is to expand students' knowledge of classical music beyond their own experience, and to expand their skills of listening, analyzing, and appreciating fine music. I wish for students to engage with the material at hand, and with me, as I believe good teaching involves intellectual exchange. My music class is heavily dependent on group work, where the groups are randomly assigned. Working with others, especially those who may clash with each other, is an important attribute to offer both in the students' future workplaces, as well as their personal relationships. Lastly, I feel it is important to create tomorrow's educated, cultural audiences today. The music world depends upon it.

Education
M.M.
Temple University
B.M.
Elizabethtown College (Pa.)
Training Under
Klara Meyers and John Douglas
Temple University
Rodney Nolan Miller, Robert Dundas and Tamara Mathews
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