Christine Letcher is an Assistant Professor in Music at the University of Maine at Augusta. She teaches applied lessons in Piano and Voice, Music Theory courses, and Music History. She is also the director of UMA’s community steel drum ensemble, Vintage Steel.
Christine is currently enrolled in an IPHD program in Music and Political Science at the University of Maine. She received a Master of Music degree in piano performance from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Music degree from Westminster Choir College of Rider University. Christine has been trained in Levels 1&2 of the Estill Voice Theory and has attained her Estill Figures Proficiency (EFP) certification. She is currently working to become an Estill Master Trainer.
Prior to moving to Maine, Christine was on the faculty of Westminster Conservatory of Music in Princeton, NJ and presented lecture recitals about women composers for seminars hosted by Westminster Choir College as well as service organizations in New Jersey. She served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Morocco from 2000-2002.
Christine has performed both as a solo pianist and accompanist in the Augusta area, and as a soprano soloist with the St Mary Schola, Oratorio Chorale, the First Parish Church in Brunswick, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Falmouth, and the Puma Jazz Quartet in Augusta. She has been a member of the St Mary Schola since its inception in 2008 and has previously been a member of the Reprise Choral Ensemble, the Androscoggin Chorale, The Occasional Chorale, the Choral Arts Society’s Camerata, Singers, and Masterworks Choirs.