Carrie Culver

Carrie Culver

Associate Professor of Music

Department/Affiliation: Music
Phone: 330-263-2601
Office Address: 215 Scheide


  • Doctor of Arts in Music (Voice Performance and Pedagogy), University of Northern Colorado
  • Master of Music, University of Missouri
  • Bachelor of Music, University of Missouri

Courses Taught

  • MUSC 140: Voice
  • MUSC 166: Opera Workshop
  • MUSC 240: Voice
  • MUSC 370: Vocal Pedagogy

Biography, Performance, and Research

Dr. Carrie deLapp Culver, soprano, is an Associate Professor and Director of Vocal Studies at the College of Wooster. She received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the University of Missouri and the Doctor of Arts in music degree from the University of Northern Colorado in Voice Performance and Pedagogy, where she focused on opera directing, particularly youth opera. She is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, the National Opera Association and served its companion organization Opera For Youth as editor of the Opera for Youth Journal for several years. She has served on the faculties of several state and private universities including: Emory University; Washington State University; University of Texas at El Paso; Jacksonville State University; and Long Island University. Dr. Culver has performed and recorded with such diverse organizations as the Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus under Maestro Robert Shaw, the El Paso Opera, the Colorado Gilbert and Sullivan Festival under the direction of John Cox, and Boulder’s Dinner Theatre. She is also in demand for her skills as a stage director and conductor, recently serving as the music director for the Gilbert and Sullivan Light Opera Company of Long Island and the Cultural Arts Playhouse in New York. She remains active as a recitalist, with recent performances of art songs in Barcelona, Madrid and Guadarrama, Spain. In the United States she has performed as a soloist with conductor Robert Page in the Poulenc Gloria, in Mozart’s Exultate Jubilate and Requiem Mass, Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass, and Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. Dr. Culver also served as a soloist, organist and chorus master in the Episcopal Church for fifteen years.