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Music educator , opera singer

Lynda Keith McKnight, music educator, opera singer. Winner National Metropolitan Opera Auditions, 1988, National Federation Music Clubs Competition, 1989, World's Greatest Newspaper/Illinois Opera Guild National Competition, 1989; recipient Singer of Year award Shreveport Opera Competition, 1994.

Background

McKnight, Lynda Keith was born on October 25, 1960 in Pasadena, Texas, United States. Daughter of David Box and Suzann (Prim) Keith.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Baylor University, 1982. MM, artist diploma, University Cincinnati, 1985. Postgraduate, University Texas.

Career

Principal artist, Metropolitan Opera, New York City, 1991-1992;assistant professor voice, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, since 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Performances include L'Amour des Trois Oranges, 1988, Don Giovanni, 1988, Ariadne auf Naxos, 1989, The Merry Widow, 1990, La Sonnambula, 1991, Idomeneo, 1991, Parsifal, 1992, The Ghosts of Versailles, 1992, La Boheme, 1992, Faust, 1993.

Religion

God never intended nor desired for a single person to go to Hell. Sin caused a separation between God and man, and that Jesus’ death on the cross is the only bridge to cross from death to life. This bridge, however, is accessible by anyone at anytime.

Politics

God commands His people to respect the authority of political leaders and honor them. God also commands His people to pray for their political leaders.

Views

All Christians need to be familiar with the Bible, that contains a wide variety of literature, including history, law, poetry, gospels, letters, polemic, stories and apocalyptic visions, and try to immerse themselves in it.

Membership

Member American Association of University Women, American Guild Musical Artists, National Association Teachers Singing (Steber award 1989, Singer of Year Texoma Region 1993, Artist award national competition 1996, winner artist auditions regional competition 1995).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, reading, interior design, traveling.

Connections

Married Cleavy Louis McKnight, December 16, 1995.

father:
David Box Keith

mother:
Suzann (Prim) Keith

spouse:
Cleavy Louis McKnight