Carline Waugh

Visiting Artist-in-Residence in Voice

Carline Waugh

(904) 256-7370

Carline Waugh is a Jamaican born soprano who is praised for her ability to mesmerize audiences. As a powerful singing actor, Ms. Waugh continues to thrill audiences throughout the USA, Caribbean and Europe singing solo recitals, opera and oratorio. She has recently appeared on the operatic and concert stage with such companies as the International Opera Theatre, Missouri Symphony, Jefferson City Symphony, Columbia Choral Union, Wichita Grand Opera, Volgograd Philharmonic Orchestra, St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, The Haverford Singers, and Jamaica Military Band.

Ms. Waugh has recently sung leading roles in the international premiers of the operas Buffalo Soldiers, Sogno Di Una Notte Di Mezza Estate, and the cantata Hilegard Von Bingen and the Black Madonna. Her other recent roles include Gretel from Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel, Liú from Turandot, Zerlina from Don Giovanni, Valencienne from The Merry Widow, Polly from Die Dreigroschenoper and Gianetta from The Gondoliers. Her recent concert repertoire includes Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Brahms’ A German Requiem Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, Dubois’ Seven Last Words of Christ, Mozart’s Requiem in D Minor and J.S. Bach’s Magnificat in D Major.

Ms. Waugh earned a Bachelor of Music Performance at Atlantic Union College where she was under the tutelage of Ms. Faith Esham. She also earned a Master of Music Performance at The University of Mississippi under the guidance of Ms. Nancy Maria Balach. Ms. Waugh went on to earn a Doctor of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance from Louisiana State University under the tutelage of Dr. Loraine Sims. Ms. Waugh currently serves Jacksonville University as Visiting Artist-in-Residence.