Alice Anne Light
Phone: (806) 834-7058
Office: School of Music, Room 118
Praised by Opera Today for her “sumptuous mezzo . . . beautifully even tone, a very wide range, and a sound technique,” mezzo-soprano Alice Anne Light possesses a versatile and colorful voice that has led her to success in opera, musical theatre, art song, oratorio, and concert repertoire. Recent engagements include Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia with Opera in the Rock and the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Augusta Tabor in The Ballad of Baby Doe with Central City Opera, Thisbe in La Cenerentola with the Bar Harbor Music Festival, Erika in Vanessa at Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theater, as well as Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte and Jo in Little Women at the UMKC Conservatory. Other appearances include roles in Dido and Aeneas, Madame White Snake, Cendrillon, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Street Scene , Carmen, The Sound of Music, and Camelot. Favorite concert performances include Mozart's Requiem, Duruflé's Requiem , Vivaldi's Gloria , and Beethoven's Choral Fantasy and Mass in C . Dr. Light holds degrees from Harding University, the University of Mississippi, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance. She has served on the faculties of Northwestern Mississippi Community College, William Jewell College, and joined the faculty of Texas Tech University in the fall of 2018.