ABOUT

Chcropped-photo-12.jpgristine Letcher is a Lecturer in Music at the University of Maine at Augusta. She teaches applied lessons in Piano and Voice, Music Theory courses, and 20th and 21st Century Music History. She is also the director of UMA’s newest steel drum ensemble. Christine is the choir director and organist at the UUCC Church in Winthrop.

Christine 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. 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 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’s Schola since its inception in 2008, the Reprise Choral Ensemble, and has previously been a member of the Androscoggin Chorale, The Occasional Chorale, the Choral Arts Society’s Camerata, Singers, and Masterworks Choirs.