Graham brings a soaring operatic voice and towering talent to UF’s School of Music

Published: June 24th, 2008

Category: Spotlights

Elizabeth Graham

Elizabeth Graham

Professor of Music
College of Fine Arts

Elizabeth P. Graham is a UF music professor who teaches voice and leads the department’s voice area. She played both Clara and Bess in the Tony Award-winning revival of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, which was presented by the Houston Grand Opera Company and toured throughout the United States and Europe. In addition, she was Bess in the Spoleto Festival of Three Worlds in Melbourne, Australia. She also performed the lead role of Cio-Cio-San in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly for Florida Arts Celebration.

Among the competitions she has won are the Metropolitan Opera District and Regional Auditions, The Palm Beach Civic Opera Competition and The National Young Artists Award.

Graham received her bachelor’s degree from North Carolina School of the Arts and her master’s and doctorate degrees from Florida State University.

Photo credit: Ray Carson — University Photography

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