Lecturer in Music

Dr. Alicia Massie-Legg has taught voice at Maryville College since 2002.  In 2015, she joined the faculty as a lecturer in music. She earned a Bachelor of Art in Music degree with an emphasis in voice from Radford University. She earned two Master of Music degrees from Ohio University at Athens: Music History and Vocal Performance with an Emphasis in Vocal Pedagogy. She holds a Ph.D. in Musicology from the University of Kentucky.  She is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing. 

Massie-Legg began teaching voice as an adjunct instructor at Maryville College in 2002, and she began as full-time teaching staff in 2013. At MC, she has taught voice, vocal pedagogy, song literature, diction for singing, the history of Western Fine Arts Music for music majors, and a general education class on perspectives in music. She has an extensive background in professional performing, teaching, and academic research. In addition to private voice and classroom teaching, she has performed all musical genres in both professional and amateur engagements. She also has long experience as a performer in opera, opera workshops, and on the stage in theatre performance and solo musical performances.