Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Music, Baylor University Masters of Music, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Artist Diploma in Opera, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Doctor of Musical Arts, University of Houston Texas Certification in: Theatre K-12 Music K-12 ELAR/Social Studies 4-8 ELAR 7-12
Dr. Lynda McKnight
Lynda Keith McKnight, has had an extensive career as a performer, director, and teacher in professional and educational venues throughout the United States and abroad. Dr. McKnight, a soprano, made her stage debut with the Metropolitan Opera in 1991 in the world premiere of John Corgliano’s The Ghosts of Versailles, and has sung professionally with opera companies and orchestras throughout the world. Also at home in musical theatre, she has performed numerous roles, most recently appearing with Theatre Under the Stars as General Cartwright in their production of Guys & Dolls, and with South Main Summer Musicals as the title character in Hello, Dolly!, a production she also directed.
Dr. McKnight holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Vocal Performance and Opera Directing from the University of Houston Moores School of Music; both a Master of Music in Voice and an Artist Diploma in Opera from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music; and a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance from Baylor University. She has served on the faculty at Baylor University, Houston Baptist University, and the University of Houston. She now serves as the Director of Theatre at Berry Miller Junior High School.
Dr. McKnight's Schedule:
1st period: Theatre Production
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th periods: Theatre I
6th period: Conference/Planning