Assistant Professor of Music
Office: Price Doyle Fine Arts 545
An active performer, mezzo-soprano Tana Field has appeared as a featured soloist with the Paducah Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Baroque Ensemble, the Lebanon Symphony and Chorus, Musica Sacra of Cincinnati, the Northern Kentucky Community Chorus, the Wright State University Choruses, and the Opera Theatre and Music Festival of Lucca, Italy.
Ms. Field’s operatic roles include: The Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors, Dorabella in Così fan tutte, Mrs. Grose in The Turn of the Screw, Anna Maurrant in Street Scene, Florence Pike in Albert Herring, Nancy in A Hand of Bridge, La Ciesca in Gianni Schicchi, La Badessa and Suor Zelatrice in Suor Angelica, and Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music. She also created the roles of Rosa Stein in Cathy Lesser-Mansfield's The Sparks Fly Upward and Bluma Gebirtig in Joel Hoffman’s The Memory Game.
She has received many honors including the Mu Phi Epsilon Foundation’s Brena Hazzard and Sarah Eikenberry Voice awards. She was a semi-finalist in the National Orpheus Vocal Competition and a two-time finalist in the Regional Artists Competition of the Milwaukee Bel Canto Chorus. In 2011, Ms. Field was one of 12 voice teachers chosen for the prestigious National Association of Teachers of Singing Intern Program.
Ms. Field earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in music summa cum laude from Luther College and a Master of Music and Doctorate of Musical Arts in voice performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. She is a former member of the voice faculty at Luther College.