Graduate Faculty Application
Lecturer - Christina Volz-Stomackin
College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering
SACSCOC Credentials Guidelines:
1. Faculty teaching undergraduate general education and/or baccalaureate courses: Doctorate or Master’s degree in the teaching discipline or Master’s degree with a concentration in the discipline (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline).
MU 680 Secondary Applied Instrument - individual academic and artistic instruction in the development of skills, techniques and materials of performance in a secondary applied area of performance. MU 681 Applied Instrument - individual academic and artistic instruction in the development of skills, techniques and materials of performance in the student's primary applied area of performance.
MUSIC 503 19th Cent. Romanticism (3 credits); MUSIC 565 University Orchestra (1 credit); MUSIC 582 Chamber Orch-Opus One (1 credit); MUSICAPP 618 Perf Violin (4 credits); MUSIC 656 University Orchestra (1 credit); MUSIC 582 Chamber Orch-Opus One (1 credit); MUSIC History of Styles/West Music (3 credits); MUSICAPP 618 Performance Violin (4 credits)
Does this faculty member hold a terminal degree in this discipline or a related field?
Additional Qualifications Complete this section to provide additional qualifications to meet the SACSCOC credentials guidelines. Identify all additional qualifications that apply and explain each item in the justification textbox. Indicate the dates of these additional qualifications and clearly describe the relationship between these qualifications and the course content and/or the expected outcomes of the course(s) assigned to faculty member. Supporting documents such as vita, copies of licenses and certificates, etc., should be submitted with this form by clicking the "attach file" link below. External validation of additional qualifications should be supported by these supplemental documents.
UNA Lecturer of Music 2018-present - teaching applied strings, Class Strings, and Music Appreciation, UNA Adjunct Faculty 2015-2017 - teaching applied strings, Class Strings, and Music Appreciation; UNA String Project Master Teacher 2015-present; Faculty of Tennessee Valley Music Festival 2019-present; Concertmaster of the Shoals Symphony at UNA; Principal 2nd Violin for the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra; performances at area churches; UNA Opera Orchestra performances
Bachelor of Music in Performance; Master of Music in Performance (43 graduate credits); ABD Doctor of Musical Arts, expected completion December 2023.
Suzuki Training Book 1
Sectional Coach and Seating Judge for Alabama All-State; Huntsville Youth Symphony Young Artists Auditions Semi-Final Round adjudicator; MTNA Solo and Chamber Music Competition adjudicator; Kennesaw State Summer Music Chamber Festival Coach; Guest Strings Clinician, Alabama Music Teachers Association; AMTA Masterclass
Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award - 2019; Shoals Symphony at UNA Humanities Award - 2016; Julian Olevsky Award for Outstanding Performance in Violin - 2014
Consistently high course evaluations; Huntsville Youth Symphony Masterclass; Intermediate and Advanced Classes
Various Solo Recitals at UNA and the University of Memphis; performances at the Alabama Music Educator's Association Conference; Featured Soloist with the Huntsville Youth Symphony