Kylie T. Gougler, D.M.A. (ABD)
Coordinator of Vocal Studies
D.M.A. in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy (ABD) – University of Iowa,
M.M. in Vocal Performance – University of North Texas
B.A. in Music – Luther College
Kylie T. Gougler has been hailed by D Magazine as "continually captivating and vocally magnificent." The Iowa native has performed a plethora of roles, including Fiordiligi in Mozart's Così fan tutte, Governess in Britten's Turn of the Screw and the title role in Puccini's Suor Angelica.
An active concert and recital performer, Dr. Gougler has performed all over the United States, as well as Canada, Europe. As a proponent for Czech and Slovak art song and repertoire, she spent a short residency in Náměšt' nad Oslavou, Moravia, and was a finalist in the International Czech and Slovak Voice Competition in Montréal, Québec. She also performed Dvořák's Te Deum with the University of Iowa Symphony Orchestra.
Dr. Gougler is equally experienced as a vocal pedagogue. She served on the faculty of Luther College, where she taught private voice, class voice and directed opera scenes. As a graduate assistant at the University of Iowa, she taught private voice and aided in Diction for Singers. She has also been in demand in Iowa and Minnesota as an adjudicator and masterclass technician, most recently with the Rochester Music Guild Competition. Dr. Gougler received her Bachelor of Arts in Music from Luther College, her Master of Music from the University of North Texas (summa cum laude), and the Doctor of Musical Activities degree in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Iowa.
Dr. Gougler is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), the College Music Society and Pi Kappa Lambda.
Dr. Gougler can be located in room 21 of the Odvin Hagen Music Building.