Faculty Profile

Terrie Sanders, Associate Professor of Music, Interim Department Head

Office: Building 25 A.A. Fredericks, Room 213
Telephone: 318-357-5762
Email: sanderst@nsula.edu


Terrie S. Sanders, soprano, holds the rank of Associate Professor of Music and is the Music Area Interim Department head for School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University. She has been on the faculty at NSU since 1992.  Sanders teaches Voice and Vocal Pedagogy.  She holds degrees from Emmanuel College, Lee University and Northwestern State University. She also holds a certification with the McClosky Institute of Voice and is a Master Teacher for that organization.  She is currently a doctoral student in the Ed.D program at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Mrs. Sanders is an active performer and lecturer. Mrs. Sanders has been a member of the Summer Seminar Faculty for the McClosky Institute of Voice based in Boston, Massachusetts since 2005.  She has presented at State, Regional and International Conferences including the International Congress of Voice Teachers (2012 and 2017) and the Southern Region Conference for the National Association of Teachers of Singing (2014).  She regularly presents Master Classes and Lectures throughout the State and Region on alignment, relaxation and breathing techniques for the singer.

Sanders is a two-time recipient of the Donald F. Derby Endowed Professorship and is the 2017 recipient of the Joanna Magale Endowed Professorship which funded an invitation to present at the 2017 International Congress of Voice Teachers in Stockholm, Sweden on August 2-6, 2017. January 2020, she traveled to Manila, Philippines to teach for the MIV Certification Course year.

Office Hours


Course Information

Course Title Location Time
MUS.3710.C1N MAJOR STUDY Natchitoches
A.A. Fredericks Fine Arts Cntr 213
MW 09:00 AM-12:00 PM