Serena Hill
Title: Assistant Professor of Music; Coordinator of Vocal Studies; Coker Faculty Member Since 2004
Education: B.M., University of North Alabama; 
M.M., University of South Carolina;
D.M.A., University of South Carolina
Department: Music
Office: Music Building - Room 104
Office Hours: By Appointment
Phone: (843) 383-8061
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Courses: Schedule


An active performer, Hill has recently been featured in works such as Handel’s Messiah, Haydn’s Creation and Seasons, Brahm’s Requiem, Vaughan William’s Dona Nobis Pacem and Handel’s Samson. She has performed with the South Carolina Philharmonic and Firenze Lirica. Hill’s recital engagements include performances in both Italy and Spain. Her opera credits include Micaela (Carmen), Lady with the Cake Box (Postcard from Morocco), Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus), Fiordiligi (Cosi fan tutte), Countess (Le Nozze di Figaro), and Pamina (Die Zauberflöte). She has sung with Opera at USC, Opera in the Ozarks, Studio Lirico, Greenville Light Opera, Central Florida Lyric Opera, and Piccolo Players.

An award winning vocal artist, Hill was a 2003 finalist in the Southeast Regional Metropolitan Opera Auditions and most recently, a 2008 NATS Artist Award Regional Finalist and the 2006 Artist of the Year with FBN Productions, Inc. In 2003, she was the Bizet Award winner for the Orpheus National Young Artist Vocal Competition and a Palmetto Opera Competition Finalist in 2005.


She earned degrees from the University of South Carolina and the University of North Alabama. Currently, she is Instructor of Voice at Coker College, where she teaches applied voice, diction, and vocal pedagogy. Upcoming engagements include performances of Dominick Argento’s Miss Havisham’s Wedding Night with Opera at USC, Strauss’s Die Fledermaus with Greenville Light Opera, and Poulenc’s Gloria with the Coker Singers.