Christine Hassevoort, M.M.

Headshot of Christine Hassevoort

Title: Adjunct Instructor of Music

Specialty: Soprano, Music Appreciation, History of Rock

Fax: (423) 697-4430


Christine Beck Hassevoort has performed several operatic roles with the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera, Opera Tennessee, and others, including Fiordiligi (Cosi fan Tutte), Barbarina (Le Nozze di Figaro), Second Lady (Die Zauberflote), Lola (Gallantry), Belinda (Dido and Aeneas), Nella (Gianni Schicchi), the Sandman and Dew Fairy (Hansel and Gretel), Sally (Die Fledermaus), Isabel (The Pirates of Penzance), and Kate Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly). She made her operatic debut as Siebel in Gounod’s Faust. Christine also has been a featured soloist twice for the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera’s Holiday Pops concert, as well as several Pops in the Park concerts. She was a semifinalist in the Orpheus National Vocal Competition and the Birmingham Opera Competition. She has appeared as a soloist in several oratorio productions, including Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Requiem, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Haydn’s Creation and Lord Nelson Mass, Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem, Schubert’s Mass in G, John Rutter’s Requiem, and Mozart’s Exultate, Jubilate. She has performed with several orchestras in the area, and has sung solo recitals and concerts at colleges such as The University of the South, Bryan College, Berry College, Lee University, the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, North Greenville University, and Chattanooga State Community College. Christine has soloed with Choral Arts of Chattanooga, and appears in several of its recordings, including “Days of Blue and Gray,” “A Christmas Portrait,” and a recording with world-renowned jazz musician Dave Brubeck.  She teaches voice and music classes at Chattanooga State Community College and Ridgedale Baptist School of Fine Arts.