A native of Brazil, Mrs. Hastings is an extremely versatile musician bringing a vast array of musical experiences to the Pittsburg community. Professor Hastings' experiences range from conducting large orchestral and choral works with professional symphony musicians to being named Artistic Director for the Austin Boys Choir.
Currently Mrs. Hastings is on the voice faculty at PSU. She maintains an active professional career as a conductor and vocalist on local and national levels. Currently, Professor Hastings is the Assistant Conductor for the New Texas Music Works and the Victoria Bach Festival. She also performs regularly as a member of the Grammy Award-winning choral ensemble, Conspirare, under the direction of Craig Hella Johnson.
Mrs. Hastings holds degrees from the University of Kentucky and The University of Texas at Austin. Her studies have also included work at the Aspen Music Festival and various master class performances, most recently for cellist / conductor, Lynn Harrell.
M.M., D.M.A. (In Progress), The University of Texas at Austin, Texas, U.S.A.
B.M., University of Kentucky, Kentucky, U.S.A.