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Reviews of Children’s Books for Children’s Literature Database (1999‒2010)

“Adventure: An Essay,” January/February 2005 issue of The Pegasus Review.

“To a Young Poet,” November/December 2003 issue of The Pegasus Review.

“Miss Holloway,” September/October 2000 issue of The Pegasus Review.

“Wanda the Worrywart,” February/March 2000 issue of PKA’s Advocate.

“Musing on the Birth of Pegasus,” January/February 2000 issue of The Pegasus Review.

“My Magic Carpet,” August/September 1999 issue of PKA’s Advocate.

Pilgrimage: “A Feminine Equivalent of the Current Masculine Realism,” (Ph.D. Diss., University of California at Berkeley, 1986), UMI Dissertation Abstracts.

Verified Greek, Latin, French, and German bibliographical references in The Antitheatrical Prejudice, book written by Jonas Barish, Ph.D. (University of California Press, 1978).

"Composing Music for Euripides’ BACCHAE:

ὉΔῸΣ ἘΞΕΥΡΈΣΕΩΣ or Path of Discovery,"

(M.M. Thesis, Peabody Institute, 2023).

Honors and Awards


Peabody Scholarship (2021‒2023)

Irving and Margery Morgan Lowens Endowed Scholarship (2023)

Barbara W. Pickus Memorial Scholarship (2023)

Golden Key International Honour Society Towson University (2019)

Phi Theta Kappa Harford Community College (2017)

High Honors Harford Community College (2017)

Dean’s List Towson University (2018‒2019; 1963‒1965)

Honor Society University of California at Berkeley (1967‒1970)


M.M. in Musicology, Peabody Institute (2023)

Towson University (B.S., 2019) Music

Harford Community College (A.A., 2017) Music

University of California at Berkeley (B.A., 1970) (M.A., 1976) (Ph.D., 1986) English

Towson University (1963‒1965)




A Little Fanfare, Performed and Improvised by Jim McFalls and Darius Christian, Trombone Recital at TU, Fall 2019

Songs, The Lamb and The Tyger, Performed in Masterclass of Lori Laitman, Visiting Composer at TU, Spring 2018

Scenes from Musical Performed by Goat Hall Productions, San Francisco, Summer 2015

To Access Video:

​Composer/Author: Music, Lyrics, and Book for Baltimore Crazy Quilt: A Musical (2010), Arranged (2012) by Keith Adams, M.M. in Composition at Towson University


Taught English as Graduate Student at University of California at Berkeley


Recital: Harford Community College, 2017 Giordani, Caro mio ben

Recitals: 2013, 2014 Venez, Agréable Printemps; Debussy, Beau Soir; Scarlatti, Già Il Sole Dal Gange

Soloist: Towson University Choral Society, 2011 VIDA, Famine Song



Choral Singer as Music Student (2015‒2019)

  • Towson University World Music Ensemble

  • Towson University Women’s Chamber Singers

  • Harford Choral Society

  • Harford Community College A Cappella Chorus

Shepherdess Choral Singer: Riverside Stage, 2013 Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors

Paid Choir Singer: Trinity Episcopal Church, Easter and Christmas, 2012

Choral Singer Outside of Music Programs (2005–2019)

  • Berkshire Choral International

  • Baltimore Choral Arts Society

  • Bach Concert Series Choir

  • Towson University Choral Society

  • Towson United Methodist Church



Italian, French, Latin, Ancient Greek


​Proofreading Services Group at T. Rowe Price, Baltimore, MD

Collins & Collins Financial Planning, Walnut Creek, CA


Voice, Lyric Writing, Music Composition

Carol E.R. Collins
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