WOMEN COMPOSERS OF THE PAST AND PRESENT -
February 29, 7:30 p.m., Cadek Recital Hall
On Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 7:30pm Dr. Lynn Worcester Jones, Assistant Professor of Piano and Keyboard Area Coordinator at UTC will present a concert titled “Women Composers of the Past and Present” with guest artist Dr. Andrew White, baritone, from The University of Nebraska at Kearney. Dr. Jones will perform solo piano and vocal works with Dr. White from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Works by Lili Boulanger, Catherine Urner, Poldowski, Rebecca Clarke, Darleen Mitchell, Eva Beglarian, Bunita Marcus, Elena Ruehr, and Missy Mazzoli will be performed. The concert will be held in the historic Cadek Recital Hall on UTC’s campus located at 725 Oak Street. The concert is free, accessible, and open to the public. Free parking is available behind the Cadek Building. For more information, contact Lynn-Worcester@utc.edu.
Andrew R. White, BM, MM, AD, DMA, teaches private voice, as well as classes in diction and vocal literature at the University of Nebraska Kearney at the rank of Professor. Operatic appearances include Guglielmo in Cosi fan tutte, Endymion in Calisto, and Claudio in Beatrice and Benedict. Gilbert and Sullivan roles include Pirate King in The Pirates of Penzance, Pooh-bah in The Mikado, and Lord Chancellor in Iolanthe. He has won first prize in the VARN and Richardson competitions; other prizes include the NATSAA District Competition, the Alpha Corinne Mayfield Opera Award, and the Darius Milhaud Award.An advocate of contemporary music, he has performed new works in Boston, Cleveland, New York, San Francisco, and Vancouver. He made his New York debut in Weill Recital Hall in a program of songs of composer Frederick Koch. One reviewer hailed him as “…a formidable interpreter… Every song composer should be so lucky with collaborators.” He has a level III certification in Somatic Voiceworktm, the LoVetri Method. He has published articles in Voice and Speech Review, Classical Singer, and American Music Teacher.
Lynn Worcester Jones, DMA is a dedicated performer-scholar and serves as Assistant Professor, Keyboard Area Coordinator at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is a versatile artist who maintains an active solo and collaborative performance career. Beginning her piano studies at the age of four with her mother, she has performed solo and chamber recitals throughout the United States, Italy and Vienna. She has won numerous national awards and prizes and has performed with members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and in numerous international summer festivals including the Vienna International Piano Academy, Vienna Music Seminar at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, Austria, Tyrolean International Piano Academy (Innsbruck) and the Atlantic Music Festival. Dr. Jones has performed as a collaborative pianist with artists in two-piano and chamber ensembles and enjoys performing works by living women composers. Dr. Jones produces a wide range of academic writings published in leading keyboard journals including The Piano Magazine and Piano Pedagogy Forum and in 2019, published her article “Campaigning for College Music Study” in American Music Teacher.