Department of Music

Jennifer Piazza-Pick

Soprano Jennifer Piazza-Pick has been fortunate to perform throughout the United States and Europe. She was a member of the House Chorus at the Nationaltheater Mannheim in Mannheim, Germany, where she performed in over 50 different productions. She sang several small roles with the theater as well, including Turandot’s handmaiden in Turandot, first Mädchen in Le Nozze di Figaro, and the first soprano solos in Schumann’s Requiem für Mignon. Active also as a concert singer, she has performed in several concert series’ as a soloist and ensemble singer, including a concert tour of Poland, Belarus, Latvia, and Lithuania with the U.S. Army Europe Band and an annual quartet recital as part of the Hab 8 series at the Nationaltheater. She has been a soloist in such works as Handel’s Messiah, Fauré’s Requiem, Vivaldi’s Gloria and Magnificat, Brahms’s Ein Deutsches Requiem, Mozart’s Requiem, Bach’s St. John’s Passion, Britten’s Ceremony of Carols, and performances of Bach’s Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen. Her operatic roles include Nannetta in Falstaff, the First Lady in The Magic Flute, Miss Wordsworth in Albert Herring, and Belinda in Dido and Aeneas.

Ms. Piazza-Pick holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Voice Performance and Music Education from Ithaca College and a Master of Music degree in Voice Performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. In San Antonio, she is adjunct faculty at both Our Lady of the Lake University and University of the Incarnate Word, the soprano section leader at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, and she maintains a private studio. She has performed as a soloist with the San Antonio Choral Society, Opera Piccola of San Antonio, and the Composer’s Alliance of San Antonio, as well as on the First Friday Concert series at St. John’s Lutheran Church and the Fanning Foyer Concert Series at Trinity Baptist Church. She has given a series of Lieder recitals at various local universities with Zachary Ridgway, and has recently given an American art song recital to expand the California new music group CMASH into Texas with Cheryl Cellon Lindquist. She is also the recipient of the 2012 George Cortes Award for Classical Singing by the Artist Foundation of San Antonio.

Contact: piazzapi@uiwtx.edu


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