Guest Artist Concert: Jacquelyn Adams
- Sarofim School of Fine Arts
- 1001 E University Ave
- Georgetown, TX
- February 14, 2017
- Phone: (512) 863-1378
- Time: 7:30 PM
- Price: Adults: $12, Over 62 and students: $10
Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department is pleased to present french hornist Jacquelyn Adams
Adams has performed with world-renowned artists such as Kanye West, Luciano Pavarotti, and Mac McAnally. A former New York City resident, her on-Broadway experience includes Beauty and the Beast, South Pacific, West Side Story, Lion King, and Legally Blonde. Television and movie appearances include CBS’s The Early Show, Disney’s Step Up 3D, and BET’s Music Awards 2007. A founding member of the all-female pop horn quartet Genghis Barbie, Adams made her radio debut LIVE on WFMU Radio’s Seven Second Delay, placed 3rd in WNYC’s Battle of the Boroughs, and performed with the quartet at the International Horn Symposium 43. Recordings include Genghis Barbie’s self-titled debut album, David Byrne and St. Vincent’s Love This Giant, Astor Piazzolla’s Oblivion, and Aaron Copland’s Clarinet Concerto with grammy-nominated chamber ensemble A Far Cry; she also records for NFL Films. Music festivals include Bard Summerscape Opera Festival, American Institute of Musical Studies Festival at Graz, Colorado College Summer Festival, and The White Mountains Music Festival with The North Country Chamber Players.
Jacquelyn Adams is the Assistant Professor of Horn at The University of Southern Mississippi; she also faculty at Kendall Betts Horn Camp. Previous faculty experience includes teaching at City University of New York Lehman College, Darton State College, Troy University, and The University of West Florida. Adams attended the University of North Texas then earned a Bachelors Degree from the Curtis Institute of Music, Masters Degree from Yale University, and Doctorate of Musical Arts Degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.