Released: September 6, 2012
Lincoln, Neb. - The University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Music presents faculty artist, Jamie Reimer, soprano, in a vocal recital on Thursday, Sept 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. This recital is FREE and open to the public.
The repertoire for Dr. Reimer’s recital will include "Sechs Lieder as 'Jucunde' von Hermann Rollett," Op. 23 by Clara Schumann, "Fruenliebe und –Leben" by Robert Schumann, "Weg de Lieve (I)" and "Wir wandelten" by Johannes Brahms.
Reimer will be accompanied by pianist Michael Cotton and joined by faculty artist Kate Butler, mezzo soprano, on Brahms’ "Weg der Liebe (I)."
Jamie Reimer's biography
Jamie Reimer, soprano, is highly regarded as a performer, teacher and scholar, appearing regularly in opera, oratorio and recital venues around the country. Among her favorite roles include Fiordiligi ("Cosi fan tutte"), Countess Almaviva ("Le nozze di Figaro"), Erste Dame ("Die Zauberflote"), Dido ("Dido and Aeneas"), Anna Maurrant ("Street Scene"), Tessa ("Gondoliers") and Martha Jefferson ("1776"). She has also performed with Opera Omaha ("The Tender Land," "Turandot"), Omaha Symphony Chamber Orchestra (Mozart "Requiem"), Lincoln Symphony ("Messiah," Beethoven "Symphony No. 9"), Hastings Symphony ("Messiah," "Songs of the Auvergne"), and was twice an invited soloist for the American Lizst Society (Lizst "Christus," "Frauenliebe und -Leben").
Her research was published in recent articles in the Journal of Singing, the Journal of the International Alliance for Women in Music and Pan Pipes. She is also a frequent presenter of her work throughout the country and abroad. Recent national conference presentations include the National Opera Association, National Association of Teachers in Singing and the Festival 500: The Phenomenon of Singing. Presentations at international conferences include the International Symposium on Performance Science and the International Congress of Voice Teachers. She has presented at the National Association of Negro Musicians on her work of composer Robert Owens and the Nebraska Music Educators Association in an effort to assist high school vocal directors in the selection of art song for their students.
When not on stage or in the lecture hall, Dr. Reimer is a member of the voice faculty at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln teaching applied voice and directing Opera Workshop. Her teaching experience includes Midland LutheranCollege and a private studio in Omaha, Nebraska. Her scholarly work has earned several awards, including a National Association of Teachers of Singing Internship, John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts Internship, the Othmer Fellowship, the Maude Hammond Fling Fellowship and the Theodore Presser Scholar award.
Dr. Reimer received her DMA and MM from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with her undergraduate work from Hastings College. She is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, College Music Society, the National Opera Association, and Sigma Alpha Iota.