Luther College professor Jennaya Robison to present recital on March 8

February 26, 2019

Jennaya Robison, assistant professor of music at Luther College will give a vocal recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 8, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther Campus. Robison will be joined by Jared Rogers, tenor, Nicholas Shaneyfelt, collaborative piano, and Diego Piedra, violin.

The recital is open to the public with no charge for admission.

Robison serves as a Luther assistant professor of music as well as the conductor for the first-year treble ensemble, Aurora, and Collegiate Chorale, a choir comprised of a select group of junior and senior singers. She is also the coordinator of collegiate repertoire and standards and director of student activities for the North Central chapter of the American Choral Directors Association. Before coming to Luther, Robison was the artistic director of Scottsdale Musical Arts, she also held a position teaching at the University of Arizona and the University of New Mexico.

As a soprano, Robison has sung as a soloist with many renowned ensembles including Grammy winning True Concord, the Tucson Symphony, Arizona Opera, Scottsdale Arts Orchestra, Scottsdale Symphony and the St. Andrews Bach Society.

Robison holds a doctorate in choral conducting from the University of Arizona, a master’s in conducting and voice from the University of New Mexico and a bachelor’s degree from Luther College.

Luther is home to one of the largest collegiate music programs in the nation, with five choirs, three orchestras, three bands, two jazz bands and nearly 800 student musicians. Luther students participate in large ensembles, faculty-coached chamber groups, private lessons and master classes. More than 275 music majors study music theory, ear training, history, education, composition, jazz, church music and performance.