Faculty and Friends Concert Series
Mozart in Music City
Monday, April 1, 8 p.m.
Lipscomb string faculty Carolyn Wann Bailey, violin; Clare Yang, viola; Sari Reist, cello, will join pianist Jerome Reed for piano quartets by Mozart and Schumann.
Mozart in Music City is a collaboration by the Nashville Opera, the Nashville Symphony, Blackbird Theater, the Lipscomb University Department of Music, and FiftyForward Music for Seniors, to bring Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's music to Middle Tennessee audiences throughout March and April.
As part of Mozart in Music City, Lipscomb University's artists-in-residence The Blackbird Theater will present a production of "Amadeus" on March 8-23. Click here for more details.
Performances are subject to change. For additional information, contact the Department of Music at 1-800-333-4358, ext. 5932 or (615) 966-5932.
Carolyn Wann Bailey
Bailey joined The Nashville Symphony as principal second violin in 1996. She served as concertmaster with both the Canton Symphony (Ohio) and Wheeling Symphony (West Virginia), and performed with the North Carolina Symphony, the Akron Symphony, the Ohio Chamber Orchestra, the Jacksonville Symphony and the Spoleto Festival. She holds both bachelor's and master's degrees in violin performance from The Cleveland Institute of Music. In addition to her work with the NSO, Carolyn is an active studio musician and a member of the adjunct faculty at Lipscomb University.
Violist Yang joined the Nashville Symphony in 1995. Born in Taipei, Taiwan, she moved to the “Hoosier” state at age four and grew up in Bloomington, Indiana. She holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Indiana University. Yang was a first prize winner in the 1995 Yellow Springs Chamber Music Competition. She has also played with the Evansville Philharmonic and Owensboro Symphony Orchestras. An active chamber musician in the Nashville area, she has served on the faculty of Tennessee Technological, Belmont and Lipscomb universities.
Sari DeLeon Reist
Reist performs regularly with some of Nashville’s finest musicians and ensembles on stage and in the recording studio. She has played with the Nashville Symphony on many occasions, and appeared as a soloist with the Nashville Chamber Orchestra. In the popular realm, she can be heard on recordings by Lady Antebellum, Faith Hill, Martina McBride, Trace Adkins, Train, Carrie Underwood, Wynonna and countless others. Reist received her bachelor's in cello performance from San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She has played with the New World Symphony and has taught cello at Mannes College of Music, The Children’s’ Orchestra of New York. She currently teaches at Lipscomb University.
Jerome A. Reed
Reed is the Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Piano at Lipscomb University. He holds the D.M.A. and M.M. in piano performance from the Catholic University of America and the B.M. in music from Middle Tennessee State University. His performance schedule averages around 20 concerts, lectures and recitals every year. He has performed extensively in the U.S., South America and Europe, appearing in such venues as the Mendelssohnhaus in Leipzig, Germany, the Musikhochschule in Graz, Austria and the Conservatoire Royale in Brussels. His work has been broadcast over U.S., German and Australian Public Radio.