Lecture/Recital: Recalling Innovation and Agency for Modern Times: The Life & Works of Henriette Renie (1875-1956) with co-presenter, Ann Yeung, Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 3:15PM
Scholarly lecture examining Rene’s life and contributions to the harp, including an examination of her compositions, Ballade fantastique and Concerto en ut mineur.
Masters Series Panel Discussion: College Music Auditions, Speaker, Friday, June 21, 2019, 3:00PM & 3:45PM
Jaymee Haefner is a leading scholar on French harpist and composer Henriette Renie. Ms. Haefner’s extensive research has resulted to the publication of two books, One Stone to the Building: The Life & Works of Henriette Renie (2017) and The Legend of Henriette Renie (2006). An enthusiastic supporter of new music, Ms. Haefner and has premiered works for harp in the Czech Republic, Mexico, Russia, and for the World Harp Congress (2017) in Hong Kong, China. She serves as the Assistant Professor of Harp at the University of North Texas College of Music. Ms. Haefner holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and the Master of Music and Bachelor of Music degrees from the University of Arizona.