UCF Music Department
JoAnne Stephenson

JoAnne Stephenson

  • Associate Professor

JoAnne.Stephenson@ucf.edu
407-823-2866
Campus Location: PACM118

JoAnne Stephenson is an active performer, lecturer, adjudicator, and choir director. Performances abroad include Beijing, China in 2005, where Dr. Stephenson sang, “The Umokoro Songs” written for her by Dr. Wallace Cheatham at the Beijing Conservatory. European performances include a tour to Leipzig, Prague, Vienna and Melk, where she sang the Mezzo Soprano solos in the J.S. Bach, “Magnifcate,” and the W.A. Mozart, “Mass in c Minor” with the Bach Society of Winter Park. Other European engagements include four solo recitals, two of which were sung at Cambridge University in Cambridge, England, and two at the University of London. Additional European performances include solo recitals and performances in Paris, France, Ragusa, Italy and Vevey, Switzerland.

Dr. Stephenson has presented several lecture/recitals around the United States. One lecture of note was her presentation in conjunction with a grant for the National Endowment for the Humanities where she lectured on “An Interdisciplinary Approach to Music by African Americans.” Other lecture recitals include her research on Florence Price where two presentations were given for the College Music Society’s National meetings in San Juan Puerto Rico, in and Portland, Oregon. Additional presentations include lecture recitals at Hampton University, University of Dayton, and Agnes Scott College where her presentation was recorded and aired on Atlanta’s classical station, WABE.

Education

  • D.M.A. in Voice Performance from University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
  • M.M. in Voice Performance from Washington University
  • B.M. in Voice Performance from University of Missouri

Research Interests

Classical Vocal Compositions by African American Composers

The Evolution of Music by African American Composers (from Negro Spirituals to Neo Soul)

Recent Research Activities

Dr. Stephenson has recently acquired manuscripts of music written by African Americans, that she will be writing about, and performing in the coming months.

Activities

Dr. Stephenson will be performing at the African American Art Song Alliance conference February 9-12, 2012. One of the performances includes a piece written for her by Dr. Aldolphus Hailstork, entitled "The Heavens Declare."

Courses

No courses found for Spring 2018.

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
91032 MUL3602 Song Literature Face2Face M,W,F 10:30AM - 11:20AM Available
No Description Available
80265 MVV1411 Voice Ⅰ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80795 MVV1873 Secondary Voice Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80268 MVV2421 Voice Ⅱ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80271 MVV3431 Voice Ⅲ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80519 MVV3431 Voice Ⅲ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80274 MVV4441 Voice Ⅳ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80344 MVV5451 Voice Ⅴ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80562 MVV6452 Voice Ⅵ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available

No courses found for Summer 2017.

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
18792 MUS3255 German and Eng Lyric Diction Face2Face M,F 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
10227 MVV1411 Voice Ⅰ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
10231 MVV2421 Voice Ⅱ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
10235 MVV3431 Voice Ⅲ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
10473 MVV3431 Voice Ⅲ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
10238 MVV4441 Voice Ⅳ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
10326 MVV5451 Voice Ⅴ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
10548 MVV6452 Voice Ⅵ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80271 MVV1411 Voice Ⅰ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
81048 MVV1873 Secondary Voice Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80274 MVV2421 Voice Ⅱ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80277 MVV3431 Voice Ⅲ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80528 MVV3431 Voice Ⅲ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80280 MVV4441 Voice Ⅳ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80282 MVV5451 Voice Ⅴ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available
80585 MVV6452 Voice Ⅵ Face2Face W 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available
No Description Available

No courses found for Summer 2016.

Updated: Aug 23, 2017

Music Department • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
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