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MELISSA JENSEN LIVENGOOD Piano

APRIL 10   3PM

Eccles Performing Arts Center

May 8   3PM

Eccles Performing Arts Center

MELISSA JENSEN LIVENGOOD, Pianist

Melissa Livengood earned degrees in Art History and Piano from Willamette University, a Masters in Piano Performance from the University of Oregon, and a DMA in Piano from the Catholic University of America. As a recipient of a Rotary Scholarship, she studied piano in Belgium. Before moving to Utah, Melissa taught piano and theory at Armstrong Atlantic State University, was staff accompanist at Georgia Southern University, and played keyboard for the Savannah Symphony. She now makes her home in Utah, maintaining a piano studio, and working as a freelance vocal accompanist at the University of Utah. Dr. Livengood has performed as guest artist with her clarinetist husband frequently at international clarinet festivals worldwide.  She has been featured in many performances with the Beethoven Festival, the Nova Chamber Music Society, the Cathedral of the Madeleine and the Utah Viola Society and often appears with her husband, clarinetist Lee Livengood.