Jennifer Muñiz, Pianist

 







Upcoming Events:


The College Music Society Great Lakes Conference

Jennifer Muñiz will present the lecture-recital, “Second City? Reflecting on Piano Music of Chicago Composer Arne Oldberg in the Early Twentieth Century,” at the College Music Society Great Lakes Conference, Murray State University, Kentucky, April 7-8, 2017.


Recording of Arne Oldberg Sonata for Cello and Piano, op. 45, and Various Works for Solo Piano

University of Colorado Boulder

Spring/Summer, 2017


“Support a New CD Featuring the Music of Arne Oldberg” is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non‐profit arts service organization.



Contributions for the charitable purposes of “Support a New CD Featuring the Music of Arne Oldberg” must be made payable to “Fractured Atlas” and are tax‐deductible to the extent permitted by law.


Recent Events

Clavier Companion Article

Jennifer Muñiz’s article, “Roll Over, Mozart: Creative Improvisation and Composition Activities,” was published in the November/December 2016 issue of the nationally circulated Clavier Companion


The College Music Society National Conference

Jennifer Muñiz co-presented with flutist

Ana María Hernandez-Candelas in a lecture-recital titled

“Flute Music by Latin American Women Composers:

A Performance Guide of the Works of Awilda Villarini,

Gabriela Ortiz, Adina Izarra and Angelica Negron.”

October 27-29, 2016

Santa Fe, New Mexico


Ensemble CONCEPT/21

Jennifer Muñiz performed the solo piano piece “Levante” by Osvaldo Golijov and chamber works by Gabriela Frank, Roberto Sierra, and Gustavo Leone in a program that celebrated contemporary music from Latin America.

November 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Northside Hall, Blackbox Theater, Indiana University South Bend


The South Shore Trio

Jennifer Muñiz, piano; Trevor O’Riordan, clarinet; and Rudolf Haken, viola performed works by Mozart, Larsen and Novacek at Memorial Hall.

September 1, 2016 at 7:30 pm

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


The Michigan City Chamber Music Festival

Jennifer Muñiz will perform in the 15th Annual Michigan

City Chamber Music Festival with Melisa Barrick Baldwin,

soprano; Kimberly Jones, mezzo-soprano; and Gabriel

Schlaffer, viola. The festival runs August 13-21, 2016,

First Presbyterian Church in Michigan City, IN

All events are open to the public and free of charge.


On the Stage Series: The South Shore Trio

Jennifer Muñiz, piano; Trevor O’Riordan, clarinet; and Rudolf Haken, viola performed works by Mozart, Larsen and Novacek at the Colonial Theater.

June 5, 2016 at 3:00 pm

The Colonial Theater, Pittsfield, Massachusetts


Ensemble CONCEPT/21

EC/21 performed a program of works by Leonardo Balada, with the composer as a guest speaker.

April 17, 2016

Louise E. Addicott and Yatish J. Joshi Performance Hall, IU South Bend

EC/21 also performed on Feb. 19, 2016 in a program featuring “New Voices of Michiana.”


World Premiere of Stabat Mater Speciosa by Jorge Muñiz

In a concert to benefit Hannah’s House, entitled “New Beginnings: A Mother’s Journey,” Nancy Menk conducted the South Bend Chamber Singers, the Saint Mary’s College Women’s Choir, soprano soloist Laurel Thomas, and pianists Jennifer Muñiz and David Eicher.

March 20, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Saint Mary’s College


Lecture Recital, “Transforming Spirituals Into Solo Piano Concert Music: Works by Margaret Bonds and Florence Price”

Muñiz presented a lecture-recital at the College Music Society Mid-Atlantic conference and also at the Great Plains conference:

Rock Hill, South Carolina on Feb. 27, 2016

Kansas City, Missouri on March 4, 2016


10th Latino Music Festival - Chicago

Ensemble CONCEPT/21

EC/21 performed contemporary works by Catalonian composers.

Chicago Public Library, Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, 400 S. State St., Chicago

October 1, 2015, 6:30pm CST


Violin Virtuosity

Michigan City Chamber Music Festival

Jennifer Muniz performed with violinists Zofia Glashauser and Nic Orbovich in a program featuring Ravel, Bruch, and Bonds.

Oct. 10, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church, Michigan City, IN


World Premiere of Libby Larsen’s Ferlinghetti for Piano, Clarinet and Viola

Jennifer Muñiz performed in the opening concert of the Michigan City Chamber Music Festival with Trevor O’Riordan, clarinet and Rudolf Haken, viola as part of a series of world premieres of Ferlinghetti across the country.

First Presbyterian Church, Michigan City, IN

August 8, 2015, 7:30 pm


Ensemble CONCEPT/21

Jennifer Muñiz performed Richard Danielpour’s Trio, “A Child’s Reliquary,” and Stefan Freund’s Dodecaphunphrolic with musicians of Ensemble CONCEPT/21 .

Louise E. Addicott and Yatish J. Joshi Performance Hall, IU South Bend

February 27, 2015, 7:00 pm

April 17, 2015, 7:00 pm: “New Voices of Michiana”


Chamber Music Recital: Violin and Piano

Jennifer Muñiz performed with concertmaster of the South Bend Symphony Zofia Glashauser and Principal Violin II, Nicholas Orbovich in a program that featured the Franck Violin Sonata and the Beethoven Violin Sonata in C-Minor.

First Presbyterian Church, Michigan City, IN

December 13, 2014, 3:00 p.m.


Chamber Music Recital: Clarinet and Piano

Jennifer Muñiz performed with clarinetist Jason Gresl in a program that included the Bernstein Clarinet Sonata and “Sparks” by Belinda Reynolds.

Krasl Arts Center, St. Joseph, MI

December 4, 2014, 7:00 p.m.


Ensemble CONCEPT/21

Jennifer Muñiz performed Daniel Kellogg’s Divinum Mysterium in the opening concert of IU South Bend’s professional New Music Ensemble.

Louise E. Addicott and Yatish J. Joshi Performance Hall, IU South Bend

November 14, 2014, 7:00 pm


Chamber Music Recital: Viola and Piano

Hillary Herndon, viola, and Jennifer Muñiz, piano, performed works by Le Beau, Brahms, Vasilenko and Muñiz.

Louise E. Addicott and Yatish J. Joshi Performance Hall, IU South Bend

October 12, 2014, 4:00 p.m.


“Shakespeare’s Love: An Evening of Songs by Jorge Muñiz”

Faculty composer Jorge Muñiz presented a recital featuring Shakespeare’s text set to his music performed by tenor Emanuel Christian Caraman, pianist Jennifer Muñiz, and cellist Si-Yan Darren Li.

Louise E. Addicott and Yatish J. Joshi Performance Hall, IU South Bend

October 4, 2014 7:00 pm


Raclin and Ruthmere Recital Series

Jennifer Muñiz performed Persichetti on the IU South Bend music faculty recital held at the Ruthmere Mansion.

Ruthmere Museum, Elkhart, IN

September 18, 2014, 7:00


Chamber Music Recital: Some Romantic Evening

Hillary Herndon, viola, and Jennifer Muñiz, piano, performed works by Le Beau, Brahms, Vasilenko and Piazzolla. The evening featured the unveiling of a new work by sculptor Andrew DeVries, and a chocolate and champagne reception hosted by Chocolate Springs Cafe.

Ventfort Hall, Lenox Massachusetts

June 21, 2014, 7:00 p.m.


Faculty Recital, Donald A. Dake Summer Academy

Jennifer Muñiz performed with members of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra for the Academy’s summer faculty recital.

The Little Theatre, Saint Mary’s College, South Bend, Indiana

June 17, 2014, 7:30 p.m.


Lecture-Recital and Solo Performance

Jennifer Muñiz presented a lecture-recital entitled, “Thinking Outside the German Box: Charles Ives and Modest Mussorgsky as Prototypical Outcasts.” In addition, Ms. Muñiz performed selected solo piano works by Isaac Albéniz and Antón García Abril.

College Music Society-Northeast Regional Conference

State University of New York-Potsdam

April 4-5, 2014


Lecture-Recital

Jennifer Muñiz presented a lecture-recital entitled, “Does the Apple Fall Far from the Tree? A Discussion of Solo Piano Works by Vincent Persichetti and Richard Danielpour.”

College Music Society-Great Lakes Regional Conference

University of North Dakota

March 28-29, 2014


Vinlanda Duo Recital

A recital performed by The Vinlanda Duo (Jorge and Jennifer Muñiz, pianos), featuring works by Barber, Ives, Danielpour, Persichetti and Piazzolla.

Willie Mae Kountz Recital Hall, Central Methodist University, Missouri

March 20, 2014, 7:30 p.m.


Collaborative Recital

Zofia Glashauser, concertmaster of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, and her sister Aleksandra Holowka, accompanied by Jennifer Muñiz, performed a recital featuring works by Wieniawski, Mozart, Fuchs and Handel.

First Presbyterian Church, Michigan City, IN

December 14, 2013 3:00 p.m.


Chamber Music Recital: The Music Salon of the 1920’s

Hillary Herndon, viola, and Jennifer Muñiz, piano, performed works by Le Beau, Brahms, Vasilenko and Piazzolla.

The Music House, Greenville, North Carolina

November 9, 2013, 7:00 p.m.


Demonstration

Jennifer Muñiz presented at the College Music Society National Conference with a demonstration entitled “Roll Over Mozart: Improvisation and Composition Exercises that Bring Creativity to Piano Instruction.”

Cambridge, Massachusetts

October 31- November 2, 2013


Collaborative Recital

City of Lights: An Evening of Music with Robert Swan and Martha Cares

Swan and Cares re-create Paris of the 1940‘s and 50‘s with music of Edith Piaf and more, accompanied by pianist Jennifer Muñiz.

Heritage Museum and Cultural Center, St. Joseph, Michigan

October 26, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.