An active pianist and collaborative musician, Jessica Barnett-Moseley is currently a Lecturer of Music Theory at SUNY-Fredonia. Prior to moving to the Buffalo area in 2014, Jessica taught music theory, aural skills, and piano at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, and the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Jessica’s dedication to teaching was recognized by the University of Cincinnati when she received the Excellence in Teaching Award from the Cincinnati Conservatory. She has spoken at regional and national conferences around the United States and was an invited guest speaker at the National Group Piano and Piano Pedagogy conference.
Jessica holds a Ph.D. and M.M. in Music Theory from the University of Cincinnati and a B.M. in Piano Pedagogy from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Her musical and research interests include 20th- and 21st-century music analysis, applications of music theory to performance, music pedagogy, and techniques for coping with performance anxiety.
Julia Anne Cordani
Julia Anne Cordani is currently a sophomore at the University at Buffalo, where she studies Voice Performance and Italian with a Linguistics minor. She has been studying voice for over 10 years, piano for 15, and violin for 11. In high school she was an active participant in NYSSMA All-State, as well as NAfME All-Eastern. She is currently a member of the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus, UB Choir, Sotto Voce Vocal Collective, and several other chamber ensembles. Recently, she has travelled to Europe for a choral symposium based in performing on the streets and in the ancient churches and cathedrals of Europe. Julia hopes to go onto graduate school to study voice performance, specifically in the area of Pre-Classical (Prehistoric, Ancient, Baroque, and Renaissance) music. She studies under Tiffany Du Mouchelle.