Jessica Gilliam-Valls

Notable Achievements

Professor of Music Lois Ferrari hosted the 2016 SU Conductors’ Institute from Jun. 23 - 25. Associate clinician for the workshop was Peter Bay, Music Director of the Austin Symphony. Bay and Ferrari coached ten participating conductors, including recent alum Mattie Kotzur ’16, in Igor Stravinsky’s Octet and L’histoire du soldat. Performers included the following part-time faculty: Instructor of Applied Music Adrienne Inglis, Instructor of Applied Music Daniel Chrisman, Assistant Professor of Applied Music Jessica Gilliam-Valls, and Assistant Professor of Applied Music Kyle Koronka. Sir David Whitwell gave a lecture on score memorization. The Institute concluded with a public concert presentation in which all ten participants conducted movements from these two chamber works.

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Jessica Gilliam-Valls received her Doctorate of Musical Arts from The University of Texas at Austin in 2010, her Masters of Music from the Manhattan School of Music in 1994, and her Bachelor of Music from Oberlin College and Conservatory in 1992.

  • Jessica Gilliam-Valls received her Doctorate of Musical Arts from The University of Texas at Austin in 2010, her Masters of Music from the Manhattan School of Music in 1994, and her Bachelor of Music from Oberlin College and Conservatory in 1992.