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Jessica Dorman

Adjunct Instructor of Piano and Voice

Paul W. Ogle Center 058
Phone: (812) 941-2436
jldorman@iu.edu

Biography

A native of Calera, Alabama, Jessica Litwiniec Dorman is Adjunct Piano Faculty at Indiana University Southeast and an active accompanist in the Louisville area; as well as being a staff accompanist at the University of Louisville, she has played for students at Indiana University Southeast and local high schools.  She has also served as staff accompanist for local NATS competitions and the International Horn Competition of America (2011 & 2013).  Jessica has played for numerous musical theater productions at local high schools, the Jewish Community Center, and with the Broadway Across America Series; she has also served as musical director for musicals at local high schools as well as for the Jeffersonville River Pops series.  Jessica has also played with Orchestra Enigmatic and the Louisville Orchestra and is a core member of A/TONAL ensemble.  Jessica is on the faculty at the Academy of Music at St. Francis in the Fields, where she teaches piano, voice, and occasionally theory.  Jessica is the current Secretary of the Kentucky Music Teachers Association (KMTA), having recently served as 2nd Vice President of KMTA (2012-2014) and Secretary of the Greater Louisville MTA (2010-2012).

                Jessica holds a Master of Music degree in piano performance from the University of Alabama where she studied piano with Amanda Penick.  She also holds a Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance from Samford University.  While at Samford, Jessica studied piano with Dr. Betty Sue Shepherd, and studied organ and harpsichord with Dr. H. E. Tibbs.  She has participated in Masterclasses with such artists as Ann Schein, Claude Franck, and Leon Fleisher, and has received coaching from John Perry and Yakov Kasman, among others.