Dr Janet Jennings is a well-known New Zealand composer. Trained and experienced as a singer, conductor, organist (church musician), harpsichordist, and stage director, Janet composes sympathetically and engagingly for voice (solo and choral music), instruments (chamber and orchestral music), and for stage (opera and music-drama).
Janet majored in organ and harpsichord studies at Auckland University, later completing post-graduate research focused on a performance of Tate/Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas. Her PhD studies in composition were assisted by a doctoral scholarship from the University of Waikato and a Fulbright scholarship allowing for travel and study in the United States.
for voice, flute, bassoon and piano
for voice, flute and piano
for SATB choir, STB soloists, violin, brass quintet, percussion and organ
for solo piano
for flute, bassoon and piano
for tenor and piano, 19m 20s
a song cycle for baritone and piano, 19m 20s
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