Dr. Tracey Schmidt-Jaynes

Dr. Tracey Schmidt-Jaynes

Office: HCA-276
Email:  tschmidt@bloomu.edu

Dr. Tracy Schmidt-Jaynes

Dr. Tracey Schmidt-Jaynes is Associate Professor of Flute, Music Theory, and Aural Skills at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. Previous teaching positions include Vanderbilt University, University of Northern Arizona, and the University of Colorado-Boulder.

Dr. Schmidt-Jaynes received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Flute Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Colorado-Boulder, a Master of Music in Flute from Northwestern State University of Louisiana, and Bachelors of Music in Flute Performance and in Music Theory/Composition from the University of North Texas. Her primary flute teachers include Alexa Still and Mary Karen Clardy. Solo flute performances have included the National Flute Association convention in Chicago; flute society festivals in Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Arizona, Colorado, and Pennsylvania; and guest artist for a flute day at Mesa State College in Colorado. She has been broadcast on WVIA. Recent presentations include a lecture at the 2013 National Flute Association convention in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Schmidt-Jaynes is Vice President of the MidSouth Flute Society and Chair of their Young Artist competition. She has adjudicated numerous competitions including the 2011 National Flute Association High School Soloists Competition. She is piccoloist of the Williamsport Symphony.

Dr. Schmidt-Jaynes is published in Flute Talk magazine and contributed a chapter on musical borrowing in George Crumb and the Alchemy of Sound; Essays on his Music.