Jennifer Marie Stevens
Classical Singer ~ Visual Artist
September 22... Jennifer's birthday! Libra (Virgo-Libra cusp) with a Pisces Moon, Pisces Rising, and a Venus in Leo! ;)
Oneida Pottery Residency: Chappel Elementary School
Green Bay, WI. January, 2015.
Oneida Pottery Residency: Alliance Charter and Roosevelt Elementary Schools, Neenah, WI. February 2-14, 2015.
Oneida Pottery Residency: German Immersion School, Milwaukee, WI. March 19, 2015.
Pottery Workshop and Lecture-Exhibit November 2015:
Lost Art-Today's Revitalization: An Introduction To Iroquois (Haudenonsaunee) Pottery by Jennifer M. Stevens, Master Oneida potter and Instructor. This project is made possible by receiving the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation 2014 Fellowship Award. October 29, 2015 6 PM to 8 PM Exhibit opening and Lecture will be announced soon. The Neville Museum, Green Bay, WI in collaboration with the Oneida Museum, Oneida, WI. More details soon.
Oneida Pottery Residency: Fort Howard Elementary School, Green Bay, WI. December 16, 2014.
St. Francis Xavier Friday Artist Series: Jennifer Stevens will be a guest soprano soloist, W/ Green Bay symphony players in support of the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra. December 5, 12, and 19, 2014: 12:15 PM to 12:45 PM, St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, 140 S. Monroe St, Green Bay, WI 54301. http://fox11online.com/2014/12/05/new-efforts-underway-to-save-the-green-bay-symphony-orchestra/
Club Italo-Americano: An Evening of Italian Pop Music. Jennifer Stevens will be singing two of her favorites; Per Te and Un Giorno Per Noi (A Time For Us from the Movie , Romeo and Juliette.) with pianist, Marlene Feira. October 21, 2014. 5:30 PM.
Wisconsin Life: PBS-WPT Jennifer Stevens, profiled Singer, Artist, and Composer for the up and coming PBS-WPT show. Produced by Fred Wessel. Broadcasted May 5, 2014. Now available On-line: http://video.wpt.org/video/2365221712/
UWGB/Del Bianco Foundation of Florence Italy: Special Event May 14, 2014. 12 performers! Jennifer Stevens, Soprano Soloist-singing Vissi d'arte from the opera Tosca, by Giacomo Puccini. Unveiling of Leonardo Da Vinci Sculpture donated to UWGB. Weidner Center For the Performing Arts. 4:00 pm - Welcome, 4:30 pm - Unveiling, Lenfestey Family Courtyard, Mary Ann Cofrin Hall, 5:30 pm - Celebration Concert, Weidner Center Lobby, and 6:30 pm - Reception.
CD Project: Wade Fernandez, Native American Flute and Jennifer Stevens, Opera Singer. TBA
Native American Music Awards: The documentary, Owe.la': The Music Within Jennifer Stevens was submitted for the NAMMY Awards. Stevens was featured as Classically trained Singer, Composer, and Visual Artist. The documentary was produced by Eileen Littig and Dean Thomas. Wish us luck!!! Award Ceremony: November 14, 2014
European Training July/August 2014: Master Class with Italian soprano Fiorenza Cedolins, Ticino Musica of Lugano, Switzerland- Master Class. (Sponsored by Billie Kress.) http://www.fiorenzacedolins.eu/
Owe.la': The Music Within Jennifer Stevens
Documentary by Eileen Littig
Wisconsin Public Television Broadcasts:
Wednesday, February 27 9:30 pm on The Wisconsin Channel
Thursday, February 28 12:30 am on The Wisconsin Channel
Thursday, February 28 4:30 am on The Wisconsin Channel
Sunday, March 3 12:00 pm on The Wisconsin Channel
AAUW "Dreamers and Doers" Awards 2013: My niece Stephanie Stevens nominated me for the American Association of University Women's "Dreamers and Doers" Award. March 16, 2013!!! We'll see what happens... I am honored for the nomination, sincerely.
European Training 2013: Voice lessons with Italian Soprano, Fiorenza Cedolins, Las Palmas Gran Canaria, Spain, Spring, 2013. (Sponsor: Billie Kress.) Master Class with Fiorenza Cedolins 2014. http://www.fiorenzacedolins.eu/
Oneida Pottery Workshop: German Immersion School, Milwaukee, WI. March 15, 2013.
Oneida Pottery Workshop: Webster Elementary School, Green Bay, WI. March 11-14, 2013.
Oneida Pottery Workshop: Addison Elementary School, Appleton, WI. April 15 and 18, 2013.
Exhibit: Pottery "Ancestral Visions: Contemporary Voices" May 9-June 10, 2013. DeRicci Gallery-Edgewood College, Madison, WI. Reception-May 9, 2013. http://bayareaartgrind.com/2010/12/26/the-de-ricci-gallery-at-edgewood-college-exhibition-opportunities-for-2011-2012/
Red Shawl Gala: Ignace Indian Health Center Fund-raiser. April 20, 2013. Soprano Soloist, Jennifer Stevens; National Anthem, So In Love from the musical, Kiss Me Kate, and I Could Have Danced All Night from the musical, My Fair Lady. Milwaukee, WI.
Club Italo-Americano: An Evening of Neapolitan Songs... Jennifer Stevens will be singing three of her favorites; Torna a Surriento, by Ernesto De Curtis, I Te Vurria Vasa, by Eduardo Di Capua, and Caruso, by Lucio Dalla, with pianist, Marlene Feira. October 22, 2013. 6:30 PM.
Green Bay Symphony Orchestra 2013-2014, "100th Anniversary Celebration": November 9, 2013, at 7:30 P. M. Weidner Center For the Performing Arts, Green Bay, WI. Jennifer Stevens, guest artist-soprano soloist and composer. Performing Kahsl^ta (Dream-A Lullaby pronounced Gah-sluh-dah written in honor of Native American Children.), Owe.la' (Wind-pronounced Oh-waay-lah written to describe how we find our calling and destinations in life.), arranged by Alaric Coussons, and Ol^na' (A Prayer-pronounced Oh-luh-nah; arranged by Aaron Zinsmeister. It has two meanings "A Song or A Prayer" written in honor of my grandmother Maria Hinton, for her life's work in the preservation of the Oneida language.) My works will be conducted by Octavio Mas-Arocas from Lawrence University and advocate for New Music, our guest performers; Wade Fernandez, Native American Flute/Percussion, Aaron Zinsmeister, piano, and arrangers Alaric Coussons, and Aaron Zinsmeister. GBSO will also be performing works by Bizet and Dvorak-See GBSO website for more details!
Aaron Zinsmeister, arranger of the song I wrote for my grandma, Ol^.na'. Website: http://www.whiteravenaudio.com/home.php.
November 2012: The documentary, Owe.la': The Music Within Jennifer Stevens is now available on-line! WPT (Wisconsin Channel) Schedule:
November 21, 2012 9:00 PM, November 22, 2012 12:00 AM, November 25, 2012 12:00 PM. More dates TBA. Here it is: http://video.wpt2.org/video/2286124311/
Indian Summer Festival: September 9, 2012 Soloist Jennifer Stevens, soprano and William Lavonis, pianist. 11:30 AM and 5PM on the Miller stage. Concerts will entail artsongs, music theatre, opera arias, and original music by Jennifer Stevens. http://www.indiansummer.org/
European Vocal Training: June, 2012 Italian soprano, Francesca Patane, Lugano, Switzerland (Dumenzia, Italy), and American soprano, Cornelia Prestel, Salzburg, Austria(Elsbethen).
NEWIST/CESA 7 and ETP-NEW Documentary Project: Common Ground Concert April 24, 2012 at 6:30 PM-Meyer Theatre of Green Bay. Performers; Kevin Locke, Lakota Hoop Dancer and flute player, Lawrence Harris, baritone, opera singer and former Texas Oilers lineman, with his wife Renee Guerrero, pianist, Jennifer Stevens, soprano and composer, Kent Paulsen, pianist, and other special guests. The concert will entail a combination of art songs, opera arias, Jennifer Stevens' original compositions, and collaborations. Meyer Theatre, 117 South Washington Street, Green Bay, WI 54301. Free and open to the public! www.meyertheatre.com
Oneida Pottery Workshop-German Immersion School: Milwaukee, WI.
Releasing Classical CD: Releasing my first CD entitled Ol^.na' (Oh-luh-nah). Means a song or a prayer in the Oneida language.... coming soon! A selection of classical repertoire, sacred song, opera arias, and original classical contemporary compositions by Jennifer Stevens.
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