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Jennaya Robison

Dr. Jennaya Robison, is in demand as a conductor, clinician, and soprano throughout the United States.  She currently serves as Associate Professor of Music at Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) where she conducts Aurora, Collegiate Chorale, and the Luther College Gospel Choir and teaches courses in conducting and vocal pedagogy. She has also served as part of the conducting faculty for the summer Master of Music program in choral conducting at Simpson College in partnership with CORO. Prior to moving to Iowa, she was the Artistic Director of Scottsdale Musical Arts, a multi-generational organization comprised of a professional orchestra and choir as well as children’s choirs and youth orchestras. She has taught in public schools in Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. She is also active as a church musician and serves as Director of Music at First Lutheran Church, Decorah, Iowa.

Dr. Robison has presented lectures and workshops at national, regional, and state ACDA conferences and state NATS conferences. Under her leadership, choirs have been invited to participate at state and regional ACDA conferences. She has been an invited conductor and clinician at numerous festivals including All State Choirs in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota, Wisconsin Middle Level Honors Choirs, Alabama Collegiate Honor Choirs, Texas Collegiate Women’s Honor Choir, Montreat Music Conference Festival Choir (North Carolina)  and various regional and state honor choirs in Alabama, Colorado, Texas, Nevada, Arizona, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. She will serve as guest conductor of the Consort Chorale, Bay Area, California in 2020 and make her Carnegie Hall conducting debut in the summer of 2021.

She holds the Doctor of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting from the University of Arizona, the Master of Music in conducting and voice from the University of New Mexico, and the Bachelor of Arts in music from Luther College.  She has held various state and regional leadership roles for the American Choral Directors Association. Her choral series is published with Pavane Music and additional arrangements and compositions are published by Kjos Music and Morningstar Music.

She resides in Decorah, Iowa with her husband Brett and three children, Elise, Grace, and Benjamin.

 

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Octavo

 
DOWN TO THE RIVER
 

 DOWN TO THE RIVER 
Composer: Traditional Spiritual  Arranger: Jennaya Robison 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2018  Difficulty: Easy
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   Pavane Publishing is pleased to launch a new choral series under the care of Jennaya Robison. Dr. Robison of Luther College fame is a rising star as a clinician and now an arranger. Her setting of "Down to the River" unites another American classic of the same genre, "Bring Me Little Water, Sylvie." A simple hand drum and hand-clapping provide the percussion. Strong a cappella writing completes this fine arrangement. Easy to medium in difficulty.
 

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  P1611 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.55

 
I Wonder As I Wander
 

 I Wonder As I Wander 
Composer: John Jacob Niles  Arranger: Jennaya Robison  Author/Lyricist: John Jacob Niles 

Voicing: SSAA 
Season: Christmas  Released: January 2020  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   Already a haunting melody, this setting is even more captivating with the addition of the oboe obbligato. Although piano can always accompany adequately, the use of harp furthers the mystic sonorities. This is a stunning Christmas concert selection of medium difficulty.
 

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  P1677 - SSAA  [buy now]
$2.55

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