Masterclass With Dr. Tia Jaynes

Date: April 13, 2024
Time: 3-5pm
LocationWeber State University, Department of Performing Arts Choir Room
(1901 University Cir, Ogden, UT 84408, Room 136)

3:00 – Recital
4:00 – Workshop and Masterclass (open masterclass, no performer registration required)

Artist Bio

Tia Jaynes was born on an Army base in Landstuhl, Germany, but grew up in Salem, Oregon. She received her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of the Pacific, her Master of Arts degree at the University of Iowa, and her Doctorate of Musical Arts in Flute Performance at the University of Utah.

Tia has appeared as a soloist with the Taylorsville Symphony, American West Symphony, Paradigm Chamber Orchestra, and the 2010 international broadcast of the General Women’s Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She won the Utah Flute Association Concerto Competition in 2005 and 2007, and the National Flute Association’s Convention Performer’s Competition in 2020.

In October of 2019, she was honored to travel to Riesa, Germany, as part of a delegation from Sandy, Utah to celebrate Riesa’s 900th anniversary. While she was there, she performed in a gala concert in the flute section of the Elbland Philharmonie Sachsen.

She has served the Utah Flute Association as a Vice President, President, and as Treasurer. Current positions include the American West Symphony, the Paradigm Chamber Orchestra, Beautiful Dreamer Trio, and Kairo By Night, an Egyptian cabaret ensemble. Tia freelances, is an adjunct professor at Salt Lake Community College, Weber State, and Utah State, and maintains a private flute studio. She enjoys taking naps, traveling, and exploring national parks with her husband and three children.