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					                            Rosalyn Wright Floyd, D.M.A.
                                        (706) 667-4877 office

EDUCATION: Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance
           University of South Carolina – Columbia, South Carolina
           August, 1990

               Master of Music in Piano Performance and Piano Pedagogy
               University of South Carolina – Columbia, South Carolina
               May, 1981

               Bachelor of Arts in Music
               Talladega College – Talladega, Alabama
               May, 1977


1988-present   Professor, Department of Fine Arts, Augusta State University
                  Applied Piano, Class piano, Elementary and Advanced Partwriting and Analysis,
                  Elementary and Advanced Sightsinging and Ear Training, Ethnic Music, Piano
                  Literature, Piano Ensemble, Advanced Piano Skills, and Humanities

1984-1988      Assistant Professor, Music Department, Benedict College, Columbia SC
                 All levels of music theory, music history, music appreciation, class and applied piano
                 Accompanist, Benedict College Concert Choir – Nassau, N.P., Bahamas and
                 Northeastern U.S. Concert Tour

1981-1983      Assistant Director and Accompanist, Columbia Lyric Opera (SC)
                 Coached singers, accompanied rehearsals and scene recitals, and stage-managed
                 Columbia Lyric Opera productions

1978-1979      Assistant Director of Choral Commercial Music, University of South Carolina
                 Conducted choral and combo rehearsals, arranged music and accompanied “Carolina
                 Performed at 1978 MENC Convention (Nashville) and Southern Governors
                 Conference (Hilton Head)

1977-1978      Elementary music teacher, Public School District 20, Charleston, South Carolina
                  Taught grades 1-5 at Buist Elementary and Memminger Magnet Schools

May 2010     Solo recital
             Centennial Celebration of the Morton Theatre, Athens GA

Apr. 2010    Solo performances, Joint Faculty recital, The Music of Chopin

Feb. 2010    Accompanist for Laquita Mitchell, soprano
             Guest Recital, Spelman College, Atlanta GA

Sept. 2009   Rehearsal accompanist and 1st piano, Augusta Choral Society
             Carmina Burina, Westabou Festival, Sacred Heart Community Center

May 2009     Accompanist for Laura English-Robinson, soprano; Levone Tobin Scott, mezzo;
             Richard Heard, tenor, and Oral Moses, bass-baritone
             “Spirituals as Art Songs,” Tenth Season Celebration for The Spiritual Renaissance
             Singers of Greensboro, Bennett College, Greensboro NC

Sept. 2008   Accompanist for Dr. Oral Moses, baritone
             Recital, “Songs of America,” Westobou Festival, Union Baptist Church

Sept. 2008   Accompanist for Timothy Jones, baritone (Houston TX)
             Guest recital, Augusta Chorale, Westobou Festival, Paine College

Feb. 2008    Accompanist for Ryan Smith, tenor and National Metropolitan Opera Auditions winner
             Guest Recital, Morehouse College, Atlanta GA

Jan. 2008    Accompanist for Dr. Linda Banister, soprano
             Spirituals Black and White (2 presentations), and Opera of Two Worlds
             Solo piano performance
             Hong Kong International School, Hong Kong Baptist University, and Leighton Hall,
             Happy Valley - Hong Kong, People Republic of China

June 2007    Recording Project with Dr. Oral Moses
             CD, Oral Moses Sings America, Albany Records TROY 1011
             Release date: May 2008
             Middleboro, MA

Feb. 2007    Solo performance with ASU Orchestra
             Gershwin’s Concerto in F, 1st movement, GCMPAT

Feb. 2006    Accompanist for Dr. Oral Moses, baritone
             Arias and Amens, Morris Museum Music Series

Nov. 2005    Accompanist for Dr. Oral Moses and Cantor Daniel Gale, baritones
             Songs of Struggle, Songs of Faith, 16th Ave. Baptist Church Birmingham
             Sponsored by the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and The Birmingham
             Holocaust Education Committee

Oct. 2005    Featured soloist, Beethoven„s Choral Fantasy
             Augusta Choral Society, Sacred Heart Cultural Center

Sept. 2005   Accompanist for Beverly Mosby, soprano
             Faculty Recital, Bentley College Boston, MA
May 2005     Accompanist for Oral Moses, Baritone
             Emily Remington Arts Series, Franke-on-Sea Chapel, Mt. Pleasant, SC

April 2005   Lecture recital, The Music of Black Composers and Masterclass for high school
             Old Government House
             Nassau, N.P., Bahamas

Sept. 2004   Accompanist for Russell Brown, baritone
             Mozart to Motown III, Imperial Theatre

June 2004    Accompanist for Oral Moses, baritone
             Tribute recital for Dr. John Hope Franklin
             Black Issues/Higher Ed 25th Anniversary, Washington DC

Feb. 2001    Soloist, Brandenburg Concerto #5
             ASU Orchestra, GCMPAT

Feb. 2001    Accompanist, Augusta Choral Society
             GA State Legislative Luncheon
             Train Depot, Atlanta GA

May 2000     Accompanist for Andre Solomon-Glover, baritone
             100 Black Men Black Tie Gala, Savannah Rapids Pavilion

Mar. 2000    Accompanist for Oral Moses, Kennesaw State Faculty
             “The Music of H.T. Burleigh,” Lecture/Recital, UM Arts Symposium
             University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI

May 1999     Accompanist for Richard Hobson, baritone and Angela Blalock, soprano
             100 Black Men of Augusta Black Tie Gala, Sheraton Hotel

Mar. 1999    Faculty Recital - Fantasies
             Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre

Dec. 1998    Performance with ASU Orchestra
             First piano, Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals

June 1998    Pianist, The Links Inc. National Assembly
             Boston, MA

Mar. 1998    Solo performances and accompanist for Linda Banister, ASU faculty
             Jamestown College, Jamestown Arts Center, and Valley City State College, ND

Nov. 1997    Lecture/recital, Sonata in e minor by Florence Price
             “Creative Women in the Chicago Renaissance” Workshop
             Agnes Scott College, Decatur GA

Mar. 1996    Recitalist, Adjudicator, and Clinician, Southeastern Community College Piano Festival
             Competition, Whiteville, NC

Apr. 1995    Presenter, “Jazz and the Germans” Conference
             Accompanist for Linda Banister, German jazz music
             Solo performance, piano music of T.J. Anderson with the composer in attendance
             University of Missouri, Columbia MO
Mar. 1995    Accompanist for Michael Stroeher, ASU Faculty
             Eastern Trombone Congress, Washington DC

Mar. 1993    Mozart Piano Quintet with the Augusta Symphony Chamber Winds
             Unitarian Church, Augusta GA

Feb. 1993    Lecture/Recital, “The Piano Music of Black Composers”
             School of Music, University of North Carolina-Greensboro

Feb. 1991    Trio performance with Linda Banister and Alan Drake, ASU faculty
             Harry Jacobs Chamber Series, Old Medical College

Jan. 1991    Chamber Music Performance with Phillip Pickens, tenor
             On Wenlock Edge by Ralph Vaughan Williams
             Trinity Cathedral, Columbia SC

Nov. 1990    Accompanist for Linda Banister and Wayne McDonald, ASU faculty
             “Expressionism in Music,” Atlanta College of Art

Jun. 1990    Lecture/demonstration, The Piano Music of Black American Women
             “Piano by the Sea” workshop sponsored by Raymond Dudley
             USC Coastal Carolina Campus

1983-1989    Accompanist for the Metropolitan Opera Auditions
             South Carolina State Level

Sept. 1987   Accompanist for Martina Arroyo, Myrtle Hall, and the Benedict College Concert
             Papal Ecumenical Service honoring the presence of Pope John Paul II
             Williams Brice Stadium, Columbia SC


2005         Artist of the Year, Greater Augusta Arts Council

2000         Inclusion in Who’s Who in American Women, Millenium Edition

1992         Induction into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

1989, 1981   Inclusion in Young Keyboard Artists of America

1989         Inclusion in Outstanding Young Women of America


2009         Presentation, “Negro Spiritual Accompaniments,” Accompanist, Dr. Oral Moses and GA
             Spiritual Ensemble at the National Negro Spiritual Workshop
             Old Zion Baptist Marietta GA

2007         Adjudicator, Concerto-Aria Competition
             Presbyterian College, Clinton SC

2007         Adjudicator, North Dekalb Music Teachers Piano Festival
             Piano Works, Duluth, GA
2000              Adjudicator, Aiken Music Teachers Piano Festival

1999              Adjudicator, SC Philharmonic Young Artist Competition

1999              Search Committee, Augusta Choral Society Artistic Director

1996-1999         Annual Adjudicator, Archibald Rutledge Scholarship Program
                  Sponsored by the SC State Department of Education

1997-1998         Evaluator, Music Panel, Georgia Council for the Arts

1992-1993         Member, Presidential Search and Screen Committee, Augusta College

1992              Chair, Education Committee, Cultural Action Plan, Augusta GA

1992-1996         Member, Augusta Symphony Board of Directors
                  Chair, Artistic Committee

1995-present      Rehearsal accompanist and member of the Board of Directors
                  Augusta Choral Society

1988-present      Member, Music Teachers National Conference
                  GA Music Teachers – Board member at large, State Student Chapters Chair, State Theory
                    Chair (2000-2002)
                  Augusta Music Teachers – Theory Chair, Nominating Committee, Vice-president for
                    Membership (thru 2004)

1989-present      Various committees at Augusta State University including Curriculum, Dept. Promotion
                  and Tenure, Affirmative Action, Humanities, Lyceum, Sexual Harassment Task Force,
                  Womens Studies, and Post-tenure Review

1997- present     Director and pianist for Greater Mt. Canaan Baptist Church Male Chorus

1992-present      Member, The Links, Inc.
                  Vice-President, 1999-2001, President 2001 -2003

2003-2005         Board member, Hillcreek Homeownwers Association


Date of Birth:    10/22/56
Marital Status:   Widow of the late Hernan A Floyd
Health:           Very Good

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