Jamie Reimer, soprano and Stacie Haneline, piano present:
All human beings must choose to persist – in relationships, in careers, and in the minutiae of everyday life. Persistence must co-exist with faith, for it is faith that allows one to persist. This recital is a project in persistence.
Jamie Reimer – Soprano Jamie Reimer has performed in opera, oratorio and recital venues around the United States, Italy, Germany, Brazil, and Australia. Her concert appearances include performances of Mozart Requiem, Handel’s Messiah, Canteloube’s d’Auvergne; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 and Choral Fantasy, as well as Liszt’s Christus for the American Liszt Society’s International festival. She has performed many opera roles including Fiodiligi (Cosi fan tutte), Contessa Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro), Erste Dame (Die Zauberflote), and Anna Maurrant (Street Scene). She has performed with Opera Omaha, Omaha Symphony Chamber Orchestra, Lincoln Symphony, Hastings Symphony, and the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra. She is a frequent lecturer throughout the United States and abroad for conferences of the National Opera Association, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Festival 500: The Phenomenon of Singing, the International Symposium for Performance Science and the International Congress of Voice Teachers. Jamie currently teaches voice and opera at UNL.
Stacie Haneline – Known as an accomplished pianist and collaborative artist, Stacie brings a remarkable variety of repertoire and experience in all musical disciplines to her performances. She appears frequently in the Summer Concert Series of the Omaha Chamber Music Society, in addition to having been its executive director since 2008. As a member of I,the Siren, the piano/oboe/vocal faculty trio in residence at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, she has played music that ranges from traditional classics to 20th- and 21st-century composers. In the summer of 2014, I, the Siren was in residence at the Avaloch Farm Music Institute in New Hampshire. Stacie has worked with a broad range of artists and ensembles in a correspondingly broad range of repertoire from more that 20 years. She currently teaches piano and collaboration at UNO. She continues to work with the Omaha Symphony, Opera Omaha, and national Broadway touring companies. Stacie completed her bachelor degree at Converse College; earned her master degree from the Manhattan School of Music; and received teacher certification in secondary education at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.