Pianist | Harpsichordist | Educator | Arts Leader
Below, you will find more about me and my journey as a pianist, harpsichordist, educator, and arts leader. Please feel free to contact me via the form at the bottom of this page. I would love to hear from you!
Soli Deo Gloria,
"The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul."
Johann Sebastian Bach
Dr. Abigail Mace is in demand as a performer, professor, clinician and adjudicator. Mace has performed at the Universität der Künst in Berlin, Germany, The Royal Conservatory of The Hague in the Netherlands, the Tagliavini Museum in Bologna, Italy, and live on Wisconsin Public Radio. Dr. Mace completed guest artist residencies at Bowling Green State University, the University of Nebraska Omaha, and Butler University.
In 2010, Mace was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship for studies in historical performance at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague in the Netherlands. Dr. Mace earned her graduate degrees from The University of Texas at Austin where she studied with Nancy Garrett and received the Outstanding Doctor of Musical Arts Lecture Recital award advised by Guido Olivieri.
Mace’s doctoral dissertation, Style and Interpretation in the Seven Keyboard Toccatas of J. S. Bach, BWV 910-916, is published by The University of Texas. Dr. Mace has held faculty appointments at the University of Texas, Interlochen Center for the Performing Arts, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Wayne State College, and Oklahoma Baptist University.
D. M. A., Piano Performance, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012
M. M., Piano Performance, The University of Texas at Austin, 2008
B. Mus., Piano Performance, summa cum laude, Vanderbilt University, 2006
Netherland-America Foundation Fulbright Fellow, Harpsichord, The Royal Conservatory of The Hague, The Netherlands, 2010-11
Outstanding Doctor of Musical Arts Lecture Recital, The University of Texas at Austin, 2011