Performer | Teacher | Arts Leader
Below, you will find more about me and my journey as an artist, teacher, and arts administrator. 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 Assistant Professor of Music and Director of the Music Preparatory Department at Oklahoma Baptist University. Dr. Mace teaches applied piano, accompanying, piano literature, and piano ensemble courses.
As Director of the OBU Music Preparatory Department, Mace oversees a program of over 100 students, providing high quality private lessons, group piano classes, and choral opportunities to the community.
In addition to piano, Dr. Mace is an expert in historically informed performance on harpsichord and fortepiano. Her research also informs her teaching and performance on the modern piano to create convincing and communicative interpretations. Dr. Mace is an active collaborator at the harpsichord, performing from a figured bass according to historical principles.
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