• Lynnsey Lambrecht

    COMPOSER. THEORIST.

    EDUCATOR. SCHOLAR.

     

     

     

     

  • ABOUT ME

    Lynnsey Lambrecht graduated from Michigan State University with a Doctor of Musical Arts in composition and a Master of Music in theory. She earned a Master of Music in theory and composition from the University of Northern Colorado, and she graduated summa cum laude from Colorado Mesa University with a Bachelor of Arts in music education. Dr. Lambrecht currently teaches music theory at Western Michigan University.

     

    In addition to composing and teaching, her interests reside in post-tonal theory pedagogy, 20th and 21st-century analysis, and learning about the best practices for music theory tutoring. Dr. Lambrecht has presented at the Colorado Music Educator Association Annual Conference, the International Conference for Music Perception and Cognition, the College Music Society Great Lakes Regional Conference, the Music by Women Festival at the Mississippi University for Women, and the Graduate Student Music Conference at the University of Arizona.

     

    She attended the New York Summer Music Festival as a composition fellow, received an honorable mention in the Michigan State University Large Ensemble Composition Competition, was selected as a winner of the Michigan State University College of Music Running Start Competition, and was awarded first place in the Colorado Mesa University Student Showcase Competition.

     

    Dr. Lambrecht has compositions and arrangements published by Grand Mesa Music Publishers, Eighth Note Publications, and Blue Note Music Press, and she has studied composition with Ricardo Lorenz, Charles Ruggiero, Paul Elwood, and Darin Kamstra.

     

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  • EDUCATION

    Michigan State University

    DMA Composition

    MM Theory

    2017

    University of Northern Colorado

    MM Theory and Composition

    2012

    Colorado Mesa University

    BA Music Education

    2010

  • COMPOSITIONS

    For purchasing information on any of the pieces, please feel free to contact me below.

     

    Wind Ensemble

    Night Songs

    Concerto for Harp and Wind Ensemble

    I. Fleeting Dusk

    II. Serene Darkness

    III. Rising Light

    Recording forthcoming by Alisa Hickox, harp, and the MSU Wind Ensemble

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    Midi realization

     

    Splendor

    Concert Band (Grade: 2.5)

    Published by Blue Note Music Press

    Recording by the University of Northern Colorado Symphonic Band

    From the Publisher

     

    Women of Folklore

    Concert Band      

    Medley including Ida Red, Alabama Gal, and Goodnight Irene

    Recording by the Michigan State University Symphony Band

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    Choir

    The Spirit of Christmas

    SA Women's Choir

    Recording by the Northeastern Junior College Master Chorale directed by Don Johnson

    Perusal score

     

    We Need Change

    SSA Women's Choir

    I. What We Need

    II. Change

    Recording by the MSU Women's Glee Club directed by Dr. Brandon Williams

    Perusal score

    Video of performance

     

    Saxophone Quartets

     

    Small Ensembles

    Buhk Et Myoo Zish Uhns

    Percussion Quartet for Buckets

    Published by Blue Note Music Press

    Video performance by members of the UNC percussion studio

    Perusal score

    From the Publisher

     

    Vocal Solos

    Legacy

    Baritone Solo with Piano

    I. I Am

    II. Storm-Racked

    III. Forgotten

    Poetry by

    Mvt. 1 recording by Andrew Breuninger, baritone, and Dr. Ivette Herryman Rodríguez, piano

    Mvt. 3 recording by Andrew Breuninger, baritone, and Dr. Ivette Herryman Rodríguez, piano

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    When We Two Parted

    Soprano Solo with Piano

    Poetry by

    Recording by Colleen Jackson, soprano, and Chelsey Padilla, piano

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    Youth Gardens

    Baritone Solo with Piano

    I. Sow and Reap

    II. African Violets and Jades

    III. Seeds

    Poetry by Brian Gilmore

    Recording by

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    Instrumental Solos

    Five Pieces for Piano

    Piano Solo

    I. The Umbrella

    II. The Soliloquy

    III. The Doubtful

    IV. The Lament

    V. The Mad Dash

    Recording by Dr. Chelsey Padilla, piano

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    Narcissus

    Harp Solo

    I. The Hunt

    II. The Pool

    III. The Fall

    Recording by Dr. Katherine Denler, harp

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  • RECENT PRESENTATIONS & MATERIALS

    Post-Tonal Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning Early 20th Century Techniques at the Keyboard

    College Music Society Great Lakes Regional Conference, Westerville, OH (April 6, 2018)

    University of Arizona Graduate Student Music Conference, Tucson, AZ (February 10, 2018)

    Michigan State University College of Music Mock Conference, East Lansing, MI (February 2, 2018)

    Michigan State University College of Music Theory Colloquium, East Lansing, MI (September 15, 2017)

    Presentation video

    Presentation slides (PDF)

    Handout with examples

     

    Exploring Gesture, Space, and Timbre in Saariaho's NoaNoa

    Music by Women Festival at Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS (March 2, 2018)

    Michigan State University College of Music Mock Conference, East Lansing, MI (February 2, 2018)

    Presentation slides (PDF)

    Handout with examples

     

    The Perception of Stable Tones in Polytonal Structures

    International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition, Montréal, Québec, CA (July 27, 2018)

    Michigan State University College of Music Theory Colloquium, East Lansing, MI (October 20, 2017)

    Presentation slides (PDF)

     

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