New Director of Music Introduced at Annapolis Evangelical Lutheran Church

| December 22, 2012
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Jennifer Huang picInternational Pianist-Harpsichordist, Dr. Zheng Jennifer Huang, was recently named Director of Music at the Annapolis Evangelical Lutheran Church.

A native of China, Dr. Zheng Jennifer Huang, has performed numerous recitals and concerts as a pianist and harpsichordist in solo performances and chamber music ensembles in Asia, Europe and the United States.

As a concert pianist, Dr. Huang started to play the piano at age four. After graduating from The Xian Conservatory of Music, she attended The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts where she obtained an Advanced Diploma in Piano Performance and second-prize in the 1996 Hong Kong Open Piano Competition for Asian Musicians.  Dr. Huang studied at Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Piano Performance. She earned a double Master’s Degree, in Piano Performance and in Harpsichord performance, from the Mannes College of Music in New York.  She received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Harpsichord Performance at Stony Brook University, New York

“Jennifer is also a dedicated church musician” said Pastor Gerald Miller of Annapolis Lutheran. “She most recently held the position of music director at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Silver Spring Maryland and implemented a very successful musical program in the service of God”, he added.

Dr. Huang said “As the new Music Director at Annapolis Evangelical Lutheran Church in Annapolis, I have a strong desire to develop the church’s music program and to enrich the worship services with a variety of music styles and spiritual elements”.

Jennifer will have the opportunity to lead the Annapolis Lutheran choir   along with a number of guest musicians in a service of special music on Christmas Eve at 7:30 prior to the regularly scheduled Christmas Eve Worship with Communion at 8pm.

All are invited to attend services at Annapolis Evangelical Lutheran Church, worshiping at Annapolis Area Christian School, Middle School Campus, 716 Bestgate Road.

Annapolis Lutheran is affiliated with the North American Lutheran Church (NALC) and Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ (LCMC).

For more information call the church office at 443-837-6436 or visit annapolislutheran.org.

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