Jennifer Hart

Adjunct Professor of Music

Jennifer Hart is currently a doctoral candidate in the conducting program at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM). She earned a Master of Music in Voice Performance from USM and a Bachelor of Music with an emphasis in Music Marketing from The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Mrs. Hart finds herself equally comfortable on the stage, behind the scenes or on the podium. Her recent conducting credits include Die Fledermaus, The Mikado, Don Giovanni, Cavalleria Rusticana, The Little Prince, L’enfant et les sortileges, The Pirates of Penzance, The Magic Flute, Ragtime, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Assassins. She is also an experienced and versatile soprano soloist, performing at the Festival of the Aegean in Syros, Greece, under the batons of John Rutter and Peter Tiboris in 2012. Mrs. Hart has also performed as soloist with the San Antonio Symphony’s Chamber series, the Natchez Festival of Music and FestivalSouth.

In addition to serving as an adjunct faculty member at USM, Hart directs the choirs of Presbyterian Christian High School. She enjoys bringing music to her community, having served as coordinator and conductor for several years with Link Up, an extension of the Weill Institute at Carnegie Hall and recently founding the Parkway Heights Arts Academy which provides private lessons and group instruction in various areas of the arts for the surrounding community.

When she is not teaching or performing, Jennifer spends time with her family, including her husband, Herbert Hart (USM Class of 1968), and daughter Christina Hatch (USM Class of 2014).