Originally from Columbia, Mo., Jackie Lordo has performed throughout the United States and Europe, as well as on professional recordings with the Tennessee Tech Tuba Ensemble and King's Brass. In addition to solo performances, Prof. Lordo performs with the University of Missouri Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble and the Harmonium Brass Quintet, which performed at the Missouri Music Educators Association 75th anniversary conference in January 2013.
Prof. Lordo is an educator and clinician, having worked with students of all ages throughout the Midwest and South. Previously, Prof. Lordo presented a clinic on practice techniques at the 2011 Great Plains Regional Tuba Euphonium Conference. Currently, Prof. Lordo teaches applied low brass and online music appreciation at Central Methodist University, and applied low brass and brass techniques at the University of Missouri.
Prof. Lordo earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Tennessee Technological University and a Masterís of Performance from the University of Texas at Austin. Currently, she is pursuing a PhD in Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum (Music Education) at the University of Missouri, where she is the Assistant to the Editor for the Journal of Research in Music Education and Graduate Assistant for Admissions at the School of Music. Her teachers include Dr. Angelo Manzo, Dr. Tim Howe, Steven Bryant, R. Winston Morris, and Dean Somerville.