Sep 26, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Street Address Bates Recital Hall (View Map)

Ticket Price

Seating is unassigned. If you are a patron with ADA needs, please email and we will reserve ADA seating for you. All University of Texas at Austin students are allowed one free ticket as long as they are available. Student tickets must be picked up at the Box Office with valid student I.D.

David Small

I Have a Dream


Xavier Montsalvatge
Cinco canciones negras

Carlos Guastavino

Antônio Francisco Braga
Capim di pranta

Edward Boatner
Wade in the Water

Betty Jackson King

Florence Price
At the Feet of Jesus

Margaret Bonds
Negro Speaks of Rivers
Three Dream Portraits

Jean Anderson Collier
Improvisation to We Shall Overcome/Free at Last

Harry Burleigh
Ethiopia Saluting the Colors

Lee Hoiby
I Have a Dream



Dr. Jean Anderson Collier joined the Boston Conservatory in 2010 and is currently primary opera coach. She also coaches singers privately in the voice program.

Collier has also served on the faculty of New England Conservatory since 1999, where she teaches diction and song repertoire classes and works as a recital and opera department coach. She has worked with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Lyric Opera, Opera Providence, Brevard Music Festival, the Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival, and the University of California Summer Vocal Institute. She was formerly the staff pianist and head of class piano at Miami University (Ohio). Collier maintains an active performing career as a recitalist in the United States and Europe. Since 2008, she has served as a vocal coach for the Flagstaff in Fidenza summer opera program, a training program in Italy for opera singers sponsored by Northern Arizona University. 

Collier holds a doctoral degree in collaborative piano from New England Conservatory, where she studied with Margo Garrett, Irma Vallecillo, and Kayo Iwama. She also holds master's degrees from Miami University (piano performance) and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (collaborative piano), as well as a bachelor's degree from Cincinnati Christian University in piano performance and theology. She received further training as a Tanglewood fellow, at the Hochschule Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, and at the Cleveland Art Song Festival.