Jaime Namminga

A passionate educator and performer, Dr. Jaime Namminga is an Assistant Professor of Music at Susquehanna University, where she coordinates the collaborative piano area and teaches ear training and class piano.


She holds a BM in piano performance from the University of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, a MM in collaborative piano from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and a DMA in collaborative piano from Arizona State University, where her major teachers have included Allison Gagnon and Andrew Campbell. Namminga has been rehearsal pianist, coach, and vocal director for various opera and theatre productions, a choral and dance pianist at several universities, an adjudicator and pianist for concerto and composition competitions, and has performed on numerous recitals with noted performers such as Wesley Baldwin and Dennis AsKew. Indie Opera Podcast described her playing as “gorgeous and fantastic.” Namminga’s scholarship includes writings and presentations on various collaborative piano topics, including the pianistic enhancing of musical theatre and choral repertoire and rehearsing with a pianist. She composes and arranges, namely for vocal, piano, and strings. Namminga also developed and directed SU’s first annual summer Strings and Keyboard Institute, in 2019, and she is a member of Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association (PMTA), Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), and a mentor for the newly-found International Keyboard Collaborative Arts Society (IKCAS).


Namminga also developed and directed SU’s first annual summer Strings and Keyboard Institute, in 2019, and she is a member of Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association (PMTA), Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), and a mentor for the newly-found International Keyboard Collaborative Arts Society (IKCAS).




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