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Jaymee Haefner

Director of Undergraduate Studies/Harp

/ (940) 565-3739

Jaymee Haefner’s performances have been described by Daniel Buckley as possessing “an air of dreamy lyricism… interlocking melody lines with the deftness of a dancer’s footwork.” Jaymee joined the University of North Texas (UNT) faculty in 2006 and was appointed as College of Music Director of Undergraduate Studies in 2010. Recently featured at the 50th Anniversary American Harp Society National Conference in New York City, she has also performed throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area, in Mexico, the Czech Republic and Russia. Her recordings include features with the Bloomington Pops Orchestra, baritone Daniel Narducci and Alfredo Rolando Ortiz. She published a biography entitled The Legend of Henriette Renié and presented lectures at the 2008 World Harp Congress in Amsterdam and the 2009 AHS Institute in Salt Lake City. Jaymee serves as the National Secretary and Southwestern Regional Director for the AHS and was Chairman of the 2011 AHS Institute. Recently appointed as the Treasurer for the World Harp Congress, she also and serves as the National Harp Associations Liaison. Jaymee obtained her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from the University of Arizona and her Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University.