Lynne Mackey, pianist, harpsichordist and Virginia Baroque Performance Academy director, is associate professor of music at Eastern Mennonite University where she teaches applied piano, pedagogy and music theory. A graduate of The Juilliard School with her doctorate from the Eastman School of Music, she also holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.
She has performed in solo and chamber music settings in the United States, Europe and Africa, and is also a pianist on the touring roster of the Virginia Commission for the Arts. Ms. Mackey performs actively as a member of the Gee-Mackey Duo (cello/piano), and also performs with the chamber ensemble Musica Harmonia. She was the first performing artist to receive an Appalachian College Association Fellowship, which funded a year long residency at the University of Virginia and a touring project in the field of contemporary music.
Ms. Mackey has taught on the faculty of the University of Mary Washington, Mary Baldwin College, the University of Virginia, Hollins University, James Madison University, and Bluefield College where she served as chair of the music department.