Jacqueline  Pickett

Jacqueline Pickett

Artist Affiliate, Double Bass

Contact Information

Phone: 404.405.5515
Email: jpickett@agnesscott.edu OR pickett.jackie@gmail.com

Office Hours: Mondays & Wednesdays by appointment

Academic Degrees

B.M., West Virginia University
M.M., Yale School of Music
D.M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

American Music

Professional Activities

Dr. Pickett, Principal Bass of the Columbus and LaGrange Georgia Symphony Orchestras, began her career as a section bassist with the Jacksonville, Florida Symphony Orchestra. She is an Artist Affiliate at Agnes Scott College, and Double Bass Instructor at Clark-Atlanta University and Columbus State University. Dr. Pickett is a graduate of West Virginia University (Bachelor of Music with high honors), Yale School of Music (Master of Music), and the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Doctor of Musical Arts).

As a chamber musician Dr. Pickett has performed and recorded with the Ritz Chamber Players, Nashville Chamber Orchestra (Orchestra Nashville), Pauline Oliveros’ New Circle Five, and Terry Riley’s Khayal. She has given solo double bass lecture-recitals in Johannesburg, South Africa and universities throughout the United States. She continues to present concerts with her American Roots Music Trio (with Violinist Diane Monroe and Jazz Tap Dancer/Folklorist Scholar Germaine Ingram) on current social issues.

Dr. Pickett is the founder of Torch Academy (www.torchacademy.org), a charitable non-profit promoting formal music instruction for underserved youth.  She is a Visiting Artist at Brandies University (February 2016) as well. 

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