Jan Corrothers is a collaborative pianist and organist based in the Greater Nashville
area where she serves as Staff Accompanist for the Music Department of Austin Peay
State University in Clarksville, TN. Jan performs as collaborative pianist for choral
conventions, workshops, festivals, recitals, and reading sessions across the United
States and abroad. Previously, Jan served as Staff Accompanist and Adjunct Faculty
member at Xavier University, Northern Kentucky University, Alderson Broaddus University,
Marietta College, Ohio University, and as Principal Accompanist of the Cincinnati
Youth Choir, in residence at the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of
While in Northern KY, Jan collaborated regularly with the Vocal Arts Ensemble of Cincinnati,
under the direction of Craig Hella Johnson, as well as the Festival Singers of Florida,
under the direction of Dr. Kevin Fenton. Most recently, she was the guest pianist
for the 2020 ACDA Eastern Division Elementary Honor Choir in Rochester, NY, under
the direction of Henry Leck.
Jan has been an invited guest lecturer in Beijing, China, presenting research on the
art of Choral Collaboration: Understanding the Function of the Conductor/Accompanist/Choir
Triangle. She shared her research as a guest presenter for Chorus Americaâ??s Conducting
Retreat at the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music in 2013.
Freelance performing opportunities include serving as Guest Collaborative Artist at
Anderson University with Jessica Rivera Shafer, Soprano (2015), choral festival pianist
with the Cincinnati Youth Choir in Carnegie Hall, All State Chorus accompanist in
WV, KY, TN, and FL, as well as ACDA Regional and National honor choir accompanist.
From 2015-2017, Jan served as Board President and Conference Coordinator of the Fellowship
of American Baptist Musiciansâ?? national organization (FABM). She is also featured
as a recording artist with Dr. Raquel Rodriquez, cornet, on the album: Cincinnati
Virtuosity, The Cornet Solos of Frank Simon and Herman Bellstedt.
Jan received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organ Performance and Church Music from
Alderson Broaddus University, where she received the 2008 Outstanding Young Alumni
Award, and a Master of Music degree in Organ Performance from Shenandoah University,
where she was awarded a graduate assistantship as pianist for the opera program.