Get to know Beth Ann
What are you doing in school?
"I’m studying music education."
How long have you been singing in choirs?
What is your favorite musical memory?
"I have so many amazing musical memories, but the very best ones all involve making music with my friends and family!"
Do you have any special talents or interests outside of music?
"I love to crochet! I also really enjoy dancing, as I studied ballet and tap for about 14 years."
Who is your favorite composer?
Who's your favorite non-classical musical artist?
"Definitely Radiohead. A lot of their music is pretty experimental, and I think that’s especially exciting for musicians. Also, they have some of the best lyrics I’ve ever heard."
What song have you not been able to stop listening to?
"Walking Man by James Taylor."
What’s your favorite holiday and why?
"Christmas!!!!! I love everything about the holiday from the decorations to the music. And there's nothing like singing Silent Night at church on Christmas Eve."
If you could have a conversation with anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?
"Scott Andrew Boggs. He is literally the most entertaining person I have ever met in my entire life, but he's also incredibly caring. Talking to him always improves my mood!"
If you could turn anything purple, what would it be?
What's your favorite thing about singing with Lux?
"My favorite thing about singing with Lux (aside from the amazing people!) is the fact that everyone comes into rehearsal knowing their music really well so we can move through a lot of rep rather quickly and put out an excellent product."
What's your favorite piece you've sung with Lux?
"My favorite piece that I’ve sung with Lux so far is probably Maria durch because there’s so much good music packed into such a short piece."
What's the most interesting fact about you?
"My parents are both music teachers, so I’m biologically a choir kid. ;)"
Beth Ann Zinkievich is a junior music education major at the University of Maryland where she studies voice with Delores Ziegler and organ with Dr. Theodore Guerrant. Over the years, she has been heavily involved with various choral groups not only as a singer, but also as an accompanist. She is currently an active member of many choral ensembles including the UMD Chamber Singers and Femmes de Chanson.
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