Director of Arts Participation & Communications, Morris Arts
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On the Morris Arts Board for 23 years, Siebert joined Morris Arts’ staff in 2002 where she provides all of the artistic programming for First Night Morris County, Music Beyond Borders, 3rd Saturdays at Morris View, directs Morris County’s Atrium Gallery, serves on the committees for the Gallery at 14 Maple and Morris Arts’ Scholarship program, writes and disseminates news releases to electronic/print media, writes the quarterly newsletter (Arts Matters), maintains the event calendar, news items on our website and handles media relations. She also contributes to Morris Arts’ creative placemaking efforts, consulting on corporate and public art projects.
Siebert’s commitment to bringing top quality and diverse talent to First Night Morris County, Music Beyond Borders (a free summer series of world music and dance), 3rd Saturdays at Morris View (monthly performances at county facility), the Atrium Gallery (4 large exhibits annually) and to the Gallery at 14 Maple (2 annual exhibits) has enhanced Morris Arts’ reputation as a ‘go-to” source for quality programming in the arts.
A Juilliard-trained violinist, Siebert earned a BA (Music major, dual minors in Art History and German) magna cum laude from Vassar College, an MA (in Musicology) from Rutgers, a Ph.D. (in Music/Musicology) from CUNY Graduate Center and studied (Theory/Harmony and Composition) with Nadia Boulanger at the Écoles d’Art Américaines (Fontainebleau, France). For 3 decades, she taught music history, theory, analysis, performed and conducted at Baruch College, Drew University and College of St. Elizabeth and she continues to perform as a solo and chamber violinist. She authored a two-volume study on the music of Cole Porter, the lead essay in Eternal Woman, (2012 monograph on the art of Lyanne Malamed), and a chapter on Kiss Me, Kate in the 2016 critically acclaimed book, The Cole Porter Companion. She is also a biographee in the International Who’s Who in Music (and 13 similar references).