After having been the staff accompanist at Abilene Christian University for more than two decades, Cheryl Taylor Lemmons is now an active pianist in Dallas/Fort Worth. A graduate of ACU, she holds a Master of Music Degree in piano performance from Hardin-Simmons University. Her former teachers include Lynn Bethel Baldwin, Ronald Rathbun and Dan McAlexander, and she has also studied with Harold Heiberg at the University of North Texas. She has participated in master classes and workshops with John Wustmann, Martin Katz, Graham Johnson and Seymour Bernstein.
Ms. Lemmons is a recitalist with extensive experience accompanying students as well as professionals. In 2008 she performed in the West Coast premiere of John Musto’s Book of Uncommon Prayer in Malibu, CA. In 2014 she performed with saxophonist, Matthew Sintchak in Sunday Live from the Chazen, at the Chazen Museum in Madison, WI, a concert that was live-broadcast on Wisconsin Public Radio. She performed as guest artist with the Chicago Choral Artist under the direction of Dr. Michael Costello on the inaugural concert of their 40th Anniversary Season in October of 2015.
Ms. Lemmons has served for 15 years on the faculty of the Lutheran Summer Music Academy and Festival, a month-long camp for highly gifted high school students from all over the United States.