Nancy Mayo is an Adjunct Full Professor in Piano and collaborative pianist at Webster University. She has been a prize winner in several solo competitions, including the South Carolina Music Teachers Association (SCMTA), Music Teachers Southern Region Association, the Clara Wells Competition in Pittsburgh, and the Columbia (S.C.) Philharmonic Young Artist Competition, which included a performance with the Columbia Philharmonic. After graduating summa cum laude with a BA and MA in piano performance, she worked as a repetiteur at the Columbia (S.C.) Lyric Opera and Hamburgische Staatsoper (Germany), and also served as ballet and orchestral pianist at the Staatsoper and Hamburgische Philharmonic. In St. Louis, she has served as rehearsal and orchestral pianist for the Saint Louis Women’s Chorale, Sheldon Chorale, Metropolitan Orchestra, Union Avenue Opera, Winter Opera Saint Louis, St. Louis Opera Collective, and as music director/pianist at Gateway Opera. Ms. Mayo has been a rehearsal pianist at the MUNY since 2012 and a keyboard extra for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. At Opera Theatre St. Louis, she was on the music staff for the 2008-2012 summer festivals and was a vocal coach in the OTSL Artists-In-Training program. She maintains a private piano studio, and enjoys both solo performing and collaborating.