About Janet ...

Janet Whitcomb Pummill, retired Associate Professor of Professional Practice and Coordinator of Collaborative Piano, Texas Christian University, has achieved a national reputation and is in great demand as accompanist, collaborative and solo artist throughout the country for concerts, recitals, conventions, and honor and all-state choirs. She has had wide acclaim for her accompanying skills by many conductors including the late Robert Shaw. The late Paul Salamunovich has written, “Janet epitomizes the perfect choral accompanist.” Mrs. Pummill has had five of her choral compositions premiered by the New York Pops in Carnegie Hall and has accompanied for the American High School Honors Performance Series in Carnegie Hall.

Mrs. Pummill’s accompaniments and arrangements are featured in numerous CDs distributed in schools nationwide in the Silver Burdett Ginn Making Music series.  She sang with the Robert Shaw Festival Singers for several seasons including the final institute gathering in Gramat, France as well as the Desert Chorale of Santa Fe.

Janet served as Assistant Organist for UCC between 2008-2014 and re-joined our staff as Sr. Organist in 2018. 

Janet and her three daughters tour as a performing ensemble of four pianos and four voices entitled ClaviVoce. Her degrees are from the University of North Texas and the University of Illinois. She and her daughter, Amy Stewart, are currently sharing the Interim Organist position at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Worth.

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