UT Tyler School of Performing Arts
Vicki J. Conway
Senior Lecturer in Music
Department: School of Performing Arts
Building: FAC Studio A
Master of Music in Piano Performance
Baylor University, 1984
Bachelor of Music Degree in Piano Performance/Organ Performance
Summa Cum Laude
Stephen F. Austin State University, 1982
VICKI CONWAY has been on the faculty of the University of Texas at Tyler since 1984 and was named a faculty member for the Sheila Paige Keyboard Wellness Seminar in 2009. She is an active performer presenting duo piano recitals with Mary Tidwell. Ms. Conway graduated summa cum laude from Stephen F. Austin State University with a double major in piano and organ performance, receiving the Lenvill Martin Outstanding Music Graduate Award. She earned a Master of Music degree in piano performance from Baylor University and completed additional graduate study at the University of Oklahoma with Jane Magrath. She has served as organist in many Protestant churches, and is currently organist at Greggton United Methodist Church in Longview.
Ms. Conway initiated a Developmental Fitness program in 1998, and has conducted numerous workshops and clinics showing the relationships between gross motor skills, cognitive processing, and performance skills. Topics have included Performance and Test Anxiety, Dominance Profiles, Assessing Skills for the Transfer Student, and Developmental Fitness. Her engagements have included numerous public and private schools and music teachers’ associations, the 2000 Texas Music Educator’s Association (TMEA) Convention, 2002–2010 Piano Wellness Seminars, and the 2005, 2007, and 2009 Texas Music Teachers Association (TMTA) State Conventions.