Hailing from Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, Jacqueline Nappi is an organist, harpsichordist, pianist, and teacher. She is currently a graduate student at the Yale School of Music and Yale Institute of Sacred Music studying organ performance. Jacqueline serves as Minister of Music at Trinity Lutheran Church in Milford and is Piano Faculty & Music Coordinator at Durham Academy.
Previous collaborations include Duke Performances, the North Carolina Symphony, the Duke Chapel Bach Cantata Series & Vespers Choir, Duke University's Dance Program, the North Carolina Historically Informed Performance (HIP) Music Festival, the Mallarmé Chamber Players, the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Music Department, Boston Early Music Festival fringe concerts, and piano improvisation for yoga classes at Global Breath Yoga Studio in Durham.
Before beginning her studies at Yale, Jacqueline was Minister of Music at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Durham and taught continuo lessons at UNC-Chapel Hill. Jacqueline was also Dean of the Durham-Chapel Hill Chapter of the American Guild of Organists and a member of the Board of Directors for the Mallarmé Chamber Players.
Jacqueline holds a Master of Music degree in Harpsichord Performance from SUNY Stony Brook where she studied with Arthur Haas, and a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from The Hartt School.