b'EXCHANGE VISITOR SERVICESSCHOLARSpotlightJANE KOZHEVNIKOVAALEC COURTELIS AWARD WINNER JANE K.(Evgeniya Kozhevnikova) a Visiting Scholar from Russia, is a composer, pianist, and educator. Jane has been on campus since Fall 2021 and has become an integral part of the School of Musics scholarly pursuits, as well as the greater Gainesville musical community.Jane holds two masters degrees in Music Composition and Music Performance, and is currently working on her doctorate in Music Composition.Jane is a recipient of multiple awards, including DownBeat Magazines Outstanding Performance award (Latin jazz, 2019), the Music Now contest, and Special Prizes at the 2020 International Composers Competition Opus Ignotum, among others.With a natural gift for melody, a deep attachment to setting poetry, particularly English language texts, and an almost cinematic ability to quickly evoke emotional responses through her harmonic and textural choices, she is creating a stunning body of Jane K. and Dr. Paul Richards, Academicmusic that performers and audiences are deeply attracted to. said Dr. Paul Richard, Advisor and Professor of CompositionProfessor of Composition and Theory in the UF School of Music. and TheoryComposed by Jane K., This Dance with You was performed in recital by Johnny Naw (Marimba) and Karolina Rimskyte (Piano) in March 2023.UF INTERNATIONAL CENTER |5'