Felicity Mazur-Park is an English composer, pianist, and organist based in Texas. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from The Boston Conservatory, a Master of Education degree from Tennessee State University, and a Master of Music degree from Texas Christian University (TCU), where she is studying towards her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Music Composition with cognates in Organ Performance and Music Theory and is an instructor of record for music theory.
Her Master of Education thesis, World Music in Nashville: A Choral Approach, won the Tennessee State University’s graduate oral presentation award at its Spring 2017 Research Forum for the Arts, and her Master of Music thesis is an hour-long opera based on Anton Chekhov’s play, The Seagull. She won the 12th Annual Sherry Clarkson Prize for Best Scholarly Paper at the RAW Graduate Conference at the University of Texas at Dallas in February 2023. Recently, she presented at Taylor Swift: The Conference Era at Indiana University (November 2023) and the GAMuT Graduate Conference at the University of North Texas (February 2024), and will perform at the Music by Women festival at Mississippi University for Women in March. She most recently won the American Guild of Organists’ Student Commissioning Project contest along with organist David Preston.
She has over a decade of experience in music ministry and has served multiple churches in various roles including as a director of music, organist, and choral accompanist. She is currently the Director of Music at Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church in Fort Worth, TX. This position was specifically created for her, and she has created a thriving music program that now supports five TCU choral scholars in addition to her own position and has a dedicated volunteer choir. She was awarded the Dr. Paul Lindsley Thomas Society scholarship, which was used to pay for participation in the Church Music Institute Summer intensive Retreat in Dallas, TX in August 2023 and a year’s membership in the Church Music Institute.
Her works have been performed by ensembles including: Les flûtistes de Montréal, Xanthos, Juventas New Music Ensemble, The Boston Conservatory Orchestra, Ludovico Ensemble, Texas Christian University Symphonic Band, Transient Canvas, Brave New Works, The Estrella Consort, and Q365 Saxophone Quartet. She has studied music composition with Andrew M. Wilson, Jan Swafford, Dalit Warshaw, Andy Vores, Marti Epstein, Olga Harris, Martin Blessinger, and Blaise Ferrandino.