December 30, 2008
Meet Dr. Rochelle Sennet – Performer, Teacher, and Scholar
Dr. Rochelle Sennet, a Teaching Associate in Piano at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will perform in concert, including a presentation on standard piano repertoire and American composers, and lead a Master Class to Community Music School students. Students will perform and be coached by Dr. Sennet. Students, teachers, and those with a general interest in music are invited to observe.
Dr. Sennet is rapidly establishing herself as a well-known performer, teacher, and scholar. Her recital programs showcase her versatility at the keyboard, with frequent performances of works by Bach, Beethoven, and African American composers such as H. Leslie Adams, Adolphus Hailstork, and Pulitzer-Prize winning composer George Walker. Her research interests include the study of American music, and she has interviewed well-known music historians and composers. Her dissertation, entitled “African American Composers and the Piano Concerto,” highlights her pursuits.
Dr. Sennet has won numerous competitions and performed with orchestras across the country. She is a member of Music Teachers National Association, College Music Society, the Center for Black Music Research, Society for American Music, and Phi Kappa Phi honor society.
Concert/Lecture – 7:30 pm – Friday, January 16, 2009
Master Class – 2 pm – Saturday, January 17, 2009
Community Music School of Webster University
535 Garden Avenue
Webster Groves, MO 63119
Both the Concert and the Master Class are free and open to the public.
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The Community Music School of Webster University is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and is a certified member of the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts. The Community Music School receives assistance from the Arts and Education Council of Greater St. Louis and the Regional Arts Commission.
Webster Groves, West County at Faust Park, University City at Trinity Presbyterian and Herbert Hoover Boys and Girls Club