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Dr. Diane Earle, Professor of Music

 

 

 

 

Dr. Diane Earle

Professor of Music
Artist in Residence

[email protected]

270-852-3617

Ralph Center for the Arts #135

 

Education

Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance & Literature, The Ohio State University
Doctor of Musical Arts study in piano, Eastman School of Music
Master of Music in Piano, The Ohio State University
Bachelor of Music in Piano, College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati

Courses Taught

* Applied Music--Piano
* Piano Pedagogy
* Piano Literature
* Accompanying
* Music Appreciation
* Rock and Roll: Its Influence on Society

Performances

She has performed in ten countries and thirty states.

Recent performances have included 3 extensive China tours, 5 Europe tours, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, KET (Kentucky Educational Television), Owensboro Symphony Orchestra, Kentucky Arts Council, the Kaufman Center (NYC), Sioux City Chamber Association (IA), Canton Cultural Center (OH), Henderson Fine Arts Center (KY), St. Meinrad Archabbey (IN), Tippecanoe Chamber Music Society (IN), Pennyrile Piano Teachers Association (KY), and Asheville Symphony Guild (NC).


Diane did many performances celebrating the piano’s 300th birthday in 2009, culminating with her program on the piano produced by KET for “Kentucky Muse”, airing statewide.

This season, she will perform return engagements in Rome, Italy; “Rhapsody in Blue” with the KWC Band; recitals in Atlanta (GA), Indianapolis (IN), Carmel (IN), Louisville (KY), Nashville (TN), WUOL’s “Lunchtime Classics” produced in Louisville; St.Meinrad (IN); and many other solo and chamber music concerts.

Awards

Dr. Earle has been honored with a Kentucky Music Educators Association “College/University Teacher of the Year” Award, and “Friend of Music” Award. She received the Kentucky Wesleyan College President’s Award for Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership in 2009.


Professional Involvement

RiverPark Center for the Arts

• Instructor for “Arts in the A.M.” educational programs for public school students, 2000-present
• Presenter of professional development workshops for area and regional teachers, 2005-present

Director, Owensboro Symphony Chorus, 2002-present

CD: “Songs Without Words: Diane Earle Performs Keyboard Music of Robert McIver”, 1998

Performances on several other CDs, including: Owensboro Symphony Orchestra, Owensboro

Symphony Chamber Orchestra, collaboration with other artists, Music at Maple Mount CD

Hobbies and Interests

* Playing piano, singing, travel, gardening, reading

Favorite Book

* The Bible

Favorite Quote

* “Do it big, do it right, and do it with style.” –Fred Astaire

 

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