60th Anniversary Alumni Faculty Recital: Beverly Lapp

In celebration of 60 years of excellence in piano teaching and learning at NSMS, we invite you to attend a very special recital, featuring performances by NSMS alumni faculty. Join us on Saturday, November 21st at 8:00PM ET. As we countdown to the recital, we will profile each performer.

When were you at NSMS, and what was your role?

I was "junior faculty' at NSMS from 1991-1993, as I completed by M.M. in piano performance and pedagogy at Westminster Choir College. I taught a lot of private lessons and helped teach group lessons. During my second year, I had more responsibility for being the lead teacher in a couple group lessons. It was an amazing experience-building time in an atmosphere with exceedingly high standards.

What are you doing now? 

After 25 years of teaching piano (two in community music school settings in the Chicago area, and 23 as a professor of music at Goshen College), my care