Ruth Price | Webster University

Ruth Price

Adjunct Professor of Piano

Ruth PriceRuth Price received her doctorate in piano performance from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and a master's degree from Indiana University under the tutelage of Lee Luvisi, Gyorgy Sebok, and Gilbert Kalish.

A writer and lecturer on the subject of performers' analysis, Dr. Price is the author of the book Right Before Your Eyes: A Fresh Approach to Interpreting a Piano Score (Hal Leonard Corporation, 2014). Her work on the book led to a presentation at the 2013 Illinois State Music Teachers Association Conference, and to articles in Clavier Companion and Piano Australia magazines. In recent years she has also created interdisciplinary art experiences, pairing piano music with children's books, and collaborating with painters, art historians, and jazz musicians, as well as chefs. Ruth plays chamber music with members of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra and teaches piano privately. She has been teaching at Webster University since 1996.