Carolbeth True | Webster University

Carolbeth True

Adjunct Professor of Piano

Carolbeth TrueCarolbeth True has been a very active member of the St. Louis musical community for many years. She is adjunct faculty at Webster University, teaching jazz and classical piano, accompanying Webster Jazz Singers, maintaining an extensive applied lesson student roster. She performs with Two Times True with son Dave True on drums, Larry Johnson (saxophones), Glen Smith (bass); The Carolbeth Group; The Randy Holmes Quintet; The Oikos Ensemble led by Reverend Cliff Aerie (saxophones); and Wind of the Spirit Praise Band at Webster Groves Christian Church.

Carolbeth and Randy Holmes are original cast members of "The Jazz Story", a 1-hour overview of jazz history at the Sheldon, now in its 22nd season. Carolbeth has been the pianist for the MCDA All State Jazz Vocal ensemble for nine years, and rehearsal and orchestra pianist for Variety Children's Theatre's world-class fall musical production for ten years.

Carolbeth received the Excellence in the Arts Award from the Arts and Education Council; the Riverfront Times and St. Louis Magazine's Best Jazz Artist Award; and the Citizen of the Year Award for Rock Hill, her home community. Two Times True has recently released "True Christmas," jazz stylings of traditional Christmas carols. She is heard on several CDs: "True," "Two Times True," Larry Johnson's "Circles" and "I'm Just Sayin'," and "I'm All Smiles" with vocalist Debby Lennon.

 

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