Laurel Yost

Music History

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Associate Professor of Piano at Montana State University-Bozeman, is currently completing a Doctorate of Musical Arts at the University of Iowa. She received her Master of Music degree from Colorado State University and was awarded the Certificate of Advanced Solo Studies from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, England. Ms. Yost also studied at Whitworth College. She is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Colorado Women's College. An active teacher, Ms. Yost has taught at Colorado State University and Northeast Missouri State University. She won the University of Iowa Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award. Winner of several competitions, she has performed many solo and chamber recitals. She has been a featured soloist with many orchestras, including the Casper, Washington-Idaho, and Denver Symphonies. Ms. Yost is a member of the Camerata Trio, Beethoven Trio, Milhaud Trio, and Montana State University-Bozeman New Music Ensemble.