Scott Beard is a nationally
recognized pianist, teacher, clinician, author and recording artist. He
is Associate Professor of Music and Coordinator of Keyboard Studies at Shepherd
University in West Virginia. A teacher of prize-winning students, Dr. Beard
is recognized for his outstanding teaching abilities, and was named 2006
West Virginia Music Teacher of the Year.
A soloist, chamber musician and orchestral soloist, Dr. Beard has performed
concerts throughout the United States, Canada and France. His concerts
have been praised for their poetry, passion and innovative programming.
A lover of great singing, Dr. Beard has performed with Opera Camerata
since 2005 on numerous programs, and now serves as its Associate Artistic
Dr. Beard has published articles in several national publications. His
collections of ensemble repertoire for piano are available from Alfred