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Marianne Ploger appointed director of musicianship at Blair

Posted by on Thursday, November 20, 2008 in Articles, Fall 2008.



Marianne Ploger, newly appointed senior artist teacher of musicianship and director of the musicianship program, is a specialist in musical perception and communication, a teacher, author, composer and pianist. She most recently directed the Institute for Musical Perception through which she offered workshops and private sessions. She also has taught at the University of Michigan’s top-ranked conducting program and is a sought-after clinician at workshops in the United States and Europe.


Ploger earned piano performance degrees from the St. Louis Conservatory of Music (B.M.) and at the University of Michigan (M.M.). Between degrees, she studied with Nadia Boulanger in Paris and through the American Conservatory at Fontainebleau.

At Blair, she will teach Advanced Ear Training and Sight Singing and oversee a curricular review of the musicianship program.



  • Jake

    August 19th, 2010

    Is Marianne Ploger writing a book on “musical perception and communication”?

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