Beverly H. Carter

Chair, Professor of Music
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Contact Information
Phone: 724-458-2083

Beverly H. Carter


  • B.M. in Piano Performance (Summa cum laude) – Furman University, 1977
  • Fulbright Scholar – University of Vienna (Austria), 1979-1980
  • M.A. in Musicology - Eastman School of Music, 1981
  • Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Arts – Ohio University, 1991


  • Grove City College (1992-present) Professor of Music and Humanities
  • University of Maryland Overseas Division (1988-1991) Adjunct Faculty
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (1985-1987) Adjunct Faculty
  • Ohio University (1983-1985) Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Huntington College (1981-1983) Instructor in Music (1983 Professor of the Year)
  • Eastman School of Music (1977-1979) Graduate Assistant to the Chair of Musicology

Selected Works

  • Edited Living Out Loud: Some Christian Perspectives on the Arts (Copley Custom Publishing)
  • Presented papers at the Popular and American Culture Conferences in Philadelphia and New Orleans
  • Authored the Instructor’s Manual/Test Item File and Study Guide for Venton and DiYanni’s Arts and Culture (Prentice-Hall)
  • Reviewer of numerous music festivals, including the Aikens-Cadman Piano Competition and the regional festival of the National Federation of Music Clubs

Academic Interests

  • Interdisciplinary Arts (music, visual arts, architecture, literature)
  • Foreign Study (have led six travel interims to Europe for GCC)
  • Curriculum development

Courses Currently Taught

  • Music History I and II
  • Humanities: Civilization and the Arts
  • Piano
  • Graduate School Adviser

Additional Courses Taught (GCC or Previous)

  • Art Appreciation
  • Art History I and II
  • Counterpoint
  • Form and Analysis
  • ndependent Studies in Art and Music
  • Music Theory (all levels)
  • Piano Courses
    • Class piano (all levels)
    • Piano literature
    • Piano pedagogy
  • Senior Recital Coordinator
  • Solfeggio (all levels)

Other Interests

  • Travel
  • Reading
  • Interior Design