Mary Ellen Haupert


  • Fine Arts |
  • Music |
Associate Professor
FAC 422


  • B.A. in Music Education, Piano and Flute Performance, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minn.
  • M.M. in Piano Performance, Washington University, St. Louis
  • Ph.D. in Piano Performance Practice, Washington University, St. Louis
  • Certificate in Pastoral Ministries, St. Mary's University of Minnesota
  • Certificate in Biblical Studies, Diocesan School of Biblical Studies

Courses Taught:

  • Class Piano
  • Piano Proficiency I, II, III
  • Theory III, IV, VI
  • Harpsichord Seminar

Recent Professional Presentations and Performances:


  • International Conference on Education and New Technologies:  “Peace by Piece: Taking the Fear out of Music Composition,” (poster presentation) Barcelona, Spain—July 2010
  • Viterbo Scholar’s Day:  “Peace by Piece: Taking the Fear out of Music Composition” (powerpoint collaboration/presentation with sophomore theory students) Viterbo University—April 30, 2010
  • Western Wisconsin Educational Conference:  “Peace by Piece: Taking the Fear out of Music Composition” (presentation/performance of student work) La Crosse Center—Feb. 19, 2010
  • College Music Society 52ndAnnual Conference, poster presentation:
    • “Assessment Tools for Music Performance, Theory, and History Courses,” Portland, Ore.—October 2009

Four-Hand Performances with Timothy Schorr

  • College Music Society 52ndAnnual Conference, performance: “Dancing Four Hands,” October 2009
  • University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire, recital and masterclass—Oct. 11, 2009

Chamber Music Performances with Nancy Oliveros, violin

  • Wisconsin Public Radio’s Live from the Chazen—Dec. 6, 2009

Summer Noonday Recitals—Rochester, Minn.

  • The Music of Debussy and Poulenc (violin and piano chamber works w/Nancy Oliveros)—June 2010
  • The Music of Alberto Ginastera (solo piano, vocal w/Ann Schoenecker, soprano)—June 28, 2009
  • Four-Hand Piano Duets (w/Timothy Schorr—July 25, 2009

Artistic Director and Collaborator:  ONE-of-a-KIND CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

  • Robert Schumann and Friends—Poet’s Love (w/Viterbo voice faculty)—Sept. 13, 2010
  • Robert Schumann and Friends—Three’s Company (w/Nancy Oliveros)—Nov. 8, 2010
  • Robert Schumann and Friends—Glorious Thunderstorm (w/Artaria String Quartet)—Feb. 20, 2010
  • The Music of Rebecca Clarke (w/Busya Lugovier, viola)—Sept. 14, 2008
  • Four-Hand Salute to American Composers (w/Timothy Schorr)—Nov. 16, 2008
    • also performed at Itasca Community College on October 23rd, 2008 and St. Mary’s University on Nov. 8, 2008
  • The Music of Ottorino Respighi (w/Nancy Oliveros, violin)—Feb. 14, 2009
    • also performed at the College of St. Benedict on Feb. 11, 2009 

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