Dr. Lori Baruth



Artist/Educator Dr. Lori Baruth is Associate Professor of Clarinet at Morehead State University, where she joined the faculty in 2007. She received her DMA degree from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati (2010), and MM (2004), BM (1999), and BME (1999) degrees from The Ohio State University. Her teachers have included Richie Hawley, Steve Cohen, James Pyne, and Dr. Donald McGinnis.

She has performed with several symphonies in the Midwest and has given masterclasses and recitals around the USA, Brazil, and Italy. She has performed in numerous new music and chamber music festivals and has presented and performed conferences such as the International Clarinet Association, International Double Reed Society, and Society of Composers, Inc. She was the featured Yamaha artist at the ICA’s ClarinetFest in 2016 in a clinic session on “Dalcroze Eurhythmics in the Applied Clarinet Studio.” In 2012, she was a finalist in the ICA’s Research Competition and her doctoral research was published in “The Clarinet” in March 2014.

She is a founding member of Trifecta!, a trio for clarinet, bassoon, and piano, who has commissioned and performed new works at numerous conferences. Trifecta! released its debut album, “Cumulus Accumulation” in 2015. She has also served as clarinet faculty at the Lutheran Summer Music Academy and Festival since 2007. Dr. Baruth is a Yamaha Performing Artist and a D'Addario Artist.