Larsen currently serves as chair of the Department of Fine and Applied Arts at BHSU. She is a former president of the South Dakota Music Teacher Association, and is presently the convention chair for the 2007 state convention to be held on the BHSU campus Nov. 1-3.
Larsen is the author of the book Jazz Piano: A Primer for Classical Pianists. She teaches courses in piano, piano pedagogy, music history and advanced theory at BHSU, and performs regularly as both a jazz and classical pianist.
Larsen received her Master of Music degree in both piano performance and musicology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied with Gunnar Johansen and Howard Karp. She received her Ph.D. in Music Education from the University of Florida. Larsen has been a member of the BHSU faculty since 1978.
Anything is Possible at Black Hills State University! Faculty, staff, and students are making headlines with their achievements. See what BHSU is in the news for lately. Call 605.642.6215 to share your news item.
Black Hills State University
Office of Admissions
1200 University Street
Spearfish, SD 57799-9502
Black Hills State University, 1200 University St., Spearfish, SD 57799, (800) 255-2478 | © 2014
Sunday, February 26, 2017