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Faculty and Staff

Lori L. Cruciani

Lori L. Cruciani

Lecturer of Music

M.M. - University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
B.M. - University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Academic Areas: applied and class piano.

Ms. Lori L. Cruciani
258 Haas Fine Arts Center
Music & Theatre Arts Department
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004

Phone: 715/836-2289

Lori L. Cruciani began teaching at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire as a lecturer in the Department of Music and Theatre Arts in the spring of 1998. A native of Wisconsin, Mrs. Cruciani began her piano studies with her mother and then pursued a Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in piano performance from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire where her primary teacher was Nancy Rice Baker.  Since joining the faculty Mrs. Cruciani has taught a variety of classes with her main focus on class and applied piano. She is a frequent performer and accompanist on campus collaborating with both faculty and students. Well known in the Chippewa Valley, Mrs. Cruciani has performed with many area groups including the Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra. Mrs. Cruciani is an active member of the Wisconsin Music Teachers Association and the National Federation of Music Clubs, often serving as an adjudicator.


  • MUSI 104/106 Class Piano
  • MUSI 151/351 Applied Piano