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Faculty and Staff

Owen C. Lovell

Dr. Owen C. Lovell

Associate Professor of Music

D.M.A., University of Texas at Austin
M.M., B.M., Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University

Academic Areas: applied piano, class piano, piano pedagogy

Dr. Owen C. Lovell
259 Haas Fine Arts Center
Music & Theatre Arts Department
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004

Phone: 715/836-2159

Pianist Owen Lovell earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in performance from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University, and holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin.  His principal instructors included Boris Slutsky, Gregory Allen, and Dr. Betty Mallard.

Dr. Lovell has appeared as a soloist, accompanist, chamber musician, and new music advocate in twelve U.S. states, Washington D.C., Canada, Mexico, and the Netherlands.  He has worked with many prizewinning composers, most notably Lowell Liebermann, Michael Torke, Samuel Adler, Joan Tower, Dan Welcher, Eric Ewazen, David Maslanka, Denis Smalley, and Roberto Sierra.  He has performed live on Wisconsin Public Radio and Austin, Texas NPR affiliate, KUT-FM.  Owen maintains professional two-piano collaborations and performs as "Duo Paradox" with violinist Lynn Ledbetter on a regular basis.

Dr. Lovell currently serves as an Associate Professor of Piano at UW-Eau Claire, where his duties include teaching applied piano lessons, class piano, piano pedagogy, and piano ensemble. He previously served on the keyboard faculties of the University of Texas—San Antonio, Texas State University, and the Eastern U.S. Music Camp at Colgate University.

Visit Dr. Lovell’s personal website for more information:


  • MUSI 106/108 Advanced Class Piano
  • MUSI 151/351 Applied Piano
  • MUSI 268/468 Piano Ensemble
  • MUSI 315 Piano Pedagogy
  • MUSI 378 Advanced Functional Piano