Music Faculty Return to their Roots

Dr. Sherri Phelps and Dr. Rachel Taylor

Two members of the Eastern Kentucky University music faculty returned to their roots in Western Kentucky Saturday, May 5, to share their talents and to help raise funds for the Butler County Arts Guild.

Dr. Sherri Phelps, voice instructor, and Dr. Rachel Taylor, piano instructor, performed a program titled “Written in the Stars,” the music of composer John Jacob Niles.

Phelps is a native of Morgantown, Butler County, and attended Western Kentucky University. She earned a Master’s at Juilliard and a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Kentucky.

Taylor is a former resident of neighboring Ohio County. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Kentucky University, a Master’s of Music from Northwestern University, and a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Ohio.

Published on May 29, 2018