The Jean Wentworth Music Residency Established at Sarah Lawrence College

July 11, 2018

In memory of revered concert pianist and music faculty member emerita Jean Wentworth, her family has made a generous gift to establish the Jean Wentworth Music Residency. Jean Wentworth was well known as a Debussy scholar and highly respected for her performances of solo, chamber, and orchestral works by Debussy, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Bartok, and many others. She taught piano, chamber music, and music history at the College for more than 40 years. The Jean Wentworth Music Residency will bring performing musicians of distinction to campus to work with students in program areas of music and beyond, and to offer cross-disciplinary engagement and audience building. Each semester, the residency will culminate in a concert open to all students and the public.

Read a tribute to Jean Wentworth in Sarah Lawrence Magazine