Louise A. Billaud, DMA

Title: Professor

Company: New River Community College

Location: Dublin, VA United States





  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Semifinalist, American Prize Piano Competition (2015)
  • Keynote speaker Summer Teacher Symposium Virginia Highlands Community College (2015)
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (2014)
  • Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, National Association for Music Education Adult and Community Music Special Research Group (2014)
  • Keynote speaker Virginia Community College System New Faculty Seminar (2014)
  • College Music Society International Conference Zagreb, Croatia: Lecture-Recital (2009)
  • Semi-finalist, Web Concert Hall International Competition (2004)
  • Exemplary Performance Award, Radford University (1997)
  • First Prize, International Bartok-Kabalevsky Piano Competition (1987)
  • First Prize, Maxim Shapiro Memorial Piano Competition (1978)
  • Two-time Second Place Runner-Up, International Piano Recording Competition
  • Honorable Mention, Young Artist International Piano Recording Competition
  • DVD Lecture-Recital: “Mazeppa, An Inspirational Living Legend”
  • Compact Disc: “Passion” – Bach, Franck, Wagner-Liszt, Liszt
  • Compact Disc: “From Bartók to the Popol Vuh” – Bartók, Kabalevsky, Petrassi, Holliday
  • Compact Disc: “Louise Billaud” – Bach, Beethoven, Barber, Holliday, Rachmaninoff, Liapunov
  • Interest Groups: College Music Society, Music Teachers National Association, Alpha Delta Kappa
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America (2006-2009, 2011-2014, 2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of American Women (2000, 2005-2006, 2008, 2010)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World (2006, 2009)


  • Doctor of Musical Arts, Boston University
  • Master of Arts, Radford University
  • Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, University of Alaska, Anchorage, Magna Cum Laude
  • National Certified Teacher of Music

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