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composer , educator , lyricist , pianist

Eugenie Katherine Rocherolle, American composer, lyricist, pianist, educator. Recipient Best Piano Materials award Music Teachers National Assn Annual National Convention, 1990, Rocherolle Showcase award, 1991, 94, 96., Outstanding Alumna award, Newcomb College of Tulane University, 1995.


Rocherolle, Eugenie Katherine was born on August 24, 1936 in New Orleans. Daughter of Gustave Joseph and Katherine Lucille (Schlegel) Ricau.


Bachelor in Music, Sophie Newcomb College Tulane University, 1958. Composer, lyricist 44 anthems for chorus, 3 band works, 1 work for band and chorus. Composer 50 books for piano, 2 books for piano trio.

Composer musicals, chamber works, string orchestra work, radio commercials. Performance of Vignette for flute and piano, Kennedy Center, Washington, 1988. Commissioned piano solo Clavier Magazine, 1983.

Commissioned anthem Wilton Congregational Church (Connecticut), 1976. Featured American composer and judge Audrey Thayer Memorial Piano Competition, Avon, Connecticut, 1986. Guest composer Anne Arundel State Music Teachers Association, Annapolis, Maryland, 1987, Delaware State Music Teachers Association, Dover, Delaware, 1987, Piano Festival, Anderson (South Carolina) College, 1988, Hartford chapter Connecticut State Music Teachers Association, 1986.

Featured composer Professional Development for Piano Teachers, Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland, 1988, Piano Festival Concerto Competition and Concert Series, Anderson College, South Carolina, 1988. Guest composer Oklahoma Music Teachers Association, Oklahoma State University, 1989, South Dakota Piano Teachers Workshop, Augustana College, 1989. Guest composer keyboard clinic Shenandoah College and Conservatory, Winchester, Virginia, 1989.

Guest clinician, Atlanta, Dallas, New Orleans, Chicago, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, 1989, Jacksonville, Birmingham, Little Rock and Houston 1990, Ohio Music Teachers Association, Dayton, 1991. European premiere of The New Colossus for chorus and orchestra, 1989, piano commission by Hattiesburg (Mississippi) Piano Teachers League, 1989.


Composer, lyricist 44 anthems for chorus, 3 band works, 1 work for band and chorus.


Member Women's Republican. Member executive board, secretary Wilton Orchestra, 1983-1986. Member National League American Penwoman (co-state chairman music 1983-1985, vice president Pioneer branch 1986-1988, 1st prize-choral competition 1986, composer Adagio for the Left-Hand prizewinner 1988), National Federation Music.


Married Didier Andre Rocherolle, May 14, 1960. Children: Valerie, Laurent, Damien, Justin.

Gustave Joseph Ricau

Katherine Lucille (Schlegel) Ricau

Didier Andre Rocherolle

Valerie Rocherolle

Laurent Rocherolle

Damien Rocherolle

Justin Rocherolle