Education: D.M.A., Iowa; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts; B.A., UW-Green Bay
Cheryl Grosso has been a member of the Music faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay since 1985. She has served as Interim Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Chair and Vice Chair of Arts and Visual Design, and Music Chair. She teaches studio percussion, contemporary percussion ensemble, new music ensemble, hand drumming ensemble, aural skills, and world music. She was awarded the honorable Frankenthal Professorship in 2005 and the Founder’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship. Professor Grosso earned the Doctor of Musical Arts in Percussion Performance and Pedagogy from The University of Iowa, Master of Fine Arts in Percussion Performance from California Institute of the Arts, and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Dr. Grosso studied western and non-western percussion and Grosso remains active as a chamber musician, composer, and clinician. Her compositions are published by Smith Sonic Arts Editions, Marimba Productions/Studio 4, and Alfred Music Publishers.