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Colby Symphony Orchestra Conductor
Violin/Viola Applied Music Associate

Department: Music


Office: Bixler 226
Phone: 207-859-5679

Mailing Address

5670 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8856


D.M.A. University of Connecticut, 2012
D.B.A. Southern New Hampshire University, 2010
M.B.A Providence College, 2006
M.M. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2004
M.M. Conservatoire de Versailles, France, 2002               

Areas of Expertise

  • Conducting
  • Violin/Viola Performance
  • Chamber Music
  • Romani and Eastern European Folk Music
  • Music Industry

Professional Information

Stan Renard, Bohemian Quartet founder and arranger, is a violinist, violist and active conductor. He studied violin performance with Veda Reynolds formerly of the Curtis Institute, Alexandre Brussilovsky, former assistant of Leonid Kogan in Moscow  and Yehudi Menuhin in London,  Philip Setzer of the Emerson String Quartet, Marylou Speaker Churchill, formerly the Principal Second Violinist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and Theodore Arm. Stan is an alumnus of the Pierre Monteux Conducting School in Hancock, Maine, and has re-established the chamber orchestra Opus 1 which is now in residency at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Stan is also a member of the New York based Ensemble Tremblay. As a conductor, Stan studied with, and was the assistant of, Maestros Lanfranco Marcelletti, Harvey Sollberger, and Michael Jinbo. Dr. Renard has been recently appointed as conductor of the Colby Symphony Orchestra and as the Violin and Viola Applied Music Associate at Colby College.

Courses Currently Teaching 2013-2014

MU091 F1 Violin/Viola, 30 minutes, Non-credit
MU091 F2 Violin/Viola, 60 minutes, Non-credit
MU093 A Orchestra, Non-credit
MU191 F1 Violin/Viola, 30 minutes, Credit
MU191  F2 Violin/Viola, 60 minutes, Credit
MU193  A Orchestra, Credit