Russell Ronnebaum, a Kansas native, earned a Bachelor of Music degree in
piano performance from the University of Kansas. He then attended the
University of Arizona where he received a Masters Degree in collaborative piano under the guidance
of Dr. Paula
As a collaborative pianist, Russell frequently performs with the T ucson Symphony Orchestra (TSO) and the Tucson Masterworks Chorale. This year he has performance and compositional engagements with Artifact Dance Project and The Rogue Theatre of Tucson . Past engagements have been with reputable Tucson organizations such as Arizona Opera, Arizona Repertory Singers, and Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus .
In 2015, Russell was chosen to be the principa l keyboardist for the American Wind Symphony Orchestra’s annual summer tour. Russell made his Carnegie Hall debut in 2016 performing at the piano with American composer Dan Forrest .
Mr. Ronnebaum recorded and released his first album of concert arrangem ents and original works for piano titled “Winter Scenes” in 2015. Recent commissions and premieres include music for voice, choir, piano, string orchestra, and live theatre.