Catherine Renggli received her BM from Oberlin Conservatory and her MM from Northwestern University. Renggli has won numerous awards, including the opportunity to perform at Severance Hall with The Cleveland Orchestra, a National Federation of Music Clubs scholarship, and the top prize in the Society of American Musicians Young Artist Piano Competition. Her principal teachers were Sedmara Zakarian Rutstein and Emilio del Rosario in performance and Elvina Truman Pearce and Craig Sale in pedagogy. Before joining the Preparatory faculty in 2004, Renggli was a faculty member at the Concordia University Preparatory and Community Piano Program in River Forest, Illinois. In addition to teaching, she is an active solo and collaborative performer.