Hild Peersen

Hild Peersen

Adjunct Instructor of Clarinet

Department/Affiliation: Music
Phone: 330-263-2419
Office Address: 223 Scheide


  • Doctor of Musical Arts (Clarinet), Ohio State University
  • Master of Music, Arizona State University
  • Bachelor of Music Education, Michigan State University

Courses Taught

  • MUSC 123: Clarinet
  • MUSC 157: Ensembles/Woodwinds (clarinet)
  • MUSC 223: Clarinet

Biography, Performance, and Research

Dr. Peersen is the principal clarinetist of the Westerville Symphony and has performed with several central Ohio orchestras including the Columbus Symphony. She performs regularly with the Park Avenue Players, a woodwind quintet in Columbus, Ohio.  Dr. Peersen has presented at two conferences of the International Clarinet Association.  In 2006, she played Jack Gallagher’s “Intimations of Finzi” and the premiere of Brian Dykstra’s “The National Pastime: a Concert Rag for Clarinet and Piano,” and in 2004 she presented a paper on the 19th century Swedish composer Franz Berwald. She also teaches at Otterbein University and has taught at Kenyon College and Mount Vernon Nazarene University. She resides in Columbus with her husband Ken and children Ian and Ilse. She was appointed to The College of Wooster in 2001.