Beth Sedgwick

Class of 1966

Beth has a 20-year history as a critical care nurse. She was head nurse of the coronary care unit at Parkridge Hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She was also certified as a critical care specialist and worked at Providence Hospital here in Cincinnati.


She has a 25-year career as a piano instructor and is currently an instructor at the Cincinnati Music Academy in Kenwood. She has taught hundreds of students ranging in ages from 5 to 70, and recently two of her students have been gold medal winners (the highest in the State of Ohio) in the Royal American Conservatory practical examination results.


Beth is an active member of the Ohio Music Teachers Association. She recently performed with nine other teachers (Chopin and Debussy preludes) for a fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House. She has also composed many pieces and arranges music for her church.


While at Finneytown, Beth was in the Girls Chorus, Concert Choir, Escapades and National Honor Society. She received the Chopin Piano Award and a scholarship to DePauw University. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Cincinnati Nursing program and magna cum laude from Southern University in Tennessee.