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Composers -- United States.

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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Wise Papers

 Collection 0075-SCPA
Overview Arthur Wise (1906-1973) was a music educator, involved as both a public school band director and a community ensemble conductor. He served the public school system for over 35 year, as band director at Lisbon H.S. in Lisbon, Ohio, and Lincoln High School in Philadelphia. In addition to his professional responsibilities, Wise was an avid Civil War scholar, and, with the collaboration of Francis A. Lord, he published two books on the topic, Bands and Drummer Boys of the...

Claude T. Smith Collection

 Collection 0013-SCPA
Overview Claude Thomas Smith was an American educator, conductor, and composer born in Missouri in 1932. A prolific composer, Smith completed over 110 compositions for band, twelve orchestral works, and fifteen choral pieces. His compositions include the works Emperata Overture which was featured at the 1964 Mid-West Band and Orchestra Clinic; Eternal Father Strong to Save which was commissioned in 1975 to commemorate the 50th...

Lynn Steele papers

 Collection 0015-SCPA
Overview Catherine Lynn Steele was an active translator, instrumentalist, singer, and composer. She began composing at the age of nine and had her first composition, Conglomera, premiered by her Junior High School Orchestra in Hingham, MA in 1964. She received a degree in Spanish from Smith College in 1973, and later studied to be a translator at the Monterey Institute. In 1982, Steele received her Master's degree from American University, where she composed a full...

The Hubert P. Henderson Collection

 Collection 0058-SCPA
Overview Hubert P. Henderson directed the band program at the University of Maryland, College Park from 1955-1965. Under his leadership the program underwent a series of significant changes, including a closer association with the School of Music and the formation of the Symphonic Band. Henderson was elected to the American Bandmasters' Association (ABA) in 1961 and resigned from the association in 1968. During his membership, he was integral to the establishment of the ABA...

Victor Zajec papers

 Collection 0001-SCPA
Overview Victor Zajec (1923-2005) has written two books on the history of the American Bandmasters Association: "The Edwin Franko Goldman Memorial Citation: A History," 1998 and Past Presidents of the American Bandmasters Association, 2000. Both books provide biographical sketches of the office holders and honorees. The Zajec Collection contains correspondence and information files on these individuals. The Zajec Papers also include research materials for Victor's book ...