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Music education

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Biography files collections, Special Collections in Performing Arts

 Collection 0218-SCPA
Abstract The biography files collection in Special Collections in Performing Arts results from clippings by curators or librarians, or from membership surveys of performing arts organizations with records at the various iterations of the repository. Included in this collection are news clippings from Washington and Baltimore-area newspapers, or clippings found online in other serial publications. The clippings were made by performing artists, educators, or performing arts librarians. The bulk of the...

Charles O. Moody papers

 Collection 0210-SCPA
Abstract Charles O. Moody (1927-1989) served as the Music Educators National Conference's (MENC) deputy executive secretary and director of development. His educational background concerns history, secondary education, and school administration. Prior to working with MENC, Moody was a staff consultant and project coordinator on curriculum projects with the California State Department of Education in Sacramento. This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and other documents related to...

Clifford Brooks collection on music education

 Collection 0447-SCPA-BROOKS
Abstract Clifford J. Brooks (b. 1951) is an arts administrator, music educator, and librarian based in the New York Metropolitan area. He was the former manager of the Boston Opera Company and has led educational workshops on opera and musical theater with universities, opera companies, and other arts organizations. The collection consists of Brooks’ publications with Music! Words! Opera!, earlier opera educational materials, and personal and professional files related to...

Irma H. Collins papers

 Collection 0382-SCPA

Irma Helen Collins (b. May 15, 1930) is a music educator, musician, and author. She had a long career in collegiate level teaching, and was involved in the creation of the Journal of Music Teacher Education. She is also the author of the Dictionary of Music Education. This collection contains papers, correspondence, photographs, and other media relating to her career in music education.

James A. Keene papers

 Collection 0433-SCPA
Abstract James A. Keene (b. 1932) is a musician and music educator. He served as professor of music and chairman of the Music Departments at Western Illinois University and Mansfield State University. He additionally taught as a faculty member at the University of Vermont and Montana State University. The collection contains his research materials, works submitted by his students at Mansfield State University, and a comprehensive index of references Keene used in his research and publications on...

John Curwen manuscripts collection

 Collection 0019-SCPA
Abstract John Curwen (1816-1880) was an English congregational minister who, later in life, devoted himself to developing and promulgating the Tonic Sol-fa pedagogical method. This method is based on the relationships between pitch-classes in a diatonic key, and replaces traditional notation with solfege syllables; the syllable "do" is assigned to a piece's tonic, thus the term "moveable do." The John Curwen Manuscripts, part of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Historical Center...

Philip Gordon papers

 Collection 0090-SCPA
Abstract Philip Gordon (1894-1983) was a composer, arranger, conductor, and music educator who lived and worked in New Jersey and was active in both state and national music education organizations. The Philip Gordon Papers covers the period from 1924-2005; the bulk of the material dates from 1951-1985. The collection consists of published scores of band, orchestra, instrumental ensemble, choral arrangements and recordings of Gordon's compositions, unpublished scores, financial documents, personal...

Ruth Overholser papers

 Collection 0422-SCPA-OVERHOLSER

Ruth Schell Overholser (1918-2020) earned a degree in Music Education from the University of Maryland in 1961. Overholser was a vocalist, elementary school teacher, an active member of the Washington Alumnae chapter of the Sigma Alpha Iota (SAI) International Music Fraternity, and a donor to the University of Maryland School of Music. Overholser's personal papers and memorabilia.

Jacklin Bolton Stopp collection of 19th-century American music

 Collection 0354-SCPA

The Jacklin Bolton Stopp collection contains materials from 1774 to 1972, with the bulk of the collection dating from approximately 1840 to 1910. Materials include pedagogical musical materials, tune books, other compilations of sacred or secular songs, and sheet music. The collection also includes cantata scores, librettos, hymnals, and music-related books. Most scores and collections of printed music were published in the United States.

World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles records

 Collection 0458-SCPA-WASBE
Abstract The World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles is an organization of wind band conductors, ocmposers, performers, publishers, teachers, instrument makers, and devotees of wind music. The organization is dedicated to enhancing the quality of the wind band throughout the world as well as broadening the horizons of its members through the promotion of new repertoire, cultures, places and peoples. Membership is open to all.The collection includes organizational records,...