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Band directors -- United States

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Edwin Franko Goldman papers

 Collection 0020-SCPA
Abstract Edwin Franko Goldman (1878-1956), a founder of the American Bandmasters Association and its first president, was a composer, scholar, and prominent conductor. In 1911, he formed his own band which began a summer concert series, later know as the Guggenhiem Memorial Concert Series, in New York City in 1918. This tradition continued under other directors, including Goldman's son, Richard Franko Goldman, who led the band from 1956 to 1979. Goldman championed the performance of neglected band...

Robert L. Grace collection

 Collection 0434-SCPA-RGRACE
Abstract Robert L. Grace (1940-2019) was an American band director and audio recording engineer. He served as a band director for twenty-two years beginning in Killeen, Texas and later at Burleson High School. Concurrent with his teaching career, he founded Vestige Custom Records, which evolved into Vestige Audio/Video. In 1985, he took a position at Louisiana State University School of Music to establish a recording studio and create a curriculum for recording techniques. In 1990, he became a...

William J. Moody papers

 Collection 0443-SCPA-WMOODY
Abstract Dr. William J. Moody (1931-2018) was an American music educator, teacher, administrator, and conductor. He led bands and choirs at high schools in Rossville, Indiana and Duluth, Minnesota before working as Director of Bands at the University of Southern Mississippi, University of Texas at Austin, and the University of South Carolina at various points throughout his career. Moody also served in several roles as a member of the American Bandmasters Association and the National Band...