Bandmasters -- United States.
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Overview Dr. Earl A. Slocum was born near Concord, Michigan and became the first male student to graduate from Albion College with a public school music certificate. After receiving his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Michigan, Slocum took a position as director of bands at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and conductor of the University Symphony Orchestra. He remained at the University until his retirement in 1967. Dr. Slocum was elected to the American Bandmasters...
Overview Patrick S. Gilmore (1829-1892) was an American bandleader before the time of John Philip Sousa. His career highlights include leading the regimental band for the 24th Massachusetts Infantry during the Civil War, founding Gilbert and Wright: a musical instrument manufacturer, and organizing concerts of an enormous scale consisting of thousands of instrumentalists and singers for the National Peace Jubilee and World Peace Jubilee. In 1876, Gilmore's new band, the 22nd New York Regiment Band,...