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Bandmasters -- United States.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Earl Slocum papers

 Collection 0041-SCPA
Abstract 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...

Patrick Gilmore collection

 Collection 0006-SCPA
Abstract 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,...

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...