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Music teachers -- United States.

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Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Ernest S. Williams papers

 Collection 0042-SCPA
Overview Ernest S. Williams (1881-1947) was associated with many ensembles during his career as a cornetist, educator, and bandmaster. As a cornetist, he performed with the Sousa and Goldman bands and the Philadelphia Symphony under the baton of Leopold Stokowski. He founded the Ernest Williams School of Music in Brooklyn, New York in the 1920s and a summer music camp in Saugerties, New York in 1930. The Ernest S. Williams Collection consists of professional papers including photographs; published and...

Frances Elliott Clark papers

 Collection 0025-SCPA
Overview Frances Elliott Clark (1860-1958), born near Angola, Indiana, taught in the public schools of Illinois and Iowa until 1903, when she became the supervisor of the Milwaukee public schools. In 1911, she became the director of the Education Department of the Victor Talking Machine Company, where she promoted the use of the phonograph in music education. A founding member of the Music Educators National Conference (now the National Association for Music Education), she presided over the annual...

George C. Wilson papers

 Collection 0022-SCPA
Overview George C. Wilson (d.2001) was a music educator, band director, Director and Vice-President of the National Music Camp at Interlochen, Michigan. In 1948, he was elected a member of American Bandmasters Association (ABA), where he served on the board of Directors (1963, 1966), as vice-president (1964), and president (1965), and in 1998 was elected as an honorary life member. The George C. Wilson papers include materials relating to Wilson’s tenure as the director at Interlochen, including...

Rose Marie Grentzer papers

 Collection 0052-SCPA
Overview Rose Marie Grentzer (1914-1985) was a music educator who helped raise awareness about and fostered scholarship on audio-visual aids, international music education, and American music. After leading and enhancing music education programs at Juilliard, the University of Michigan, and Oberlin, she developed the graduate program in music education at the University of Maryland. Professor Grentzer taught and gave speeches throughout the world; was active in the Music Educators National Conference...

Mark Hindsley Collection

 Collection 0061-SCPA
Overview Mark Hindsley (1905-1999) was a band director, music instructor, author, and composer of band transcriptions. He spent much of his career at the University of Illinois where he directed the Marching Illini and was Professor of Music. In 1948, he became the Director of Bands at Illinois; he served in that position until his retirement in 1970. During his long and fruitful career, Hindsley wrote seven books and more than forty magazine articles about instrumental music. In order to make classical...

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 ...