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Monday, March 7, 2011

Band History

Band History - Timeline

1912 – Music is a specialized area within the Teacher Training School
1940 – Organization of the Tiger Band
1947 – Separate Music Department established
1949 – First opera performance
1953 – Bachelor of Music degree established
1962 – Master of Music degree established
1967 – Current facility built
1970 – Doctorate in Music established
1980 – Commercial Music program established
2000 – Accredited as a School of Music by the National Association of Schools of
              Music
2000 – Endowed by Rudi and Honey Hohenberg Scheidt and named the Rudi E.
              Scheidt School of Music

Past Directors

1940 - ? Lawrence "Pat" Cooney
1950 - 1952 Gaston Taylor
1953 - 1956 Ralph Hale
1957 - 1959 Olin Blickensderfer
1962 - 1974 Dr. Tom Ferguson
1968 - 1970 James RIchens
1972 - 1986 Art Theil
1975 - 2002 Dr. Sidney McKay
1987 - 1998 Dr. James "Marty" Courtney
1999 - 1999 Geoff Carlton
2000 - present Dr. Nicholas Holland
2002 - present Dr. Kraig Williams
2008 - present Dr. Albert Nguyen

 
 
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