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Donald Gray Hinshaw

Donald Gray Hinshaw, music publisher. Named Colonel Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1971.

Background

  • Hinshaw, Donald Gray was born on August 23, 1934 in Boonville, North Carolina, United States. Son of Evan Willard and Rosella (Sizemore) Hinshaw.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Music, Davidson College, 1955. Master of Sacred Music, New Orleans Seminary, 1958.

    Career

    • Music teacher Jonesville (North Carolina) Public School, 1955-1956. Music director First Baptist Church, Wilson, North Carolina, 1958-1964. Professor of music Barton College, 1959-1964.

      Manager Ligett & Myers, Durham, North Carolina, 1964-1967, La Perla, Manila, Phillipines, 1967-1968. Choral editor Carl Fisher, Incorporated, New York York City, 1968-1975. President, chief executive officer Hinshaw Music, Inc., Chapel Hill, North Carolina, from 1975, Hindon Publications Inc., Chapel Hill, from 1975, Chapel Hill Music, Inc., from 1980.

    Works

    • Composer, Arranger, Editor: 28 titles vocal and choral music, since 1965.

    Membership

    Treasurer Church Music Publications Association, 1980-1982. Trustee Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey, 1982-1986. National winner Take Pride in American, Washington, 1988.

    Member American Society of Composers, Society of European Stage Authors and Composers, National Music Publications Association, Am Choral Conductors Association, Broadcast Music, Inc., Phi Mu Alpha Singonia.
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    Died December 30, 1996
    (aged 62)
    • 1955
      Davidson College
    • 1958
      New Orleans Seminary
    • 1955 - 1956
      Music teacher, Jonesville (North Carolina) Public School
    • 1958 - 1964
      music director, First Baptist Church
      Wilson, North Carolina, United States
    • 1959 - 1964
      professor, of music Barton College
    • 1964 - 1967
      manager, Ligett & Myers
      Durham, United Kingdom
    • 1967 - 1968
      manager, Ligett & Myers
      La Perla, Veracruz-Llave, Mexico
    • 1968 - 1975
      choral editor Carl Fisher
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