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Cynthia English

Cynthia English, research librarian, musician. Certified music teacher and media specialist Massachusetts.

Background

  • English, Cynthia was born on April 19, 1942 in Westfield, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of John F. and Jennie M. (Melchiori) English.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1964. Master of Arts, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1967. Master of Library Science, Simmons College, Boston, 1976.

      Music certified, Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria, 1968.

    Career

    • Graduate assistant music Smith College, 1964—1966. Teacher English as Second Language British School, Milan, 1966—1968, Siemens Telecomm., Milan, 1968—1973. Music specialist Cambridge Public Schools, Massachusetts, 1974—1977.

      Reference library The Boston Athenaeum, 1977—1978, head reference department, 1978—1986, research specialist, 1987—1988. Library media specialist Somerville Public Schools, Massachusetts, 1988—1991. Library Lincoln Sudbury Regional High School, since 1991.

      Music researcher The Friends of Doctor Burney, Boston, since 1984, board directors, grant writer, since 1988. Location guide Massachusetts Film Bureau, 1983—1988.

    Major achievements

    • Certified music teacher and media specialist Massachusetts.

    Works

    • Translator: Italian oratorio Il Ritorno di Tobia, 1975, contributor: articles to Boston Opera Program, 1986-1988, Newton Choral Society, since 1989, program notes, since 1990.

    Membership

    Singer Handel and Haydn Society, 1974—1980, Boston Concert Opera Chorus, 1980—1989. Project director Constitution Bicentennial Celebration, 1987. Fundraiser Smith College Capital Campaign, 1987.

    Member of Massachusetts Teacher's Association, New England Educational Media Association, National Education Association, League of Women Voters, Smith College Alumnae Club (program chairman 1978-1979), Beta Phi Mu.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, swimming.

    Connections

    • Married Neil Cohen, June 26, 1976. 1 child Jason English Cohen.
    • father: John F. English
    • mother: Jennie M. (Melchiori) English
    • spouse: Neil Cohen
    • child: Jason English Cohen English
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    Born April 19, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      Smith College
    • 1967
      Smith College
    • 1976
      Simmons College
    • 1968
      Mozarteum
    • 1964 - 1966
      Graduate assistant, music Smith College
    • 1966 - 1968
      teacher, English as Second Language British School
      Milan, Illinois, United States
    • 1968 - 1973
      teacher, English as Second Language British School
      Milan, Illinois, United States
    • 1974 - 1977
      music specialist, Cambridge Public Schools
      Massachusetts, United States
    • 1988 - 1991
      library media specialist, Somerville Public Schools
      Massachusetts, United States
    • 1991
      library Lincoln Sudbury Regional High School
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