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John Kenneth Moore

John Kenneth Moore, American curator. Travel grantee Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1983, 87, 93, 2000. Member Collegiate Chorale, since 2000. Member American Musical Instrument Society, Comite International des Musee et Collections d'Instruments de Musique, Society for Ethnomusicology.

Background

  • Moore, John Kenneth was born on October 23, 1947 in La Plata, Maryland, United States. Son of John Kenneth Moore and Miriam Elizabeth (McDowell) Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Music Education, Concord College, 1970. Master of Arts in Ethnomusicology, Hunter College, 1976. ABD in Music, City University of New York.

    Career

    • Substitute teacher Charles County Board of Education, La Plata, Maryland, 1970. Score library G. Schirmer's Incorporated, New York York City, 1970. Security officer Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970-1975, assistant for slide orders, 1975-1979, curatorial assistant museum instruments, 1979-1983, assistant curator museum instruments, 1983-1990, associate curator museum instruments, 1990-1997, associate curator and administrator, 1997-1999.

      Quest curator Newark Museum, 1997. Frederick P. Rose associate curator-in-charge Metropolitan Museum Art, 1999, Frederick P. Rose curator-in-charge, since 2000. Creator, coordinator model cross-cultural music program Metropolitan Museum, 1989-1992.

      Panel member New York State Council on the Arts, New York City, 1990-1992. Advisor Lincoln Center Library. Gallery, 1986.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Museum arrangements: (off-Broadway show) The Wilde Spirit, 1996.

    Membership

    Member Collegiate Chorale, since 2000. Member American Musical Instrument Society, Comite International des Musee et Collections d'Instruments de Musique, Society for Ethnomusicology.

    Personality

    Interests

    Composition, musical arrangements, lecturing, conducting metropolitan museum chorus.

    Connections

    • Married Judith Ann Smith, June 9, 1973 (separated 1990).
    • father: John Kenneth Moore Smith
    • mother: Miriam Elizabeth (McDowell) Smith
    • spouse: Judith Ann Smith
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    Born October 23, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1970
      Concord College
    • 1976
      Hunter College
    • 1970
      Substitute teacher, Charles County Board of Education
      La Plata, Maryland, United States
    • 1970
      score library G. Schirmer's Incorporated
    • 1997
      quest curator Newark Museum
    • 1999
      Frederick P. Rose associate, curator-in-charge Metropolitan Museum Art
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