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music association executive , musician

Ada Holding Miller, music association executive, musician. Recipient Hadley medal National Association American Composers and Condrs., 1954. member committee friends Berkshire Music Center; Member A.S.C.A.P. (honorary).

Background

Miller, Ada Holding was born on October 5, 1889 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Robert Stowe and Mary Ann (Dunn) Holding.

Education

Student Normal School Maine, 1908, Rhode Island College Education, 1909. Master of Arts (honorary), Bates College, 1952. Master of Arts (honorary), Brown University, 1953.

Career

Albert Miller, March 30, 1910 (deceased 1959). Children—Elizabeth Eunice (Mistress Jonathan Barlow Richards), Kathleen Louise (wife of Doctor Alexander Barry), Janice (Mistress Clayton Talmadge Koelb). Soprano soloist church, light opera, concerts.

Pianist, harpist, performer on glass armonica (mus. glasses). Past president National Federation of Music Clubs. National chairman war service National Federation Music Clubs, 1941-1946, vice president, 1947-1951.

President Rhode Island Federation Music Clubs, 1938-1941, N.E. District National Federation Music Clubs, 1941-1943, 51-55. Executive Committee opera department National Music Camp. Honorary member committee friends Berkshire Music Center.

Trustee N.E. Conservatory of Music. Corporate member Mac Dowell Association.

Membership

Member committee friends Berkshire Music Center. Member A.S.C.A.P. (honorary). Clubs: Musicians American (Coral Gables, Florida).

Member) (New York City).

Connections

Married Doctor; children: Elizabeth Eunice (Mistress Jonathan Barlow Richards), Kathleen Louise (wife of Doctor.

father:
Robert Stowe Holding

mother:
Mary Ann (Dunn) Holding

spouse:
Doctor

children:
Elizabeth Eunice Miller (Mistress Jonathan Barlow Richards)

Kathleen Louise (wife of Dr Miller