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educator , musician

Adam Joseph Ortiz, musician, educator. awarded key to city New Orleans, 1956. Served with United States Air Force, 1955-1958. Named honorary citizen, awarded key to city New Orleans, 1956.; Member Choral Conductors National Association.

Background

Ortiz, Adam Joseph was born on September 2, 1934 in Abilene, Texas, United States. Son of Adam Longoria and Luisa (Gonzalez) Ortiz.

Education

Bachelor of Music Education, University Southern Mississippi, also Master of Music.

Career

Choral conductor male chorus Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, 1956-1958, conductor annual Messiah presentations, since 1977. Choral music coordinator Columbia Broadcasting System, New Orleans, 1956-1958. Professor music, vocal therapist Mississippi Gulf Coast Junior College, Jefferson Davis Campus, Gulfport, since 1969.

Singer leading roles operas and musical productions. Conductor community chorus, Gulfport. Choral master Community Opera Association, Gulfport.

Music director First United Methodist Church, Gulfport. Guest conductor New Orleans Symphony, 1956.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author workbook: Fundamentals of Writing/Reading Music, 1977.

Religion

A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.

Politics

Every Church statement in social or economic field should be seriously considered and demonstrate a competence in political sphere.

Views

Every Church member should be trusted with responsibilities. In building the local Methodist groups or 'societies', they should be trained to maintain the meetings and give pastoral care and challenge to the members.

Membership

Served with United States Air Force, 1955-1958. Named honorary citizen, awarded key to city New Orleans, 1956. Member Choral Conductors National Association.

Connections

Married Margaret Lynne Perkins, July 4, 1973. Children– Margo, Mark, Daniel.

father:
Adam Longoria Ortiz

mother:
Luisa (Gonzalez) Ortiz

spouse:
Margaret Lynne Perkins

children:
Margo Ortiz

Mark Ortiz

Daniel Ortiz