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Alice B. Tischler Edit Profile

musician , writer

Alice B. Tischler, musician, retired writer. Achievements include research in compilation of an encyclopedia of Black Composers; research in An historical performance approach and analysis of the organ fugues of J S Bach. Grantee, Friends Jewish Music, 1987, American Academy for Jewish Research, 1988; scholar, Roosevelt University, 1958-1960.

Background

Tischler, Alice B. was born on August 7, 1935 in Seattle, Washington, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Music, Roosevelt University, 1958. Master of Music, Roosevelt University, 1960. Master of Library Science, Indiana University, 1971.

Career

Assistant instructor music theory Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1957—1958. Music director various churches and synagogues, 1958—1965. Organist, pianist, harpsichordist, 1958—1965.

Instructor music literature University Chicago, 1961. Music cataloger Indiana University Regional Libraries, Bloomington, 1969—1971. Research director Black Music Center Indiana University, 1973—1974, academy advisor, 1979—1985.

Adminstrative assistant Monroe County Commissioners, 1977—1979. Supervisor work study students, advisor for student theses and dissertations Black Music Center Indiana University, Bloomington, 1973—1974, tutor for music theory students, 1976. Music advisor Who's Who Among Black Americans Edition, 1977—1978.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in compilation of an encyclopedia of Black Composers. Research in An historical performance approach and analysis of the organ fugues of J S Bach.

Works

Membership

Treasurer Women's Political Caucus, Bloomington, 1977, president, 1979. Headquarters coordinator Monroe County Democratic Party, 1976—1995. Campaign advisor Monroe County Democratic Candidates, since 1995.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Concert-going and performing, gardening, travel, reading, research.

Connections

Married Hans Tischler, June 21, 1958. Children: Mark Daniel, Laura Ruth Eliel.

spouse:
Hans Tischler

children:
Mark Daniel Tischler

Laura Ruth Eliel Tischler