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Arthur Edgar Westbrook Edit Profile

educator , musician

Arthur Edgar Westbrook, musician, educator. Member Music Educators National Conference, Music Teachers National Association (Executive Committee), National Association Schools Music (member undergraduate commission.

Background

Westbrook, Arthur Edgar was born on March 11, 1887 in Lowell, Michigan, United States. Son of James Henry and Margaret (Anderson) Westbrook.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Albion (Michigan) College, 1910, Bachelor of Music, 1911, Doctor of Music (honorary), 1927. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Illinois Wesleyan, 1939. Student New England Conservatory Music, Boston, 1915-1916.

Private vocal student New York City, 1914-1916.

Career

Director department music Kansas State College, Manhattan, 1916-1922. Dean school music Illinois Wesleyan University, 1922-1939. Director school fine arts U. Nebraska and department chairman music, 1939-1953, now professor music, director school fine arts emeritus.

Membership

Member Music Educators National Conference, Music Teachers National Association (Executive Committee), National Association Schools Music (member undergraduate commission.

Connections

Married Katharine Kimmel, December 1925.

father:
James Henry Westbrook

mother:
Margaret (Anderson) Westbrook

spouse:
Katharine Kimmel