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conductor , Music educator

Carlton Richard Woods, music educator, conductor. Member of Conductors Guild, Michigan String Teachers Association (board directors since 1997, executive board 1998—2002), American String Teachers Association, Rotary.

Background

Woods, Carlton Richard was born on July 6, 1941 in Kewenee, Illinois, United States. Son of Richard Carlton and Mildred Woods.

Education

Bachelor of Music in Education, Heidelberg College, 1963. Doctor of Music, College Conservatory Music, 1970.

Career

Conductor orchestra York High School, Clyde, Ohio, 1963—1964, Port Washington (Wisconsin) High School, 1965—1967. Director music, conductor Bethany College Community Orchestra, Lindsborg, Kansas, 1969—1971, Allegheny College Symphony, Meadville, Pennsylvania, 1971—1981, North Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1997. Professor University Arkansas, 1981—1997.

Artistic director, conductor Midland (Michigan) Symphony Orchestra, since 1997. Director orchestral studies Central Mich University, Mount Pleasant, since 1997. Founder, music director, conductor Music Festival Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1981—1997, Allegheny Summer Music Festival, Meadville, 1974—1981.

Guest conductor numerous international and national performances.

Membership

Member of Conductors Guild, Michigan String Teachers Association (board directors since 1997, executive board 1998—2002), American String Teachers Association, Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cooking, arts, golf.

Connections

Married Ladonna Raye Bevel, October 29, 1987. Children: Blair Carlton, Brent Frederick, Brooke Katherine, Heidi Rebecca, Robin Dawn.

father:
Richard Carlton

mother:
Mildred Woods

spouse:
Ladonna Raye Bevel

child:
Blair Carlton Woods

child:
Brent Frederick Woods

child:
Brooke Katherine Woods

child:
Heidi Rebecca Woods

child:
Robin Dawn Woods