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educator , arts center administrator

Dean Boal, American arts center administrator, educator. Woodrow Wilson teaching fellow, 1983-1989; recipient Distinguished Alumnus award in Professional Music University Colorado, 1987. Member advisory bd U. Colorado College Music, since 1987; trustee Alma College, 1992-1995. Served with United States Army, 1953-1955. Member Eastern Public Radio Network (chairman 1979-1982), College Music Society, Pi Kappa Lambda, Mu Phi Epsilon, Phi Mu Alpha.

Background

Boal, Dean was born on October 20, 1931 in Longmont, Colorado, United States. Son of Elmer C. and L. Mildred (Snodgrass) Boal.

Education

Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education, University Colorado, 1953. M.Music, Indiana University, 1956. D. Musical Arts, University Colorado, 1959.

Career

Member of faculty, Hastings (Nebraska) College, 1958-1960; head piano department, Bradley U., Peoria, Illinois, 1960-1966; dean, pianist, Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, 1966-1970; professor piano, chair music, State University of New York, Fredonia, 1970-1973; president, St. Louis Conservatory, 1973-1976; director, radio station KWMU, St. Louis, 1976-1978; vice president, general manager, Station WETA-FM, Washington, 1978-1983; director arts and performance programs, National Public Radio, Washington, 1982-1989; president, Interlochen (Michigan) Center for the Arts, 1989-1995; president emeritus, since 1995.

Works

Membership

Member advisory bd University Colorado College Music, 1987-2000. Trustee Alma College, 1992-1995. Board directors, chairman Peak Association of the Arts, 1998-2000.

Served with United States Army, 1953-1955. Member Eastern Public Radio Network (chairman 1979-1982), College Music Society, Pi Kappa Lambda, Mu Phi Epsilon, Phi Mu Alpha.

Connections

Married Ellen Christine TeSelle, August 23, 1957. Children: Brett, Jed.

father:
Elmer C. Boal

mother:
L. Mildred (Snodgrass) Boal

spouse:
Ellen Christine TeSelle

children:
Brett Boal

Jed Boal