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conductor , educator

Donald Edward Spieth, American conductor, educator. Recipient Urban Orchestra award American Society of Composers, 1988; teaching fellow Morarian College, 1967. Member American Symphony Orchestra League, Conductors Guild, American Federation Musicians. Lodges: Rotary.

Background

Spieth, Donald Edward was born on September 28, 1941 in Muscatine, Iowa, United States. Son of Edward George and Hazel (Brei) Spieth.

Education

Bachelor of Music, University Iowa, 1964. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1966.

Career

Director instrumental music, Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1967-1985;conductor, Hunterdon (New Jersey) Symphony, 1980-1982;conductor, Lehigh Valley Chamber Orchestra, Bethlehem and Allentown, Pennsylvania, since 1981;conductor, Schnylkyll Symphony Orchestra, Pottsville, Pennsylvania, since 1983. Visiting professor Muhlenberg College, Allentown, since 1986, Adjunct Professor NorthamptonCounty Area Community College, Bethlehem, since 1986. Guest conductor various festivals, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Recording label Koch International Classics, Lehigh Valley College of C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Symphony Orchestra League, Conductors Guild, American Federation Musicians. Lodges: Rotary.

Connections

Married Patricia Spieth (divorced). Children: Shawn, Stow.

father:
Edward George Spieth

mother:
Hazel (Brei) Spieth

spouse:
Patricia Spieth

child:
Shawn Spieth

child:
Stow Spieth