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music educator

Glenna Mae Sprague, music educator. Charles and Olivia Bash Memorial Scholarship award. Member Music Teachers National Association, Illinois State Music Teachers Association, Music Educators National Conference, American Music Scholarship Association, College Music Society, Pi Kappa Lambda, Kappa Alpha Pi, Phi Beta.

Background

Sprague, Glenna Mae was born on April 12, 1953 in Gallipolis, Ohio, United States. Daughter of William Ross and Emily Mae (Phillips) Sprague.

Education

Bachelor of Music magna cum laude, Capital University, Columbus, Ohio, 1975. Master of Music, Ohio University, 1977.

Career

Class piano teaching assistant Ohio University, Athens, 1975-1976, instructor class piano, 1976-1978. Instructor elementary music Meigs Local School District, Pomeroy, Ohio, 1976-1978. Instructor music Oakton College, DesPlaines, Illinois, 1978-1981, assistant professor music, 1981-1985, associate professor music, 1985-1989, professor music, since 1989, coordinator music department, since 1987.

Grant reviewer Illinois Arts Council Advisory Panel, Chicago, 1986-1989. Member Illinois Board Higher Education, 1995. Adjudicator American Music Scholarship Association-International Festival, Cincinnati, 1979, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1990.

Performer, guest clinician Illinois Music Educators Association All-State Conference, 1988, National Conference on Piano Pedagogy, Schaumburg, Illinois, 1992, Music Teachers National Association National Convention, Spokane, Washington, 1993, Illinois State Music Teachers Association State Convention, Northwestern University, 1994, College Music Society/Great Lakes Regional Conference, Michigan State University, 1996. Performer Chicago Civic Opera House, 1991. Member various committees Oakton College, Des Plaines, since 1978.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Pianist Capital University Wind Ensemble, 1972-1973. Accompanist Opera Workshop, Capital University, 1973, Summer Choir, Ohio University, 1976. Keyboardist, piano and celeste Capital University Symphony Orchestra, 1973-1974.

      Conductor, performer Oakton Six Piano Ensemble, since 1980. Guest pianist DePaul University, Chicago, 1984. Rehearsal pianist/orchestra keyboardist-synthesizer Three Penny Opera, Oakton College, 1987.

      Guest pianist Chicago Bar Association Revue, 1988. Guest pianist, clinician for critical literacy conference Holiday Inn Mart Plaza, Chicago, 1990

    • many others.

Membership

Member Music Teachers National Association, Illinois State Music Teachers Association, Music Educators National Conference, American Music Scholarship Association, College Music Society, Pi Kappa Lambda, Kappa Alpha Pi, Phi Beta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, golf, basketball, dance.

Connections

father:
William Ross Sprague

mother:
Emily Mae (Phillips) Sprague