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Music educator

Gregory Williams Townsend, music educator. Certified teacher Illinois State Board Education, 1996, Missouri State Board Education, 1993. Recipient Grand Champion Instrumental Ensemble (as Director), Music Showcase Festivals, 1999, Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 1998, 2000, 2002; grantee Music Performance Scholarship, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 1988-1993.

Background

Townsend, Gregory Williams was born on June 3, 1970 in Saint Louis. Son of Frederick Dalton and Joyce Williams Townsend.

Education

Bachelor of Music, Southern Illinois University, 1988—1993. Master of Arts in Music Education, Southern Illinois University, since 1998.

Career

Music department chairperson Althoff Catholic High School, Belleville, Illinois, 1995—2000. Instrumental music instructor Salem Community High School, 2000—2002. Band director Carbondale Community High School, since 2002.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher Illinois State Board Education, 1996, Missouri State Board Education, 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: (wind band music) The Course, Walking Away.

Membership

Member Salem Theatre Foundation, Salem, Illinois, 2001—2001. Member of National Education Association, Illinois Educator's Association, Music Educator's National Conference, Illinois Music Educator's Association (band division co-chairperson/chairperson 2001-2003).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Scuba diving - advanced certification, computers, tennis, volleyball.

Connections

father:
Frederick Dalton

mother:
Joyce Williams Townsend