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musician

Howard Clarke Davis, musician. Member Music Supervisors National Conference, Music Teachers National Association, Eastern Music Supervisors Association (founder).; Mason. Co-Author: University Course of Music Study (10 vols.).

Background

Davis, Howard Clarke was born on May 4, 1881 in Lynn, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles E. and Elizabeth (Clarke) Davis.

Education

Preparatory education, Vermont Military Academy, Saxtons River. Student Colgate, 1899-1900. Special student Boston University, 1913-1914.

Bachelor of Music, Cincinnati Conservatory, 1930. Doctor of Music, Chicago Conservatory, 1931. Master of Arts from the University of Pittsburgh, 1933.

Career

Formerly voice teacher, Lawrence, Chelsea, Boston, Yonkers, New York, and New York City. Choral conductor, Lawrence, Chelsea, Andover, Malden, Newburyport, Watertown, Boston, 1905-1917, Yonkers and Fredonia, New York, from 1917. Director School of Music, Chelsea, 1913-1917, Yonkers, 1917-1921.

Head of department music, State Normal School, Fredonia, 1924-1931. Professor voice and head of school music department, Villa Maria College, Erie, Pennsylvania, from 1931. Vice president Chicago Conservatory.

Director extension work, National Academy Music, New York City, 1921-1924, Founder, 1925, later director Western New York Music Festival (6 days).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor to The Musician (formerly associate editor).

Membership

Member Music Supervisors National Conference, Music Teachers National Association, Eastern Music Supervisors Association (founder). Mason. Co-Author: University Course of Music Study (10 vols.).

Connections

Married Ottilie Czerny, September 30, 1922.

father:
Charles E. Davis

mother:
Elizabeth (Clarke) Davis

spouse:
Ottilie Czerny