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university administrator , musicologist , conductor.

Howard R. Rarig, university administrator, musicologist, conductor. award Kappa Gamma Psi, 1950. Member California Music Executives Association (past president), College Music Society, American Association of University Professors, Music Educators National Conference, National Association Composers United States of America, American Musicol. Society, National Association Schools Music (regional Midwest director 1970-1972.

Background

Rarig, Howard R. was born on November 27, 1915 in Au Sable Forks, New York, United States. Son of Howard R. and Isadora M. (Corneal) Rarig.

Education

Student Temple University, 1941-1942. Bachelor of Music cum laude, Ithaca (New York) College, 1949, Master of Music, 1952. Postgraduate Cornell Univercity, 1951.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1958.

Career

Assistant professor Ithaca College, 1950-1953. Instructor University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1954-1958. Associate professor Grinnell (Iowa) College, 1958-1965, chairman div. fine arts, 1961-1964.

Professor Eastern Michigan U., 1965-1971, also head department music. Professor of University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1971-1979, director School Music, 1971-1979, associate dean School Performing Arts, 1971-1979. Board of directors Ford Foundation Contemporary Music Project, Midwest region, 1966-1970, project head Eastern Michigan U., 1966-1970.

Danforth Foundation Research grantee, 1963, Grinnell College grantee, 1964, Contemporary Music Project grantee, 1970. Tanglewood Scholar Berkshire (Massachusetts) Music Center, 1964. Recipient Composition award Kappa Gamma Psi, 1950.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The 2d String Quartet of Charles Ives, 1952. The Instrumental Sonatas of Antonio Vivaldi, 1958. Conductor contemporary music ensembles, music for theater and dance, Chinese opera, collegium musicum and various choral, brass and orchestral ensembles.

      Composer songs, piano works, chamber music.

Membership

Member California Music Executives Association (past president), College Music Society, American Association of University Professors, Music Educators National Conference, National Association Composers United States of America, American Musicol. Society, National Association Schools Music (regional Midwest director 1970-1972.

Connections

Married Jean Clark Evans, June 1, 1946. Children: Jonathan, Kim, Jan Ingrid.

father:
Howard R. Rarig

mother:
Isadora M. (Corneal) Rarig

spouse:
Jean Clark Evans

children:
Jonathan Rarig

Kim Rarig

Jan Ingrid Rarig