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educator , organist , orchestra-choral director

James Brevard Wallace, American organist, orchestra-choral director, educator. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946.; Member National Association Schools Music, Music Educators National Conference, Bohemians Detroit, National Music Executives of State Universities, Pi Kappa Lambda, Phi Mu Alpha, Kappa Kappa Psi.; Rotarian.

Background

Wallace, James Brevard was born on July 17, 1915 in Westminster, South Carolina, United States. Son of Joseph Edward and Mary (Reynolds) Wallace.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Mississippi, 1936. Bachelor of Music, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey, 1939, D.Fine Arts, 1967. Master of Music, University of Michigan, 1947.

Doctor of Music, Hillsdale (Michigan) College, 1961. Organist, choir director various chs. New York, Pennsylvania, Mississippi, Michigan, 1937-1960.

Teacher music, Philadelphia, 1937-1939. Concert organist United States, Europe, 1939-1946. Dean music Belhaven College, Jackson, Mississippi, 1939-1942.

Professor music University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, from 1949, associate dean School Music, 1950-1960, dean, 1960-1970, Guest lecturer, teacher United States Army Chaplain’s School, 1947-1948. Consultant music and fine arts. Trustee National Music Camp and Interlochen Arts Academy Co-chairman Michigan Council Arts, 1961-1970.

Board of directors United Fund Ann Arbor. Trustee Westminster Choir College.

Career

Dean music Belhaven College, Jackson, Mississippi, 1939-1942. Dean School Music, 1950-1960, dean, 1960-1970, Guest lectr.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (textbooks) Richard Wagner and the Music Drama, 1954. Masterpieces of Music Literature, 1958.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member National Association Schools Music, Music Educators National Conference, Bohemians Detroit, National Music Executives of State Universities, Pi Kappa Lambda, Phi Mu Alpha, Kappa Kappa Psi.

Connections

father:
Joseph Edward Wallace

mother:
Mary (Reynolds) Wallace