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educator , musicologist

James Southerland Upton, musicologist, educator. Member American Musicology Society (chairman local chapter 1981-1982), American Recorder Society.

Background

Upton, James Southerland was born on January 2, 1937 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States. Son of James Southerland and Virginia (Townsend) University.

Education

Bachelor, Bachelor of Medicine, Hendrix College, 1958. Master of Music, Southern Methodist University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1968.

Career

Band director Star City (Arkansas) High School, 1958-1959. Music director Fordyce (Arkansas) Public Schools, 1961-1965. Music instructor Alma (Michigan) College, 1965-1968.

Professor music University Northern Colorado, Greeley, since 1968.

Membership

Member American Musicology Society (chairman local chapter 1981-1982), American Recorder Society.

Connections

Married Emma Jo Perry, August 24, 1958. Children: James, Miles, Ellen, Candace.

father:
James Southerland University

mother:
Virginia (Townsend) University

spouse:
Emma Jo Perry

children:
James Upton

Miles Upton

Ellen Upton

Candace Upton