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Music educator , poet , published composer

Jean Reynolds Davis, music educator, poet, published composer. Recipient Thornton Oakley Distinctive Achievement in Creative Arts medal, Benjamin Franklin Outstanding Service medal, Merit award University Pennsylvania Cultural Olympics.

Background

Davis, Jean Reynolds was born on November 1, 1927 in Cumberland, Maryland, United States. Daughter of Foster Ray and Wilhelmina Barrick Reynolds.

Education

Bachelor of Music with honors in Piano, School Fine Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1949.

Career

Teacher piano, theory, composition, counterpoint, Philadelphia, since 1942. Editorial consultant in piano teaching materials Music Publications Holding Corporation, New York City, 1959-1965. Instructor piano Haverford (Pennsylvania) Friends' School.

Teacher, contest adjudicator in field.

Membership

Member American College Musicians, Music Teachers National Association, American Society Composers, Authors and Publications, National Guild Piano Teachers, Philadelphia Music Teachers Association, American Composers Forum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cooking, drama, public speaking, social commentary.

Connections

Married Warren Hirst Davis, Junior, December 9, 1949 (divorced March 1975). Children: Mark Reynolds, Stephen Scott.

father:
Foster Ray

mother:
Wilhelmina Barrick Reynolds

spouse:
Warren Hirst Davis

children:
Mark Reynolds Davis

Stephen Scott Davis