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Music educator

Jeriel Marcus Gilmer, music educator. Certified teacher Music Teachers National Association, 2002. Recipient Friend of the Arts, Sigma Alpha Iota Honorary Womens' Fraternity, 1993, Outstanding Teacher, West Virginia Arts and Humanities Commission, 1998.

Background

Gilmer, Jeriel Marcus was born on July 14, 1941 in Staunton, Virginia, United States. Son of Preston Hogshead and Arlene Rawley Gilmer.

Education

Bachelor of Music, West Virginia University, 1965. Master of Music in piano performance, Peabody Institute, Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University, 1967. Doctor in musical arts, piano performance and literature, West Virginia University, 1976.

Career

Acting chairman music department, professor Mount Olive College, North Carolina, 1967—1969. Professor music Fairmont State University, West Virginia, 1969—2002. President West Virginia Music Teachers Association, West Virginia, 1978—1982.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher Music Teachers National Association, 2002.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: Songs for Soprano and Child, (song for lyric soprano) Song of the Sea Gull.

Membership

Member of Florida Music Teachers Association, West Virginia Music Teachers Association (district chair, vice president, president, mta member-at-large, adjudicator), St. Augustine Community Chorus.

Connections

Married Janet Massey, August 20, 1965. 1 child Melissa Renee.

father:
Preston Hogshead

mother:
Arlene Rawley Gilmer

spouse:
Janet Massey

child:
Melissa Renee Gilmer