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musician , Secondary education educator

Marcile Elizabeth Cunningham, Secondary education educator, musician. Certified in secondary education for music, band, mathematics; certified in elementary education for music Clarinetist Control Michigan Area Concert Band, Shepherd, 1973-1990; clarinetist, library Midland Concert Band, since 1990; bass clarinetist, percussionist Midland Cmty. Orchestra, since 1992. Member Phi Theta Kappa (advisor since 1993).


Cunningham, Marcile Elizabeth was born on February 23, 1938 in Mio, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Gleason Russell Smith and Mildred Florence (Speck) Smith-Foley.


BME, Central Michigan University, 1959. Master of Arts in Education, Central Michigan University, 1973.


Teacher band, Clintondale Public Schools, Mount Clemens, Michigan, 1959-1962;teacher 6th grade, CenterLine (Michigan) Public Schools, 1962-1963;teacher 6th grade, Coleman (Michigan) Cmty. Schools, 1963-1964;teacher 7th and 8th grade mathematics, Coleman (Michigan) Cmty. Schools, 1964-1981;teacher elementary vocal music, Coleman (Michigan) Cmty.

Schools, 1981-1985;teacher mathematics, computers and band, Coleman (Michigan) Cmty. Schools, 1985-1990;teacher mathematics, director honors program, Mid Michigan Community College, Harrison, since 1989. Organist St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Sanford, Michigan, since 1979.

Clarinetist Eddy Concert Band, Saginaw, since 1976.


  • Certified in secondary education for music, band, mathematics. Certified in elementary education for music.


Clarinetist Central Michigan Area Concert Band, Shepherd, since 1973. Clarinetist, library Midland Concert Band, 1990-1998. Bass clarinetist, percussionist Midland Community Orchestra, since 1992.

Bass clarinetist Bay Concert Band, Bay City, Michigan, since 2001. Member Phi Theta Kappa (advisor 1993-1997).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sewing, reading.


Daughter of Gleason Russell Smith and Mildred Florence (Speck) Smith-Foley. M.Edmund J. Cunningham, Junior, June 24, 1961. Children: Elizabeth Anne, Edmund J. III.

Gleason Russell Smith Smith-Foley

Mildred Florence (Speck) Smith-Foley

Edmund J. Cunningham

Elizabeth Anne Cunningham

Edmund J. III Cunningham