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Music educator

Martha Cornelia Yarbrough, Music educator ( art: perf., Department chair)music educator. Member Music Educators National Conference (senior researcher award,1996), New York State School Music Association, American Ednl.

Background

Yarbrough, Martha Cornelia was born on February 8, 1940 in Waycross, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Henry Elliott and Jessie (Sirmans) Yarbrough.

Education

Biomedical Engineering, Stetson U., 1962. Master of Mechanical Engineering, Florida State University,1968, Doctor of Philosophy., 1973. Choral director Ware County High School, Waycross, Georgia,1962-1964, Glynn Academy, Brunswick, Georgia, 1964-1970.

Assistant choral director Florida State University, 1970-1972. Consultant in music Muscogee County School District, Columbus, Georgia, 1972-1973. Consultant in teacher education Psycho-Edno.

Cons., Inc., Tallahassee, 1972-1973. Assistant professor music education, director universities choruses and oratorio society Syracuse University, 1973-1976, associate professor music education, 1976-1983, professor, 1983-1986, acting assistant dean College Visual and Performing Arts, 1980-1982, acting director School Music, 1980-1982, chairman music education, 1982-1986. Professor music Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, since 1986, coordinator music, education, since 1986, Haymon professor of Music, 1995^.

Artist in residence School Music U. Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1989-1990, 98. Chair Executive Committee Music Education Research Council, 1992-1994.

Career

Choral director Ware County High School, Waycross, 1962-1964, Glynn Academy, Brunswick, 1964—1970. Assistant choral director Florida State University, 1970-1972. Consultant in music Muscogee County School District, Columbus, Georgia, 1972-1973.

Consultant in teacher education Psycho-Edno. Consultant, Inc., Tallahassee, 1972-1973. Assistant professor music education, director choruses and oratorio societies Syracuse (New York ) University, 1973-1976.

Associate professor music education Syracuse University, 1976-1983, professor, 1983-1986, acting assistant dean College Visual and Performing Arts, 1980-1982, acting director School Music, 1980-1982, chairman music education, 1982-1986. Professor music Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, since 1986, coordinator music education, 1986—2000, Haymon professor of music, since 1995, distinguished research master arts, humanities, social science, 2004. Artist-in-residence School Music University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1989-1990, 98, 2002.

Chair executive committee Music Education Research Council, 1992-1994.

Membership

Member Music Educators National Conference (Senior Researcher award 1996), Louisiana State Music Association, American Educational Research Association, Society Research Music Education (member executive committee 1988-1990, program chair 1990-1992, chair 1992-1994), American Association of University Professors, College Music Society, Pi Kappa Lambda, Phi Beta, Kappa Delta Pi.

Connections

father:
Henry Elliott Yarbrough

mother:
Jessie (Sirmans) Yarbrough