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musician

Mary Margaret McKain, musician. Member Quartz Hill Town Council; active Alads, Sheriff's Relief. Member Musicians Local 47 (life), Sons and Daughters Montana Pioneers (life), Wild Life Federation, United States Humane Society, Marshals Association (secretary, director), International Police Association.

Background

McKain, Mary Margaret was born on June 11, 1940 in Spokane, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Neil Dunn and Elinore (Bien) McKain.

Education

Bachelor in Music and Police Science, California State University, Los Angeles, 1968;studied trumpet with Rafael Mendez, Jane Sager, Sidney Lazar, and others.

Career

Trumpet player, Peter Meremblum Junior Symphony, 1954-1959;trumpet player, Jack Benny at Greek Theater, 1963;trumpet player, Highland Park Symphony, Los Angeles, 1955-1966;trumpet player, Beverly Hills (California) Symphony, 1960-1966;trumpet player, South East Symphony, Downey, California, 1957-1970;trumpet player, Santa Monica (California) Elks Club, 1965-1970;trumpet player, The Foresters, 1965-1969;trumpet player, Latin American Symphony, Los Angeles, 1961-1963;trumpet player, Los Angeles Concert Bandtrumpet player, Mexican Tipica Orchestra Symphonytrumpet player, West Covina (California) Symphony, 1976-1979;trumpet player, Monterey Park (California) Band, 1970-1981;trumpet player, California Concert Band, 1978-1981;trumpet player, Los Angeles Police Department Concert Band, 1956-1965;trumpet player, San Fernando Valley (California) Opera, 1955-1961;trumpet player, Iturbi on Tour, 1961;leader, trumpet player, Pieces of 8 Polka Band, Los Angeles, 1961-1996;band leader, director, Elks 99 Concert Band, since 1996. 1st female deputy marshal, Los Angeles County Sheriff, 1973. Part time musician television series Here Come The Brides, 1972.

Musician for film E.T., 1983,leader Elks 99 Concert Band. Also numerous television commercials, recordings, since 1980.

Membership

Member Quartz Hill Town Council. Active Alads, Sheriff's Relief. Member Musicians Local 47 (life), Sons and Daughters Montana Pioneers (life), Wild Life Federation, United States Humane Society, Marshals Association (secretary, director), International Police Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, bicycling, genealog. research.

Connections

father:
Neil Dunn McKain

mother:
Elinore (Bien) McKain