Log In

Milton Lee Olsson Edit Profile

composer , conductor

Milton Lee Olsson, American conductor, composer. Member of National Association Jazz Educators, Michigan School Vocal Association, Michigan Orchestra Association, Michigan Choral Directors Association, College Music Society, American Symphony Orchestra League, American Choral Directors Association, Rotary Club (Houghton).

Background

Olsson, Milton Lee was born on September 21, 1940 in North Anderson, Indiana, United States. Son of Jonas Albin and Florence Rose (Wolf) Olsson.

Education

Bachelor, Wayne State University, 1964. Master of Music, Wayne State University, 1970. Doctor of Music, University Colorado, 1975.

Career

Fine arts instructor Detroit Institute of Technology, 1964—1969. Director museum activities Detroit Parks and Recreation Department, 1969—1970. Director talent development Metropolitan Arts Complex, Detroit Model Cities Program, 1970—1972.

Director choral, orchestral activities Michigan Technology University, Houghton, since 1976, director arts, 1982—1984, assistant head department humanities, 1984. Consultant Michigan Council Arts.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer choral works, musicals, jazz arrangements.

Membership

Member of National Association Jazz Educators, Michigan School Vocal Association, Michigan Orchestra Association, Michigan Choral Directors Association, College Music Society, American Symphony Orchestra League, American Choral Directors Association, Rotary Club (Houghton).

Connections

Married Trudy Kinzli, December 12, 1959. Children: David Carl, Stephan Bernie, Paul Josef.

father:
Jonas Albin Olsson

mother:
Florence Rose (Wolf) Olsson

spouse:
Trudy Kinzli

child:
David Carl Olsson

child:
Stephan Bernie Olsson

child:
Paul Josef Olsson