Norman Lloyd Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1932, Master of Arts, 1936. Doctor of Music, Philadelphia Conservatory Music, 1963, New England Conservatory, 1965, Peabody Institute, 1973. Graduate piano study with Abbey Whiteside.
Study in music composition with Vincent Jones, Aaron Copland.
Instructor, Ernest Williams Band School, 1935-1937. Lecturer New York University, 1936-1945. Faculty Sarah Lawrence College, 1936-1946, conductor chorus, 1945-1949.
Director education Juilliard School Music, 1946-1949, faculty, 1949-1963. Dean Oberlin College Conservatory Music, 1963-1965. Director arts program Rockefeller Foundation, 1965-1972, consultant, 1973-1975.
Consultant National Association Schools Music, 1973-1976, Mary Flagler Cary Charity Trust, 1974-1980. Composer, conductor dance scores for Martha Graham, 1935, Hanya Holm, 1937, Doris Humphrey, 1941-1946, 49, Jose Limon, 1949. Composer, conductor numerous music scores for experimental and documentary films Office of War Information, International Film Foundation, Shirley Clarke-Halcyon Films, Museum Modern Art, others.
Compositions include Song for Summer’s End, 1951, Nocturne for Voices, 1953, 3 Pieces for Violin and Piano, 1957, A Walt Whitman Overture for Band, 1962, Sonata for Piano, 1963, Three Scenes from Memory, 1963, Episodes for Piano, 1964. Rememories for Wind Orchestra, 1974.
Member visiting committee humanities Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1973-1975. Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, American Federation Musicians, Pi Kappa Lambda. Compiled: (with M. Boni) Fireside Book of Folk Songs, 1947, Fireside Book of American Songs, 1952, Fireside Book of Love Songs, 1954, Favorite Christmas Carols, 1957, Songs of the Gilded Age, 1960.
Married Ruth Dorothy Rohrbacher, April. Children: David Walter, Alex.