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Music educator , pianist

Patricia Alice Parker, Music educator, pianist. Recipient Lockwood award as outstanding undergraduate pianist University of Michigan, 1963, Brinkman award as outstanding graduate pianist, 1965.

Background

Parker, Patricia Alice was born on October 3, 1941 in Leavenworth, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Charles Walter and Mildred Elaine (Tetsell) Parker.

Education

Bachelor of Music in Piano, University of Michigan, 1963;Master of Music in Piano, University of Michigan, 1965;postgraduate, Juilliard School Music, New York City, 1965-1967;Doctor of Music in Piano Performance, Florida State University, 1988.

Career

Teaching fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1963-1965;instructor, Interlochen (Michigan) Summer Camp, 1965, 68;instructor, Henry St. Settlement House, New York City, 1967, 68;assistant professor music, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 1968-1972;associate professor music, Jacksonville (Alabama) State University, since 1977. Adjudicator Alabama Music Teachers Association, since 1978. Adjudicator, conductor workshops in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Pianist recitals, solo and chamber programs in southeastern United States, since 1968. Lecturer, performer recitals on music of women composers, since 1997.

Membership

Member recycling committee Jacksonville State University, 1986-1992. Member Alabama Music Teachers Association (executive board, chairman collegiate competitions since 1997, Phi Kappa Lambda (award for distinguished graduate recital 1967), Phi Kappa Phi, Mu Phi Epsilon.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, cooking, fitness, landscaping.

Connections

Married Julius Charles Walker, November 21, 1970 (divorced September 1985). Children: Melissa Kathleen, Elizabeth Susanne. Married Donald George Paxton, December 31, 1986.

father:
Charles Walter Parker

mother:
Mildred Elaine (Tetsell) Parker

spouse:
Julius Charles Walker

spouse:
Donald George Paxton

child:
Melissa Kathleen Parker

child:
Elizabeth Susanne Parker