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Music educator

Patrick Christopher Murphy, music educator. Certified teacher California. Recipient Villa Park High School Teacher Year, 2005; scholar, Washington State University, 1990-1994, University of Minnesota, 1995-1997.

Background

Murphy, Patrick Christopher was born on October 19, 1972 in Big Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of Avon Jack and Virginia Lewis Murphy.

Education

Bachelor of Music cum laude, Washington State University, 1994. Master of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy in Wind Conducting, University Arizona, Tucson, 2008.

Career

Music teacher Mickle Middle School, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1997—1998. Director of vocal music Talawanda High School, Oxford, Ohio, 1998—2001. Choir director Faith Lutheran Church, 1999—2001.

Director of instrumental music Villa Park High School, California, 2001—2006. With University Arizona, since 2006. Director bands University Port., since 2008.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher California.

Membership

Member of National Band Association, Society for Music Theory,, Music Educators National Conference, Oregon Band Dir.s Association, College Band Dir.s National Association, Oregon Music Educators Association, Music Educators National Conference, Tau Beta Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Kappa Psi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, athletics, reading, cooking.

Connections

Married Susan Ann Dollinger, July 19, 1997. Children: Shaylin Elizabeth children: Mirabella Nicole, Jayden Carl.

father:
Avon Jack

mother:
Virginia Lewis Murphy

spouse:
Susan Ann Dollinger

child:
Shaylin Elizabeth children: Mirabella Nicole Murphy

child:
Jayden Carl Murphy