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Music educator

Patti McClure Tolbert, music educator. Recipient Teacher of Year, Oconee County Middle School, 1995-1996, Gene M. Simmons Fellowship award, University Georgia, 1997, Excellence Teaching award, Georgia College & State University, 2006-2007; Fulbright-Hays fellowship, United States Dept, 2005.


Tolbert, Patti McClure was born on November 28, 1948 in Rome. Daughter of Marshall McClure and Patti Arp Tolbert.


Doctor of Music, University Georgia, Athens, 1992.


Classroom teacher McIntosh County Schools, Darien, Georgia, 1978—1980. Instrumental music educator Glynn County Schools, Brunswick, 1971—1975, McIntosh County Schools, Darien, 1980—1988, Oconee County Schools, Watkinsville, 1994—1997. Professor music Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, since 1997.

Professional musician Hilton Head Orchestra, South Carolina, Albany Symphony Orchestra, Georgia, Macon Symphony Orchestra, Georgia.


Volunteer Meals on Wheels, Milledgeville, Georgia, 2006—2008. Member of Music Educators National Conference History Special Interest Research Group (web designer and webmaster 2006-2008), Georgia Music Educators Association (college division chair 2006-2008), Music Educators National Conference: National Association Music Educators, Tri-M Music.


  • Other Interests

    Photography, motorcycling, travel.


Marshall McClure

Patti Arp Tolbert