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Music educator

Paul James Dorsam, music educator. Certified teacher, supervisor, administrator, New York. Vermont Council on Arts grantee, 1969; recipient Composition Commission, Wilder Duo, 1979, University Missouri, 1979.

Background

Dorsam, Paul James was born on January 25, 1941 in New York City. Son of Paul Anthony and Florence (Gavin) Dorsam.

Education

Bachelor of Music, New England Conservatory Music, 1962. Bachelor Music Education, New England Conservatory Music, 1963. Master Music Education, New England Conservatory Music, 1967.

Doctor Musical Arts, Boston University, 1974. Professor Diploma in School Administration, City University of New York, 1987.

Career

Lecturer in music, St. Michael's College, Winooski, Vermont, 1967-1970;teacher, orchestra and band director, Wakefield (Massachusetts) Public Schools, 1971-1973;assistant professor music, Virginia Commonwealth U., Richmond, 1973-1979;associate professor music, William Carey College, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 1979-1980;director music, Tuckahoe (New York) Public Schools, 1981-1984;band director, general music teacher, St. John's Preparatory School, Astoria, New York, 1984-1987;band director, general music teacher, New York City Public Schools, Woodside, New York, 1987-1989;band director, general music teacher, New York City Public Schools, Jamaica, New York, 1989-1990;band director, general music teacher, United Nations International School, New York City, 1990-1991;5th grade teacher, New York City Public Schools, Jamaica, 1991-1992;band director, New York City Public Schools, Brooklyn, since 1992. Owner/editor Kleppinger-Pfaff Music Public Company, Richmond, since 1987. Owner Dorsam's Homemade Ice Cream, Richmond, 1977-1980.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, supervisor, administrator, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author column On my Mind, 1990.

Membership

Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Music Educator's National Conference (life), International Trumpet Guild (president Virginia chapter 1977-1979, founder, Artist Member Recognition awrd 1979), College Music Society (life), American Musicol. Society, United Federation Teachers (chapter leader, delegate assembly 1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: railroads, professional football.

Connections

Married Pelin Emine Uykal, August 4, 1989. Children: Poppea Anne, Iago Paul, B'tizan Denizcan-Paul.

father:
Paul Anthony Dorsam

mother:
Florence (Gavin) Dorsam

spouse:
Pelin Emine Uykal

child:
Poppea Anne Dorsam

child:
Iago Paul Dorsam

child:
B'tizan Denizcan-Paul Dorsam