Phillip James Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, City College of New York, 1910. Doctor of Music, New York College Music, 1946.
July 1945); married second, Helga Boyer, February 3, 1952. Children—Vivien, Philip. Museum director operettas for Victor Herbert and prodns.
Winthrop Ames, New York City, 1911-1916. Conductor New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, 1922-1929, Brooklyn Orchestral Society, 1928-1929. Professor music, head music department, New York University, professor emeritus.
Instructor music Columbia University. Vice president Llangollen International Museum Eisteddfod, North Wales. Conductor Bamberger Symphony Orchestra, Radio Station WOR.
Guest conductor National Symphony Orchestra, Washington, New York Orchestra, NBC Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Columbia Broadcasting System, New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra, Bronx Symphony Orchestra.
Served as Second lieutenant, infantry, United States Army, later bandmaster and commanding officer American Expeditionary Force Hdgrs. Band, World War I.; Member National Institute of Arts and Letters, Society Publication American Music (Chairman of the Board), American Musicol. Society, MacDowell Allied Mems.
(president 1953), Edw. MacDowell Association (Vice-President), A.S.C.A.P., Phi Beta Kappa, Mu Sigma. Club: Century Association (New York City).
Married Millicent Eady, September 7, 1916 (deceased.; married second, Helga Boyer, February 3, 1952. Children: Vivien, Philip.
1st prize Women’s Symphony Orchestra New York, 1938. Award of Merit for outstanding service to American music National Association American Composers and Conductors, 1970. Honorary fellow Trinity College, London, England., 1938.