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conductor , Music educator

Ray E. Ostwald, conductor, music educator. Achievements include guest conductor, Ecuador National Symphony, Quito, Ecuador, 1996. Recipient Educator of the Year, Elgin Youth Symphony, Illinois, 1991, 2002. Member of American String Teachers Association, Music Educators National Conference (district orchestra chairman 1989), Pi Kappa Lambda, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Ostwald, Ray E. was born on June 15, 1967 in Appleton, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Sam R. Ostwald and Jean P. Jepson.

Education

Bachelor Math, Lawrence University, 1990. Bachelor of Music, Lawrence University, 1990. Master of Music in Music Educated, University Wisconsin, 1995.

Career

Orchestra director Elgin High School, Elgin, Illinois, 1990—1996, York Community High School, Elmhurst, since 1996. Violinist Solisti Di Camera, Elgin, Illinois, since 1998, Various Orchestras, Chicago, Illinois, since 1990. Conductor Various Orchestras And Festivals, Chicago, Illinois, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Achievements include guest conductor, Ecuador National Symphony, Quito, Ecuador, 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (musical work) Mozart: Fugue in D, k. 173. Arranger (musical work) Brahms: Symphony Northern 3, Andante, contributing author (book) Teaching Music Through Performance in Orchestra, Volume 1, Teaching Music Through Performance in Orchestra, Volume 2.

Membership

Member of American String Teachers Association, Music Educators National Conference (district orchestra chairman 1989), Pi Kappa Lambda, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Long distance motorcycle touring.

Connections

father:
Sam R. Ostwald

mother:
Jean P. Jepson