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educator , parish musician

Robert Harry Ellis, parish musician, educator. Certified teacher music, English. Recipient Music award International Women's Clubs, 1973, Marion Count Recognition award County Commission Marion County, 1993, Distinguished W. Virginian award Governor West Virginia, since 1998. Member West Virginia Music Teachers Association (district chair 1988-1994, since 2001), National Pastoral Musicians (state president 1980-1986).

Background

Ellis, Robert Harry was born on January 18, 1941 in Fairmont, West Virginia, United States. Son of Robert Dale and Lemma Ann (Layman) Ellis.

Education

Bachelor in Education, Fairmont State College, 1962. Master of Music, West Virginia University, 1963. Postgraduate, University Cincinnati, 1972.

Career

Music instructor Fairview and Farmington High School, West Virginia, 1963-1965. Associate professor music Glenville (West Virginia) State College, 1965-1968. Teaching fellow in music theory College-Conservatory Music University Cincinnati, 1968-1972.

Music instructor Rygaards International School, Copenhagen, 1972-1973. Owner, instructor Musitech Music Studio, Fairmont, West Virginia, since 1973. Music instructor Fairmont Catholic Grade School, since 1973.

Pastoral musician Parish St. Peter the Fisherman, Fairmont, since 1973. Member/composer Diocesan Music Commission, Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, 1978-1990.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher music, English.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor, typographer quarterly state newsletter WVMTA News, 1998-2000. Contributor articles to Clavier magazine, Keyboard Companion. Composer: composition for installation of bishop for choir, brass, bells, cantor, organ, congregation Te Deum, 1985.

Membership

Member West Virginia Music Teachers Association (district chair 1988-1994, since 2001), National Pastoral Musicians (state president 1980-1986).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Computer desktop publishing, book collecting, sound-system, 3-d stereo photography.

Connections

father:
Robert Dale Ellis

mother:
Lemma Ann (Layman) Ellis