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conductor , music educator

Robert Jackson Russell, music educator, conductor. Recipient Distinguished Choral Director award, American Choral Directors Association, 1993, Excellence Teaching award, University Southern Maine, 2005, Portland Conservator Music's Musical Achievement award Excellence Choral Performance, 2006. President American Choral Directors Association, Portland, Maine, 1989—1991.

Background

Russell, Robert Jackson was born on October 3, 1948 in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. Son of Herbert Jackson and Gwendolyn Mitchell Russell.

Education

Bachelor, Wake Forest University, North Carolina, 1971. Master of Music, University of North Carolina, 1975. Doctor of Musical Arts, University of Colorado, 1979.

Career

Professor music University of Southern Maine, Portland, since 1979. Music director The Choral Art Society, Portland, Maine, since 1979.

Membership

President American Choral Directors Association, Portland, Maine, 1989—1991.

Connections

Married Linda Lloyd, May 18, 1974. Children: Peter Jackson, Benjamin Rajiv.

father:
Herbert Jackson

mother:
Gwendolyn Mitchell Russell

spouse:
Linda Lloyd

child:
Peter Jackson Russell

child:
Benjamin Rajiv Russell