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Secondary school educator

Robert Thompson Wall was American secondary school educator. Recipient Young composers award Virginia Music Clubs, 1960, Virginia Governors School Presidential citation, 1990, 92, Teaching award Halifax County Schools, 1972.

Background

Wall, Robert Thompson was born on May 31, 1943 in Luray, Virginia, United States. Son of Robert Alexander and Mary Ann (Coffman) Wall.

Education

Bachelor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1966. Master of Arts, Radford University, Virginia, 1971. Postgraduate, University Florida, 1978.

Career

Teacher instrumental and choral music Halifax County Schools, Halifax, Virginia. Teacher instrumental music Montgomery County Schools, Christiansburg. Chairman fine arts department Christiansburg Middle School, 1991—1999.

Fine arts supervisor Montgomery County School District, 1999—2004. Judge, clinician and adjudicator for marching and concert bands. Curriculum and instruction clinical affiliate Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Radford (Virginia) University.

Clinician, guest conductor for mid-Atlantic band camps Ferrum College, Virginia. Guest conductor all-district bands in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina.

Works

Membership

Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Music Educators National Conference, National Band Association, Virginia Music Educators Association (Executive Board), Virginia Band and Orchestra Dirs. Association (instrumental chairman district VI), Modern Music Masters (life, past advisory county, Executive Board), Phi Beta Mu, Phi Delta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Coin collecting/numismatics.

Connections

Married Sarah S. Wall, August 19, 1967. Children: Melissa Coffman, Jennifer Grey.

father:
Robert Alexander Wall

mother:
Mary Ann (Coffman) Wall

spouse:
Sarah S. Wall

children:
Melissa Coffman Wall

Jennifer Grey Wall