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composer , educator , musicologist

Sondra Clark, composer, musicologist, educator. Recipient Composing award, Music Teachers Association California, 1990—2003, Composition-Concert Music award, American Society of Composers, 2001-2002, International SAI Centennial Composition Competition, 2001-2004.

Background

Clark, Sondra was born on January 20, 1941 in Breckenridge, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Fritz William Scholder.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, Stanford, California, 1971. Master of Arts Music, San Jose State University, San Jose, California, 1966. Bachelor Music, Juilliard School, New York, New York, 1965.

Career

Composer and educator self-employed, Los Altos, California, since 1990. Educator San Jose State University, San Jose, 1966—1981. Annotator San Jose Symphony, since 1973.

Music critic free-lance, San Francisco, since 1967. Lecturer/clinician Music Teachers Association, San Francisco, 1994—2001. Adjudicator United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund concerts, San Jose, California, 1974—1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: of various published classical music scores.

Membership

Member of National Association of Composers, United States of America (selection committee 2000-2002), Juilliard School Alumni Association, Stanford University Alumni Association, Sigma Alpha Iota National Music Fraternity (honorary).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Walking.

Connections

Married Gordon L. Clark, June 24, 1960.

father:
Fritz William Scholder Clark

spouse:
Gordon L. Clark