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composer , educator

Sydney Wallace Stegall, American composer, educator. Morse Foundation fellow, 1966-1968, Graduate Institute Liberal Arts fellow, Emory University, 1980-1981, composer-in-residence grant, Hambidge Center, 1979. Member of Society for Ethnomusicology, College Music Society, Society Electroacoustic Music America.


Stegall, Sydney Wallace was born on December 13, 1941 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Sydney Hugh and Ruth Lynn (Wallace) S. Bachelor of Music, Cincinnati College-Conservatory, 1964, Master of Music, 1966.


Bachelor of Music, Cincinnati College Conservatory, 1964. Master of Music, Cincinnati College Conservatory, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Emory University, 1990.


Director theatrical Martha Bippus Singers, New York City, 1970. Pianist Hampton Grease Band, Atlanta, 1971. Engineer lighting Concert Systems, Ltd., Monroe, North Carolina, 1972—1976.

Principal Sydney W. Stegall. Audio engineer Atlanta, 1972—1979. Instructor drama Spelman College, 1981—1982.

Specialist media Emory University, 1982—1992. Instructor Music Highline Community College, Des Monies, since 1992.


  • Other Work

    • Composer (graphic composition): Dappled Fields, Northern 2, 1967. Composer: (electronic composition/theatre) Solidarnosc-Tren, 1981. Composer: Whispers, 1982.

      Composer: (multi-media composition) In Rapture, 1985. Composer: Materlinck & Yeats & Beckett: Variations on a Theme, 1987. Composer: (performance piece with Dick Higgins, et al).


Member American Musicological Society, College Music Society, Society for Ethnomusicology, Living Composers, Inc., C.G. Jung Society.


  • Other Interests

    Hiking; camping.


Sydney Hugh Bachelor of Music

Ruth Lynn (Wallace) S. Bachelor of Music