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educator , musician

Theodore Kratt, educator, musician. Served as army song leader under Army Young Men’s Christian Association, 1917-1918. Examiner schools National Association of Schools of Music since 1938 (member of commission on curricula, 1938-1944); Served as; member Phi Mu Alpha, Delta Phi Delta.; Member International Rotary.

Background

Kratt, Theodore was born on July 3, 1897 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of Jacob and Antoinette (Koester) Kratt.

Education

Student Linfield College, 1915-1917, Cincinnati Conservatory Music, 1917-1918. Bachelor of Music, Chicago Musical College, 1921, Master of Music, 1929, Doctor of Music, 1932. Doctor of Music, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, 1938.

Student Doctor Felix Weingartner, Vienna, 1937.

Career

Instructor singing Chicago Musical College. Founder and conductor May Music Festival, Oak Park, Illinois. Director music, Maine Township High School, Des Plaines, Illinois, Hinsdale (Illinois) High School, 1921-1927.

Professor and director department music, University of Idaho, 1927-1929. Dean school fine arts and professor music, Miami University, 1929-1939. Dean music school and professor music, University of Oregon and director music, Oregon State System Higher Education since 1939, Conductor Oxford Choral Union and Miami University Symphony Orchestra, 1929-1939, University of Oregon Choral Union since 1939. guest conductor Portland (Oregon) Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, 1941, member of commission on higher eduction Music Educators National Conference, since 1957.

Membership

Served as army song leader under Army Young Men’s Christian Association, 1917-1918. Examiner schools National Association of Schools of Music since 1938 (member of commission on curricula, 1938-1944). Served as; member Phi Mu Alpha, Delta Phi Delta.

Member International Rotary.

Connections

Married Evelyn Gault, June 25, 1921. Children: Marilyn, Elizabeth.

father:
Jacob Kratt

mother:
Antoinette (Koester) Kratt

spouse:
Evelyn Gault

children:
Marilyn Kratt

Elizabeth Kratt