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Music educator , musician

Thomas John McAvaney, music educator, musician. Certified K-12 music teacher New York. Recipient Theodore Presser scholarship, Marywood College, 1981.

Background

McAvaney, Thomas John was born on July 1, 1960 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Patrick and Mary Joyce McAvaney.

Education

Bachelor of Music, Marywood College, 1982. Master of Music, Ithaca College, 1985.

Career

Teacher Quinte Suzuki School for Strings, Belleville, Canada, 1985—1988. Orchestra director Ilion (New York ) Central School, 1988—1997, New Hartford (New York ) Central School, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Certified K-12 music teacher New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Musician (violist, violonist, conductor).

Membership

Board of directors Utica (New York ) Symphony Orchestra, 2001—2002, principal violist. Clinician Suzuki Institutes. Member of New York State United Teachers, Pi Kappa Lambda, American Federation of Musicians, Suzuki Association of the Americas, Music Educators National Conference/New York State School Music Association (zone representative/Herkimer County president 1992-1999, Service 1999).

Connections

Married Margaret Amy Chappell, October 19, 1985. Children: John Thomas, Michael Jordan, Matthew Joseph.

father:
John Patrick

mother:
Mary Joyce McAvaney

spouse:
Margaret Amy Chappell

child:
John Thomas McAvaney

child:
Michael Jordan McAvaney

child:
Matthew Joseph McAvaney