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Music educator , Concert pianist

Virginia Pancoast Marks, music educator, concert pianist. Martha Baird Rockefeller grantee; recipient Distinguished Teaching award Bowling Green State University, 1980-1982, 1st Prize Concert Artists Guild, New York City, 1st Prize Mu Phi Epsilon International Competition. Member Music Teachers National Association, Ohio Music Teachers Association (state president).

Background

Marks, Virginia Pancoast was born on February 9, 1940 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Ace and Catherine (Regensberger) Pancoast.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Music, Temple University, 1961. Master of Arts in Music, American University, 1965.

Career

Instructor, Settlement Music School, Philadelphia, 1957-1962;instructor, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1966-1967;instructor, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1968-1969;distinguished teaching professor, coordinator keyboard studies, Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, since 1972. Concert pianist Recitals in major cities throughout United States, since 1964, guest artist Spoleto Festival Spoleto, Italy.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Recording Artist Educo Records.

Membership

Member Music Teachers National Association, Ohio Music Teachers Association (state president).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, travel, finance, reading, photography.

Connections

Married Edward J. Marks, 1961 (divorced 1987). Children: Brian Charles, Jennifer Anne.

father:
Ace Pancoast

mother:
Catherine (Regensberger) Pancoast

spouse:
Edward J. Marks

children:
Brian Charles Marks

Jennifer Anne Marks