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musicologist

William Smialek, musicologist. Grantee East European Language Training grantee, American Council Learned son of, 1991, Summer Associate grantee, Russian and East European Center, University Illinois, 1988—2003; Fulbright scholar, 1979-1980, Kosciuszko Foundation grantee, 1978-1979, 1980-1981.

Background

Smialek, William was born on June 9, 1952 in Fall River, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Jacob Joseph and Amelia Mary (Skrzypiec) Smialek.

Education

Bachelor of Music, University Rhode Island, 1974. Master of Music, Northern Texas State University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Northern Texas State University, 1981.

Career

Assistant professor music Jarvis Christian College, Hawkins, Texas, 1981—1986, associate professor music, 1986—1991, professor music, 1991—1999, dean academy affairs, 1995—1999. Vice president academy affairs, dean faculty Midway College, Kentucky, 1999—2004. Executive vice president Jarvis Christian College, Hawkins, Texas, since 2004.

Choir director South Elkhorn Christian Church, Lexington, 1999—2002. Faculty woodwind recital Jarvis Christian College, 1988. Chorister Christ Episcopalian Church, Tyler, 1983—1998, First Presbyterian Church, Tyler, 1980—1982.

Proposal evaluator National Endowment of the Humanities, since 1998. Board directors Midway Renaissance Inc., 2000—2002. Accreditation evaluator Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, since 2000.

Member board Wood County Industrial Commission, Texas, since 2005.

Works

Membership

Board directors Tyler Civic Chorale, 1981—1991, Boy Scouts American, since 1992. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences, American Musicol.

Connections

Married Molly McCoy, December 30, 1978. Children: Andrew Jacob, Adam Roger.

father:
Jacob Joseph Smialek

mother:
Amelia Mary (Skrzypiec) Smialek

spouse:
Molly McCoy

children:
Andrew Jacob Smialek

Adam Roger Smialek