School of Music records
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- Brigham Young University. School of Music (Creator, Organization)
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The Department of Music was renamed in 1998 as the School of Music. The school offers degrees in the disciplines of: theory, analysis, aural development, keyboard, sight-singing skills, composition, history, literature, instrumental and vocal performance, conducting, and pedagogy. The school operates under a director who reports to the Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communications. Directors have included David M. Randall (1998-2004), Dale E. Monson (2004-2009), and Kory Katseanes (2009- ).
The department was administered by a department chair, under the direction of a college dean. The department was associated with various colleges, including the School of Arts and Sciences (1920-1921), the College of Arts and Sciences (1921-1925), the College of Fine Arts (1925-1964), and the College of Fine Arts and Communications (1964-1998).
The Department of Music was established and made a department within the School of Arts and Sciences in 1920 when the Church Teachers College was split. It was transferred to the College of Arts and Sciences in 1921, then to the College of Fine Arts in 1925, before becoming part of the College of Arts and Communications in 1964. The department was renamed the School of Music in 1998. Department chairs included Florence Jepperson (1920-1946), Leroy F. Robertson (1946-1948), John R. Halliday (1948-1959), Crawford Gates (1960-1966), A. Harold Goodman (1966-1981), James A. Mason (1981-1983), K. Newell Dayley (1983- 1994), Clyn D. Barrus (1994-1998).
5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
1 carton (1 linear ft.)
Transferred from Records Management in May 2013.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred; School of Music; May 2012.
Transferred; Records Management; May 2013.
Processed; Dani Peterson; May 2012.
Processed; Sarah Leavitt; May 2013.
- Brigham Young University -- Faculty -- History
- Brigham Young University. School of Music
- Colleges and Universities
- Education, Higher -- Utah -- Provo
- Filmed performances
- Music teachers -- Utah -- Provo
- Oral histories
- Universities and colleges -- Utah -- Provo -- Faculty
- Register of the School of Music records
- J. Gordon Daines III
- 2010 July 19
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.