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Creator Music (WKU)
Title UA68. Potter College of Arts & Letters 9. Music Series 4. Curriculum
Collection WKU Archives
Object Name Records
Year Range From 1908
Description Records created by the Department of Music regarding curriculum and programs.


Admin / Biog History Music classes have been available since the founding of Western. Music was established as department, and the first records kept, in 1908.

Dept. Heads
W.L. Gebhart 1906-1908
W.A. White 1908-1910
Franz J. Strahm 1910-1935
D. West Richards 1935-1937
John Vincent 1937-1946
R.R. Willman 1946-1947
Weldon Hart 1947-1950
Hugh Gunderson 1950-1958
Thomas J. Stone 1958-1965
Howard R. Carpenter 1965-1975
Wayne C. Hobbs 09/1975-8/15/1987
David L. Lee (interim) 7/14/1987-5/15/1989
Charles W. Smith 5/16/1989-7/1/1991
John Duff -6/30/2000
Joseph N. Stites (interim)7/1/2000-6/30/2001
Mary Danker "Mitzi" Groom 7/1/2001-
Scott Harris (current in 2014)

Wall of Fame Inductees
1997 - Larnell Harris & Edward Pease
1998 - David Livingston, Nelle Gooch Travelstead & Ohm Pauli
1999 - Howard Carpenter, Howard Nicar, Amy Williams
2000 - Kent Campbell, Tim Simpson, Charles Ball
2001 - Bennie Beach
2002 - Beegie Adair, Mike Longo
2003 - Hazel Carver, Joe Allen
2004 - Greg Colson
2005 - Sheila Jackson, Franz Strahm
2006 - Claude Rose, Doug Van Fleet
2007 - Ted Baar
2008 - Dwight Pounds
2010 - Pam Thurman
2011 - David Gibson
Subjects Western Kentucky University
Search Terms Music (WKU)
Potter College of Arts & Letters (WKU)
Finding Aids TopScholar - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_fin_aid/253/
Catalog Number UA68.9.4
Dates of Creation 1908-present
Caption WKU Archives Logo
Extent housed with UA68/9/3
Number of Images 1
Access Conditions No Restrictions
Parent ID UA68.9
Level of Description Series
Containers Program Brochures
Program Brochures
Program Brochures
Program Brochures
Program Brochures
Program Brochures - General
Program Brochures
Program Brochures
Program Brochures
Program Brochures
Program Brochures - Workshops, Clinics, and Camps
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