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Wayzata Elementary String Program Oral History Project: Interview with Barbara Lamb
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Barbara Lamb received BS, MA and Ph.D. degrees in music from the University of Minnesota. She taught strings in several Twin Cities School districts including twenty-two years in Wayzata. She was founder of the Arioso Youth Orchestra, a west suburban youth orchestra in Golden Valley, Minnesota, in its third year of operation at the time of the interview. Also at the time of the interview Dr. Lamb was teaching strings and band in four St. Paul Public Schools. Her groups have performed for Minnesota Music Educators, Indiana Music Educators, for two MENC Regional conventions, at the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago, where they were the first elementary school group to perform in the convention's forty-seven year history, as well as for Texas Music Educators in San Antonio. Barbara is a private teacher, a free-lance musician in the Twin Cities area and a member of the Regency Trio. She served on the executive board of MNSOTA as President, treasurer, newsletter editor and as chairwoman for the Minnesota String Fair. She has served as a music adjudicator in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota and as a clinician and panelist for state and national music conventions. Her professional affiliations include ASTA, SSA, MENC and MMEA, TMEA. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Barb recounts the early years of the program, the remarkable collaboration that existed among Helen Loing, Sandra Haines and herself, describes the structure of the program, and remembers the wonderful achievements of the Wayzata elementary string program. She ends with a discussion of her philosophy of early childhood music and the role it can play in the life of every child.
1.5 hours sound cassette
17 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
00:49:52 running time
Interviewer: Weber, Lynne
Interviewee: Lamb, Barbara
Made in: Eden Prairie, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 109 (Library Call Number)
AV2007.12.21 (Accession Number)
MHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Wayzata Elementary String Program Oral History Project'