J. Marshall Bevil, Ph.D.
Post-Secondary Music Education and Musicology
7918 Millbrook Drive     Houston, Texas 77095
Telephone  (281) 859-5965   Cellular (713) 419-6829  Fax (281) 550-8667

 

         

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TEACHING  AREAS  IN  HIGHER  EDUCATION

GENERAL MUSIC / MUSICIANSHIP, EAR TRAINING, THEORY, APPRECIATION - Three degrees in music, with total of nearly thirty years of private and class teaching experience at the collegiate, secondary, and elementary levels. Expertise in the pre- and non-literate, as well as the standard literate, musical processes and traditions.

ETHNOMUSICOLOGY / AMERICAN MUSIC - 1) folk  and popular music of the United States and the British Isles (thesis and dissertation abstracts available online; see also online list of  publications and presentations);  2) music in its social contexts - see both dissertation abstract and full online text of paper on music associated with the Titanic disaster.

HISTORICAL MUSICOLOGY - College-level teaching experience in general undergraduate music history / literature. British composers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, especially Vaughan Williams and Delius (see list of publications and presentations).

SYSTEMATIC MUSICOLOGY - 1) Computer applications, especially the design and use of software for comparative melodic analysis both in academic research and in forensic musicological investigations; 2) Music and language, especially relationships between oral-aural musical and verbal traditions, and linguistic approaches to the study of music (doctoral minor in English, including training in linguistics; see also dissertation abstract and forensic musicology
pages
1 and 2). 

TEACHER-TRAINING - Twenty-four years of experience in pubic school music education, interdisciplinary curriculum writing, and inservice presentations.
 

 

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

See separate webpage.


 

MUSICAL COMPOSITIONS AND ARRANGEMENTS

See separate webpage.


 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS

Ph.D., Musicology, University of North Texas, 1984; dissertation: "Centonization and Concordance in the
         American Southern Uplands Folksong Melody."  Minor in English, with concentration in linguistics and the history of
         the language.

Texas Education Agency Certification in Music (All-Level), University of Houston,
         1983.

M.Mus., Musicology, University of North Texas, 1973; thesis: "The Welsh Crwth, Its History, and Its
        Genealogy."  Minor in music theory, with concentration in analysis.

B.Mus., cum laude, Vocal Performance / Sacred Music, Oklahoma Baptist University,
        1970.   Minor in piano.
 

 

EMPLOYMENT  HISTORY

music specialist, Houston Independent School District, 1980 - present (teaching, curriculum writing,
       inservice presentations - see elementary / secondary resume).

string teacher in private lesson program, Spring Branch Independent School District, 1979-1980,
        1982-1983 (see elementary / secondary resume).

independent writer / lecturer, performer, composer / arranger, investigative assistant, and
      forensic musicologist
, 1976 - present

lecturer and performer, Young Audiences of Houston, 1979-1980

summer music history faculty, College of Music, University of North Texas, 1976

research assistant in musicology, University of Texas at Dallas, 1974-1976

doctoral teaching fellow, music history and literature, College of Music, University of North Texas,
      
1974-1976

support staff, music and general academics, Houston Independent School District, 1977-1980

student assistant / tutor, Department of Music Theory, Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts,
       Oklahoma Baptist University,
1967-1970

 

 

DIRECTORY LISTINGS

2004 National Intellectual Property Directory (New York: American Lawyer Media, 2004).

2005 Directory of Expert Witnesses and Consultants / Southeastern (New York: American Lawyer Media, 2005).

Community Leaders of America, fourteenth edition (Raleigh, NC: American Biographical Institute, 1991).

Computing in Musicology: A Directory of Research (Menlo Park, CA: Center for Computer Assisted Research in the
     Humanities, 1990).

Dictionary of International Biography, twenty-third edition (Cambridge: International Biographical Centre, 1994).

Directory of Computer Assisted Research in Musicology (Menlo Park, CA: Center for Computer Assisted Research
     in the Humanities, 1985-1991).

Five Thousand Personalities of the World, third edition (Raleigh, NC: American Biographical Institute, 1991).

The International Directory of Distinguished Leadership, third edition (Raleigh, NC: American Biographical Institute,
     1991).

The International Register of Profiles, tenth edition (Cambridge: International Biographical Centre, 1990).

The International Who's Who in Music, twelfth edition (Cambridge: International Biographical Centre, 1990).

The International Who's Who of Contemporary Achievement, fourth edition (Raleigh, NC: American Biographical
     Institute, 1997).

Men of Achievement, fifteenth edition (Cambridge: International Biographical Centre, 1992).

Personalities of America, sixth edition (Raleigh, NC: American Biographical Institute, 1992).

Texas Hall of Fame, first edition (Englewood, NJ: Publishers Plus, 1996).

Texas Music Industry Directory, 2004 Edition (Austin: Texas Music Office, 2004).

Two Thousand Notable American Men, Second Illustrated Edition (Raleigh: American Biographical Society, 1994).

Who's Who in the South and Southwest, twenty-second edition (Wilmette, IL: Marquis Who's Who, 1990).

Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America, fourth edition (Wilmette, IL: Marquis Who's Who, 1992).

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