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
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
MUSICAL COMPOSITIONS AND ARRANGEMENTS
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
Agency Certification in Music (All-Level), University of Houston,
B.Mus., cum laude,
Vocal Performance / Sacred Music,
Oklahoma Baptist University,
1970. Minor in piano.
string teacher in private lesson program,
Spring Branch Independent School
1982-1983 (see elementary / secondary resume).
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,
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
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
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,
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
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,
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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