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Dr. Edwin Gordon Archive

Ephemera - Programs

Large collection of conference programs, brochures, and fliers from Gordon's engagements throughout the United States and much of Europe and Asia. Also includes music examples he has collected from various cultures, as well as many other interesting memorabilia. Over one thousand indexed letters and other correspondence to and from Dr. Gordon are housed in the Archive. Carol Gordon kept meticulous documentation of his work between 1961 and 1995. Contents of these files and scrapbooks as well as collected material from the past decade are kept in chronological vertical files. International items are arranged by country name.

Alabama Music Educators Association. In-Service Conference, 5-7 January 1989. 468.
American Musicological Society. Fifty-Fourth Annual Meeting and the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Society for Music Theory held in Baltimore, 3-6 November 1988. Excerpt only.
American Orff-Schulwerk Association. "Sing from the Heart." Nineteenth National Conference held in Kansas City, MO, 26 October 1985.
Ann Arbor Symposium: Sessions I and II. National Symposium on the Applications of Learning Theory to the Teaching and Learning of Music. Held in Ann Arbor, MI, 30 October-2 November 1978 and 30 July-2 August 1979. Includes Symposium packet.
Appleton Music Symposium held at Lawrence University, "Tometics" 7 February 1976.
Appleton Music Symposium held at Lawrence University, 7 February 1976.
Bellwether Consortium 1999: Arts Education and Arts in Education, held at the Milton Hershey School in Hershey, PA, 5-7 November 1999.
"The Biology of Music Making Presents an International Conference: Music and Child Development." Held at the University of Colorado at Denver, 7-11 July 1987. Includes conference syllabus. (Two copies of program)
British Columbia Music Educators. "Encore '90." Twenty-Sixth Annual Conference held in Vancouver, 16-17 February 1990. Excerpt only.
California Music Education Association. "Music Is Key." 1996 In-Service Conference held in Santa Clara, 22-24 February 1996. Excerpt only.
California Music Education Association. "Music Means the World to Me." CMEA In-Service Conference held in Pasadena, 9-11 March 1995. Excerpt only.
CEC/TAG National Topical Conference on the Gifted and Talented Child held in Orlando, FL, 2-4 December 1981. Excerpt only.
Colorado Music Educators Association. CMEA Conference, 1-3 February 1968.
Community College of Philadelphia. "The Oral Tradition in Music Education: A Symposium," 25-26 March 1988. (Two copies)
Dalhousie University. "Teaching Music for Understanding." Conference, 22-23 February 1972.
Early Childhood Music and Movement Association. "Joyful Patterns: Sequences to Successful Music Learning," with Edwin Gordon, Ph.D. ECMMA 2001 Western Regional Conference held at the University of Washington in Seattle, 4-5 August 2001. Handbook.
Early Childhood Music and Movement Association. "Newborn, Preschool Children, and Music- Undesirable Consequences of Thoughtless Neglect." Keynote speech given at the 2012 ECMMA International Convention by Dr. Gordon. Held in Green Lake, WI 4-7 August 2012.
Early Childhood Music and Movement Association. "Step into Music." Biennial Conference of the South Central Region of ECMMA held at United Way Community Resource Center in Houston, Texas, 19-20 June 2009. (Three Programs)
Early Childhood Music Association. "Baltimore Opus '98." Biennial International Convention held in Baltimore, MD, 17-20 July 1998. Includes Certificate of attendance and List of registrants.
Fairfax County Public Schools. "Coming Together Is a Beginning; Keeping Together Is Progress; Working Together Is Success." Music Teachers In-Service, 27 August 1986.
Gordon Institute for Music Learning. "Balance in Music." Second National Music Clinic and Symposium held in Philadelphia, 27-29 February 1992. Excerpt only.
Gordon Institute for Music Learning. 1st International GIML Conference: "Awakening the World Through Audiation." Held in Dayton, OH, 8-9 August 2007. Packet of memorabilia includes the Gordons' nametages, brochures, conference schedule and list of planning committee members. Supplements from Conference sessions include: "A Phenomenological Case Study of Music Interactions Between a Mother and Her Child," by Kristen Falls Kirby "A Pilot Study to Investigate the Usability of the emPrimary Measures of Music Audiation/em (PMMA) with Five-Year-Old Korean Children," by Jooyoung Lee "The Effect of a Tonal Vocabulary on the Vocal Improvisations of First and Second Grade Students," by Krista Velez "Music, Sound and Voice in the Prenatal Relationship Between Mother and Child," by Andrea Apostoli "Applications of Music Learning Theory in the First Years of Teaching," by Colleen Conway, Kate Bowerman, and Lauren Peterson "Musical Responses and Collateral Benefits of a Music-Learning-Theory-Based Intervention for Children with Autism," by Hannah Gruber "Jump Right In: From the Inside Out," by Richard F. Grunow "Extending MLT into the Home: Helping Parents to Understand & Support an Audiation-Based Program," by Ron Malanga "Case Studies of Two Toddlers, Reluctant to Sing in Music Class," by Herbert Marshall "Music Learning Theory in the Beginning String Class," by Michael E. Martin "Reading Choral Literature Through Audiation," by Jennifer Scott Miceli "Songs, Songs, Songs: A Tribute to the Work of Edwin Gordon," by Mary Ellen Pinzino "Advocating and Educating Through Informances," by Jill Reese and Suzanne Burton "Creativity and Improvisation: Definitions for Research and Practical Application," by Jill Reese "Audiation at the Philharmonic: Rethinking Audience Behavior at Professional Orchestra Youth Concerts," by Patricia Chiodo and Maria Runfola "Music Learning Theory as a Basis for 'vieldimensionales Musiklernen,'" by Almuth SüberkrübHawaii Music Educators Association. "Music for Good Measure." 1994 State Conference held at the University of Hawaii-Manoa, 5-6 February 1994. (Two copies)
Gordon Institute for Music Learning. The 2nd International Conference on Music Learning Theory. "Awakening the World Through Audiation" Held in Winston-Salem, NC, 12-13 August 2009. Packet includes conference schedule and keynote address from Audea.
Gordon Institute for Music Learning. The 3rd International Conference: "Audiation for a Lifetime of Music." Held in Chicago, IL, 2-4 August 2011. Packet includes conference schedule and keynote address from Audea.
Gordon Institute for Music Learning. The 4th International Conference on Music Learning Theory. "Audiation for a Lifetime of Music" Held in Chicago, Illinois, 6-8 August 2013.
Gordon Institute for Music Learning. The 5th International Conference on Music Learning Theory. "Audiation from the inside out" Held in Chicago, Illinois, 4-6 August 2015.
Gordon Institute for Music Learning. South Carolina Chapter, 1 March 2008. Conference packet.
Hawaii Music Educators Association. "Music for Good Measure." 1994 State Conference held at the University of Hawaii-Manoa, 5-6 February 1994. (Two copies)
IEMEA [Indiana Music Educators]. 1988 Fall Workshop with Dr. Edwin Gordon, n.p., n.d.
Illinois All-State Music Conference held in Peoria, 26-28 January 1989. Excerpt only.
Illinois Music Educators Association. IMEA State Conference held in Peoria, 17-19 January 1985. Excerpt only.
Illinois Music Educators Association. IMEA State Convention held in Peoria, 21-23 January 1965. Excerpt only.
International Kodály Society Symposium. IKS/OAKE Conference 1993 (Eleventh IKS and Nineteenth Organization of American Kodály Educators Conference) held at The Hartt School, University of Hartford, 8-15 August 1993. Excerpt only.
Iowa Music Educators' Association. IMEA Convention held in Des Moines, 29-30 January 1982. Excerpt only.
Iowa Music Educators' Association. IMEA State Conference/All-State Festival held in Ames, 19-21 November 1992. Excerpt only.
Iowa Music Educators' Association. IMEA State Convention held in Des Moines, 22-23 January 1971.
Iowa Music Educators' Association. IMEA State Convention held in Des Moines, 26-27 November 1965. Extracted from The Iowa Music Educator (November 1965): 14-15.
Iowa Music Educators' Association. IMEA State Convention held in Des Moines, 27-28 January 1967. Excerpt only. Extracted from The Iowa Music Educator 20, no. 2 (December 1966): 13.
Kansas Music Educators Association. KMEA In-Service Workshop held in Wichita, 27-28 February 1987. Excerpt only.
Kentucky Music Educators Association. KMEA Convention '72 held at University of Kentucky in Lexington, 6-8 January 1972.
Kentucky Music Educators Association. Twenty-Ninth Annual In-Service Conference held in Louisville, 4-7 February 1987. Excerpt only.
Leadership Training Institute: The Arts and Gifted Education. Held in Pittsburgh, PA, 7-12 March 1980.
Maine Music Educators Association. MMEA In-Service Conference held in Orono, 14-16 May 1992. Excerpt only.
Maryland Music Educators Association. MMEA Fall Conference held in Baltimore, 19 October 1979. Excerpt only. Photocopied.
Maryland State Teachers Association Convention '79. Held in Baltimore, 18-20 October 1979. Excerpt only.
Massachusetts Music Educators All-State Conference held at University of Lowell, 18-20 March 1982. Excerpt only.
Massachusetts Music Educators' All-State Conference held at Danvers/Boston, 15-16 2001.
Massachusetts Music Educators' Association All-State Conference held at Boston, Massachusetts, 1-3 March 2012. Keynote Address, Getting Started with Music Learning Theory Parts 1-2. Packet includes conference brochure, nametag, and Certificates of Appreciation for Keynote Address and 2 sessions of "Getting Started with Music Learning Theory."
Michigan State University. "New Directions in Music Education": Early Childhood Music Conference , 6-8 November 1997.
Midwestern Conference on School Vocal/Instrumental Music. Fifty-Third Annual Conference held at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 22-24 January 1998.
Midwestern Conference on School Vocal/Instrumental Music. Twenty-Sixth Annual Conference held at The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 15-16 January 1971.
Mississippi Music Educators Association. "United by Music in Mississippi." Annual In-Service Conference held at Hinds Community College, 19-20 January 1990. Excerpt only.
Mississippi Music Educators Association. Annual In-Service Conference held at Jackson State University, 20-21 January 1989. Excerpt only. Additional program excerpt extracted from Mississippi Music Educator 47, no. 2 (January 1989): 8.
Montana Music Educators Association. "Montana Centennial 1889-1989." MMEA Fifty-Second Annual Conference held in Bozeman, 19-20 October 1989. Excerpt only.
"Music and Child Development." Conference Banquet held at the Westin Hotel in Denver, CO, 9 July 1987.
Music Educators National Conference. "Growing Up Complete." MENC Eastern Division In-Service Conference held in Springfield, MA, 19-21 March 1993. Excerpt only.
Music Educators National Conference. "In Tune with Tomorrow." Fifty-Fourth National Biennial In-Service Conference held in Cincinnati, 6-9 April 1994. Excerpt only. (Two copies)
Music Educators National Conference. "Make Music, America!" MENC Fifty-Seventh Biennial In-Service Conference held in Washington, DC, 8-11 March 2000.
Music Educators National Conference. "Music Advocacy: Incorporate - Consolidate - Integrate." MENC Eastern Division Twenty-Eighth Biennial Meeting held in Boston, 23-26 February 1983. Excerpt only.
Music Educators National Conference. "Music at the Heart of Life." MENC Eastern Division/PMEA Conference held in Pittsburgh, 18-21 April 1991. Excerpt only.
Music Educators National Conference. "Music Brings Us Together." MENC Fiftieth National In-Service Conference held in Anaheim, CA, 9-12 April 1986. Excerpt only.
Music Educators National Conference. "Music in Education." MENC North Central Division held in Milwaukee, WI, 29 March-1 April 1973. Excerpt only.
Music Educators National Conference. "Music: Basic and Beyond." MENC Eastern Division Twenty-Seventh Biennial Meeting held in Kiamesha Lake, NY, 29 March-1 April 1981. Excerpt only.
Music Educators National Conference. "Music: The Heart in Education." MENC Sixtieth National Biennial In-Service Conference held in Salt Lake City, 19-23 April 2006.
Music Educators National Conference. "Toward Professional Excellence." Forty-Ninth National In-Service Conference held in Chicago, 21-24 March 1984. Excerpt only. Includes cassette tape order form.
Music Educators National Conference. MENC 46th Annual Conference & Exhibit held in Miami, FL. 9-12 April 1980.
Music Educators National Conference. MENC Biennial National Meeting held in Chicago, April 1978. "The Pillsbury Foundation School Revisited," by Bruce D. Wilson and Shirley J. Shelley. Presented 15 April 1978. Conference Booklet. (Two copies)
Music Educators National Conference. MENC Eastern Division Biennial Convention held in Philadelphia, 18-21 April 1975. Excerpt only.
Music Educators National Conference. MENC Eastern Division held in Baltimore, 6-9 March 1987. Excerpt only.
Music Educators National Conference. MENC Eastern Division held in Boston, 2-5 March 1989. Excerpt only.
Music Educators National Conference. MENC held in Boston, 19-22 January 1973. Excerpt only.
Music Educators National Conference. MENC Northwest Division held in Boise, ID, 17-19 February 1989. Excerpt only.
Music Educators National Conference. The MENC Southern Division and The North Carolina Music Educators Association In-Service Conference held in Winston-Salem, NC, 10-13 November 1990. Excerpt only.
Music Educators National Conference. MENC Twenty-Seventh National Biennial Meeting held in Miami Beach, FL, 9-12 April 1980. Excerpt only.
Music Educators National Conference."Music! Just Imagine." The 51st MENC Eastern Division Biennial In-Service Conference held in Providence, RI, 12-15 March 2009.
Music Educators National Conference. The North Carolina Music Educators Association and the Southern Division MENC In-Service Conference held in Winston-Salem, NC, 10-13 November 1990. Excerpt only.
Music Teachers National Association. MTNA 1989 Convention held in Wichita, KS, 1-6 April 1989. Excerpt only.
National Association of Schools of Music. "Developing Musicianship Skills in Music Teacher Candidates," by Edwin E. Gordon. NASM Chicago 1988, 22 November. Excerpt only.
National Black Music Caucus Professional Conference. "Rejuvenation Through African-American Music." Nashville, 4-7 March 1993. Excerpt only.
National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts. "Arts in the 'Hood: Challenging Our Thinking." Fifty-Ninth Annual Conference held in Portland, OR, 20-24 November 1996.
New Jersey Music Educators Association. "Let Music Fill Your Heart." In-Service Workshop held in Fairfield, 14-15 February 1986. Extracted from Tempo (January 1986): I-2, I-7-8. Excerpt only.
New Jersey Music Educators Association. "Make Time for Music." NJMEA In-Service Workshop, 19-20 February 1993. Excerpt only.
New Jersey Music Educators Association. "Music '80." Held in Cranford, 10-11 February 1980. Extracted from Tempo (January 1980).
New Mexico Music Educators Association. "Make Time for Music." Forty-Eighth All-State Music Festival and In-Service Conference held in Albuquerque, 6-9 January 1993. Excerpt only.
New York State School Music Association. Fifty-Seventh Winter Conference held in Kiamesha Lake, 29 November-2 December 1992. Excerpt only.
New York State School Music Association. Fifty-Sixth Annual Conference held in Kiamesha Lake, 1-4 December 1991. Excerpt only.
New York State School Music Association. Forty-Eighth Annual Conference held in Kiamesha Lake, 27-30 November 1983. Excerpt only.
New York State School Music Association. Forty-Fifth Annual Conference held in Kiamesha Lake, 30 November-3 December 1980. Excerpt only.
New York State School Music Association. Forty-Fourth Annual Conference held in Kiamesha Lake, 2-5 December 1979. Excerpt only. Additional program excerpt extracted from The New York State School Music News (October 1979): 11-12, 19-20.
New York State School Music Association. NYSSMA State Conference held in Rochester, November 2000. "Music Learning Theory and the Classroom: 'A Perfect Match,'" by Laura M. Suzuki and Kent S. Burchill. Presented 28 November 2000. Lecture supplement. (Two copies)
New York State School Music Association. Seventy-Second Annual Winter Conference held in Rochester, 29 November-2 December 2007.
New York State School Music Association. Thirty-Eighth Annual Conference held in Kiamesha Lake, 25-27 November 1973. Excerpt only.
The New York State Summer Music Conference held in Buffalo, 7-9 August 2005.
North Carolina Music Educators Association. The NCMEA and The Southern Division MENC In-Service Conference held in Winston-Salem, NC, 10-13 November 1990. Excerpt only.
Ohio State University School of Music. "Graduate Studies in Music Education." Current Issues in Music Education: A Symposium, 1-2 May 1970. (Two copies)
Ohio University. College of Fine Arts Faculty Recognition and Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner, 30 September 2004. (Seventeen copies)
Oklahoma Bandmaster's Association. Second Annual Convention held in Oklahoma City, 25-28 July 1967. Excerpt only.
Organization of American Kodály Educators. "Learning Theory," by Dr. Edwin E. Gordon. OAKE Seventh Annual Conference held in Baltimore, 3-5 April 1981. Excerpt only.
Organization of American Kodály Educators. "Partners in Artistry." IKS/OAKE Conference 1993 (Eleventh International Kodály Society Symposium and Nineteenth OAKE Conference) held at The Hartt School, University of Hartford, 8-15 August 1993. Excerpt only.
Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. "All Together Now." In-Service Conference held at the Hershey Lodge & Convention Center, 13-15 April 1989. Excerpt only.
Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. "America Takes Note 150." In-Service Conference held in Monroeville, 28-30 April 1988. Excerpt only.
Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. "Confronting Crisis: Creating Solutions!" In-Service Conference held in Philadelphia, 23-25 April 1992. Excerpt only.
Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. "Music at the Heart of Life." MENC Eastern Division/PMEA Conference held in Pittsburgh, 18-21 April 1991. Excerpt only.
Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. "United by Music." In-Service Conference held at the Hershey Lodge & Convention Center, 5-7 April 1990. Excerpt only. Additional program excerpt extracted from PMEA News (January 1990): 33-34.
Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. Annual In-Service Conference held at Hershey Convention Center, 8-10 January 1981. Excerpt only.
Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. Annual In-Service State Conference held in Pittsburgh, [1978]. "Revolutionizing Your Beginning Instrumental Program," by Clair Miller. Lecture supplement.
Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. In-Service Conference held in Hershey, 21-23 April 1994. Excerpt only.
Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. In-Service Conference held in Pittsburgh, 26-28 April 1984. Excerpt only.
Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. Sixtieth Anniversary In-Service Conference held in Wilkes-Barre, 15-17 April 1993. Excerpt only.
Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association. Twenty-Ninth Annual Convention held in Philadelphia, 7-9 November 1986. Excerpt only.
Pennsylvania State University. Conference on Music in Higher Education, 13-14 May 1983.
The Philosophy of Music Education International Symposium III, held at the University of California, Los Angeles, 28-31 May 1997.
Quad State Summer Music Conference held at SUNY at Binghamton, 10-13 August 1980.
Regional District #17: Instructional Professional Development held at Haddam-Killingworth High School, 11 May 1990.
Rhode Island Music Educators. 2008 Spring In-Service. Held at the Moses Brown School, 29 March 2008. (Two copies)
Society for Music Theory. Eleventh Annual Meeting and the Fifty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society held in Baltimore, 3-6 November 1988. Excerpt only.
South Carolina Music Educators Association. Annual In-Service Conference held in Greenville, 12-14 February 1998.
South Carolina Music Educators Association. SCMEA and MENC Southern Division Annual In-Service Conference, held in Charleston, 8-10 February 2007.
Suncoast Music Conference. South Florida University at Tampa. "A Surprising Twist in a Career." Recorded presentation by Edwin E. Gordon. 6-9 February 2013.
The Suncoast Music Education Forum on Creativity held at the University of South Florida, 13-15 March 1989.
Temple University. College of Music Faculty Recital, with Edwin Gordon, Bass. 4 February 1980.
Temple University. College of Music Faculty Recital, with Edwin Gordon, Bass. Great Teacher Awards Convocation, 24 April 1989.
Tennessee Arts Academy: A Summer Academy in Arts Education for Secondary (Grades 7-12) Art, Theatre and Vocal/General Music Teachers. Held at Belmont College, 23-28 June 1991. Excerpt only.
Texas Association of Music Schools. Fifty-First Annual Meeting held in El Paso, 29-31 March 1990. (Five copies)
Texas Music Educators Association. TMEA Convention-Clinic, 10-13 February 1993. Excerpt only.
Texas State University, San Marcos. "Audiation and the Teaching of Aural Skills, by Dr. Edwin E. Gordon." 2008 NACUSA Texas Keynote Lecture, 22 February 2008. (Two copies)
Texas State University, San Marcos. "Music for Newborns and Very Young Children: A Lecture," by Dr. Edwin E. Gordon. 21 February 2008. (Ten copies)
Texas State University, San Marcos. 2008 NACUSA Texas & TSMT Conferences, 22-23 February 2008. (Two copies)
Trane Stop Resource Institute. "Children Achieving Through Jazz Education . . . A New Beginning." Annual Fund Raising Reception held in Philadelphia, 19 January 1996. Excerpt only.
Universidade Nova de Lisboa. "Music Learning Theory: Early Childhood Musical Guidance," by Edwin Gordon, Helena Rodrigues, Ana Paula Almeida, and António Rodrigues. Summer School 2008, 17-20 September. Brochure. (Fifteen copies)
University of Hartford. "Third Master Teacher Award Banquet," 11 March 1987.
University of Iowa, Iowa City. "All-Alumni Luncheon: Distinguished Alumni Awards," 30 May 1992. Stored with University of Iowa Distinguished Alumni Award memorabilia.
University of Iowa, Iowa City. "Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Musicality: The Seashore Symposium." 16-18 October 1997.
University of Saskatchewan. Fine Arts Research Lecture Series in Music 2002/2003.
University of South Carolina. "Dedication and Opening of The Edwin E. Gordon Archive at the University of South Carolina School of Music Library." 7 March 2006. (Two copies)
University of Western Ontario. Research Symposium in Music Education, 16-17 January 1976. (Two copies)
Virginia Music Educators Association, Inc. 1990 In-Service Conference held in Virginia Beach, 15-17 November 1990. Excerpt only.
W. S. Mount School. "We Make a Difference!": An Elementary Conference. 18 April 1989.
Wahrnehmen - Lernen - Verstehen. Der Beitrag der Musikpsychologie zur Musikpädagogik. "Musikhochschule Freiburg." 23-24 November 1990.
Washington Music Educators Association. WMEA Twenty-Sixth Biennial In-Service Conference held in Olympia, 16-19 February 1990. Excerpt only.
The William Floyd School District Staff Development Day held in Mastic Beach, NY, 4 April 1986. Excerpt only.
Wisconsin Education Association Music Sectional Meetings held in Milwaukee, 1-2 November 1962. "Research in Music Aptitude and the Psychology of Music Teaching," by Edwin Gordon. Extracted from The Wisconsin School Musician (October 1962): 21-23.
Wisconsin State Music Conference. "Music: Now More Than Ever." Held in Madison, 29 October-1 November 2003.
The Wisconsin State Music Convention held in Madison, 7-9 January 1967. Excerpt only. With an excerpt of "Sunday at the State Music Convention," from The Wisconsin School Musician (December 1966): 16.
World Piano Pedagogy Conference. "Music Making First." Fifth Annual Conference held in Las Vegas, 22-25 October 2000.
Yale University School of Music. "The Education of the Performing Musician: An Invitational Forum." 9-10 April 1973.