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Michael Korn program collection (MSS 51)

 Collection — Box: MSS C, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: MSS 51

Dates

  • 1966-1973

Biographical / Historical

Pennsylvania born Michael Korn (1948-1991) initially studied organ at Curtis under Alexander McCurdy (graduating in 1969), before returning to study conducting under Max Rudolf (graduating in 1972). Both during and after his time at Curtis, Korn was very active in the Philadelphia music community, serving as organist and director of the First United Methodist Church, founding the Germantown Music Society, and serving as Artistic Director and Conductor of the Philadelphia Singers (which he founded in 1971). Nationally Korn helped to found Chorus America and served as its first president from 1977-1985.

Extent

0.05 Linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Title
Michael Korn program collection (MSS 51)
Status
Completed
Author
Kristina Wilson
Date
2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Archives Repository

Contact:
1720 Locust St
Philadelphia PA 19103 United States