DOROTHY INDENBAUM

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INDENBAUM--Dorothy, died peacefully at home on June 26, 2014. Loving mother of Esther and Arthur, grandmother of Rose and Ariel, great-grandmother of Orianna. PhD New York University, M.S. Queens College, B.A. Brooklyn College, Graduate with full certification Dalcroze School of Music. Studied at Juilliard School of Music and Bank Street School of Education. Associate director and pianist with the Aviva Players. Music specialist at the Day School of the Church of the Heavenly Rest, Glenview Community Center, Valley Stream Community Center and summer camps. Conducted workshops for teachers at Operation Headstart and Early Childhood Education Council, Washington University in St. Louis, Loyola University in New Orleans and Montclair Teachers College New Jersey. Professor at Hunter College New York City 1971 to 1978 and at the Dalcroze School of Music from 1960 to 1992. Member of the Musicians Club (Board of Directors), American Women Composers (Board of Directors), Bohemian Club, New York Women Composers, Sonneck Society for American Music, American Musicological Society, Music Teachers National Conference, Center for Women in Music (New York University), Study Group on Issues of Gender in Music (CUNY), Sigma Alpha Iota, American Association of University Women and Chair, Music Committee Harmonie Club. Author of "Gifted Sister The Story of Fanny Mendelsshon" and "The Story of Creation The Story of Clara Schumann". Included in Who's Who of American Musicians. Dissertation requested by and included at The Lincoln Center Music Library. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, July 1st at 12 noon, at the Plaza Jewish Community Chapel, 630 Amsterdam Ave., at 91st Street. To honor Dorothy in her musical vision support women composers as she was passionately devoted to their advancement. She will be deeply missed by her family, friends and the entire women's music community.

Published in The New York Times on June 29, 2014
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