DRUMMOND, R. PAUL (1947-2007)

Composer R. Paul Drummond was Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at Central Methodist College in Fayette, Missouri. Dr. Drummond held music education and choral conducting degrees from North Texas State University (B.A.), Eastern New Mexico University (M.M.) and the University of Northern Colorado-Greeley (D.A.). He was President of the Missouri American Choral Directors Association (1993-95) and Vice-President of Membership (1995-97) and has served as Missouri Secretary and Editor of Common Times, the newsletter of the seven-state Southwestern division. He received the 1994 Outstanding Music Educator Award from the National Federation of High School Associations at the 1995 MCDA Convention. He served the Southwestern ACDA division as President-Elect from July 1996-98 and President for 1998-2000.
Dr. Drummond's publications include a book entitled A Portion for the Singers, choral editions, arrangements, compositions and a very successful program for teaching music reading, Death to the Dragon. If interested in these publications, contact Alliance Publications, Inc. publisher of the Drummond Choral Series.