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Seale, Carl



Carl Seale (1936—2014) lived and worked in the Rio Grande Valley for most of his 50-year career composing, teaching, and performing. He received his Doctor of Musical Arts in composition from the University of North Texas, his Master of Music from the University of Louisville, and his Bachelor of Music from Baylor University. He began his musical career as a band and orchestra director for high schools in cities throughout Texas including Harlingen, Edinburg, and Denton. He later served as a professor in the music department at the University of Texas Pan American for nearly 30 years. Upon his retirement from UTPA, he was conferred with the title Professor Emeritus in recognition of his contribution and service to the university. A champion of classical music and music education, he served for nearly 30 years as the conductor of the Valley Symphony Orchestra, was a guest conductor with various orchestras in Mexico, served as clinician\ conductor for numerous school bands and orchestras in Texas, Kentucky and Indiana, and advocated for the development of string education programs in public schools in the RGV region. He was the recipient of many awards and honors throughout his career.

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Carl Seale Collection

 Collection — ELIBR-0127
Identifier: ELIBR-0127
Scope and Contents The collection includes over 120 compositions encompassing a wide range of genres from symphonic literature to small chamber and solo works and include: orchestra (35), concert band (24), choral (14), opera (2), ballet (3), film (1), smaller chamber and solo works (51).Many scores are accompanied by parts, copies of which can be made available by the library to interested parties upon request. Select works have also been published with Southern Music and Really Good Music and...
Dates: 1961 - 2014