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Bennett Reimer

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Bennett Reimer’s name is familiar to millions of music college students who have read his books, A Philosophy of Music Education and the Silver Burdett Music book that he co-authored. The text book and its four editions have pioneered music education and brought to prominence the concept of continual evolution of music curriculum. Since the early 2000s, Professor Reimer has played an active role on the NAMM Foundation Research Advisory Board. Funding research related to the benefits of music and music making have been key elements of his committee work with the NAMM Foundation.  

Interview Date: 
February 22, 2008
Date of Birth: 
June 19, 1932
Deceased Date: 
November 18, 2013
Job Title: 
Band Director