Oral History Information
Jacquelyn Dillon-Krass was a pioneering woman in the music products industry. As a music educator she first connected with the industry when hired by Scherl & Roth in 1970 to head up their efforts to promote their string products by creating string orchestras in the public school system. She created schools in Oklahoma and Kansas and went on to write the book on how to create such programs, which was published by Kjos Music. She later wrote the Strictly Strings series for Alfred Publishing and among many other roles was the editor of the American String Teachers magazine. As a performer she also appeared in Scherl & Roth marketing material promoting the string products.