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Northwest Missouri State University


Faculty/Staff Spotlight

Oct. 21, 2014

Town delivers guest lecture at Texas Tech University

Dr. Stephen Town

Dr. Stephen Town

Dr. Stephen Town, professor of music at Northwest Missouri State University, delivered an invited lecture Oct. 17 at Texas Tech University.

His lecture, “Recurring Compositional Ideas in the Choral-Orchestral Music of Ralph Vaughan Williams,” presented an overview of research he completed during the 2014 spring term as a sabbatical recipient and Visiting Research Fellowship awardee at Clare Hall Cambridge University.

Town recently completed a draft of his second book, “The Selected Choral-Orchestral Works of Ralph Vaughan Williams: Autographs, Context, Discourse” as the result of his research.

Town joined the Northwest faculty in 1986 and conducts the University’s Tower Choir.


For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

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