James Cunningham Harper and the Lenoir, North Carolina High School band

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Frank Milton Hammond (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/
Walter Wehner

Abstract: The purpose of the study was to present factual material relating to the life and work of James C. Harper. In addition to describing his work with the Lenoir High School Band, the study investigated Mr. Harper's influence on the development of school bands on the national level. Answers were sought to the following questions: 1. What was the status of school bands in the United States around 1924, the date of the founding of the Lenoir High School Band? 2. To what philosophies and methods did James Harper subscribe in developing his band program? 3. What were James Harper's contributions to the band field through his publications? 4. What was the relationship of J. C. Harper to leading personages in the band field through his membership in professional organizations? 5. What has been the growth of the Lenoir High School Band since its founding?

Additional Information

Language: English
Date: 1973
Harper, James Cunningham, $d 1893-
Lenoir (N.C.) $b High School. $b Band
Bands (Music) $x Instruction and study $z North Carolina $z Lenoir
Bandmasters $z North Carolina $z Lenoir

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