Curriculum Vita 

MARK A. HARBOLD, Ph.D. 

Contact Information
Education
Current Position
Honors
Publications & Papers
Compositions
Affiliations
Software Development
Past Positions
References
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CONTACT INFORMATION

Dr. Mark Harbold
Elmhurst College
190 S. Prospect Ave.
Elmhurst, IL 60126

Work Phone: (630) 617-3521
Fax: (630) 617-3738
Email: markh@elmhurst.edu
Website: mark-harbold.elmhurst.edu/

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EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO
      (formerly STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT BUFFALO)
Studied with Gary Burgess, Thomas Clifton, Sylvia Dimiziani, Morton Feldman, David Fuller, Lejaren Hiller (dissertation adviser), Betsy Jolas, Wlodzimierz Kotonski, James MacKinnon, Francis Miroglio, Jeremy Noble, Leo Smit, and William Thomson.

ST. OLAF COLLEGE

Studied with Donald Berglund, Arthur Campbell, Charles Forsberg, Anne Hall, Jno Hunt, Kenneth Jennings, Miles Johnson, Burr McWilliams, Robert Scholz, and F. Marian Walker.

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CURRENT POSITION

ELMHURST COLLEGE, Professor of Music
Music Department, 190 S. Prospect Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126
  • Professor, 2001 to present
  • Humanities Division Chair, 2012-2015, 1997-2000
  • Visiting Professor, Madras Christian College, Fall 2009 (Faculty Exchange Program)
  • Genevieve Staudt Endowed Chair, 1998-2003
  • Associate Professor, 1996-2001
  • Assistant Professor, 1988-1996
    • granted tenure, 1993

Responsibilities:

  • Academic Council, 2012-2015, 1997-2000
    • Chair, 2015
    • Alternative Delivery Committee Liaison, 2012-2015
  • International Education Committee, 2012-2015
  • Faculty Personnel Board, 2005-2008
    • Chair, 2008
  • Technology Steering Committee, 2000-2011
    • Chair, 2000-2003
  • Humanities Division Liaison to NCA Accreditation Team, 1999
  • President’s Technology Taskforce, 1998-2000
  • Academic Council, 1997-2000
  • Technology Committee, 1995-2000
    • Acting Chair, Spring 1997
  • Faculty Development Committee, 1992-1995
  • Music History, Theory, & Composition Programs
  • Teach courses in music history, theory/composition, and technology, which have included:
    • Music History Survey I & II
    • Composition
    • Technology for Music Educators
    • Form & Analysis
    • Tonal Analysis
    • Post-Tonal Analysis
    • Orchestration
    • Counterpoint
    • Special Studies in Music History
      • Topics have included: Monteverdi & the Birth of Modern Music; Beethoven!; History of Film Music; Mozart, Opera & Amadeus; Mahler & Late Romanticism; The Harlem Renaissance & The Blues (Honors Capstone Seminar); Wagner & The Ring; The Blues; The 1960s; Miles Davis; Jazz History
    • Music Appreciation
    • The Beatles—A Multimedia Celebration
    • Music Theory I, II, III & IV
    • Indian Music with Dr. Nagarajrao Havaldar, Fall 2011
  • Music Department Curriculum Committee
    • Chair, 1988 to present
  • Elmhurst College International Education (Study Away) Course Leader
    • From the Big Temples to the Silver Screen: The Music of South India, January 2016
  • UMAIE International Education (Study Away) Course Leader
    • Religions and Peoples of India, January 2017
    • Indian Art and Music, January 2010 & 2013
    • Music, Religions, and Culture of India, January 2007
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HONORS

  • Selected for a 2017-18 Fulbright-Nehru Academic & Professional Excellence Teaching Award to carry out a project in Collaboration in Teaching and Learning Music in South India at Madras Christian College, Chennai
  • Invited to give the Dr. Michael Lockwood Endowment Lecture for the Department of Philosophy at Madras Christian College, Tambaram, Chennai, India, on January 7, 2015
  • Elmhurst College Interdisciplinary Course Development Grant to develop a Psychology of Music Course with Dr. Katherine S. Moore of the Psychology Department, 2014
  • Elected to Omicron Delta Kappa, national leadership honor society, 2012
  • Chief Guest, International Cultural Exposure Visit, Theivanai Ammal College for Women & E.S. Music Academy, Villupuram, Tamil-Nadu, India, January 10, 2012
  • Niebuhr Center Faculty Grant to participate in the Swara Naada Yatra tour led by Pandits Samir Chatterjee and Nagarajrao Havaldar and featuring performances of Tablaphilia (a “symphony” for 22 tabla players and 4 vocalists) in Bangalore, Shimoga, Dharwad, Hospet, Tornagal, and Mylapore, 2010
  • UMAIE Faculty Travel Grant to visit Kyoto, Osaka, Matsumoto, and Tokyo to explore the possibility of a future UMAIE course on Japanese music, 2010
  • Elected to Phi Beta Delta, national international education honor society, 2010
  • Participant in National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute in India—Bharata Darshan: Past and Present in the Study of India’s History and Culture, 2008
  • Elected to Alpha Mu Gamma, national foreign language honor society, 2007
  • UMAIE Faculty Travel Grant to visit Chennai, Thanjavur, Tiruvaiyaru, Jaipur, and Delhi in preparation for an Indian music course, 2006
  • Elmhurst College Faculty Development Travel Grant to attend the College Music Society Summer Institute in Music History Pedagogy, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN, 2006
  • Niebuhr Center Faculty Grant to travel to India in 2005 with Dr. Paul Parker, make initial contacts, and explore the possibiility of an Indian music course, 2004
  • Elmhurst College Faculty Development Travel Grant to attend the College Music Society Summer Technology Institute, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, 2004
  • Elected to Phi Kappa Phi, national honor society, 2001
  • Genevieve Staudt Endowed Chair, 1998-2003
  • Elmhurst College Major Project Initiative Grant to create software design for music history listening skills development, 1998
  • Elmhurst College Major Project Initiative Grant to compose musical score for Fingerpaint, a chamber opera created in collaboration with Dean Barclay, 1997
  • President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Elmhurst College, 1994
  • Elmhurst College Summer Grant for MIDI research and to attend Music Curriculum and Current Technology conference, Duluth, MN, 1993
  • Elmhurst College Travel Grant to attend HyperCard Symposium for Music Software Development, Evanston, IL, 1992
  • Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council grant to compose Homecoming, a liturgical dance work, 1988
  • Listed in Outstanding Young Men in America, 1987
  • Elected to Pi Kappa Lambda, national honor society in music, 1976
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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS, PAPERS, & PRESENTATIONS

Suzuki Bass School, Volume 6, 2nd Edition.
Piano accompaniment for Handel’s Concerto in G Minor and continuo realization for Vivaldi’s Sonata in A Minor.
Alfred Publishing (publication pending).

College Music Society—Great Lakes Chapter Regional Conference
“Past Presidents Panel Discussion”: Mark Harbold (Elmhurst College), Keith Clifton (Central Michigan University), Barbara Bowker Ellis (Harper Community College), James Perone (Mount Union College), Susan Piagentini (Northwestern University), Gene Trantham (Bowling Green State University)
Murray State University, Murray, KY, April 8, 2017

“Russian Opera and Tchaikovsky’s Yevgeny Onegin
Lyric Opera Far West Chapter, Monarch Landing, Naperville, IL, February 12, 2017

Instructor’s Manual to Accompany LISTEN.
Accompanies Joseph Kerman’s & Gary Tomlinson’s LISTEN, one of the leading music appreciation textbooks.

  • Eighth edition. Original publication—Boston: Macmillan Learning, 2015. Ebook. 650 pages.
    Acquired from Macmillan by W.W. Norton, New York, in 2016.
    • Additional Listening Charts. Ebook. 51 pages.
    • Additional Texts and Translations. Ebook. 26 pages.
    • Index of Terms and Musical Examples. Ebook. 114 pages.
  • Seventh Edition. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press, 2012. 946 pages.
  • Sixth Brief Edition. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press, 2008. 870 pages.
  • Brief Fifth Edition. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press, 2004. 875 pages.
  • Brief Fourth Edition. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press, 2000. 756 pages.
  • Third Brief Edition. New York: Worth Publishers, 1996. 639 pages.
  • Second Brief Edition. New York: Worth Publishers, 1992. 467 pages.

“Music and Philosophy of Life”
Dr. Michael Lockwood Endowment Lecture, Department of Philosophy, Madras Christian College, Tambaram, Chennai, India, January 7, 2015

“Music and Text”
Department of English, Central University, Thiruvarur, India, January 13, 2015

“Music as a Form of Communication”
Department of Communication, Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai, India, January 19, 2015

“The Place of Music in Christianity”
Mylapore Institute for Indigenous Studies, Chennai, India, January 20, 2015

Suzuki Bass School, Volume 5, 2nd Edition.
Piano accompaniment for Capuzzi’s Concerto for Double Bass in F Major and continuo realizations for Rameau’s Tambourin & Marcello’s Sonata VI in G Major.
Alfred Publishing, 2012.

“Music and Interculturalism: Mbube as an Example of Globalization”
Keynote address, International Seminar on Cultural Studies—A Literary/Linguistic Approach. Quaid-E-Millath Government College for Women, Chennai, India, January 9, 2012

“Music, Nature, and Spirituality: Case Studies from the American Experimental Tradition”
Keynote address, Organization for the Study of Literature and Ecology-India, IVth International Conference, National College, Tiruchirapalli, India, September 26, 2009

“Bridges to Other Disciplines II”
Session Co-chair, College Music Society Annual National Conference, Atlanta, GA, September 27, 2008

College Music Society—“Two Greats” Super-Regional Conference
“Past Presidents Recognition and Panel”: Mark Harbold (Elmhurst College), James Perone (Mount Union College), Craig Parker (Kansas State University), Byron Jensen (Hastings College), Darleen Mitchell (University of Nebraska at Kearney)
Session Chair: “Pedagogy I—Beyond the Lecture”
Illinois State University, Normal, IL, March 28-29, 2008

“Culturally Inclusive Pedagogy”
Session Chair, College Music Society 50th Annual National Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, November 17, 2007

Powerpoint Lecture Outlines for LISTEN, Fifth Edition.
Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press, 2005.

“You asked me to teach what?: Teaching Outside Your Professional Area”
Panel Discussion: Mark Harbold, Chair (Elmhurst College), Claire Boge (Miami University), Larry F. Ward (Central Michigan University), Mary Scanlan (Grand Rapids Community College), and Gene Trantham (Bowling Green State University). College Music Society—Great Lakes Chapter Annual Meeting, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, April 1, 2000

“So Much to Teach, Yet So Little Time”
Panel: Scott D. Lipscomb, Chair (University of Texas at San Antonio), Peter Webster (Northwestern University), Mark Lochstampfor (Capital University), and Mark Harbold (Elmhurst College). Association for Technology in Music Instruction Annual National Meeting, Denver, CO, October 15, 1999

“HyperCard and CD-ROM in the Music History/Appreciation Classroom”
Paper presented at College Music Society—Great Lakes Chapter Annual Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, April 22, 1995

GOMDA DAAGYA (Wind Song).
Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms International, 1987. 467 pages.

Buffalo Evening News.
Reviewed over 75 concerts for City Desk, 1977-78, 1980-82.

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SELECTED COMPOSITIONS & PERFORMANCES

Concerto for Oboe in G Minor arranged for bass and piano, 2017
Piano accompaniment for the 1st and 2nd movements of Handel’s concerto based on a set of orchestral parts from c. 1720 held in the Universitätsbibliothek, Rostock, Germany. Suzuki Bass School, Volume 6, 2nd Edition, Alfred Publishing (publication pending).

Sonata in G Minor for bass and piano, 2016
Continuo realization for Vivaldi’s four-movement sonata. Suzuki Bass School, Volume 6, 2nd Edition, Alfred Publishing (publication pending).

Concerto for Double Bass in F Major for bass and piano, 2011
Piano accompaniment for the 1st movement of Antonio Capuzzi’s concerto based on his original orchestral score. Suzuki Bass School, Volume 5, 2nd Edition, Alfred Publishing, 2012.

Concerto for Double Bass in F Major for bass and orchestra, 2011
Critical edition of Antonio Capuzzi’s concerto based on the set of MS parts in the British Library; first movement premiered May 23, 2013 by Hannah Novak with the Glenbard West High School Orchestra conducted by William Ortega.

Sonata VI in G Major for bass and piano, 2007
Continuo realization for Benedetto Marcello’s four-movement sonata. Suzuki Bass School, Volume 5, 2nd Edition, Alfred Publishing, 2012.

Tambourin for bass and piano, 2007
Continuo realization for Jean-Philippe Rameau’s dance. Suzuki Bass School, Volume 5, 2nd Edition, Alfred Publishing, 2012.

God’s Love Made Visible for choir, bass, percussion, and piano, 2003
Arrangement of Dave Brubeck’s anthem; premiered December 14, 2003 by the Christ Community Church Choir, Wheaton, IL, performed again December, 2006

To a Virgin Meek and Mild for choir and piano, 2003
Arrangement of a traditional Spanish carol; premiered December 14, 2003 by the Christ Community Church Choir, Wheaton, IL

Fingerpaint for 3 singer/actors and piano trio, 1997
Chamber opera on a libretto by Dean Barclay, based on movements from Brahms’ trios; first draft completed at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, Twin Lake, MI, Summer 1997

The Call for choir and organ, 1996
Arrangement of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ song; premiered January 5, 1997, by the Geneva Road Baptist Church Choir, Wheaton, IL; performed again March 30, 1997, and April 20, 2008

Jesus, Remember Me for cantor, congregation, violin, cello, and keyboard, 1995
Arrangement of the Taizé chant; premiered April 1995 at Geneva Road Baptist Church

  • Other Performances:
    • April 5, 1996, Geneva Road Baptist Church
    • March 28, 1997, Geneva Road Baptist Church
    • April 12, 1998, Geneva Road Baptist Church
    • April 2, 1999, Geneva Road Baptist Church
    • April 21, 2000, Geneva Road Baptist Church
    • April 6, 2007, Christ Community Church

A Christmas Carol for women’s chorus (SSA), 1994
Arrangement of Charles Ives’ song; premiered December 24, 1994, by the Geneva Road Baptist Church Choir, Wheaton, IL.

  • Other Performances:
    • September 2012, Stella Nova Women’s A Cappella, Denver, CO

Magnificat for mezzo-soprano solo and 12-part choir, 1987, 1991

Homecoming for clarinet, viola, piano, organ, and percussion, 1988
Liturgical dance work created with choreographer Susan Bauer; premiered September 25, 1988, at First United Church of Christ, Northfield, MN, by the St. Olaf Dance Company.

  • Other Performances:
    • October 2, 1988, St. Paul, MN
    • March 1989, St. Olaf College Chapel

Sing a New Song for choir and organ, 1987
Premiered May 17, 1987, First United Church of Christ, Northfield, MN

  • Other Performances:
    • October 4, 1987, Underwood Baptist Church, Wauwatosa, WI
    • October 11, 1987, Wisconsin Baptist State Convention Festival Choir, Green Lake, WI
    • May 1, 1988, First United Church of Christ, Northfield, MN
    • May 15, 1988, Baptist Temple, Rochester, NY
    • May 1989, Geneva Road Baptist Church, Wheaton, IL
    • November 8, 1992, Bach Chamber Choir, Milwaukee, WI
    • November 23, 1997, Elmhurst College Concert Choir, Elmhurst, IL
    • March 10, 2002, Christ Community Church, Wheaton, IL

GOMDA DAAGYA (Wind Song) for baritone voice, voices, and 16 instruments, 1982-86
Premiered November 21, 1986, by James McKeel and the St. Olaf Contemporary Ensemble

On the Edge for string trio, 1981-82
Premiered April 1982 by Composers’ Forum, SUNY/Buffalo; also performed April 1982 on Black Mountain College II New Music Series, Buffalo, NY

Ephemera for bass clarinet, bassoon, 2 trumpets, French horn, trombone, and double bass, 1978-79
Premiered October 1979 by the St. Olaf Contemporary Ensemble, Northfield, MN

MATRIX/title forgotten for organ pedals and percussion ensemble, 1977-78
Premiered February 1978 by Composers’ Forum, SUNY/Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

St. Judas for voice and piano, 1975
Premiered May 1975 at St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN; performed again April 1976 at St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN

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PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Association for Technology in Music Instruction
  • American Composers Forum (formerly Minnesota Composers Forum)
  • College Music Society—Offices held:
    • CMS Ambassador to South India, 2012 to present
    • Program Committee member for the 2009 International Conference in Zagreb, Split, and Dubrovnik, Croatia
    • Program Committee Co-chair for the 2008 “Two Greats” Super-Regional Conference in celebration of CMS’s 50th anniversary
    • Great Lakes Chapter Secretary, 2004-2006
    • Campus Representative, 2001 to present
    • Great Lakes Chapter Immediate Past President, 2000-2002
    • Great Lakes Chapter President, 1998-2000
    • Great Lakes Chapter Conference Site Coordinator, 1997-1998
    • Great Lakes Chapter Vice-President/President-Elect, 1996-1998
    • Great Lakes Chapter Program Committee Chair, 1996-1997
    • Great Lakes Chapter Program Committee member, 1995-1996
  • St. Olaf Mahler Society, charter member, 1975
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SAMPLES OF SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

  • Powerpoint Lecture Outlines to Accompany LISTEN, Brief Fifth Edition. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press, 2005.
  • History Stacks I & II
    • HyperCard/CD-ROM/multimedia application for teaching Music History
      • 4th edition begun 2001 with new materials and conversion to alternate formats
  • JazzStack
    • HyperCard/CD-ROM application for teaching Jazz History
      • Revised edition 1998
  • Beatles Stack
    • HyperCard/CD-ROM application, 1995
  • LISTEN
    • HyperCard/CD-ROM Interactive Listening Charts to accompany Joseph Kerman’s LISTEN: Second Brief Edition, 1994
  • Chord Drill Stack
    • HyperCard/MIDI application, 1993
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PAST TEACHING POSITIONS

ST. OLAF COLLEGE
Music Department, Christiansen Hall, Northfield, MN 55057
Assistant Professor, 1986-1988
Instructor, Jan. 1979-August 1980, Spring 1986

ROBERTS WESLEYAN COLLEGE
Music Department, 2301 Westside Drive, Rochester, NY 14624
Lecturer, 1984-1986

COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF THE FINGER LAKES
Music Department, Canandaigua, NY 14424
Adjunct Instructor, Fall 1983

EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE AT ROCHESTER
8 Prince Street, Rochester, NY 14607
Tutor, Fall 1983

WISCONSIN CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC
1584 N. Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Instructor, 1982-1983

MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY
Fine Arts Dept., College of Liberal Arts, 1217 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53233
Lecturer, 1982-1983

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN CENTER—WAUKESHA
Music Department, Southview Hall, 1500 N. University Drive, Waukesha, WI 53186
Lecturer, 1982-1983

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT BUFFALO
Music Department, Baird Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260
Teaching Assistant, Fall 1978, 1980-1982

MILLARD FILLMORE COLLEGE (State University of New York at Buffalo)
Division of Continuing Education, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214
Instructor, 1976-1978

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REFERENCES

  • Dr. Peter Griffin, Music Department Chair, Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL  60126. Phone: (630) 617-3647
  • Dr. April Edwards, Vice President for Academic Affairs & Dean of the Faculty, Elmhurst, IL  60126. Phone: (630) 617-3063.
  • Letters by Morton Feldman, Lejaren Hiller, Jeremy Noble, Arthur Campbell, and Charles Forsberg on file at Placement Office, University of Buffalo. Available on request.
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Page created 19 June 2000 by Mark A. Harbold.
Last updated 27 September 2017.