Guide to the Hayes School of Music Records, 1958-2004

Summary Information

Title: Hayes School of Music Records, 1958-2004
Collection: UA.5090
Extent: 18.61 linear feet (24 boxes, 2 half-sized manuscript boxes, 4 records cartons, 2 DVDs, 1 LP recording, 1 folder, 2 oversize boxes)
Abstract:

The School of Music at Appalachian State University was founded in 1988 out of the preexisting Department of Music, and was named for Mariam Cannon Hayes in 2001. The Hayes School of Music Records contain files pertaining to Cannon Music Camp, School of Music administrative files, audio and video recordings of performances and other departmental files dating 1958-2004.

Creator: Hayes School of Music.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Hayes School of Music sees as its mission the development of those human qualities that relate to the teaching, creation, performance, business and appreciation of music and to the use of music as a healing tool. Named for Mariam Cannon Hayes, the Hayes School of Music enrolls students pursuing careers in the following fields: Music Education, Music Performance, Music Therapy, Sacred Music, Composition and Theory, Music Industry Studies, Jazz Studies, Graduate Music Studies. These programs are supported by faculty, numerous performance ensembles, and modern academic and performance facilities. The school offers a variety of undergraduate degrees as well as Masters degrees in music education, music performance and music therapy. Courses in music have been offered at Appalachian since the 1920s, and the department of music began in 1952. In 1988, the School of Music was created and was named for Mariam Cannon Hayes in 2001.

Scope and Contents

The Hayes School of Music Records contain files pertaining to Cannon Music Camp, School of Music administrative files, audio and video recordings of performances and other departmental files dating 1958-2004. Since 1969, Cannon Music Camp has offered the most comprehensive course of musical instruction in the Southeast, with intensive college preparatory work in performance and music theory. Records of the camp deal with programs, schedules, scholarships, audio and video, correspondence, and some photographs. Video from the School of Music includes performances ranging 1961-2004, and include students, faculty and guest recitals as well as the Appalachian Showcase from 2004.

Arrangement

This collection has not yet been fully processed.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. Individual accessions may have access restrictions due to the presence of confidential information. Restrictions are noted in the Accessions List, where applicable.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives in multiple accessions.

Processing Information

This record group has been minimally arranged and described in summary but has not yet been merged into a single collection. The record group currently consists of numerous individual accessions listed below.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5090: Hayes School of Music Records, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.