Swain, Joseph P(eter)

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SWAIN, Joseph P(eter)

SWAIN, Joseph P(eter). American, b. 1955. Genres: Songs/Lyrics and libretti, Music. Career: Music teacher at private school in Andover, MA, 1980-84; Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, assistant professor, 1984-89, associate professor of music, 1989-, chairman of department, 1991-94. St. Mary's Church, music director, 1988-90. Publications: Sound Judgment: Basic Ideas about Music, 1987; The Broadway Musical: A Critical Survey, 1990; Musical Languages, 1997. Address: Department of Music, Colgate University, 13 Oak Dr, Hamilton, NY 13346-1398, U.S.A.