Canarina, John 1934-

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Canarina, John 1934-


Born May 19, 1934, in New York, NY; son of John (a newspaper artist) and Mary (a professional artist) Canarina. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Juilliard School, B.A., 1957, M.S., 1958. Hobbies and other interests: Theater, films, baseball.


Home—Des Moines, IA. Office—Department of Music, Drake University, Des Moines, IA 50311. E-mail—[email protected].


New York Philharmonic Orchestra, New York, NY, assistant conductor, 1961-62; Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, Jacksonville, FL, music director, 1962-69; Oberlin Conservatory, Oberlin, OH, visiting professor, 1972-73; Drake University, Des Moines, IA, professor and director of orchestral studies, 1973—. Military service: U.S. Army, 1958-60, conductor of Seventh Army Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart, West Germany (now Germany), 1959-60.


Conductors Guild, American Symphony Orchestra League.


Uncle Sam's Orchestra: Memories of the Seventh Army Symphony, University of Rochester Press (Rochester, NY), 1998.

Pierre Monteux: Maître, Amadeus Press (Milwaukee, WI), 2003.