About: Marvin J. Ward

Educational/professional background: Ph.D. French/English Medieval Studies (UNC-CH), bilingual, former French teacher HS & college levels, free-lance translator and interpreter, former editor of professional newsletters, former officer/board member in various professional and cultural organizations. Classical Music experience: singer in choruses, concert-goer, recorded music listener/collector for over 40 years, former announcer for a classical music radio station, former board member of presenter & performer organizations, former classical CD store buyer & salesperson. Special musical interests: vocal (art song), piano, organ recitals, chamber, choral, harp, French repertoire, music new to his ears. Other interests: art/art history (former volunteer docent @ NC Museum of Art), architecture, cinema (esp. foreign), theatre, history, travel, museums, historical sites, nature, hiking, cycling, reading. Marvin J. Ward is a co-founder of Classical Voice of New England and its Founding President and Founding Executive Editor. Marvin Ward left CVNewEng in January 2010 to pursue other professional engagements.

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