Dale McIntosh

(Robert) Dale McIntosh. Music educator, musicologist, b Quill Lake, north of Regina, Sask, 25 Jun 1938; ARCT 1966, B ED (Alberta) 1969, M ED (Saskatchewan) 1970, M MUS (Alberta) 1972, PH D (Washington) 1979.

McIntosh, Dale

(Robert) Dale McIntosh. Music educator, musicologist, b Quill Lake, north of Regina, Sask, 25 Jun 1938; ARCT 1966, B ED (Alberta) 1969, M ED (Saskatchewan) 1970, M MUS (Alberta) 1972, PH D (Washington) 1979. He was a public school teacher and administrator in Saskatchewan before moving to Edmonton, where he was a researcher and sessional lecturer in music 1970-2 at the University of Alberta and supervisor of music and co-ordinator of performing arts 1972-4 for the Government of Alberta. He joined the Faculty of Education at the University of Victoria in 1974 and became chairman of the Department of Art and Music Education in 1986. His research has included musical applications of computer technology, related to both the use of computers to organize historical data and the interfacing of computers and synthesizers to aid in music composition. In addition, he has developed a keen interest in the history of music in Victoria and British Columbia as a whole, and has published several articles and two books on these subjects. He is a director of the CMHS and a contributor to EMC.

Writings

'Andreas Hammerschmidt: the people's musician,' CME, vol 17, Winter 1976

'Kodály in Hungary: is it still working?' BC Music Educator, vol 20, Spring 1977

'William Boyce: the dramatic music,' PH D thesis, U of Washington 1979

'Computer-based storage of textual materials: implications for music history research,' BC Music Educator, vol 23, Winter 1980

'Some early bands of British Columbia,' BCMEA J, vol 24, Winter 1980

A Documentary History of Music in Victoria, British Columbia. Vol 1: 1850-1899 (Victoria 1981)

'A short history of music education in BC: 1850-1950,' BC Music Educator, vol 29, Spring 1986

'Musical applications of microprocessors,' Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers in Music Research, U of Lancaster, 11-14 Apr 1988

- et al, Making Music Meaningful: A Source Book for Beginning Teachers (Dubuque, Ia, 1989)

History of Music in British Columbia 1850-1950 (Victoria 1989)

'Ships of the fleet: the Royal Navy and the development of music in British Columbia,' Musical Canada