Lloyd Slind

Lloyd Slind (Hilmer). Educator, b Dahlton, near Saskatoon, 21 Jun 1910, d Vancouver 2 Jan 2004; B SC (Saskatchewan) 1933, B MUS (Montreal) 1947, LRSM 1948, D ED (Florida State) 1955.

Slind, Lloyd

Lloyd Slind (Hilmer). Educator, b Dahlton, near Saskatoon, 21 Jun 1910, d Vancouver 2 Jan 2004; B SC (Saskatchewan) 1933, B MUS (Montreal) 1947, LRSM 1948, D ED (Florida State) 1955. He was a pupil of Arthur Collingwood at the University of Saskatchewan and of Dan Cameron at the Regina Cons, then taught 1935-9 in Saskatchewan schools. After service in the RCNVR and studies at the University of Montreal, he was music director 1947-9 at William Dawson High School, Montreal, supervisor of music 1949-51 in Regina public schools, and a voice teacher at the Regina Cons. He taught 1951-5 at Florida State U and studied composition and conducting there with Dohnányi. After teaching 1953, 1954, and 1955 at the Victoria Summer School of Education and 1955-6 at the Vancouver Normal School, he taught 1956-75 in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia, where he set up the music education component of the new B ED program. He conducted workshops 1954-66 in Canada and the USA and wrote extensively on music education. Slind was a founding member in 1957 and president 1958-9 of the BCMEA and a founding member of the CMEA (1960); he attended the inaugural meeting of ISME and was the Canadian delegate 1961-4. In 1991 he was living in retirement in West Vancouver.

Writings
Melody, Rhythm and Harmony for the Elementary Grades (New York 1953)

More Melody, Rhythm and Harmony (New York 1956)

Play and Sing Book (Boston 1956)

- and Davis, D. Evan. Bringing Music to Children: Music Methods for the Elementary School Teacher (New York 1964)

- and Churchley, F., eds. Basic Goals in Music series, 8 vols, 6 LPs (Toronto 1964-72). Slind was also co-author of the following vols in the series:

- and Churchley. Basic Goals in Music 4 (1964), 2nd edn with Churchley and Terry, issued as Whales and Nightingales (1972)

- and Churchley. Basic Goals in Music 5 (1964)

- and Churchley. Basic Goals in Music 6 (1965)

- Churchley and Cowan. Basic Goals in Music (1966)