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A Curious Mind: The Life and Legacy of Dr. Donald J. Shetler Hardcover – February 2, 2012
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Dr Shetler began the study music at an early age, became an excellent cellist who also ended up working on the Manhattan Project in 1940s.
"He remembered the orchestra being of excellent quality," at Oak Ridge.
By 1965 he was conducting "Carmina Burana," at Severance Hall where he had received a professorship. All the while still playing music.
Forward to 1972 after becoming a Doctor himself 'Received the honor of hooding Dr Shinichi Suzuki 'Bringing full closure, in full circle to the ironic fate that Donald had been part of the manhattan project"
fantastic career of a pioneer music educator and
performer. Many letters of thanks for his work and lots of photos. Eastman School was fortunate to have him at a crucial period in the schools history.
Required reading for music teachers and college bound students