1940-1949 ALUMNI

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Fredrick H. Clark

  • Graduated SHS:  1948
  • Lived in the old Hyrum Clark home at 274 S 200 W in Springville, Utah
  • Attended the Lincoln and Jefferson grade schools.
  • While studying composition at BYU under Leon Dallin & Crawford Gates he wrote his first Symphony for his masters thesis.
  • Taught band and orchestra at American Fork and Lehi, Utah.
  • Later moved with my family to Seattle, Washington to work on a PhD at the University of Washington.
  • Auditioned for the Seattle Symphony directed by Milton Katims.
  • Taught band and orchestra in the Seattle Public Schools for 30+ years and retired in 1985.
  • While in Seattle he was Stake Music Director for the Seattle Stake, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
  • Currently living in Winlock, Washington enjoying a 20 acre ranch with horses and cows.
  • Wife, Maureen is a member of the Stake Relief Society and has fun sewing.
  • Continuing with music composition and have been the Stake Clerk for over 6 years.
  • The Olympia Symphony recently performed one of his Symphonies called "The Prophet".
  • Principal copyist for Crawford Gates' opera "Joseph, Joseph".  Production to take place in The Conference Center in SLC in the fall of 2005.  Spent last 6 years on this project. (2005 update).
  • E-mail contact:  clark@aros.net