Joseph E. Maddy was born on October 14th, 1891. Joseph Edgar Maddy was a
Joseph E. Maddy was born on October 14th, 1891.
Joseph Edgar Maddy was a pioneer in early American music education and a renowned orchestra conductor.
Initiated into the Epsilon Chapter at the University of Michigan, Brother Maddy was famous for being a champion of music advocacy for the youth of America. It was this passion that led him to establish the National High School Orchestra Camp, which would later take shape as Interlochen Center for the Arts. Today, Interlochen’s Summer Arts Camp is internationally known for being a summer learning center for students of all ages. Attendees receive instruction in music and the arts from some of the most exceptional teachers in the world.
For his selfless contributions and undying dedication to music advocacy, Joseph Maddy was awarded the “Man of Music” Award at the 1960 National Convention.
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