Christine Moore, educator, violinist, violist and music librarian, grew up in a very musical family. Having music constantly around her created a great environment for her music education (piano, violin and viola). Ms. Moore continued her development by attending Interlochen National Music Camp for 2 summers, The University of Iowa receiving a Bachelor of Music degree, Western Illinois University receiving a Master of Arts degree and the Aspen Music Festival. Her teachers included Elizabeth Moore, John Duckwall, Elaine Duckwall, Marlis Windus, William Preucil, Sr. Almita Vamos, Roland Vamos and Lillian Fuchs. While at The University of Iowa and Western Illinois University, Christine also studied the cello and the double bass.
Prior to her appointment at Prairie View A&M University, Ms. Moore was a Suzuki violin and viola teacher at the MacPhail Center for the Arts in Minneapolis, Minnesota and a very active free-lance musician in the Twin Cities. She was also the adjunct viola instructor at Bethel University and the University of Northwestern, St. Paul, Minnesota. When she moved to Urbana, Illinois, she taught violin and viola at the Conservatory of Central Illinois in Urbana, Illinois.
Ms. Moore received a Master of Science degree in Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 1995, she moved to Houston, Texas to become the first Music Librarian at Prairie View A&M University. She is also the string instructor teaching violin, viola, cello, double bass students and the String Instruments Method Class.
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