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Maggi Smith-Dalton ('98)

Jim and Maggi Dalton's Singing String Music
203 Washington St. #263
Salem, MA 01970
Phone: 978-744-4833
Email: ssm@singingstring.org
Website: http://singingstring.org

Business Category:
Humanities
Music
Non-Profit
Writing

Business Description:
Co-Owner, Singing String Music Performance/Production Publishing/Studio Concerts, Workshops & Residencies Understanding History Thru Music ? Specialists in 19th- & Early 20th-Century Music From Parlor and Stage American & Celtic Traditions Period Instruments *** Historically-Informed Performance Co-founder & director, The Institute for Music, History, & Cultural Traditions, Inc (IMHCT) a 501c3 nonprofit organization http://imhct.org Main public program: THE AMERICAN HISTORY AND MUSIC PROJECT ?

Other Affiliation to Skidmore: Alumna/us

Additional Information:
Co-Founder, President, Salem History Society (Salem, Mass.) Massachusetts Cultural Council Creative Teaching Partners (performers, educators, professional development programs/workshops/classes) Salem Gazette columnist and feature writer at Salem Gazette Singer, musician, independent scholar, author, educator soloist, choirs & choruses, here & abroad have acted & sung in professional theater productions produced/participated/performed in radio & television projects/programs. Guest lecturer on integration of humanities & arts; folklore; American music & history, etc. Lecture/performance programs (college level & in numerous professional-development courses for educators & teachers all grade levels) Singer, musician, independent scholar, author, educator soloist, choirs & choruses, here & abroad have acted & sung in professional theater productions produced/participated/performed in radio & television projects/programs. Guest lecturer on integration of humanities & arts; folklore; American music & history, etc. Lecture/performance programs (college level & in numerous professional-development courses for educators & teachers all grade levels) Active performing career Eleven years of work in cabaret, musical theater, & nightclub singing, more than two decades of concert performance nationwide & abroad, in partnership with husband & as a soloist with choirs and in concert. Author, prize-winning short story Writes for newspapers and magazines (including history & cultural/arts/educational feature articles, regular history column for the Salem Gazette, Salem, MA). Work in mainstream media: --producing a cable TV series --programming/ hosting musical theater, arts interview, & classical music shows for NPR public radio, commercial, and community stations. Former Chairperson of the Haverhill Cultural Council (Mass.) Musical Theater Director at Hill House, Beacon Hill, Boston (a community Arts Center) director of "Adventures in Art," summer arts program director of childrens' choirs With a background in teaching multiply-handicapped children, continue interest in and study of music therapy. Co-authored, with her husband, the recently-published book, The Measure of the Year - Singing Through the Seasons. working on a children's book co-authoring book on music in Salem and Essex County, Mass. history Specialties: Integration of Arts & Humanities; writer; radio host; skilled public speaker, voiceover & narration; all performance situations