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date: 15 October 2019

Yarbrough, (Martha) Cornelialocked

  • Jere T. Humphreys


(b Waycross, GA, Feb 8, 1940). American music educator and scholar. She received music education degrees from Stetson University (BME 1962) and Florida State University (MME 1968, PhD 1973). She was a high school choral director in Georgia (1962–70) and on the music education faculty at Syracuse University (1973–86). While at Louisiana State University (1986–2009, emerita 2009–), she was chair of the division of music education (1986–2000) and named a Distinguished Research Master of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (2004). In 1996, she received the Senior Researcher Award from the Music Educators National Conference, and she served as editor of the Journal of Research in Music Education (2000–06). Yarbrough is co-author (with Clifford K. Madsen) of Competency-Based Music Education (Raleigh, 1985) and author of Introduction to Scholarship in Music (San Diego, 2008...

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