Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Music Education (MME)



First Advisor

Dr. Chales Wright

Second Advisor

Dr. Thurman O. Watson

Third Advisor

Dr. Marvin A. Lawson


The purpose of this study has been to determine the significant contributions of Irvin Cooper to the field of junior high school choral music by giving consideration to the following areas: (1) his educational preparation, (2) his professional activities, (3) his research and experimentation in the area of junior high choral music, and (4) his published works.



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