Cedric Adderley, D.M.A.

Composer - Conductor - Educator

EDUCATION:

  • Doctor of Musical Arts, Composition – University of South Carolina - 1997
  • Master of Music, Composition - University of South Carolina - 1992
  • Bachelor of Music, Magna cum Laude, Music Education - East Carolina University - 1987

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL for the ARTS and HUMANITIES - Greenville, SC

  • President - 2015 through present

CAPITAL UNIVERSITY – Columbus, OH

  • Dean of the College/Professor – 2011 through 2015 

CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY – Orangeburg, SC

  • Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs/Professor – 2007 through 2011
  • Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs/Professor – 2005 through 2007
  • Chair, Department of Music/Associate Professor – 2000 through 2005

BENEDICT COLLEGE – Columbia, SC

  • Coordinator of Music/Assistant Professor – 1997 through 2000
  • Director of Athletic Bands/Instructor – 1996 through 1997

NORTH CAROLINA  A. & T.  STATE UNIVERSITY – Greensboro, NC

  • Assistant Director of Bands/Instructor – 1994 through 1996 

SOUTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS

  • Jr./Sr. High School Band, Choir, Orchestra Director, and Elementary Band, Choir, and Music Teacher – 1987 through 1994

RESIDENCIES:

  • Visiting Professor-In-Residence.  Huaiyin Teachers College, Huaiyin City, Peoples Republic of China.  May 2002.
  • Summer Scholar-In-Residence.  New York University Faculty Resource Network.  June 1999

SELECTED RESEARCH and SCHOLARSHIP:

Articles

  • Music and the Counterculture.  Journal of Intercultural Disciplines. (under review)
  • Attitudes and Practices of Japanese and American Music Teachers Toward Integrating Music with Other Subjects.  S. Zdzinski, M. Ogawa, C. Dell, C. Yap, C. Adderley, and R. Dingle. International Journal of Music Education, Volume 25, number 1, January 2007.
  • Effective Strategies for Composing in the Classroom.  South Carolina Musician, Volume LVIII, Number 1, January 2006.

Commercial Recordings:

  • The Adderley/Holliday Piano Duo Project.   Meisha Adderley and Stacey Holliday, pianists.  Albany Records.  2012.
  • Distinguished Music for the Developing Band, vol. 2 & 3.  Rutgers University Wind Ensemble.  Mark Custom Recording.  2002.
  • Distinguished Music for the Developing Band.  Rutgers University Wind Ensemble.  Mark Custom Recording.  2000.

Commissioned Musical Compositions (Selected):

  • Calliope.  Piano.  2012.
  • Clap, Tap, and Count.  Piano Duo. 2012.
  • Sweetgrass Sketches.  Charleston County School of the Arts Wind Ensemble.  Charleston, SC. 2010.
  • Suite for Two Pianos.  Adderley/Holliday Piano Duo.  Columbia, SC. 2010.
  • Suite for Flute and Piano.  Bernard Phillips; New York, NY.  2003.
  • Praise the Lord.  SATB choir; University of Dayton Gospel Choir, Dayton, OH.  2002.
  • Festival Suite.  Richland District One Arts Festival Orchestra, Band, & Combined Choirs. Columbia, SC.  2002.
  • A Gaelic Journey.  Crayton Middle School Band.  Columbia, SC.  2001.
  • Joyful Noise.  SATB choir with brass & percussion. Galloway United Methodist Church Chancel Choir, Jackson, MS.  2001.
  • Suite for Young Voices.  SAB children’s choir & chamber ensemble. South Carolina Music Teachers Association and MTNA.  2000.
  • Suite for Winds and Percussion.  North Carolina A.&T. State University, Greensboro, NC.  2000.
  • Blue Ribbon March.  Hand Middle School Concert Band, Columbia, SC.  2000.
  • FLIGHT!   South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra.  1999.

Editorial Service:

  • Editorial Board.  Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership.  2010-present.

Lectures and Conference Presentations (Selected):

  • Not So Silent Partners: An Exploration of Race and the Role of Blacks in the Country Music Industry.  National Association of African American Studies Conference.  Baton Rouge, LA. 2012.
  • Changing the Campus Culture through Faculty Development.  Council of Independent Colleges National Chief Academic Officers Meeting.  Philadelphia, PA.  2007.
  • Retooling the College Curriculum: Theory & Practice of General Education Reform.  University of the District of Columbia.  Washington, DC.  2007.
  • Strategies for Faculty Evaluation in Small Music Units.  National Association of Schools of Music, Eighty-First Annual Meeting.  Boston, MA.  2005.
  • Critical Issues for Music at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.   Panel Discussion.  National Association of Schools of Music, Eighty-First Annual Meeting.  Boston, MA.  2005
  • The Application of Music Learning Theory Concepts to a Notation-Based Piano Method.  The National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy.  Chicago, IL.  2005.
  • The Music of Cedric Adderley.  8th Biennial Symposium and Festival on the theme Intercultural Music Arts and Education.  University of London Institute of Education.  London, UK.  2004.
  • Sounds of Black America: Educational Works by Afro-American Composers.  Music Educators National Conference 58th National Biennial In-Service Conference.  Nashville, TN.  2002.
  • To Compose…or Not to Compose:  A Practical Approach to Composition in the Classroom.  South Carolina College Music Conference.  Columbia, SC.  2002.

Published Original Music:

  • Adagio and Dance.  Concert Band. TRN Music Publisher, Inc.  Alto, NM.
  • Indigo Run.  Symphonic Wind Ensemble. TRN Music Publisher, Inc.  Alto, NM.
  • Flight!   Full Orchestra. TRN Music Publisher, Inc.  Alto, NM.
  • Flourish of the Silver Cadets.  Symphonic Wind Ensemble. TRN Music Publisher, Inc.  Alto, NM.
  • Lakeside Episode.  Concert Band. TRN Music Publisher, Inc.  Alto, NM.
  • Longtown Legacy.  Concert Band. Grand Mesa Music Publishers.  Grand Junction, CO.
  • Palmetto Fantasy.  Concert Band. TRN Music Publisher, Inc.  Alto, NM.
  • Three Dreams.  Soprano Voice & Piano.  Edited by Kathy W. Bullock and Donna M. Cox.  WordPress.
  • Were You There?  Chamber Orchestra & Solo Flute. TRN Music Publisher, Inc.  Alto, NM.
  • Additional compositions published by Adderley Music, Columbia, SC.

Reviews:

  • Seizing the Moment: Windows of Opportunity in a Time of Transition.  Conference Session Review.  Fellows: Newsletter for the ACE Council of Fellows, Volume 31, Number 1, Spring 2009.
  • By the Book: A Simple Copyright Compliance Method for Musicians and Music Professionals.  Book Review.  Music Educators Journal.  September 2007.
  • Britten and Barber: Their Lives and Their Music.  Book Review.  Music Educators Journal.  March 2007.
  • Keeping Score: Michael Tilson Thomas on Music.  Video Review.  Music Educators Journal.  September 2006.
  • Disney’s World of Music Discovery, vol. 1.  Video Review.  Music Educators Journal.  March 2006.