Audrey McCallum oral history, approximately 2000
Scope and Contents
Oral histories were conducted by archives staff and by student interviewers. Most oral histories in this series include a transcript and an audio recording on cassette. Some files may contain related information about the subject.
- Creation: approximately 2000
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From the Collection: 4.87 Cubic Feet (17 boxes)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Audrey Cyrus McCallum was the first African-American student to attend the Peabody Preparatory division. She went on to study at the Peabody Conservatory with Julio Esteban, graduating with a Bachelor of Music degree in 1960 and a master's in Music Education in 1967. She began her career as a music teacher in the Baltimore public schools, particularly Western High School, where she taught for 22 years. She is a member of the faculty of Morgan State University. Audrey McCallum is in constant demand as a piano soloist, choral accompanist and church musician in and around the Baltimore metropolitan area. Interview with Elizabeth Schaaf.