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Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Frederick L. Hemke

Mailing Address:
School of Music
Regenstein Hall - 230
60 Arts Circle
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL 60208-2400
847 491 - 7228
Fax 847 467 - 2854


Premier Prix, Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique, Paris, France, 1956
Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI, 1958
Master of Music, Eastman School of Music, The University of Rochester, 1962
Doctor of Musical Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, 1975


Consultant -- The La Voz Corporation, Sun Valley, CA
Consultant -- The Selmer Company, Paris, France and Elkhart, IN
Consultant -- Southern Music Company, San Antonio, TX


Northwestern University Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award
Northwestern University Nominee -- Council for Advancement and Support of Education
Northwestern University School of Music Alumni Award
School of Music Professor of the Year Award, 1987, 1989 and 2002
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Nicholas Slonimsky, editor
Who's Who in America
Who's Who in American Music
International Who's Who in Music and Musicians� Directory
New Grove Dictionary of Music, Stanley Sadie, editor
New Grove Dictionary of American Music, H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie, editors
Encyclopedie de la Musique, Francois Michel, editor
Kappa Kappa Psi -- Distinguished Service to Music Award

Distinguished Visiting Professor-Conservatoire National de Musique, Paris, France
Distinguished Visiting Professor-The Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Moscow, Russia
Distinguished Morton Visiting Professor -- Ohio University
Distinguished Visiting Professor -- Baylor University
Distinguished Visiting Professor -- Basel Conservatory of Music, Basel, Switzerland
Distinguished Visiting Professor -- Sweelinck Academie of Music, Amsterdam, Holland
Visiting Artist � Tchaikovsky Conservatory of Music, Moscow, Russia
Visiting Professor--University of Wisconsin-Madison
Artist in Residence -- The University of San Jose, San Jose, Costa Rica
Artist in Residence -- The San Jose National Symphony Orchestra, San Jose, Costa Rica
Artist in Residence -- Musik H�gre Skola, Ingesund, Sweden
Artist in Residence -- Olavsfestdagene, Trondheim, Norway
Artist in Residence -- 11e Biennale Internationale d'Organologie, Hyeres, France
Visiting Artist/Teacher -- Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, MI
Visiting Artist/Teacher -- Interlochen Music Camp, Interlochen, MI
NEA Grant Recipient -- Performer/Composer Commission Grant
Guest Presenter��tats Generaux Mondiaux de Saxophone, Angers, France
Music Alumni Achievement Award -- The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Hugo Anhalt Music Achievement Award -- The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
President -- North American Saxophone Alliance, Honorary Life Membership
United States Department of State, Office of Cultural Presentations (Presenter in three
month tour of the Far East)

Concours International, Geneva, Switzerland 1983 and 1995
Concours International, Jean Marie Londeix, Bordeaux, France (President deJury)
Concours International, Gap, France
Concours, Sweelinck Academie of Music, Amsterdam, Holland
Concours International, Arvika, Sweden
Japan National Instrumental Concour
Conservatoire de Musique, Paris, France
Conservatoire de Musique, Quebec, Canada
Conservatoire de Musique, Montreal, Canada
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/WTTW- Illinois Youth Competition
North America Saxophone Alliance, Interlochen, MI
Executive Council -- School of Music
Steering Committee -- University Integrated Arts Program (Ford Foundation Funded)
Chair � Doctor of Music Committee
Chair � Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee
Member -- University Committee on Information Technology


Faculty Host � NU Alumni Tour of the Danube
Faculty Host � NU Alumni Tour of China
Steering Committee Member -- University Senate
Executive Committee -- Institute of Modern Communications, School of Speech/School of Music
University Community Council
University Admissions Committee
University Council on the Arts
University Council on Undergraduate Life
University Committee on Term Pricing
University Committee on Teacher Evaluation
Program Review Council Member
Program Review of the Department of Communicative Disorders
Chair -- Program Review of the Kellogg Graduate School of Management

Search and Screening Committee -- University Provost
Search and Screening Committee -- Director of Athletics and Recreation
Chair -- University Committee on Educational Policies
Chair -- University Committee on Athletics and Recreation
Chair -- Committee to Design and Construct New Undergraduate Housing
Co-author with Dr. Gilbert Krulee -- On Reading Music: An Information Processing Analysis
Alumni Tour Presenter and Lecturer -- Touring The Danube, Cruise the Face of Europe, Touring China
Master -- Communications Residential College

School of Music -- Policies Committee
School of Music -- Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
School of Music -- Graduate Curriculum Committee
School of Music- - Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee

Director -- School of Music University Chamber Music Ensemble
Director -- School of Music Admissions and Financial Aid
Director -- School of Music Field Services
Director -- School of Music Summer High School Music Institute
Director -- School of Music Field Services
Acting Director -- Northwestern University School of Music Bands

Chair -- Department of Music Performance Studies, School of Music
Chair -- School of Music Awards and Financial Aid Committee
Chair -- School of Music Musicianship Committee
Chair -- Department of Preparatory, Wind and Percussion Instruments
Chair -- School of Music Convocation Committee
Chair -- School of Music Chairman's Council
Faculty Athletics Representative-- Big Ten Conference and NCAA (1982-2003)
Chair -- Big Ten Conference
Chair -- Search and Screening Committee for Commissioner of the Big Ten Conference
Chair -- Big Ten Conference Budget and Program Review Committee
Chair -- Big Ten, Principles, Priorities and Guidelines Committee
Chair -- Committee on Gender Equity in Intercollegiate Athletics
Member -- Academic Progress and Eligibility Committee - Big Ten Conference
Council Member -- NCAA
Chair -- Postgraduate Scholarship Committee, NCAA
Committee Member -- Committee to Review Academic Standards -- NCAA
Certification Review Committee Member -- Miami of Ohio University -- NCAA
Co-Chair -- Northwestern University Certification Review Committee -- NCAA
Board of Directors Member--Evanston Symphony Orchestra
Board of Directors Member of Swedish American Historical Society (Life member/past ViceChair) Province Governor --Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia
Pi Kappa Lambda


Fascinating Rhythm (the Music of George Gershwin)
Simple Gifts�Saxo Records
The American Saxophonist�Saxo Records
The American Saxophone--Brewster Records
Music for Tenor Saxophone--Brewster Records
Contemporary Music for Saxophone--Lapider Records
Symphony No. 16 for Saxophone and Orchestra (Allan Pettersson), Stockholm Philharmonic(Ahronovitch)--Swedish Heritage Discophile
Concerto for Saxophone and Orchestra of Wind Instruments (Ross Lee Finney), Northwestern
University Wind Ensemble (Paynter)--New World Records
Quintet for Saxophone and String Quartet (Warren Benson), Kronos String Quartet--SRI Records
Incantations (Ralph Shapey), U of Chicago Contemporary Players (Shapey)--Nonesuch Records
Concerto for Saxophone and Winds (Paul Creston), Interlochen Academy Wind Ensemble-- Interlochen Arts Academy Records
Concerto for Saxophone and Wind Orchestra (Ingolf Dahl)--University of Wisconsin Wind Ensemble (Reynolds)--University of Wisconsin Records
Saxophonist on recordings with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra:

Pictures at an Exhibition (Mussorgsky/Ravel)--Ozawa
Suites Nos. 1 and 2 (Bizet)--Martinon
Age of Gold (Shostakovich)--Stokowski
Bolero (Ravel)--Martinon
Bolero (Ravel)--Solti
The Final Alice (Del Tredici)--Solti