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George French

Associate Professor
Humanities, Social Sciences, and Education Department
(218) 281-8266

Courses Currently Teaching

MUS 1011-001: University Singers

MUS 1021-001: Intro to Music

MUS 1021-E90: Intro to Music

MUS 1042-001: Private Instr: Class Piano

MUS 1042-002: Private Instr: Class Piano

MUS 3011-001: University Singers (Choir)

MUS 3042-001: Class Piano: Interm/Advanced

MUS 3042-002: Class Piano: Interm/Advanced

Research Interests

  • Piano and organ performance

  • Stand-alone Music Minor Programs in the United States

Awards, Distinctions, and Honors

  • 2019 NW Star Award

  • UMC Outstanding Community Service Award 2002

  • UMC Torch and Shield Award

  • 2002 Outstanding Community Service Award

  • Crookston Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Educator

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Education, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2019

  • MM in Piano Performance, Mankato State University, Mankato, MN

  • MM, in Organ Performance, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

  • Bachelor of Science, from Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN

University Committee Memberships

  • All-University Social Concerns Committee (Chair)

  • UMC Art Committee (Chair)

  • UMC Commencement Committee (Chair)

  • UMC Concerts and Lectures Committee

Professional Memberships

  • American Guild of Organists

  • Region One State Arts Council (Chair)

In the News

September 9, 2022
Sophomore Christopher Robert Carlson and freshmen Alex Kozitka and Jack Garmen received $1,000 scholarships.
November 14, 2018
The University of Minnesota Crookston is proud to present the annual Band and Choir Fall Music Concert this Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 2 p.m.