Jean Wald, Music Librarian
Jean Wald joined the faculty as Music Librarian at Stetson in 1999. After graduating from West Virginia University with a degree in music education, she traveled to England and the Spoleto Festival in Italy, taught K-8 vocal music in Indianapolis, earned a Master's degree in Music History and Literature from Butler University, traveled to Korea where she taught English and did volunteer library work, took doctoral coursework in Historical Musicology at Indiana University, and earned a Master of Library Science degree, also from Indiana University.
During the course of her career, she has served in academic library positions at Indiana University, University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music, Hollins University, and Longwood University; and in special libraries at General Electric Drive Systems Division and a corporate law firm. In addition, she has taught piano privately and served a number of churches as organist, choir director, and handbell director.
Her professional memberships include the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres, American Library Association, Association of College and Research Libraries, Music Library Association, Southeast Music Library Association, Music OCLC Users Group, College Music Society, and Pi Kappa Lambda.
Her personal interests include folk dancing, playing early music, reading, listening to jazz and blues, cats, dogs, and road trips.