Peter J Griffin Papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Drill Charts

Correspondence and Administrative Records

Audio and Visual Records

Ephemera

Andy Isbell Papers, Drill Charts, and Footnotes

Gary Smith Papers, Newspaper Clippings, and Photographs



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Collection Overview

Title: Peter J Griffin Papers, 1910-2011Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 12/9/29

Primary Creator: Griffin, Peter J. (1961)

Extent: 8.0 cubic feet

Arrangement: The collection is arranged into six series: Series 1, Drill Charts; Series 2, Correspondence and Administrative Records; Series 3, Audio and Visual Records; Series 4, Epherma; Series 5, Andy Isbell Papers; and Series 6, Gary Smith Papers. Materials are arranged in alphabetical and chronological order.

Date Acquired: 05/11/2011

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of Marching Illini Drill Charts, correspondence, audio-visual recordings, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting Dr. Griffin's time as Assistant Director of Bands (1994-2011) and Director of the Marching Illini (2006-2011) at the University of Illinois. Of particular note is the "Second Band" Presentation that was given in 2006 at the Midwest clinic, the MENC convention in 2008, and the CBDNA convention in 2009. This collection also contains records from Andy Isbell, a trumpeter in Marching Illini from 1983 to 1987 and voice of the Marching Illini since 1997, and Gary Smith, director of the Marching Illini from 1976 to 1997.

Biographical Note

Dr. Peter Griffin became Assistant Director of Bands at Illinois in 1994 after having served in that capacity at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. At Wisconsin, Dr. Griffin conducted one of its concert bands, was Assistant Director of the marching and Varsity bands, and taught in the School of Music. Prior to his appointment at Wisconsin he was instrumental music director in Fowler, Colorado and at Mitchell High School in Colorado Springs. While teaching in Colorado he also performed with Rocky Mountain Brassworks (Denver), the Pueblo Symphony Orchestra, and the Pueblo Municipal Band.

In addition to his conducting responsibilities at the University of Illinois, Dr. Griffin teaches conducting and marching band procedures in the School of Music. He was the conductor of the Illini Marching Band Festival and the Illinois Superstate Concert Band Festival from 1994-2006. He also served as head clinician and co-director of the Smith-Walbridge Drum Major Clinics from 1993-2005, and has served as a clinician, guest conductor, and adjudicator across the state of Illinois and throughout the United States. Dr. Griffin served as head clinician of the University of New Hampshire Marching Band Clinic from 1999-2002, was co -producer/director of the pre-game and halftime shows at the 1998 and 2000 Peach Bowl in Atlanta, Georgia, and has published articles in The Instrumentalist Magazine and the National Band Association Journal. In January 2006 he presented a clinic at the Illinois Music Education Association state convention in Peoria, and in December 2006 the Midwest Clinic in Chicago. In January 2008 he directed the Marching Illini in performances at the Rose Bowl Parade and Rose Bowl, and in March 2008 the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Dublin, Ireland. In April 2008 he presented a clinic at the Music Educators National Conference Biennial Convention in Milwaukee, and in March 2009 at the College Band Directors National Association national convention in Austin, TX.

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Acquisition Source: Peter J. Griffin

Acquisition Method: Gift


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[Series 1: Drill Charts, 1985-2010],
[Series 2: Correspondence and Administrative Records, 1986-2011],
[Series 3: Audio and Visual Records, 1952-2010],
[Series 4: Ephemera],
[Series 5: Andy Isbell Papers, Drill Charts, and Footnotes, 1978-1987],
[Series 6: Gary Smith Papers, Newspaper Clippings, and Photographs, 1910-1997],
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Series 3: Audio and Visual Records, 1952-2010Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 17: David Stanhope Interview, 20 October 1998Add to your cart.
audio cassette and 2 3.5 inch floppy disks
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 35mm Slides, 1952, 1954, 1956, 1976, 1978Add to your cart.
Color slides of the Marching Illini
Folder 2: MI Photos, 2000 Season, 2000Add to your cart.
Digital Prints
Audio-Visual Recording 1: VHS - Magical Mystery Tour, Brazil, Percussion Feature, 1988Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 2: VHS - Marching Illini Band Highlights, 1992Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 3: VHS - Illini Marching Festival, 1993Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 4: VHS - Quad Day, 1994Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 5: VHS - Penn St. Game (Best Shows of the Year), 1994Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 6: VHS - Liberty Bowl Music Festival, 1994Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 7: VHS - Marching Illini Highlights, 1994-1995Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 8: VHS - Marching Illini Season Highlights, 1996Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 9: VHS - Marching Band Highlights, 1997Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 10: VHS - Marching Illini Season Highlights, 1998Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 11: VHS - Marching Illini Season Highlights, 1999Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 12: VHS - Illinois vs California, Beatles Medley, 2000Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 13: Betacam - Marching Illini Pre-Game and Halftime Shows, Michigan Game, 23 September 2000Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 14: Betacam - Marching Illini Pre-Game and Halftime Shows, Michigan State Game, 28 October 2000Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 15: Betacam - Marching Illini Pre-Game and Halftime Shows, Indiana Game, 4 November 2000Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 16: VHS - Marching Illini Season Highlights, 2000Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 17: VHS - Marching Illini Season Highlights, 2001Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 18: VHS - Marching Illini Season Highlights, 2001Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 19: VHS - Marching Illini Season Highlights, 2003Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 20: VHS - Marching Illini Season Highlights and Shows, 2004Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 21: VHS - Marching Illini Season Highlights, 2005Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 22: VHS - Symphonic/Concert Bands 100th Anniversary Alumni ReunionAdd to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 23: DVD - Marching Illini Season Highlights, 2004Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 24: DVD - Marching Illini Season Highlights, 2005Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 25: DVD - Marching Illini Season Highlights, 2006Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 26: DVD - Marching Illini Season Highlights, 2007Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 27: DVD - Marching Illini Season Highlights, 2008Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 28: DVD - Marching Illini Season Highlights, 2009Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 29: CD - The Marching Illini in Concert, Assembly Hall, 15 October 2006Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 30: CD - The Marching Illini in Concert, Assembly Hall, 14 October 2007Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 31: CD - The Marching Illini in Concert, Assembly Hall, 19 October 2008Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 32: CD - The Marching Illini in Concert, Assembly Hall, 18 October 2009Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 33: CD - The Marching Illini in Concert, Assembly Hall, 10 October 2010Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 34: CD - Photographs of Quad Day, 21 August 2010Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 35: CD - Photographs of Quad Day, 22 August 2010Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 36: CD - Jolesch Photography of Marching Illini, 2010Add to your cart.
Audio-Visual Recording 37: CD - Jolesch Photography of Marching Illini, 2010Add to your cart.
MapCabinet 3Add to your cart.
MapDrawer 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Oversized Photo of Marching Illini, 2010Add to your cart.

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[Series 4: Ephemera],
[Series 5: Andy Isbell Papers, Drill Charts, and Footnotes, 1978-1987],
[Series 6: Gary Smith Papers, Newspaper Clippings, and Photographs, 1910-1997],
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