American band history, Newspaper marches — Historic brass bands — Arts management — Collecting as a hobby
George C. Foreman
Managing Director, Norton Center for the Arts;
Associate Professor of Humanities
B.M.Ed., M.A., University of New Mexico; M.Phil., Ph.D., University of Kansas
Managing director of the Norton Center for the Arts at Centre College; veteran of 23 years in arts management. Founding director of the Advocate Brass Band, a re-created turn-of-the-century brass town band, which gives outdoor concerts and also has released a series of compact discs featuring marches named for American newspapers. Foreman was among the founders of the Great American Brass Band Festival, which now attracts around 40,000 visitors to Danville each year. Author of many articles on music history and currently at work on a book about C. L. Barnhouse, an important figure in American band history.