Photo: Maestro Goodman University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra, Bernard M. Goodman, Director
1964 South American Tour, “Virtual 40th Anniversary Reunion”

In memoriam: Maestro Goodman, Prof. Delaney, Col. Johnson, and former students David Moskovitz (before the 25th reunion), Dennis Cleveland, Ed Marzuki, and Alice Preves (reported by other tour members), Joe Pival and Buck Wade (see their listings below).

Robert Ward, piano

Professor of music, concert pianist, orchestra conductor, artistic director of summer music festivals in Europe. Advanced study in Vienna and in Italy (with Wilhelm Kempff) on Fulbright and Austrian grants. Doctoral study at Southern Cal. Taught at the Universities of Kansas (9 yrs) and Southern Cal (9 yrs). Currently on faculties of Cal State Los Angeles and Occidental College. National award for teaching excellence. Students active and successful in international competitions. 1997-2001 Artistic Director of PianoFestAustria near Salzburg, Austria. Currently directing festival programs in France and in Prague, with additional teaching at festivals in Sopron (Hungary) and Positano (Italy); annual master classes in Vienna. Writing a science fiction novel about music. Single. Loves to drive his Porsche.