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Donald C. Sanders  Professor

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Phone: (205) 726-2499
Office: Buchanan Hall 303

B.M., University of South Carolina
M.M., Michigan State University
Ph.D., The University of Kansas
Biographical Information

 Dr.Donald Sanders received the bachelor of music degree from the University of South Carolina, the master of music degree from Michigan State University, the master of philosophy degree from the University of Kansas and the doctor of philosophy in musicology from the University of Kansas. He also did graduate work at Northwestern University and chamber music coaching with Samuel Sanders of The Juilliard School. He is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda, the American Musicological Society, Music Teachers National Association, Alabama Music Teachers Association and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. He has published articles on seventeenth- and eighteenth-century music in both American and British journals and was a contributor to the second edition of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. He received Samford's Macon Award for teaching in 1995 and the Buchanan Award in 2005. Sanders is married to Ruth Roubicek Sanders. They have three children and four grandchildren. He is a member of the Church of the Advent in Birmingham, Ala.

seventeenth- and eighteenth-century music
George Macon Memorial Teaching Award, 1995
John H. Buchanan Award for Excellence in Classroom Teaching, 2005