Dr. James Weston Sherbon died January 2. He had retired in 2002, and was promoted to professor emeritus. Sherbon worked in music education and research all his life, teaching graduate music education at UNCG for 27 years. In addition to teaching, Sherbon was director of graduate studies in music for fifteen years. He served on editorial boards for over thirty publications, journals, and textbooks in the field. As a scholar, his primary research focused on hearing acuity and conservation, pitch perception, and musical aptitude.
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