All Press Releases for October 11, 2016

Musical Director and Educator James McLaughlin Honored for Career Excellence

Mr. McLaughlin is a member of the American Guild of Organists and the Zanesville Concert Association

Mr. McLaughlin has a music studio providing private voice, piano and organ lessons. He is also a music adjudicator for the Ohio Music Education Association.

    ZANESVILLE, OH, October 11, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- James McLaughlin has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

As a musician, voice coach and performer, James McLaughlin knows firsthand the profound impact music can have on the human experience. A certified music director with more than 40 years of experience, Mr. McLaughlin is the former director of music for Central Trinity United Methodist Church. He also previously served as the director of music for Faith United Methodist Church and an organist for First Christian Church and Hillsboro Church of Christ. He is the booking agent for the Zanesville Concert Association.

Mr. McLaughlin helped bring music into the hearts and minds of youngsters as a vocal music teacher in the Zanesville City Schools district, where he was chair of the vocal music department for 10 years. During that time, he was instrumental in developing the music curriculum and enriching students' overall educational experience by incorporating the arts, which is unfortunately a dying practice in some institutions. He also founded and directed the Optimists Boys Club Choir and served as president of the Thursday Music Club. Mr. McLaughlin is currently the conductor and music director for the Zanesville Civic Chorus. He is the assistant director for the Y-City barbershop Chorus which works to encourage "keeping the whole world singing."

Mr. McLaughlin has a music studio providing private voice, piano and organ lessons. He is a music adjudicator for the Ohio Music Education Association. His personalized attention and ability to relate to students at all levels have garnered immense respect and recognition from his peers and fellow performers. In addition, he has been named a hometown hero by the American Red Cross and received several honors, including the Foot Soldier in the Sand Award from the Muskingum County branch of the NAACP, an Outstanding Educator Award from Phi Delta Kappa, and the Martin Luther King Revitalizing the Dream Award. Mr. McLaughlin is also included among other distinguished professionals in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World.

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