SOUTHBURY, CT, February 17, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- William C. Rorick 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.
Backed by more than four and a half decades of practiced industry experience, Mr. Rorick is uniquely qualified to oversee a wide range of tasks on behalf of the City University of New York Queens College Music Library, where he has served as assistant professor emeritus since 1996. Prior to entering the field in a professional capacity, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics and business administration from Ohio Wesleyan University, a Bachelor of Music in music history and literature from the University of Utah, and a Master of Music in music history and literature from Northwestern University. Upon graduating, Mr. Rorick took on the roles of curator of the orchestral-choral library, reference assistant and office manager of the Manhattan School of Music Library. He spent four years in that position, after which he earned a Master of Library Science from Pratt Institute and began as a music reference librarian for the CUNY Queens College Music Library, where he remained from 1974 until 1996. During that time, he returned to school to obtain a Master of Arts in musicology from New York University, which propelled him to additional roles as assistant professor and instructor at the CUNY Queens College Music Library.
In order to remain abreast of changes in the field, Mr. Rorick affiliates himself with the Hudson Valley Art Association, Allied Artists of America, Audubon Artists, Connecticut Pastel Society, and the New York Society of Portrait Artists, as well as many others. Throughout his career, he has contributed articles to professional journals and taken part in public and private portrait exhibitions for the Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists, the New York Society of Portrait Artists, the Hudson Valley Art Association, Portrait Society of Atlanta, Portrait Society of America, and the American Artists Professional League. A frequent exhibitor with the Kent Art Association in Connecticut, Mr. Rorick has been awarded many times for his work; he has earned local, regional and national arts awards, including Best in Show from the Connecticut Classic Arts Association, Jerry's Artarama Award from the Connecticut Pastel Society, an award from the Allied Art Association for his graphic pencil drawing, "My Mementos," and The Ridgewood New Jersey Art Institute Award from the Kent Art Association. Further, he has been included in three volumes of Who's Who in American Education, 16 volumes of Who's Who in the World, and 11 volumes of Who's Who in American Art. Looking toward the future, Mr. Rorick intends to experience the continued growth and success of his career.
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