Rebecca Britten Lovingood, PhD, has served as a musicology lecturer on Beethoven and Prokofiev at Bryn Mawr College since 2007.
BETHLEHEM, PA, May 21, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Dr. Rebecca Lovingood with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Lovingood celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. 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.
With over 50 years of professional experience to her credit, Rebecca Britten Lovingood, PhD, has served as a musicology lecturer on Beethoven and Prokofiev at Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, since 2007. Prior to this appointment, she worked as a third grade teacher and music teacher at the West End Catholic School in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, from 1996 to 2006 and as a second grade teacher at the King of Peace Italian School of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia from 1992 to 1994. Earlier in her career, she donated her skills as a teacher to the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington in Wilmington, Delaware, from 1991 to 1992 and spent over two decades as an elementary school teacher at The Episcopal Academy in Merion, Pennsylvania, from 1966 to 1990. Also active as a music teacher with the Devereux Foundation, now known as Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, from 1965 to 1966, Dr. Lovingood began her career as a newspaper reporter for The Christian Science Monitor in Boston from 1963 to 1965.
Prior to embarking on her career, Dr. Lovingood received a Bachelor of Science in education and musicology, specializing in piano and cello, from Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York, in 1961. This accomplishment was followed by a Master of Arts from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London, England, in 1962 and a Doctor of Philosophy in musicology from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, in 1985. Certified as a teacher in the states of New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, she received additional certification as a licensed practical nurse by the University of Pittsburgh in 1992. In an effort to remain up to date with developments in her fields of interest, Dr. Lovingood maintains affiliation with the American Association for the History of Medicine, the American Association of University Women and the Lehigh Valley Music Teachers Association.
In addition to her primary career responsibilities, Dr. Lovingood has contributed her skills to multiple other professional endeavors, including as an education teacher at The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa in 1988 and as the director of music events at the Aldeburgh Festival of Music and the Arts in Suffolk, England, in 1970. Furthermore, she has authored numerous children's plays and held the position of director of children's theater at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, New York, in 1969. Volunteering her time in her community as well, Dr. Lovingood has been active with The Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia and The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.
Attributing much of her success to her parent's encouragement, Dr. Lovingood was inspired to a career in music due to having a number of relatives who were accomplished musicians. Being further encouraged over the years by a number of excellent mentors, she has become a mentor herself to a number of her students. Achieving much over the course of her career, she was awarded a travel grant from The Kusciuszko Foundation, an organization dedicated to cultivating Polish-American cultural exchange, in 1985. Additionally, she was the recipient of a Legion of Honor from the Chapel of Four Chaplains in Philadelphia in 1981. In light of all her accomplishments, Dr. Lovingood has previously been selected for inclusion in a number of editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in the East and Who's Who of American Women, as well as in the 12th edition of Who's Who in the World.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Rebecca Lovingood has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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