This regular roundup features a selection of recent mentions of St. Lawrence University and its students, faculty, and staff in regional, national, and international media outlets.
St. Lawrence University’s musician-in-residence at Gunnison Memorial Chapel Sondra Goldsmith Proctor was featured on NCPR’s First Person series on Friday, March 26. In the interview, she reflects on her path to becoming musician-in-residence and how the virtual show must go on during the COVID-19 pandemic.
For 45 years, Proctor served churches in the Washington Metro Area as organist and music director and she spent nearly three decades as Director of Music and Arts/Organist for Westmoreland Congregational United Church of Christ. Proctor was the first woman to conduct a concert in the Concert Hall of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., and the first woman to present a full-length organ concert in the Concert Hall of the John F. Kennedy Center. She has taught choruses and applied music in junior high and high schools, universities, and graduate schools.