Harvey Lewis Woodruff

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Harvey Lewis Woodruff

  • Birth 17 Mar 1912 Berlin, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 4 Apr 1995 Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Berlin, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
  • Memorial ID 70228623

Harvey received his Bachelor of Science degree from New York University and Master of Arts degree from Columbia Teachers College.
While a director of music in a Princeton, NJ High School, he did further study at Westminster Choir College and sang bass with the Performing Choir of Westminster College. He taught at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL before going to Charlotte, NC.

Harvey was a music teacher for more than 30 years. He trained the fresh voices of Charlotte youth at Woodruff Voice Studio.

He also taught Fred Rogers, the TV personality Mr. Rogers, of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" for children to sing.

Harvey came to Charlotte, North Carolina in 1952 to become minister of music at Meyers Park Baptist Church. In 1970 he founded Wildacres Music Camp in Little Switzerland, where he taught gifted high school students great choral masterworks. Many of Harvey's students went on to have music careers. He was dearly loved by his family and students.

Harvey was a member of Rotary Club of Charlotte, North Carolina.


http://harveywoodruff.org/


Family Members

Gravesite Details Son of Arthur & C. Louise Woodruff

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  • Originally Created by: Linda Mac
  • Added: 22 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70228623
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harvey Lewis Woodruff (17 Mar 1912–4 Apr 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70228623, citing Maple Cemetery, Berlin, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by ; ) (contributor 47634346) .