Dr. Ted Stern is a retired professor of music from Glendale Community College. He was department chair for eight years, and was founder and conductor of the Glendale College Community Orchestra from 1981 until May of 2008. He retired from full-time teaching in 2012, but continues to teach music appreciation classes in the community.
Ted received his PhD in Musicology from UCLA, and wrote his dissertation
on the comparative analysis of specific museum wind instruments and their
modern reproductions. He has made extensive measurements of museum
instruments in Berlin, Prague, Leipzig and Oxford, and his blueprints
provide important data for instrument makers wishing to build historical