Mr. Clyde Thompson

Talented Music Coordinator

cthompson@ppsb.org

Undergraduate B.A. Music Education from Northern Illinois University, Dekalb Illinois Graduate M.A. Special Education from Edgewood College, Madison Wisconsin Classical Work: Rockford Symphony 1978 - 1983 Kishwaukee Symphony 1981 – 1985 Northern Illinois Philharmonic 1981- 1985 Recordings: Wisconsin Bluegrass Boys 1982 Bluegrass Dan Sullivan 1986 Singer,songwriter Blackhawk 1986,87,88 Rendevous, Original, Folk Al Jewer Project 1987 Jazz Fusion La Touche 1995 -1999 Cajun, Original, Americana Le Bon Ton 2000 Cajun, Traditional Beth Patterson 2000 Celtic, Traditional Joy Buzzer 2001 Rock, Originals Tout Les Soi 2004 Cajun, Traditional Nouveaux Cajun Xpress 2015 Cajun Traditional Eric Schmitt 2016 Americana Original Clay Parker and Jodi James Americana Original Video/Movie K-Pauls Lousiana Kitchen, PBS Paul Prudohmes cooking series Opening scenes and all Cajun music L.A. 308 Independent movie. Noted Performances. New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival , Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow Scotland, Acadien Heritage Festival Nova Scotia, Bay Fest Mobile Al, City Stages In Birmingham Al, Festival International in Lafayette LA, Daiken Festival in Birmingham Al, Cajun Festivals in Walker and Grand Portage Minnesota, Several Carribean cruises, and Numerous local festival. Teaching Positions: Argyle School District, Argyle Wisconsin 1985-1987 General music, choir, band k – 12 Oaklawn Academy, Edgerton Wisconsin 1987 – 1989 Band and Choir, Performance at the Vatican Janesville School District, 1989- 1992 Orchestra 5 - 12 Mount Horeb Schools, Mt. Horeb Wisconsin, 1993, Sped and Choir New Orleans Public Schools 1993 – 2005 Sped and Itinerant Strings Belle Chasse Academy, 2006, Belle Chasse LA, General Music, Guitar, Strings Talented Music Belle Chasse Public Schools. 2008 – current Special Education MM Talented Music