Bearden, Keith 2019-02-07

From SWC Oral History Collection
Jump to navigation Jump to search

This interview features Keith Bearden as he discusses his career and passion in band. In this interview, Bearden describes how he first got started in band, his career in band at Texas Tech, and his current pursuits with bands in his retirement.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Keith Bearden

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: February 07, 2019

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Lynn Whitfield

Length: 02:12:13 (2 hours 12 minutes)


Introduction and background information; getting into band; Learning from the band director at Monterey High school; Tech band; Taking the Texas Tech band to the Tangerine Bowl; His thoughts on what makes the Tech band special; How students in the Tech band rehearse; Charting out formations; How the Tech band has changed over the years; after retirement; How he would like to be remembered at Texas Tech; his colleagues

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: CD copy available in Reading Room

Transcript: Transcript available on dspace

Thank you for your interest in this oral history interview. Our oral history collection is available to patrons in the Southwest Collection's Reading Room, located on the campus of Texas Tech University. For reading room hours, visit our website. Please contact Reference Staff at least one week prior to your visit to ensure the oral history you are interested in will be available. Due to copyright issues, duplications of our oral histories can only be made for family members. If an oral history transcript has been made available online, the link will be provided on this page. More information on accessing our oral histories is located here. Preferred citation style can be found here.