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Judith Pomeroy, Alan Pomeroy and Kathleen Pomeroy interviewed by Alex Hood and Annette Hood in the Alex Hood folklore collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 4492788
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Pomeroy, Judith, 1942-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2008 
1 sound file (ca. 70 min.) 
Series

Alex Hood folklore collection.

Summary

Folkloric recording. Judith Pomeroy talks about her schooling; music and guitar lessons; performing; John Francis; PACT Folk Club; meeting Alan Pomeroy, their marriage. Alan Pomeroy talks about his childhood; his parents work in New Guinea; Burns Philp; his education and university life; the Sydney 'Push' and folk scene; Tom O'Flynn; Declan Affley; his future wife Judy; his involvement in Opera singing, his voice training; religion; sailing to Townsville over a 3 year period; working at the James Cook University of North Queensland; their children; their involvement in the Townsville folk scene, venues of the folk clubs; Musical Comedy and Theatre; Country Music, Charters Towers Festival; singing together and running Festivals, Palm Creek Festival; Neerum Creek Festival; retiring from University; working with Judith and Kathy (1996); National Folk Festival; Judith working as a teacher at Townsville Grammar School for 19 years; teaching music in Primary Schools. Kathy Pomeroy speaks about her early singing involvement, school plays and choir; her education and University studies, 'Bachelor of Theatre'; overseas trips and singing at Folk festivals in England; her Education degree, mixing teaching with singing engagements. Alan explains his philosophy on performing; their present work, touring and style of singing.

Notes

Recorded on August 31, 2008 at Townsville, Qld.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) 
Subjects Pomeroy, Kathleen, 1973- -- Interviews.  |  Pomeroy, Judith, 1942- -- Interviews.  |  Pomeroy, Alan, 1937- -- Interviews.  |  Teachers -- Queensland -- Interviews.  |  Scientists -- Queensland -- Interviews.  |  Folk music -- Australia.  |  Singers -- Queensland -- Interviews.
Occupation Teachers.  |  Scientists.
Other authors/contributors Pomeroy, Alan, 1937-, Interviewee  |  Pomeroy, Kathleen, 1973-, Interviewee  |  Hood, Alex, 1935-, Interviewer  |  Hood, Annette, 1948-, Interviewer

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