Pamela Horner was born in Massachusetts and raised in Rhode
Island. Pam earned a BS Degree from Rhode Island College and a MS Degree
in Education from Queens College in NYC. She has more than 25 years
experience as an educator and administrator in Connecticut, New York and Rhode
Island. Pam's been a fan of R&B and Doo Wop vocal groups for more than
20 years. She's a skilled researcher in the fields of R&B, early R&R and
Doo Wop Vocal Harmony. Pam's experience in developing educational
courses and programs and in organizing and presenting workshops makes her a
valued member of the Classic Urban Harmony LLC team. Pam is also a
freelance writer and concert reviewer in the field of group harmony. Her
photographs of singers form an integral part of our presentations and this
with Charlie Horner, produced, hosted and emceed an industry reception and
concert in June 2012 at the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre to celebrate the
soul vocal group, the Masqueraders' 50th Anniversary and vocal harmony itself.
The event included a catered dinner for 180 guests including 70 celebrity
singers. The concert had seven vocal groups, each singing a distinct style
of vocal harmony. See
Assisted the Morris Museum (Morristown, NJ) with their major
exhibit, "Jersey Rocks: A History of Rock & Roll In The Garden State".
Loaned the museum memorabilia, helped organize and label displays, gave two
multimedia presentations on "New Jersey Doo Wop Groups" including live
demonstrations of acappella harmony in the exhibit gallery, researched and
distributed printed programs listing more than 200 NJ vocal groups, helped
organize and promote two major doo wop concerts (2011).
Staff writer and concert reviewer for "It's About The Music
Designed three music
memorabilia displays for the Franklin Township (NJ) Public Library and one
for the Bridgewater Public Library.
to the Advisory Panel of Asbury Angels, an organization that gives
recognition to Asbury Park (NJ) musicians and music industry professionals
who have passed away.
on the Franklin Township (NJ) Cultural Arts Council's Performing Arts
Committee, to encourage expression and appreciation of the Arts in Franklin
of the Asbury Park (NJ) Historical Society.
Member of the Meadows Foundation.
sponsor of the 2012 Seventh Annual Philadelphia Doo Wop Festival.
the Black Swan 2008 Burlington Vocal Group Concert.
in schools in Rhode Island, New York and Connecticut.
Head Teacher and Interim Director of The Science Center School
of Connecticut (Hartford). Participated in selection and hiring of permanent
Member of numerous educational associations (CAEYC,
Organized and supervised workshops on behalf of
The Science Center of CT
Member of Doo Wop music organizations (United
in Group Harmony Association, Philadelphia Group Harmony Association, Doo Wop
Society of Southern California)
Semi-regular writer and concert reviewer for
Golden Oldies Forever magazine
Authored articles for Remembering The Mills
Authored and produced a brochure on
Philadelphia Vocal Group Harmony for the 2006 Philadelphia Doo Wop Festival
Toured Austria with and as a guest of the Deep
River Quartet singing group
Toured Spain with and as a guest of the Golden
Contributed historic information to numerous
group harmony websites
Helped facilitate the transfer of historic
music from reel-to-reel tape to a historical website
Had numerous photographs of vocal groups
published both on the Internet and in music magazines
Provided autographed memorabilia for display on
Internet music history sites