KMEA Hall of Fame
Albert W. Hodges
Inducted in 1976
Albert W. Hodges taught music at Jamestown, Attica, and Cullison prior to four years of service in the U.S. Army during World War II, including three years as an Army Air Force Band Director. He then taught in Kearney, Nebraska from 1946-1955 before moving to Southwestern College in Winfield. He taught at Southwestern from 1955-1973 and later served as a music therapist at the Winfield State Hospital and Training Center. He was state chairman for Collegiate MENC and was CBDNA Kansas state chairman. He has been active in Phi Beta Mu and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. Hodges received his bachelors degree in music from Southwestern College and his masters degree from the University of Northern Colorado.