Virginia Croft holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Education degrees in Music Education from the Pennsylvania State University. Long active in public school and church music, she has conducted large and small instrumental and vocal ensembles in Pennsylvania, Oregon, Vermont, and Ontario, Canada. For the past thirty-one years, she has directed a large, award-winning elementary school band which she initially began as a “mother volunteer” in Houston, Texas; but as a violinist and mother of a fine cellist, her real love is the orchestra.
She is the recipient of letters of commendation from her United States Congressman, Mayors of Houston, and the Governor of Texas, and was three times chosen “Teacher of the Year” by her fellow faculty members. She is listed in the fifth through eleventh Southwestern editions of “Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers,” has been named “Teacher of the Year” by her local Rotary Club, was honored by MiraMax Films with their “Music of the Heart” Award in recognition of her strong commitment and support of community music education, and is a 2005 recipient of the Goldin Award for Excellence in Education.
Cover Title (Subtitle) Duration Instrumentation Drag Here to Add To List Compositions Cradle Song CM8506 SATB Popsicle Polka FAS29 String Orchestra Softly Tread! CM8685 SATB Sparklers FAS35 String Orchestra Arrangements Cindy(arr.) YAS71 String Orchestra Die Musici (Music Alone Shall Live)(arr.) YAS59 String Orchestra Early One Morning(arr.) YAS81 String Orchestra Every Time I Feel The Spirit(arr.) FAS18 String Orchestra Ezekial Saw The Wheel(arr.) FAS48 String Orchestra Fiddle-Me-Oo-Re-I-Re-A
Irish Folk Song(arr.)
YAS90 2:04 String Orchestra Land Of The Silver Birch(arr.) BAS25 String Orchestra New River Train(arr.) FAS13 String Orchestra Red River Valley(arr.) YAS113 String Orchestra Skye Boat Song(arr.) FAS39 String Orchestra Sourwood Mountain(arr.) FAS6 String Orchestra Stamp and Dance(arr.) FAS95 :1:52 String Orchestra Variations Upon The Sailor’s Hornpipe(arr.) YAS70 String Orchestra The Wraggle-Taggle Gypsies(arr.) FAS41 String Orchestra Books The ABCs Of Violin for The Budding Virtuoso
ABC21 Violin solo The ABCs Of Violin Easy Piano Accompaniment
for Book 5
ABC22 Violin, Piano