Dorothy Goodrich Reed Moon

1911 - 2004

Dorothy Moon taught violin and theory at three Seventh-day Adventist colleges and in a number of church schools. Following completion of a B.Mus. with distinction at the Nashville Conservatory of Music in 1933, she was hired to teach at Washington Missionary College, now Washington Adventist University, where she taught until 1937. While at WMC, she served as concertmaster of the orchestra and soloed with them, performing Felix Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor in March 1936.

Moon taught at Union College for two years, 1948-50, and in the late 1950s taught at Madison College, a self-supporting Seventh-day Adventist school in Madison, Tennessee. She died in Savannah, Georgia, at age 92.


Sources: Washington Missionary College Sligonian, 12 and 26 October 1933, 4 and 1, and numerous other issues, 1933-1937; Obituary, Southern Tidings, February 2005, 27.