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kingcountyjournal.com - Bellevue High in gridiron battle this Saturday
Harley Brumbaugh, that's who.Brumbaugh, who taught in Renton 10 years before moving on to start the music program at Bellevue Community College, where he spent 20 years, is being included in the 2005 edition of "Who's Who In America," a listing of notable Americans.A former Renton music teacher, he retired last year after 18 years as director of the Renton City Band.
Pacific Northwest Poetry Reviews - PoetsWest Reviews
Riverside Reflections: Poetic Moods from "The Valley of the Moon" by Harley Brumbaugh (Review by Jack R. Evans)
Riverside Reflections: Poetic Moods from "The Valley of the Moon" by Harley Brumbaugh
, Tusco Press
, $9.95 paperback
Reviewed by Jack R. Evans. (Reprinted from PoetsWest Literary Journal
1, No. 1, March 1998.)
Harley Brumbaugh was born in Renton, but grew up in the former mill town of Snoqualmie Falls, Washington.
then worked his
way through college "choker setting" during summer vacations and playing the trumpet for dances in the evenings and on weekends.
He was a musician with both the Seattle Opera and the Seattle Symphony Orchestra.
He is listed in Who's Who In Music, was named a National Outstanding Educator by the NEA, and was inducted into the Hall of Fame of Music Educators in the state of Washington.
He served as music director of Bellevue Community College until he retired in 1992.
poetry has appeared in regional publications, but Riverside Reflections is his
first published volume of poetry.
lines from "Children of the Mill" capture his
childhood along the Snoqualmie River.
kingcountyjournal.com - Renton Citizen of Year to be announced at upcoming banquet
The six 2003 Outstanding Citizens for Renton are Terri Briere, Harley Brumbaugh, Diane Dobson-Rebar, Jim Medzegian, Carolyn Parnell, and Suzanne Thompson.
...* Harley Brumbaugh conducted the Renton City Concert Band for 18 years, was both a music teacher and choir director for the Renton School District, and brought his passion and experience to Renton River Days as a volunteer on the Entertainment Committee. Harley started the Valley Community Players, originally known as the Renton Little Theatre, and served for years as the choir director at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Renton.
Harley Brumbaugh plans special ...
Harley Brumbaugh plans special music for 125th service
Director Harley Brumbaugh is rallying the Snoqualmie United Methodist Church choir for a special musical performance on the church's sesquicentennial.
Songs will honor the pioneering settlers and church history over the past 125 years.
One hymn, sung to the melody, "The Little Brown Church in the Vale," was changed by Snoqualmie historian Gloria McNeely to "A Beautiful Church in Snoqualmie," first performed for the church's centennial celebration in 1989.
Another recent composition, by Brumbaugh
, is "Upon the Mountain," inspired by his
lifelong enchantment of Mount Si.
The Seattle Times: Local News: Group wants to save Snoqualmie smokestack
Harley Brumbaugh, standing in front of a mural in downtown Snoqualmie, holds a T-shirt that supports saving part of the Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Mill, which Weyerhaeuser is in the process of demolishing.
But Harley Brumbaugh
remembers when both structures were at the center of one of the country's largest lumber mills, and the mill town beside it was home to 1,200 people and a thriving timber industry. He
wants to prevent the last remnants of that past from disappearing. Brumbaugh
, 69, is one of a group of preservationists trying to prevent demolition of the smokestack and adjacent powerhouse, which began operating in 1917.Weyerhaeuser, which owns the property, has filed a permit with King County to remove the structures as part of a plan to clear the land.
This photo from the collection of Harley Brumbaugh
is a copy of one from the 1930s, he
says, and shows the lumber-mill smokestack he
and others are trying to save.
..."There was so much the mill stood for," said Brumbaugh, a prominent local musician and teacher.
"Most people living in the valley today have no idea the mill town was there, no idea where the school was, the hospital or the mill store," said Brumbaugh