David Day

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David Day received a bachelor’s degree in music theory and a master’s degree in musicology from Brigham Young University. He also received a master’s degree in library and information sciences from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a doctorate in musicology from New York University.

Day has served as curator of Music Special Collections and Music and Dance librarian in the Harold B. Lee Library at BYU since 1986. He also teaches the graduate research methodologies course for the BYU School of Music. His research interests include music bibliography, ballet music, and the study of 19th-century music manuscripts.

In addition to his university assignments, Day serves as chair of the Bibliography Commission of the International Association of Music Libraries. Past positions in the same organization include founder and chair of the Subject Commission for Archives and chair of the Working Group on the International Registration of Music Archives.

On June 9, 2009, Day delivered a BYU Campus Devotional. His talk was titled, Lessons of Pride and Glory from the Doctrine and Covenants.

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