Dr. Leonard Goines

Title: Composer, Music Educator, Musician
Location:  New York, NY United States


  • American Association of University Professors
  • Arts Connection, New York City (music panelist, 1985)
  • Local 802 of American Federation of Musicians
  • National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
  • National Association Community Schools of Arts, New York City (trustee, 1982-1985)
  • New York State Council on the Arts, New York City (chairman special arts section panel, 1982-1985)
  • Phi Delta Kappa
  • Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia
  • Smithsonian Institution (African Diaspora, folklore consultant, field researcher, 1972-1976)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2017)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2017)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2001-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2000-2016, 1989-1992)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in American Education,” Marquis Who’s Who (2007-2008, 1992-1993)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Entertainment,” Marquis Who’s Who (1998-1999, 1989-1993)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the East,” Marquis Who’s Who (1989-1990, 1986-1987)
  • Recipient, Scholar Incentive Award, City University of New York (1983-1984)
  • Recipient, College Teachers National Endowment of the Humanities Fellowship (1982-1983)
  • Recipient, Public Service Award, United States Department Labor (1980)
  • Grant Recipient, New York University (1971-1973)
  • Declared an Honorary Citizen, City of Winnipeg City Council, Canada (1958)
  • Grant Recipient, City University of New York
  • Grant Recipient, Faculty Research,  Howard University

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