In Memory

EHS Faculty: Dow Harold Young Jr.

Dow Harold Young Jr. was born June 17, 1921, a 4th Generation descendent of Brigham Young.  He died February 1, 1971.  He played the clarinet with the Utah Symphony, taught private lessons, and taught orchestra at East High.  There is an annual award at East High School in his name, the Dow Young Memorial.  Mr.  Young was an instrumental music teacher at EHS from 1954-71.  While at East he and his various organizations became the trademark by which superior high school instrumental music groups were judged.  Many of the programs Mr. Young started are still traditions at East.  Receiving this award with Dow Young's name attached to it is a great honor because he exemplified total dedication to and love of instrumental music.  The winners are selected by the Music Department.