New England Conservatory of Music - Neume Yearbook (Boston, MA)

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r LIBRARY =% OF THE NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC Ct «s of l i L : LIBRARY USE ONLY THE NEUME 19 2 2 N5W ENGLAND CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC THE ANDOVER PRESS I AnDOVER, MASS. " All deep tKings are Song. It seems someKow tKe very central essence of us, Song ; as if all tKe rest Oere but wrap- pages and hulls! TKe primal element of us; of us, and of all tKings. TKe Greeks fabled of SpKere-Harmonies ; it vJas tKe feeling tKey Kad of tKe inner structure of Nature ; tKat tKe soul of all Ker voices and utterances was perfect music. . . . See deep enougK, and ou see musically? ; tKe Keart of Nature being ever JwKere music, if you can only reacK it. " CARLYLE WALLACE GOODRICH Dean of the Faculty 0 OTallace ( oobricf) Dean of the Fac tlty We The ( lass of Nineteen Hundred and Twenty-two Do Respectfully dedicate Our Year Book }t i eume In Grateful Acknowledgment of His Enthusiastic, Enterprising, and Co-operative Assistance IN all our Activities — both Social AND Academic. Wallm (©oobricf) Bean of tte :Ifacultp WALLACE GOODRICH was born in Newton, Massachusetts, on May 27, 1871. Early did his interest in the organ manifest itself and at the age of fourteen he began a comprehensive study of this instrument under the tutelage of Mr. Dunham. After preliminary instruction by George W. Chad- wick, at that time instructor of counterpoint and composition at the New Eng- land Conservatory of Music, Dean Goodrich continued his education at the Royal Academy, Munich. He later studied in Paris and became personally acquainted with the remarkable development of French organ music of which he was destined to become a leading exponent in the United States. Immediately upon his return to Boston in 1897, Dean Goodrich was made a member of the faculty of the New England Conservatory of Music. In addition to other arduous duties, he has acted as organist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, as a conductor of the Boston Opera Company, as organist for Trinity Church, and has the distinction of being the founder of the Choral Art Society. We find in our much-esteemed advisor an American musician of remarkable propensities — the most versatile, and yet the most thorough. His artistic de- velopment is paramount, and his tremendous magnetism has procured for him the esteem and admiration of the student body. GEORGE W. CHADWICK Director director OUR Director has been known for so many years as a composer, conductor, author, and educator that a biography seems out ( f j)lacc in this Book. Such details may be found in any of the Musical Dictionaries. He at- tended the Conservatory as a student in the year 1872, studying organ and har- mony with Dudley Buck and S. X. Emery. After his return from Europe in 1881 he joined the Eaculty as a teacher of harmony and composition. In 1897 he became Director, succeeding Mr. Carl Faelten, therefore this year marks the end of twenty-five years service in that capacity. His compositions have been played by the Symphony Orchestras of America perhaps more frequently than those of any other American composer and he has conducted all the principal orchestras of America as guest. He is the only member of the Academy of Arts and Let- ters representing the art of music, and he has been the teacher of some of the most eminent American musicians, including Dr. Horatio Parker, Henry Hadley, Arthur Whiting, Wallace Goodrich and Frederick S. Converse. He is still active as a composer. A new overture by him is to be played at the Norfolk Festival on June 6th. RALPH L. FLANDERS GeneraL Manager FHKDKUICK L. TROWBRIDGE Axsisiaiit Manager €xecutibe Committee of tfje J oarb of Trus teeg Samuel Carr George B. Cortelyou I George W. Brown J George W. Chadwick Edwix Farnham Greexe Ralph L. Flaxders . Joseph Balch Frederick S. Converse Louis A. Coolidge President Vice Presidents Director ■ Treasurer General Manager Edward S. Dodge Louis K. Liggett Walter H. Laxgshaav Birectorp Committee Samuel Carr Ralph L. Fl. xders George W. Chadwick Wallace Goodrich 14 Editor-in-Chief Ruth Helena Anshen Associate Editors Clarice Painter Sue Giddings Business Manager Donald Smith Assistant Business Manager Cornelia North Advertising Manager Harold Logan Assistant Advertising Managers Agnes Bevington Henrietta Harper Subscription Manager Eleanor Proctor Furminger Art Editor WlLL. H. AsTILL 17 W )t Jfacultp George W. Chadwick, Director Wallace Goodrich, Dean of the Faciilt; Louis Cornell Alfred De Voto Charles F. Dexnee Kurt Fischer Hentiy Goodrich J. Albert Jeffery CluWton Johns Edwin Kl. hre Frederick F. Lincoln PL NOFORTE Anna Stovall Lothl n Stuart Mason F. Addison Porter Richard Stevens Antoinette Szumowsk. H. S. Wilder EsTELLE T. Andrews David S. Bl. npied Julius Chaloff Floyd B. Dean Lucy Dean Ella Dyer De Voto Howard M. Goding Eustace B. Rice Herbert Ring wall HeDWIG ScH BOEDER Douglas Kexney Frank S. Watson- Henry M. DUNTIAM Homer C. Hl iphrey Charles H. Bennett William H. Dunham Percy F. Hunt ORGAN VOICE L. Frederick Pease Sullivan A. Sargent Charles A. White Pearl L. Warner Wall. ce Goodrich Raymond Robinson Cl. rence B. Shirley F. Morse Wemple RULON Y. ROBISON Timothee Adamowski Eugene Gruenberg VIOLIN Harrison Keller Carl Pierce Vai ghn Hamilton ROL- ND ReASONER VIOLA Eugene Gruenberg Joseph Adamowski VIOLONCELLO CONTRABASS Max O. Kunze Virginia Stickney 18 WIND AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS Arthur Brooke, Flute Clement Lenom, Oboe and English Horn A. Vannini, Clarinet BoAZ Filler, Bassoon George Wendler, French Horn Alfred Holy, Harp Louis Kloepfel, Trumpet Francis M. Findlay, Trumpet and Cornet A. J. Smith, Cornet S. Gallo, Trombone F. V. Russell, Tympani and Percussion Instruments tlTfjeoretical anb econbarp Coursies! SOLFEGGIO Samuel W. Cole Clement Lenom Pearl L. Warner HARMONY AND HARMONIC ANALYSIS Frederick S. Con erse Homer C. Humphrey Harry N. Redman Arthur M. Curry Stuart Mason William B. Tyler Raymond Robinson THEORY Frederick S. Converse David S. Bl. npied COUNTERPOINT, CANON, AND FUGUE Frederick S. Converse Stuart Mason FREE COMPOSITION AND INSTRUMENTATION George W. Chadwick SIGHT-READING David S. Blanpied, Pianoforte H. S. W ' ilder, Pianoforte Eugene Gruenberg, Violin MUSIC IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS Samuel W. Cole 10 ENSEMBLE CLASSES Joseph Adamowski, Stringed In.stnimeni.i Clement Lenom, Wind Instruments LECTURE COURSES G. W. Chadavkk, Analytic al Lectures on Special Subjects Frederick S. Coxverse, Musical Appreciation; The Orchestra and Orchestral Instruments Stuart Mason, Musical Historif Arthur Foote, Pianoforte Pedagoc y Wallace Goodrich, Organ Construction and Literature; Ritual Music of the Protestant Episcopal Church of America Eben Charlton Black, English Literature. NORMAL DEPARTMENTS PIASOFORTE F. Addison Porter, Superintendent Mrs. F. Addison Porter, Frances A. Henay, Assistants VOICE VIOLIN Clarence B. Shirley Eugene Gruenberg DEPARTMENT OF LANGUAGES EyOLISH Elizabeth L Samuel, Language, Literature Mrs. Clara K. Rogers, Diction ITALIAN, FRENCH AND GERMAN DICTION Samuel Endicott, French Emma Darmand, French Conversation DRAMATIC DEPARTISIENT Clayton D. Gilbert, Dramatic Action, Stage Deportment, Pantomime Betti Muschietto, Dancing and Deportment MISCELLANEOUS Oliver C. Faust, Organ Construction and Tuning George W. Bemis, Guitar and Mandolin «0 Ellen Neilson Martha Atwell Carol Simpson Cornells North President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Class Committee-ai-Large VoRA Smith Leon Kuntz 22 RUTH H. ANSHEN Providence, R. I. Pianoforte, under Antoinette Szumowska Editor-in-Chief, Neume; SecTctary, Cercle Frangais; Con- servatory Club. WILLA H. ASTILL Ogden, Utah Pianoforte, under F. Addison Porter Conservatory Club; Art Editor, Neume. HERMINE SARKIS AYDJIAN Constantinople, Turkey Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto KATHRYN MARIE BARSHINGER Red Lion, Pa. Pianoforte, under Cliarle.s Dennee 23 RUTH DAVENPORT BELLOWS Medford, Mass. Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto Conservatory Club AGNES C. BEVINGTON Nashville, Tenn. Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto M I E; Assistant Advertising Manager, Neume. BEATRICE ARMANDA BLANCHARD Boston, Mass. Pianoforte, under F. Addison Porter Conservatory Club MARGARET MAY BOWER New Castle, Pa. Pianoforte, under Charles Dennie 21 ROSK MKLIAN I?KKXKR R()xl)iirv. Miiss. Pianoforte, under Stuart Mason MYRTLE MILDRED HRI XER Boston, Mass. Pianoforte, under Howard Goding DONNA LUCILLE BUCK Salamanca, X. . Pianoforte, under Edwin Klahre JESSIE BULLOCK Greenville, N. C. Pianoforte, under llenrij (loodrieli 25 ALTHEA NUTTER CARR Lynn, Mass. Pianoforte, under Henry Goodrich DORIS MARGARET CARVER Los Angeles, Cal. Pianoforte, tmder Stuart Mason LILLL X NUZIUM CHRISLIP Philippi, W. Va. Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto DELLA ETHEL DAVIDSON Chelsea, Mass. Pianoforte, under F. Addison Porter 26 BLANCHE HENRIETTA FINKE Albany, N. Y. Pianoforte, under Albert Jeffrey Recording Secretary (3); Treasurer Conservatory Club. ESTHER ANNA FLAXMAN Oklahoma City, Okla. Pianoforte, under Richard Stevens ELEANOR PROCTOR FURMINGER St. Catherines, Canada Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto 2 A I; Subscription Manager, Xeume. ADA PAULINE GEORGE Bradford, Mass. Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto 97 M. ETHEL GOODALE Dorchester, Mass. Pianoforte, under Richard Stevens LEON CLAUDE KUNTZ Treichler, Pa. Organ, under Homer C. Humphrey Secretary M A; Board (4). ADALIXE ELECTA ALBRIGHT Tyrone, Pa. Voice, under Morris H ' emple L RTHA XIXXI ATTNTLL Boston, Mass. Voice, under Charles A. White 1 A I; Vice President (4). 28 JOSEPHINE OLIVE AUSTEN SpringA-ille, N. Y. Voice, under Charlea H. Bennett Con.servatory Club ELIZABETH BINGHAM Woodstock, Vt. Voice, under Charles A. White M I E, Recording Secretary; Chairman Class Day. JULIA ETTA BLANKENSHIP Petersburg, Va. Voice, under Charles A. White M t E, President. MARTHA VIRGINIA BRUBAKER Waynesburg, Pa. Voice, under Clarence B. Shirley M «I E. Treasurer (3). (4): Secretary Conservatory Cluh Cerrle Frangais. Hellenic S xiety, Vice President (3), Corre spending Se ' refary (4). i9 RUTH ANNETH FRASER Detroit, Mich. Violin, under Paul White E A I. Vire President; Dire -tor, Conservatorj Club, Vice- President (3) ; Corresponding Secretary, Hellenic Society. FRED WILLIAM HEIM Utica, N. Y. Violin, under Paul White K r President (3). HENRIETTA CECIL HARPER Selma, Ala. Pianoforte, under Richard Stevens Assistant Advertising Manager, Neume; Conservatory Club. JEAN ELEANOR JAMIESON Ogdensburg, N. Y. Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto 30 ETHEL DIXON KNIGHTS Brookline, Mass. Pianoforte, under Charles Dennee HAROLD HOIDFELDT LOGAN Esmond, No. Dak. Pianoforte, vnder Louis Cornell K r ' F; Advertising Manager, Neume. MARY ELIZABETH MADDEN Rochester, Minn. Pianoforte, under Clayton Johns M E HELENA CECILIA McGUIRE Blackstone, Mass. Pianoforte, tinder Frank S. Watson 31 ELLEN XEILSOX Logan, Utah Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto President (4); Conservatory ( " lulj. PAULINE LEAH NEMSER West Somerville, Mass. Pianoforte, under F. Addison Porter DOROTHY OKEY Somerville, Mass. Pianoforte, under F. Addison Porter CLARICE MARIE PAINTER Mexico, Mo. Pianoforte, under Clayton Johns Associate Editor, Xelme; Corresponding Secretary, Con- servatory Club; Chairman Soc-ial Committee (4). DOROTHY ELLEN PERKINS Brockton, Mass. Pianoforte, under Stuart Mason Conservatory Club PATREL FLORINDA RANDALL Beaufort, S. C. Pianoforte, under Henry Goodrich Conservatory Club CORNELL EMMA NORTH Newport, R. L Organ, under Wallace Goodrich Treasurer (3), (i); Director, Conservatory Club; Treasurer Y. W. C. A. (i), (3); U. F. I.; Assistant Business Manager Neume. JEAN ADDENBROOK DUNN Braddock, Pa. FoiVe, under Charles H. Bennett A X Q; President Y. W. C. A. (3). 33 SUSIE GIDDIXGS Sarasota, Fla. Voice, under Charles H. Bennett Associate Editor, Nei me; Conservatory Club. CLARENCE F. KNUDSON Allston, Mass. Voice, under Timothee Adamowski K r T LOUIS WOOLFE KRASNER Providence, R. I. Violin, under Eugene Gruenberg HERMAN FELTCORN Mattapan, Mass. Trumpet, under Louis Kloepfel 34 HELEN RING Chelsea, Mass. Pianoforte, under F. Addition Porter VIRGINIA CAROLINE RUFFIN Trinity Court, Boston Pianoforte, under Howard Goding CAMILLE CECILE SERRA Springfield, Mass. Pianoforte, under Howard Goding MAY ESTEL SHUMAN West Somerville, Mass. Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto S5 DOROTHY (iODFREY SOIPSOX Scituate, Mass. Pianoforte, tinder F. Addison Porter DONALD SUGDEN SMITH North Andover, Mass. Pianoforte, under Richard Stevenn President K V T. Recording Secretary (3); Bu.sine.ss Manager, Nelme. VORA MAUDE SMITH St. Petersburg, Fla. Pianoforte, under Howard Coding Conservatory Club; Social Committee (4); Class Board (i.) JULIA EUNICE SONNABEND Roxbury, Mass. Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto BESSIE SYTA IA SPECTRE Dorchester, Mass. Pianoforte, under J. Albert Jeffery EDITH ELVIRA SPINAZZOLA Medford, Mass. Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto RUTH ELLA THOMAS Camden, Maine Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto Conservatory Clul); Social ( " omiiiittee (4). MAIE VYNE UNDERWOOD New York, N. Y. Pianoforte, under Clayton Johns 37 ANTOINETTE GALE WATSON Concord, Mass. Pianoforte, under Frederick F. Lincoln HELEN LOUISE WELCH Worcester, Mass. Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto Conservatory Club CLARA F. WELLS Roslindale, Mass. Pianoforte, under Howard Coding j L RY THEODORA WENDELL Ipswich, Mass. Pianoforte, under Julius Chaloff 38 KATIE MILLER WILLIAMS Helena, Ark. Pianoforte, under Julius Chalojf LILLIAN ETSER WOOD South Eliot, Maine Pianoforte, under Henry Goodrich Conservatory Club ELIZABETH D. WOOD Pittsfield, Mass. Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto Vice President S A I; Conservatory Club; Corresponding and Recording Secretary, Hellenic Society; Class President (3). HAROLD FRANCIS SCHWAB Los Angeles, Cal. Organ, under Henry Dunlunn 39 ANTOINETTE JOHANNA PERNER Cleveland, Ohio Voice, under Charles H. Bennett M i E; Conservatory Club. THERESA M. SANTORO Mt. Pleasant, Pa. Voice, under Charles A. White GODFREY HAROLD WETTERLOW Maiden, Mass. Violin, under Timothee Adamowski M A GEORGE ALFRED BROWN Violoncello, under Joseph Adamowski M A 40 MALCOLM L. ( OBTi New Haven, Conn. Orf dn, under Jlomcr ( ' . Ihimfhrey HELEN A. GORDON Jamaica Plain, Mass. Organ, under Henry Dunham MINOT ALFRED HEALE Rockland, Mass. Violin, under Timothee Adammv.ski M A ESTHER KENNEDY HAWKINS Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoio Washington, D. C. MARGARET PAH ON LEONG Honolulu, P. L Pianoforte, under Julius Vhaloff GLADYS HAZEL POSSET Medford, Mass. Pianoforte, under Lou in Cornell LILLIAN MERLE PRIDE Medford, Mass. Pianoforte, under F. Addison Porter MYRTLE RICHARDSON Ortjan, under Homer C. Humphreys Coii.servat()r ' ( lul 41 Maiden, Mass DOROTHY DEVANS Cerc-le Fran(,-ais MURIEL LaFRAXCE M I E; Cerc ' le Frangais. Voice, under Charles A. White Voice, under F. Morse Wemple Rochester, X. Y Toledo, Ohio ALICE MARJORIE RATHBUX Mansfield, Mass. Pianoforte, under Antoinette Szumoivska X Q; Elson Club, President; Winner, Mason and Hamlin Prize. GRACE MAY STUTSMAX Pianoforte, under Stuart Mason Boston, Mass. ELEAXOR TOITTIXGHILL Xewton Center, Mass. Organ, under Henry Dunham MILDRED WATSOX POLLEY Voice, under Sullivan A. Sargent Somerville, Mass. CAROL FRAXCIS SIMPSOX Virginia Beach, Va. Voice, binder Charles A. J]liite A X Q, Secretary (4); Conservatory Club. REBECCA DOROTHEA STOY Voice, under Charles H. Bennett 42 Pocatello, Idaho JoHX Barrox Ell. Fl. nders Harold Hoyle Helen Poxthan Elinor Colby Class Committee-at-Large President J ' ice President Assistant Vice President Secretary Treasurer Naomi Schafer Margaret Raxt)all 44 W )t f unior €la Mildred Addelson Cleo M. Agey Dorothy Caroline Avery MAR(iARET Anderson Elizabeth Bernice Adams Hrack Arakelian RcTH Elizabeth Austin Elizabeth Ho vl. nd Baker Joseph Saylor Bl. ck John Francis Barron Irene Melvena Cameron Virginia Mary Carroll Marion Case Cecilia Marguerite Cataldo Elinor Edmunds Colby Doris Margaret Cra vford Helen Eloise Carey Ruth Sullivan Currier Margaret Carabillo Manila Carolyn Davis Marion VmoiNnA Diviney Margaret Viola Droney Luis Alberto Ferre Ella Fl. nders Joseph Michael Follen JeANNETTE AdRIENNE GiGl ERE Gertrude (ioldman Francis James Gorman Anna Elizabeth Grentham Doris Cooley Griffin Aleene Elizabeth Grossart John Grossi Josephine E. Grover Edward Theodrick Gavin Bertha Marie Gillen DoMENICO (jALLUCCI Mary Hobson Charlotte Sarah Hoff Harold Robert Hoyle Lois Linn Hull Katherine Eloise Hemmeter Geraldine Hooper Alvina B. Hults Rachel Hawthorne Johnson Virginia Jones Thelma Annie Jennings Clarabelle La Londe Rae Hannah Liebreich Clifford Cl. rk Loomis Graxaille Russell Lothrop Helen Rosborough Machette Catherine Rita Malone Esther ] L rshbi " rn Marguerite Catherine Mason Madeline Lurvey Meredith Gladys ( hilds Miller Geneva Esta Myers Sarah Catherine McManus Horace Newcomb Killam Pearl May Kaplan Helen Josephine Keenan Grace Kathleen King Rose Marie Nazzaro Blanche Newman LoNNiE Ogi l Helen Agnes O ' Toole Albert Lamar Penn Florence Pinkerton Helen- Grady Ponthax Edith IIindox Ru e Dorothy Evelina Richardson Marion Stoughton Roberts Mary L. Rollins Mary Sue Roof Margaret Bernice Randall Helen Elizabeth Rust Ida Saslavsky Naomi Catherine Shafer Pauline Ruth Simon David Smiley, Jr. Marion Etta Stanhope Thelma Rebecca Stickney Bertha Lumen Sumulong Grace Iona Schlief Mary Melissa Sn ' DEr MARfiARET TrAVER Frances Veronic a Troccoli Esther Lucy Tyler Thyra Paul Upton Joseph Vecchio L RY Canning Whitely Alfred Lincoln AVhittemore Cl. IR WlI iON Lucy Elizabeth Woodford Emma ( ' atherine Wheeler Beatrice May Woolley Walker 46 Marian Herrk k Marie Audet Christine Penn Rebecca Nash Margaret Randall Ruth Fraser Martha Atwell Marian Herrk k Katherine Hemmeter Madeline Conant Janet Fraser Ruth Fraser Eleanor Furminger Katherine Hemmeter Marlan Herrick Elizabeth Jackson Mary Terrell Elizabeth Wood Margaret Randall Sally Mae Holman Clar. Bell La Londe Christine Penn President Vice President Corresponding Secretary Recording Secretary Treasurer Reporter Alumnae Secretary National Council Member Sergeant-ai-Arms Iarjorie ]McClure Martha Atwell Mary Sue Roof VlRGINL RUFFIN Rebecca Nash Iarie Audet i ational onorarp jHembers Mme. Clara Butt Mm e. Yolando Meri Mme. Julia Clau.ssen Mn e. Christine Miller Mme. Florence Easton Mn e. Max Mukle Mme. Olive Fremstad Mn e. Claudio Muzio Mme. Amelita (lalli-Curci Mn e. Olga SamarofT Mme. Frieda Heinpcl Mn e. L rcella Seml rich Mme. Louise Homer Mn le. Janet Spencer Mme. Corinne Rider Kelsey Mn e. (Jertrude May Stein Mme. Elsa Ruefjger Lichtenstein Mn le. Harriet Ware Mme. Margaret Matzenaur Mn le. Florence Hinkle Witherspoon Mrs. Ethel Cave Cole Mme. Ro.sa Raisa Cfjaptcr J onorarp iHlembcrs Mrs. Dudlev Fitts Mrs. Bcrnice Fisher Butler 49 Ipfta Cf)i ©mega 0ttittv9i Eloise Carey Mary Stuart Edith Rice Dorothy Smith Josephine Cowell Meredyth Wetherell Ella Flanders Florence Barbiers Dorotha McGill . Dorothy Avery Emily Bramlette Florence Barbiers Eloise Carey Josephine Cowell Jean Dunn Ella Flanders Helen Goold Lauren McAdams Dorotha McGill Catherine O ' Brien Alice Rathbun President Vice President Treasurer Corresponding Secretary Recording Secretary " Lyre " Editor Historian Chaplain Warden Edith Rice Abena Richardson Carol Simpson Dorothy Smith Mary Stuart Meredyth Wetherell Alice Williams Margaret Young Maud Powell Mrs. H. H. A. Beach Neally Stevens Adeic ' erne Mrs. Mary Howe Lavin Margaret Ruthven Lang Mme. Teresa Carreno Mme. Maria Decca Mrs. Edward Macdowell Mme. Helen Hopekirk Mme. Julia Rive King Mme. Ellen Beach Yaw Mme. Antoinette Szumowska Mme. Aus der Oke Deceased. Fannie Bloonifield Zeisler 51 0ttittvi Julia Blu nkenship Agnes Bevington Martha Bru baker Elizabeth Bingham Margaret Bevington President Vice President Treasurer Recording Secretary Corresponding Secretary Julia Blankenship Agnes Bevington Martha Brubaker Elizabeth Bingham Margaret Bevington Grace Conrad Aleene Grossart Mabel Tyler Hackett Mildred Howard Muriel LaFr. nce Marion Case Gladys Wagner Pauline Cl. uss Tola May Ransom Catherine McManus Barbara Sterling Emma Wheeler Mary D. Atkinson Lucille Johnston l onorarp jHemfaers Mrs. Grace Bonner Williams Mrs. Marie Sundelius Miss Mabel Daniels Mrs. Laura Littlefield Mile. Renee Longy Miss Irma Seydel Marie Nichols Marcella Craft Mme. Schuniann-Heink Alice Neilson Maggie Teyte Kathleen Parlow I led wig Schroeder Mme. Caroline Hudson Alexander 53 Eappa (gamma l i (Officers; DoxALD Smith ...... Walter Sellxick ...... Harold Coburx ...... Louis Corxell ...... Harold Osgood ...... Lioxel Spencer ...... Staxley Hassell ...... Charles Touch ette ..... Arsexe Dertraze ..... F. Stuart Masox ...... Roderick Fr. ser ...... Slctibc Mtmhtvi Harold Colwix Louis Corxell Everett Davenport Arsexe Detraze William Donovan Francis Findley Roderick Fraser George A. Gibson Harold Gifford Fr, ncis Gorman Stanley Hassell Fred Heim DouGL. s Kennev President Id Vice President . 27id Vice President Treasurer . Financial Secretary Corresponding Secretary Recording Secretary Assistant Recording Secretary Sergeant-at-Arms Historian Chaplain Cl. rence Knt ' dsex Harold Logax " James Loder Joseph Lopes Stuart Mason John Murr. y Harold Osgood Colin Richmond Donald Smith Lionel Spencer Walter Sellnick Edgar Sorton Charles Touchette 55 mi iWu mm Benjamin Russell Naomi Whiter urst Leon Kuntz Albert Penn William Deverall George Martin Valter Poole Stanley Gardner . William Deverall President Vice President Recording Secretary Corresponding Secretary Treasurer Assistant Treasurer ] ' arden Librarian Historian George Brown William Deverall Edgar Choiniere James Harrison Archie Gardner Leon Kuntz W lter Lander Edward LeClair George Martin Albert Penn Valter Poole Howard Ralyea Benjamin Russell Robert Stetson Charles Titcomb Godfrey Wetterlow Edgar Welsh Naomi Whitehurst Mi not Beale Harrison Keller Blair McCloskey Lawrence Rose Stanley Gardner J onorarp iitlemfaerg George W. Chadwick Wall. ce Goodrich Henry Russell Deceased. Arthur M. Curry George B. Cortelyou Frederick S. Converse Louis C. Elson 57 Cons erbatorp Club Naomi Hewitt Marie Audet Martha Brubaker Cl- rice Painter Blanche inke Ri TH Helena Anshen Dorothy Avery Josephine Austin Cleo M. Agey Ruth Bellows Beatrice Blanchard M RTHA Brubaker Elizabeth Baker Doris Brown Dorothy Cuddy Ruth Currier Eileen Colby Cecilia Cataldo Helen Carlyou Virginia Carroll Helen Dawson Maude Diebert Viola Droney Blanche Finke Jessie Ford Ruth Fraser Esther Fulton 0Uittvsi Sue Giddings Martha Graham Edna Guion Grace Held Roberta Harvey Naomi Hewitt Mary Hobson Henrietta Harper Thelma Jennings Maude Jeffers Ruth Knapp Beatrice Lewis Frances McFarl. nd Mary McGuire Bertha Merrill Mrs. Lionel Spencer Helen ] L rsh Eugenia Morrill Cornelia North Ellen Neilson Antoinette Perner Cl. rice Painter President Vice President Secretary Assistant Secretary Treasurer Dorothy Perkins Florence Pinkerton Patrel Randall Yvonne Raynes Gladys Robbins Myrtle Richardson Marion Roberts Florence Robinson Carol Simpson Bryan Sturm Vora Smith Ruth Thomas Mildred Upton Helen Welch Minnie Wolk Lillian Wood Beatrice Woolley Ruth Austin Florence Anderson Mary Audet Clara Andrews WlLL. AsTILL Mrs. George W. Chadwick Mrs. Pearl Warner Mrs. Wallace Goodrich Mrs. Ralph L. Flanders Mrs. Frederick F. Converse Mrs. Elizabeth C. Allen Mme. Antoinette Szumowska - Mrs. Adeline Fergurson 59 President Lit Vice President 2nd Vice President 3rd J ' ice President Recording Secretary Corresponding Secretary Treasurer Assistant Treasurer Auditor CoLix Beckett Richmond, K T T E. Lane Bartlett, A X Q K. THERIXE HeMMETER, - A I Carol Snipsox, A X Q Ruth Fr. zer, H A I ;NL rtha Brubaker, M $ E DoxALD Smith, K F ' Dorothy Flexer, M 4 E Stanley Gardxer, 4 M A 60 Ht Cercle Jfrancais; (Officers Mlle. Elixor Clarage Mlle. Paulin ' e Perry Mlle. Ruth Axshex Mlle. Gladys Miller Ruth Axshex Berxice Batsox Martha Brubaker Elixor Clarage Madelixe Coxant Dorothy Devexs Hazel Dunlap Carolixe Guexther Gertrude Hauk lLt iflemfareg Grace Held Abexa Holtz Miriam Harlow Mariax Hearxe Hexrietta Jordox Grace Koukel Muriel La Fraxce Esther Pate Marshburx Gladys Miller Gladys Wagxer Presidente Vice-Pre.iidente Secretaire Tresoriere Frances Perry Paulixe Perry Beatrice Powers Benjamix Russell AiLEEX Rust Cecile Shermax Beatrice Woolley Hexry J. JOHXSOX Baidzar Jaxeviax iUcmfarcs J onoraircs Professeur Darmaxd, President d ' Honneur Professeur Chadwick, Directeur Professeur Goodrich Professeur Bexxett M. Fl. xders Professeur White Professeur Coxa ' erse Professei r Darmaxd Professeur Exdicott M. Trowbridge Professeur Lexom Mlle. Perkixs Mme. Allex 61 Carolyn- Davis Thei ma Jennings Josephine Cowell Carol Simpson Elizabeth Woodford Bertha Holmax Margaret Cl. rk Gladys Robbix Jean Dunn Carol Simpson d fficersi President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Chairman of Publicity Committee Chairman of Program Committee Chairman of Social Committee Chairman of Social Service Committee Chairman of Bible Study Committee Chairman of Finance Committee 62 isitorp of tf)e Consierbatorp ©rcftes tra PRIOR to tlic year 1897, the violin students of the Conservatory liad i)rac- ticed. in a class, music for string orchestra under the direction of their teachers; and occasionally concerts had been given of such music. When Mr. Chadwick assumed the duties of Director in 1897, these classes were con- solidated under his own direction, and i)layed in combination witli the organ, which supplied the wind parts. Organ students were in.structed in reading and playing from orchestral score, and the orchestra, in this rudimentary form, was used to accompany the simpler concertos and arias. The next year, 1898, the chorus was added, and among other things Rossini ' s Stabat Mater was given, accomj)anied by strings and organ. The rehearsals were held in the small hall of the old Conservatory Building, and created so much interest among the students that the Director })egan to receive applications from wind-instrument players who desired to join the orchestra. In 1899 a canvass among the students of the institution developed fairly eflBcient players of the flute, clarinet, cornet and trombone. Professional oboe and bassoon players were engaged, but the organ was still used for the missing horn parts. From this time interest in the study of wind instruments grew rapidly; and students of the oboe, horn and bassoon began to be enlisted from the clarinet, cornet and pianoforte players. In 1901 the orchestra had grown to a membership of nearly forty, which was a much larger number than could be accommodated on the stage of the hall. The wind players had to be seated on the floor of the hall or in the gallery; and it was evident that if the orchestra was to become a permanent factor in the institution, a better place for rehearsals and concerts must be provided. At the first rehearsal in October, 1901, at which the orchestra was complete without the a.ssistance of the organ, the Director made a short address in which he expressed the hope that the event might prove to be a significant one, and that the rehearsal then held would be the first of a series which would last as long as the Conservatory existed. At this rehearsal Beethoven ' s Overture to Egmont and a Haydn Symphony in D major were studied. On March 7, 190 ' -2, the orchestra gave its first public concert as a complete organization. The program was as follows: Beethoven, Symphony in D major (first movement) Rein ' ecke, Pianoforte Concerto in F sharp minor (fir.st movement) Moz. RT, Quintet from Cosi fan tiitii Spohr, Concerto in D major (violin) Beethovex, Overture to Egmont 63 At the Commencement Concert on June 18, 1902, which was held in Tremont Temple, the orchestra played all the accompaniments for the graduates and also the overture to Ihn Bias by Mendelssohn. With the removal of the Conservatory to the present building the following September, a great increase of enthusiasm took place. The inspiring surround- ings, the beautiful hall for rehearsals, the conveniences of a special library, tuning room, lockers for instruments, etc., all added materially to the growth of the orchestra. From that time the orchestra has gradually grown in eflSciency as well as in numbers. The present members represent the most advanced among the students of stringed and wind instruments, and there is a waiting list of candidates for vacancies in almost every section. Rehearsals of the full orchestra are held twice weekly in .Jordan Hall, on Tuesday afternoons and Friday mornings. An additional rehearsal for wood-wind instruments is conducted weekly by Mr. Ijcnom. All students of the Conservator ' are encouraged to attend the Tuesday rehearsals, where they not only have the opportunity of becoming better acquainted with many of the finest orchestra masterpieces, but are given continual examples of how the arti.stic details of a composition should be worked out, and of the infinite pains indispensable to the perfection of technique and expression. The instructors of some of the wind in.struments attend the rehearsals and guide the students over peculiar difficulties in their parts. In this way a student gains the practical experience and routine necessary to a member of a symphony or opera orchestra. Of course the student membership necessarily changes from year to year, but most of the players acquire an experience of three or four years before they leave the Conservatory. The repertoire of the orchestra was at first confined chiefly to works of the classic period, but as the orchestra gradually grew in efficiency, more modern compositions were studied, and eventually a number of works of this character were performed for the first time in Boston by this orchestra. The Library of the orchestra now contains more than one thousand sets of parts, including many choral works and some operas and oratorios. Many of the scores are kept in the general Library of the Conservatory, where they may be studied when not in use by the orchestra. The Orchestral Library has been materially augmented by gifts of orchestral parts by the Harvard Musical Asso- ciation and the Philharmonic Society, and by individuals; and it is being continually enlarged. The orchestra reaches the artistic life of the institution at every point. In the first place, members of the orchestra here gain a routine, knowledge of the sym- phonic repertoire, and practical experience which fit them for positions in the best 64 symphony and opera orchestras; and such positions are now beinj; filled by former Conservatory students in the Boston Symjjhony and other Symphony Orchestras of this country. (Twelve of the jiresent members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra received their training in the Conservatory Orchestra.) Secondly, every .student who can sing or play, conduct or compo.se, may use the orchestra as his laboratory, jirovided such use is warranted by his ability. Students who learn score reading and playing may be given opportunity actually to conduct the orchestra at rehearsals and to be " coached " by th e Conductor. The Instrumentation Cla.ss of the Conservatory has its .studies demonstrated by the orchestra, where errors are made evident to the ear as well as to the eye. These privileges are also extended to .students in the Music Department of Harvard College, by virtue of the reciprocal arrangement existing between the Conservatory and Harvard I ' niversity. Scholarships may be granted to talented students of orchestral instruments, to whom and to other .students may be loaned, for use in the orchestra, in.struments which are the property of the Con.servatory. The latter include violas, violoncellos, contrabasses, oboes, and English horns; bass clarinets, bassoons and horns; together with a complete equipment of percussion instruments, including tympani, celesta, et cetera. 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