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" THE NEL ' ME " PUBLISHED BY THE NEUME BOARD FOR THE CLASS OF 1926 NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC BOSTON. MASSACHUSETTS THE ANDOVER PRESS ANDOVER. MASS " — where many a day has past In joys whose loved Remembrance long shall last. — Southey Jfreberic Converse 3 tjjorougfj musician, an inspiring teacfjer, an eminent composer, a true American, IHc, tfje Class of 1926, respectfully anb affectionately bebicate tljis J cumc, our J ear iSoofc. George Whitefield Chadwic Director Ol R Director furnishes for New England one of its greatest claims to fame, for he was horn within its boundaries in Lowell. Massachusetts, on November 13th, 18.54. At the age of fifteen he received his first instruction in organ playing from his brother, and despite his many other interests such as attending High School in Lawrence and serving as clerk in his father s insurance office, his interest in music grew so that he made some attempts at composition while still in school. At the age of eighteen, he entered the Conservatory, and studied organ with (ieorge Whiting. Dudley Buc k and Eugene Thayer, and Harmony with S. A. Emery. In 187(5 he left Boston to become head of the Musical Department of Olivet College. Michigan. Before leaving, however, he had attracted not a little attention as a concert artist and as a teacher. Olivet claimed him for one year; at the end of that time he went to Europe to continue his musical education. In Leipzig, lie studied with Jadassohn and Reinecke, studying orchestral composition, at whic h lie wanted most to try his hand, with the former. His greatest work at this time was an overture suggested by Irving ' s " Rip Van Winkle " . This was performed at the yearly examination in Leipzig and won tremendous approval. To quote one critic: " Its contents are fresh, it is architecturally well constructed. . . . " This critic ism may aptly he applied to any of his numerous excellent compositions. Having won fame abroad, he returned to Boston and to his Alma Mater. He joined the faculty of the New England Conservatory in 1881, teaching Harmony and Composition. He became Director in 1897, and through his efforts in that capacity, the Conservatory is now recognized as one of the highest of all musical universities. Mr. Chadwic k has had as pupils many familiar figures in the American music world such as: Wallace Goodrich, Frederic S. Converse, Arthur Whiting. Horatio Barker and Daniel Gregory Mason. He is one of America ' s most eminent composers. His works inc lude about a hundred songs, a number of symphonies, operas, operettas, overtures, choral works and much excellent chamber music. He was awarded the honorary degree of A.M. by Vale University in 1897, and that of LL.D. by Tufts College in 190.5. He is a representative of the art of music- in the Academy of Arts and Letters. Surely, we have every reason and right to be proud of our Director! In graduating, the Class of 1926 takes with it the pleasantesl recollections of Mr. Chadwic k. and leaves behind it the deepest gratitude for all his help, and every good wish for his welfare. Wallace Goodrich Dean of the Faculty A MAN of versatile accomplishments and with the most thorough qualities in every undertaking is our Dean of the Faculty — Wallace Goodrich, lie was born in Newton. Mass., May 27, 1871. When old enough to show a preference, he decided to follow a musical career. When only fourteen, he was organist in a small church. At fifteen he began studying organ with Henry Dunham at the Conservatory, and after three years of serious and concentrated work, he was given the position of organist and director of Kliot Church in Newton. During this time he pursued his musical education in Harmony. Counterpoint and Composition with Mr. Chad wick. In 1S!)4 he began his European study at the Royal Conservatory in Munich under Joseph Rheinberger and LudwigAbel. At the end of one year ' s study. Mr. Goodrich conducted publicly a composition of his own. an . I ve Maria for chorus and orchestra, and was awarded a silver medal for Composition and organ playing. Soon after this he travelled in Italy and France, finally settling down in Paris lo work with Widor — the superb organ composer. At this time Mr. Goodrich met the best composers and conductors of the day and learned much from them. During his last year abroad, he successfully conducted the orchestra of the City Theater of Leipzig and directed an elaborate ballet. In 1897 he returned to Boston and joined the faculty of the New England Con- servatory to teach organ. Ten years later he became Dean. For five years he was organist of Trinity Church and at one time organist for the Boston Symphony Or- chestra, appearing several times as soloist. During this time he was equally active as a conductor. Besides being one of the regular conductors of the Boston Opera Company, he organized the Choral Art Society and the Cecilia Society, both of which he conducted in many brilliant performances. His versatility does not stop there, however. — he still has one more claim to fame. He is probably the leading authority on Plain Song in the Tinted States. Not only has he introduced it in English in America, but he has given many instruc- tive lectures on the subject. All in all. Mr. Goodrich ' s truly American personality and his splendid musician- ship have been a great inspiration to us. and we feel richer for having known him and been guided bv him. WALLACE GOODRICH Dean of the Faculty RALPH L. FLANDERS General Manager FREDERICK L TROWBRIDGE Assistant General Manager Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees George W. Brown. George B. Corteltod George W. Chad wick Edwin Farnham Greene Ralph L. Flanders Joseph Balch Charles ( ' •. Bancroft Frederick S. Converse President Vice-President Director Treasurer General Manager H. Wendell Endicott Walter H. Langshaw Samuel L. Powers E. Sohier Welch George W. Brown George W. Chadwick Ralph L. Flanders Wallace Goodrich Directory Committee President of the Board of Trustees Director General Manager Dean of the Faculty Faculty Joseph Adamowskj Tl.MOTHEK AdAMOWSKI Estelle T. Andrews Mi not A. Beale Ch irles H. Bennett Eben Charlton Black David S. Blanpied Anna Bottero Richard Burgin George W. ( Ihadwick Julius Chaloff Frederick S. Converse Loris J. Cornell Arthur Ml. Curry Floyd B. Dean Lucy Dean Charles F. Dennee Alfred DeVoto Ella Dyer DeVoto Henry M. Dunham William H. Dunham Samuel Endicott Oliver Faust Francis Findlay Ki rt Fischer Arthur Foote Stanislao Gallo Clayton D. Gilbert Howard Coding Henry Goodrich Wallace Goodrich Eugene Gruenberg Vaughn Hamilton- Alfred Holy Homer C. Humphrey Percy F. Hunt J. Albert Jeffery Clayton Johns Harrison Keller Douglas Kenney Edwin Klahre Louis Kloepfel Max Ki n z e Georges Lai rent Clement Lenom Frederick F. Lincoln Anna Stovall Lothian ( ' H . LUDWIG Vincent Mariotti F. Sti art Mason Mary L. Moore L. Ferdinand Motte-Lachoix Betti Mi s( hietto Carl Peiri i. Georges Perrin Boaz Filler F. Addison Porter Roland Reasoner Harry X. Redman Eustace B. Rice Herbert Ringwall Raymond Robinson Rulon Y. Robison Johannes Rochet Frank V. Russell Elizabeth I. Samuel Sullivan O. Sargent Hedwtg Sciiroeder Clarence B. Shirley Warren Storey Smith George M. Sneath Edith H. Snow Alice Huston Stevens Richard Stevens Virginia Stickney Francis L. Strickland Antoinette Szumow SKA William B. Tyler Augusto Yannini Frank S. Watson F. Morse Wemple George Wendler Alice M. Whitehouse William L. Whitney Myron H. Whitney Henry S. Wilder Due to the difficulties which confronted the Board when trying to get pictures of all the faculty, the editors have been able to publish only those snapshots found on the following pages. Page Fourteen in jHemortam SAMUEL WINKLEY COLE December 24. 1848 — April 3, 1926 lie was a teacher loved by all his pupils. His New England inheritance of thoroughness, consecration to duty, and sympathy inspired the students among whom he worked, and his keen interest in their progress never diminished. THE NEUME BOARD. The Neume Board Editor-in- Chief Alice Bebnadette Gadbois Associate Editors Rossanna McGinnib Marion Florence Stone John Nathaniel Vincent Business Manager Albert Ernest Ginoras Assistant Business Managers Agnes Donehoo Marie Louise Marion A dvert ising Manager Elizabeth Tenney Bates Assistant Advertising Managers Helen Christine Schboeb Mary Louise Bacon Emma Catherine Wheeler Subscription Manager Hklen Walbcrn Assistant Subscription Managers Dorothy Calinta Donohue M y Z. Silver Eu-Ofticio Thomas Joseph Lopez Page Twenty - one THE INFORMATION OFFICE Class of 1926 THOMAS JOSEPH LOPEZ SENIOR OFFICERS Joseph Lopez Florence Owen- Albert Gingras ZuiiA Burkholder Alice Gadbois Helen Schroer Elizabeth Bates Louise Fukman Ruth Hanks President Vice-President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer ( ' om m ittee-at-large Com mittee-at-lanje Finance Committee Finance Committee Page Twenty - (our Candidates for Graduation SEIG1 ABE Mombetsu, Kitami Hokkaido, Japan Voice, under Charles liennett [SABELLA SOPHIA ANDERSON Green End Ave., Newport, R. I. Pianoforte, under Antoinette Szumowska ( lonservatory Clul) MARY LOUISE-BACON 17:! Appleton St., Arlington Heights, Mass. Pianoforte, under Antoinette Szumowska A X Q Vice-President, L92S Assistant Business Manager, Neume RUTH ELEANOR BAILEY . ' 54 Arlington Road, Woburn, Mass. Organ, under Henri Dunham and Albert Snow ( ' onservatorv ( lul Pag e Twenty-five FLORENCE BARNES R. A. Bos 74. Redlands, Cal. Organ, under Wallace Goodrich and Raymond Robinson 1 A I ( oiiservatorv ( lul ELIZABETH TENNEY BATES S5 Prospect St.. Athol, Mass. Pianoforte, under Richard Stevens AXQ Class Committee-at-large. 19S5-192A Advertising Manager, Xkcmk HELEN LOUISE BEACH Falling Waters, Chatham, X. V Voice, under F. Morse Went pie M I E, Alumnae Secretary. 19 j-19!2(i ( oiiservatorv ( lilt) FREDERICK FRANK BERICK ISO Broad St.. Pawtucket, R. I. Violin, under Eugene Gruenberg Page Twenty - six GLADYS HARRIET BERKELEY New Ipswich, New Hampshire Pianoforte, under . . Albert Jeffery ( lonservatorv ( Hub JOSEPHINE TERESA BIANCO 15 Warwick Road, Belmont, Mass, Pianoforte, under Alfred l)e Voto OLIVE LUCILLE HILTON Last Longmeadow, Massachusetts Pianoforte, under Henri Goodrich IDA ISABELLA BISBEE 10!) Lake SI., Auburn, Mr. Slide-Trombone, under Johannes Roehnt I a c i- T w e n I y ii BERNICE GERTRUDE BLAKE .S4 ) South Main St. Manchester. X. H. Pianoforte, under Henry Goodrich PHOEBE ISABEL BLEECKER Irving South, Minneapolis, Minn. Public School Music, under Francis Findlai) MERIEL PARKER BLUMENKRANZ 55 Winslow Ave.. Norwood, Mass. Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto Conservatory Cluh BLANCHE BOWDEN 27 Bower St.. Bangor, Me. Organ, under Henri Dunham and Albert Snow S A I Conservatory Club. Vice-President. 1925-1926 Page Twenty-eight GWENDOLINE ADA BOWKER !)7 Hitkcr Ave, Lexington, Mass. Pianoforte, under Antoinette Szumowska M K ADELE LILLIAN BRAMSON 70 Morning St., Portland, Me Pianoforte, under Richard Stevens JULIA FERN BROWN 615 So. Ten Broeck Paris. I ' oiee. under William Whitney ( ' onservatorv ( lul LOUISE BUBE 52 AppIetOIl St., Brockton, M;i s. Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto P a g • Twenty-nil e ZULA MARY BURKHOLDER " 17 Euclid Ave., Toledo, Ohio Pianoforte, under Louis Cornell Class Secretary. I985-1W6 ( Conservatory ( lub REGINALD LAWRENCE CAPON 58 Channing Road. Newton Center. Mass. Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto J M A. Vice-President HH4-1925 LILLIAN " ALBERTINE CLAUSON 43 Robinwood Ave., Jamaica Plain. Mass. Pianoforte, under L. Ferdinand Motte-Lacroix ( ' onservatorv Clul FRANCES .MAY COLLERY Hi St. Paul St.. Cambridge, Mass. Public School Music, under Francis Findlai Page Thirty MARGUERITE [SABELLE CONNORS 162 South St., Fitchburg, Mass. Pianoforte, under Charles F. DennSe ( ' onservatory ( lul GENEVA MAE COSTELLO 504 West Fern Ave., Redlands, Cal. Organ, under Henri Dunham and Homer Hum phrey Class Treasurer, l!H4-19-». . Class Nominating Committee, 1925-1086 Junior Prom Committee Senior Reception Committee ( ' onservatorv ( luh PRISCILLA CROCKETT 15 Wachesett Ave., Arlington Heights, Mass. Pianoforte, under Richard Stevens RUTH ALINE CULBERTSON Mancelona, MichigaD Pianoforte, under Antoinette Szur Uywska W inner of Mason and Hamlin prize AX LI ( Conservatory ( ' lub P a g ■ Thirty-one LANGSTON WESLEY CURL ;U4 Byrne St.. Petersburg, Va. Trumpet, under Louis Kloepfel JOSE DA COSTA 131 Division St., New Bedford. Mass. Pianoforte, under Antoinette Szumowska GERALD INE DAGGETT Proctor, Vermont Public School Music, under Francis Findlay Conservatory Club, Treasurer 1 9-24- 1 1H. MARGARET MARTHA DAVIS Ashaway, Rhode Island Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto Page Thirty-two MARIAN LOUISE DODGE 87 Curtis St.. V. Somerville, Mass. Pianoforte, under Hoirard Goding AGNES DONEHOO 249 East Beau St.. Washington, Penna. Voice, under William L. Whitney AXQ Photograph Editor, Nkimk DOROTHY CALIXTA DONOHUE 127 X. W. First St., Faribault. Minn. Pianoforte, under Hoirard Goding Conservatory Club Assistant Subscription Manager, Nki me FRANCES HELEN EDWARDS .5. ' } Duuster Road. Jamaica Plain. Mass. Pianoforte, under Anna Storall Lothian Pace Thirty-three MORRIS LOUIS FELDMAN 603 Auburn St., Manchester, X. H. Violin, under Kiujene Gruenbery FREDERICKA LOUISE FIFE 70 Grove St., Augusta, Me. Pianoforte, under Richard Stevens ELAYNE REBA FIXE 758 4th Ave.. Laurel, Miss. Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto DELLA LOUISE FURMAX 1111 Buffalo St., Franklin, Penna. Pianoforte, itnder L. Ferdinand Motte-Lacroix M E Conservatory Club, Secretary 192.5-1926 Class Committee-at-large, 192.5-1 926 Page Thirty-four ALICE BERNADETTE GADBOIS 488 Manchester St., Manchester, N. II. Violin, under Harrison Keller M E, Corresponding Secretary, 1925-1926 Class Treasurer, 1 9 ' 2. " - 1 9-2(i Cercle Fraiu.ais Editor-in-chief, Neumk STELLA MARIE GALASSI 1 Johnson Terr., Winthrop, Mass. Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto GEORGE WARREN GARLAND v 2!) Wendell St., Cambridge, Mass. Voice, under Union } ' . Robison DOROTHY BIRD GEORGE 1:5 Middle St., Roekland, Me. Voice, under Alice Huston Stevens Page T h i r I y - 1 1 v c ADELAIDE GILBERT East ' 2 -2 7 Ninth Ave.. Spokane, Wash. Pianoforte, under Richard Slants ( Conservatory ( Hub ALBERT ERNEST GINGRAS 540 Western Ave., Lynn, Mass. Organ, under Raymond C. Robinson K r M " . Corresponding Secretary Class Vice-President. 1 9-2.5- 1 !)• ( Business Manager. NeuICE ELDA MARIE GODUTI 40 Dover St., West Somerville, Mass. Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto Cercle Francais PAI L GOUGLIDES Stanimaka, Bulgaria Pianoforte, under Charles- F. Dennee Page Thirty-six CORDON " MAY GRAHAM Whistler, Alabama Pianoforte, under Anna Stovall Lothian MILWOOD DOROTHEA GRAY 10 Imperial Ave., Cohoes, N. Y. Pianoforte, under L. Ferdinand Motie-Lacoix M I R Chorister. 1925-1926 RITII HANKS Oskaloosa, Iowa Pianoforte, under Charles F. Dennee Ccn li- Franeais ALICE BRYAN T HARVEY o830 Chevy Chase Parkway Washington, D. C. Pianoforte, under Floyd Bigelow Dean Page Thirty-seven RUTH MARION HAWK 601 E. Grand Ave.. Tower City. Penna. Violin, under Harrison Keller Conservatory Club WILLIE FAIRE HEMBY Matthews, North Carolina Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto HENRIETTA ALICE HOTCHKISS •286 Middlesex St., No. Andover, Mass. Pianoforte, under Loui.s Cornell EDWARD WALKER JENKINS 70 Perkins St., Jamaica Plain, Mass. Organ, under Homer C. Humphrey Page T h i r t y - e i g h I THOMAS HENRY JOHNSON West 8th Ave, Birmingham, Ala. Voice, under Charles Bennett GWENDOLYN G. JONES 154 South St., Alliance, Ohio Public School M usic, under Francis Findlay Conservatory Club CONSTANCE KING 20 E. Carydon St., Bradford, Penna. Voice, under Percy F. Hunt 2 AI WACLAW KISIEL Holyoke, Massachusetts Violin, under Timothee Adamow.sk i K r ' I " , Assistant Recording Secretary, 19 M9 :i V age Thirty - nine RITH ACNES KXAPP SO Euclid Ave. Springfield. Ma--. I ' oice, under Charles Bennett Conservatory Club MARY CARMELLA LANZA 61 Faxon St., East Boston, Mass. Pianoforte, under Richard Stevens LIN A WHIPPLE LAVALLE 14 Parkwood St., Springfield, Ma—. Pianoforte, under Henry Goodrich ALYCE MADDOCK LAWRENCE 421 West Prince St., Germantown, Philadelphia, Penna. Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto Conservatory Club, Assistant Secretary. i9 2;5- 19-2.3 Class Nominating Committee Page Forty PRANCES LEONARD 107 Huntington Ave., Boston, Mass. I ' our. under Clarence H. Shirley BARBARA DEANE LESHURE Derby Dingle Springfield, Mass. Voice, under Clarence B. Shirley AXQ Class Committee-at-large, 1924-1925 ( lass Assistant Secretary MARY CARMEN LEUCI 206 Vale St.. Chelsea, Mass. Pianoforte, under Alfred l)e ' olo GERTRUDE ROSE LINNEHAN . " (! Wildwood Ave., Newtonville, Mass. Pianoforte, under Richard Stcrcns Page Forty -one HARRIET FRANCES LOMBARD New Gloucester, Maine Pianoforte, under Edwin J. Klahre JOSEPH THOMAS LOPEZ 319 Huntington Ave., Boston, Mass. Voice, under William H. Dunham KTT President, 1924-1923 K T V, First Vice-President, 1925-1926 Class President, 1925-1926 Xecme Club President. 1925-1926 NATALIE ALEXANDRIA LUCIA Mt. Washington South, Eau Claire, Wis. Voice, under F. Morse Wemple LEON A HALLICE MacGRAW 21 Lewis St., Medford, Mass. Pianoforte, under Edwin J. Klahre Page Forty -two MARIE EVELYN MARGETSON West Square St., Basseterre, St. Kitts, British West Indies Pianoforte, under Julius Chaloff MARIE LOUISE MARION 925 N. 8th St., Boise, Idaho Public School Music, under Francis Findlay M E Art Editor, Xeume MARY GERTRUDE McCLURE New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania Voice, under William L. Whitney MARY GERTRUDE McGANN 29 Oxford St., Somerville, Mass. Pianoforte, under Hedirig Schroeder Conservatory Club Page Forty-three ROSS ANNA McGINNIS 10S5 South First St.. Kvansvillt . End. Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto M I K Warden, IM5-19M Associate Kditor. Nki MM MARGARET LAURA McKEY Plant City, Florida Pianoforte, under F. Addison Porter GLADYS EMILY MICHAELS (»1() Philadelphia Ave. Chambersburg, Penna. Voice, under Charles Bennett MADOLIN BATEMAN MITCHELL 130 Linden Ave. Maiden. Mass. Pianoforte, under Henri (ioodrieh Page K i) r I y • 1 1) u r ESTHEB NICHOLAOU Alliens, Greece Pianoforte, under Charles Dennie MILDRED MARGARET V. NICHOLS 8 Schiller St., Jamaica Plain, Mass. Pianoforte, under Edwin . . Klaltre ( ' onservatory ( lul Cercle Francais Secretary, 1925-1926 FLORENCE OWEN :5(5 Mollis St.. Newton. M;i . Voice, under Charles Bennett M I E, President, 1925-1926 ( Imss President, 1924-1925 Class Vice-President, 1925-1926 Chairman Hellenic Dance Committee, 1925-1926 Cercle Francais MARY JUNE CAROLINE PALMER 157 Charlotte St., Predvicton, N. B. Voice, under Rulon ) ' . liobi.son Page V r t y " I i v e GRACE PENNOCK Lewiston, Maine Pianoforte, under L. Ferdinand Motte-Lacroix BEATRICE CECILE PERRON 420 Ridge St., Fall River, Mass. Pianoforte, under Edirin . . Klalire Cercle Franr;ais President. ADELAIDE LOUISE ( LIFT RAY 4 Summer St., Gloucester, Mass. Pianoforte, under Richard Stevens IDA BESSIE ROSEN .3.51 Beach St.. Revere, Mass. Pianoforte, under F. Stuart Mason Page Forty -six CUBA ISABEL SANCHEZ 115 Appleton St.. Cambridge. Mass. Pianoforte, -under Henry Goodrich MARION LOUISA SAWYER 15 Stone St-. Belmont . Mass Pianoforte, under Howard Godin.g HELEN CHRISTINE SCHROER SSI West 4th St-. Mansfield. Ohio Pi.?-,. :f . under Richard $1 vrn AXQ Ck.s C«mmjtt !e-jil-liiTi»e- ]J»£.V]$ 3(i PAULINE BARBARA SCHI LZ New Castle. Pennsylvania Pianoforte under Charie F. Dennee P«C« ( ' •tly-ttwi WILLIAM SHUFORD SELF Lenoir, Xortli Carolina Organ, under Homer E. Humphrey 4 M A Ice-President, UH.5-192G WILL A EVELYN SEMPLE East Florenceville New Brunswick. Canada Pianoforte, under J. Albert Jcfferij ERNEST CALVIN SHULTZ ' .). ' Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, Penna. Pianoforte, under Louis Cornell $ M A MAY Z. SILVER 16 Spring St.. Gloversville, X. Y Pianoforte, under Richard Stevens Conservatory Club Junior-Senior Dance Committee, 925 Assistant Subscription Manager, Xeume Page Forty -eight WILLIAM DANIEL SIMMONS " )141 Montgall Ave., Kansas City, Mo. Voice, under Rulon ) ' . Robison M A Secretary Class Vice-President, L924-192S MANOLA EUNICE SIMPSON 28 Dennison St., Roxlmry, Mass. Pianoforte, under Herbert Ringwall ( onscrvatory Club KATHARINE DAVIS SMALL Frccport, Maine Pianoforte, under F. Stuart Mason ELEANOR MAY SPENCEB 125 So. Manhattan Place Los Angeles, Cal. Pianoforte, under Richard Stevens Conservatory Club 1 ' a k ' ■ Fort y - ii i ii !• RUTH STAUFFEB Forest, Ohk) Pianoforte, under Richard Stevens A X Q ( Conservatory ( Hub MARION FLORENCE STONE HH Main St.. Caraopolis, Penna. Pianoforte, under Arthur Foote GLADYS H. STRONG 4 ' 2(i So. Main St., Rosebuig, Ore. Pianoforte, under Arthur Foote DONALD JAMES VAN WART 7 Glenwood St., Maiden. Mass. Pianoforte, under Louis Cornell K I " V Page Fifty RUTH ADELAIDE VIEWEG 22S5 Chapline St. Wheeling, W. Va. Voice, under W illiam Whitney Conservatory Club Board, 1925-1926 JOHN NATHANIEL VINCENT, Jr. 7420 First Ave.. Birmingham, Ala. Flute, miller Georges Laurent l M A Associate Editor, Nki mk WILLIAM DOMINIC MONO 1 Strawberry Hill Stamford, Conn. Pianoforte, under Charles Dennec HELEN W ALBURN Huntington, West Virginia On an, under W ' allaee Goodrich and Raymond Robinson Class Committee-at-large, 1924-1925 Junior Prom Committee. 1 1 !) ' 2. Subscription Manager, Neume Page Pi f t y -on e HELEN ELIZABETH WATLINGTON Woodside, Devonshire. Bermuda Voice, under Charles Bennett 1 A [, Alumnae Secretary. 1925-1926 Hellenic Society President, 1 !)-2. " - 1 )- (! Conservatory Club ( ercle Franeais EMMA CATHERINE WHEELER .5.58 West Main St., Kalamazoo, Mich Voice, under ' . Morse W cm pie M E Hellenic Society. Recording Secretary Assistant Advertising Manager, Xeime BENJAMIN FRANKLIN WILTON WHITE 85 Bobbins St. Waltham, Mass. Trumpet, under Louis Kloepfel K r f LUCILLE GEBALDENE WILLIAMS San Antonio, Texas Piano, under Kurt Fischer Page Fifty-two JAMES L. [VORY Salt Lake City, I ' tali Public School Music, under Francis Findlay HAROLD CLARK 84 Linden St.. Wellesley, Mass. Organ, under Henri Dunham and Albert Snow M A EDITH DUDLEY Florence, South ( Carolina Pianoforte, under Alfred DeVoto A X Q Historian, 1923 A X LI Recording Secretary, 192-1 A X President, 1925 RICHARD PALFREYMAN CONDIE Springfield, Utah Voice, under Clarence B. Shirley HELEN MAC KAY HANDY 132 Middle St.. Braintree, Mass. Pianoforte, under Henri Goodrich ELISABETH JOANNE SCHULZ -24 Carson St.. Dorchester, Mass. Pianoforte, under Anna Stovall Lothian Page Fifty-three JORDAN HALL Class of 1927 Row land Halfpenny Florenc e Barbiers Stanley Slomixski Kathryn Buchanan Maurice Minard Caroline Hall Leoxe Reynolds Mary Hilbush ROWLAND HALFPENNY JUNIOR OFFICERS President Vice-President Vice-President Treasurer Recording Secretary ( Or res pond ing Secreta ry Committee-at-large Committee-at-large Page Fifty - six Junior Year 1925-26 PIANOFORTE Abbott, Mildred Jeanette Anderson, Joel Adolphus Bailey, Villa Prudence Barnes, M u Battaglia, Mary Eleneoh Hi m iikr, Eliza Ruth Benoit, Marguerite Aurora BluestONE, Jean kiti ; Bossuot, Lillian Carolyn Bourne, Juditb Ball Braithwaite, Ira Miller Bryfoole, Inez Elizabeth BuRNHAM, Ki th Olivia ( Iiampa, Fannie Adelina Clewley, Eleanor Alice Connolly. [CATHERINE DYEB Cotton, Dorothy Ruth DeSalvo, Lena C. 1 evlin, Mary Josephine Dismond, Constance DoELL, WlLLARD HeRM W Doherty, Mary Frances Eccles, Dorothy WlLSON Es ALONA, ROSITA F Muis vnks, Frances Feldman, Carl Charles Foley, Gladys Frances Fowler, Madeline Mary Foye, Madeline Mary Fretz, Rcth Elizabeth Gale, Hazel Augusta Garry, Anita Walsh Goodman, Marion Agnes Gove, Edna M l Grant, Doris Lela Greene, Fairfax Helen Hamlett, Eneida Ouida Havens, Mabel Appleton Hearne, Mary Lilly Hilbush, Mary Elizabeth Hill, Raymond Fred How, Rcth Loo Tula Howes, Winifred Mary Kirkpatrick, Glenn Naomi Lawrence, Mary Graham Haverstock, Margaret Jean Lawrencetta, Sister LlPPART, Jay Warren Littell, Margaret M a as, Rudolpha Joan McRae, Mary Isobelle Mclcahy, (Catherine Marie Mcsbach, I v a May O ' Neil, Charles Edward Oppenheimer, Mary Elizabeth Osborne, Eva Pet r i e, Mart Edna Power, Gertrude Frances Pruitt, Maggie Mae Ramos, Ethel Hermina Schaber, Bertha Mary Spiyack, Irving Theriault, Mary Recina Thornek, Agnes Peterin VlNER, Celia Helen WOMACK, Mabel FRANCES CLARINET l ' »Kf F i f t y - s o v i ' ii 1 ' vsqcall, Jerome Don VOICE Barbiers, Florence: J a m : Bartlett, Marian Whitk Bradshaw, Emily Agnes Buchanan, Kathryn Augusta Ml TM AN. BESS] I Chamblee, Celeste Lougenia Cleaver, Sara Eleanor Cloake, Mildred Coulter, Prances Winifred French, Dorothy Grace Hemby, Willie Faire Kesslek. Nancy Mable Lahan, Ruth Evelyn Dailey Moore, Eleanor Fenelon Netzow, Anita Elizabeth Nichols, Mildred Margaret Veronica Palmer, Mai kink Peabody, Blanche Prescott, Eleanor Reynolds, Leone Richards, Dorothy Edith Adeline schulze, estelle Shaw, Elizabeth Thelma Stillwell, Florence May Tedor, Vivian Acnes Thomas, Eva May Westphal, Harriet Elizabeth Yamaoichoi. Ko VIOLIN Bartlett, Amelia Jessamine Harberstad, George DeVivo, Ottavio Joseph Slominski, Stanley ( ' Puller, Mary Quinn Yankeltwitz, Bessie B uupton, Ruth Bentley, Stanley Broome, Lloyd Westley Clewley, Eleanor Alice Cuddy, Catherine Veronica Cyr, V almond Henry Halfpenny, Rowland Barnes Hall, ( Caroline Bates ORGAN McNeill, Dowell Minard, Mai hk e Fpham Rees, Morgan Rowland Schroer, Helen Christine Sellew, Donald Edgar Shultz, Ernest Calvin Thompson, Herbert Allen Wild, Florence M ve Higgins, R uth Bartlett. Marion ( ' oi lter, Frances Czurles, Anna LaCentra, Hilda Thompson, Herbert Lynch, Isabelle PUBLIC SCHOOL MI S Goldowsky, Blanche Buckley, [Catherine ( !ook, ( Iaroline Leach, May Hodge, Josephine ZlPPLER, Mildred Slominski. Stanley MacCormack, Stanlie Pike, Louise Edenhcrn, Ida Novick, Ann Einzig, Hassler L. Lewis. Thelma Ebbett, Avis L. Page Fifty-nine " . ' 77 - — » — - — - - RECITAL HALL Conservatory Club OFFICERS Marion Stone I sa belle Anderson Blanche Bowdex Geraldine Daggett Louise Furman Louise Allen Rl ' TH A I ST IN Rutb Bailey Amelia Bartlett Marion Bartlett Louise Beach ( rLADYS BERKELEY Alma Blount Meriel Blumencranz Lillian Bossout Blanche Bowdex Judith Bourne Marjorie Boutelle Emily Bradshaw Julia Brown Kathryn Buchanan ZULA BlRKHOLDER Mazelle Chamblee Celeste Chamblee Eleanor Clewly Mildred Cloake Lillian Clauson M arion ( ' oombs Frances Coulter Geneva Costello K at ii Erin e Connolly Marguerite Connor Mildred Curtis Pauline Culver Catherine Cuddy Ruth Culbertson Elizabeth Davis Eleanor Davis Dorothy Donobue Frances Edwards Olive Eokstrom ElTHEL FlXLEY Ella Flanders Gladys Foley Mabelle Foteins Madeleine Fowler Dorothy French Hazel Gale Anita Garry Dorothy George Elsie Gerrish Adelaide Gilbert Marian Goodman Doris Grant Rosalie Haddad Ruth Hawk Ruth Higgins Mary HlLBUSB Violet Hirsch Josephine Hodge Winifred Howes Mae Houghton Gwendolyn Jones Nancy Kessler Mae Kinney Sylvia Langman Alys Lawrence Sarah Leh I ' res- id cut First I ice-President Second I ' ice-President Treasurer Secretary IsA BELLE LYNI H Natalie Lucia Isabel McDonald Margaret McGixxis Mary McGann Mary McRae Emily Motta Dorothy Morgan Adella Muehltng Mildred Nichols Frances Nichols xorine robards Pearl Roberts May Silver Manola Simpson Maude Sisson Katharine Small Eleanor Spenceb Ruth Stauffer Laura Taylor Vivian Tedor Elise Thompson Eva Thomas Mildred Topping Elizabeth Travis Adelaide Vteweg Eliza beth von Tacky Helen Watltngton Harriet Westphal Miriam Willoughby Eleanor Young Page Sixty-tw Conservatory Club J The Conservatory Club, the youngest of all our school organizations, came into existence early in 1920 in response to a growing need for ;i large, democratic organi- zation for the women students. The charter members numbered only thirty-eights but the clul) membership has now reached its limit of one hundred members, and it already has a long waiting list. Its object is to promote closer association among the girls of the school, to encourage high scholarship and to foster school spirit. However, the " Con Club " does not neglect social activ ities. Various functions have been held this past year, including one formal and one informal dance in Recital Hall which were largely attended and greatly enjoyed. Page Sixty -three 1, Le Cercle Francais Beatrice Perron Frances Fairbanks Mildred Nichols Hazel Dunlap OFFICERS President Vice-President Secret urn Treasurer Dorothy Almy Marie Audet An n a DtTMAIS Hazel Dunlap Minerva Elliot Frances Fairbanks Gabrielle S. Diehl Alice Gadbois Elda Goduti Rosalie Haddad EES MEMBRES Ruth Hanks Marion Herrick Baidzar Janaoecian Sophia Ka.mroff Berthe Lenom Esther Lindquist Helen Loque Edna McNamara Rosa MARQUES MEMBRES HOXORAIRES Mildred Nichols Florence Owen Charles Pearson Beatrice Perron- Benjamin Russell Regina Thebiault Donald Sellkw Margaret Skinner Elizabeth Travis Helen Watlington Professeur Endicott Professeur Chad wick Professeur Goodrich Professeur Lenom Professeur Perrin Mme. Mercier Mme. Allen Professeur Motte-Lacroix Mlle. Perkins Mlle. Boulanger P Bge Sixty-four Le Cercle Francais if f Gadbois Dieh] Baddad Marques Nichols Perron Dunlap Goduti Le Cercle Francais was established at the Conservatory by Madame Emma Darmand in the fall of 1921 for the students of the French language and for those of French nationality. The purpose of the organization, of course, was to further the practice of French conversation and to promote sociability among the club ' s members. At the regular meetings every two weeks, there is a discussion of French Plays and French Works, followed by a musical program. Very often a French lecture is given by a special guest or by a visiting artist. Page Sixty-five OFFICERS Helen Watling ton AiEENE GROSSART Helen Schroer Leone Reynolds Lillian Bossuot Rossanna McGinnis Chester Stewart Gennaro D ' Alessandko John Vincent . President First Vice-President Second l ice-President Third V ice-President ( ' orresponding Secretary Record in j Secret a r j ' . . Treasurer i 1 .s-.v ista n t Treas urer Auditor Alpha Chi Omega Kappa Gamma Psi ACTIVE MEMBERS Mu Phi Epsilon Phi Mu Alpha Sigma Alpha Iota When the Hellenic Society was founded in 1910, there was a need of collective gatherings among the students; therefore the Greek letter organization was estab- lished with the following objects in view: to promote thorough co-operation, affili- ation and closer friendship among the members of the fraternities, to assist worthy students by the establishment of free scholarships, and in general to aid the Con- servatory and further the true progress of art. Page Sixty-six X THE NEUME The Elson Club I ' m link Xkmskh Mary E. Shuman Frieda R. Feldm Ethel Shaunessy OFFICERS I resident ' ice-President Secretary Treasurer The Elson Club was founded in L920 by Miss Rosa Frutman for the purpose of perpetuating the name of the late Louis T. Elson, and to further the musical inter- ests of its members who are all graduates of the New England Conservatory of Music. A memorial in the form of a bronze bas-relief was presented to the ( Conservatory in February through the efforts of Hut Ii Bernard ' 20, who. as president of the club, originated the idea. The work, which is notable among the monuments to musicians, was successfully produced by the famous sculptor, Henry Hudson Kitson. l ' nge Sixty-seven OFFICERS Joseph Lopez How land Halfpenny Anita Garry Louise Fi rman Do well McNeil . President Vice-President ( ' orresponding Secretary Recording Secretary Treasurer Albert GlNGRAS ( ' ommittee-at-large Gladys Foley Page Sixty-eight The Conservatory Orchestra First Violins Minot Alfred Be ale Margaret Carabillo Allan Farnham Baldassare Ferlazzo Cecils Eleanore Forest Harold F. Sawyeb [ONE ( ' ov Ruth E. Austen Marcla Joyce Bigelow Ruth M. Hawk Margaret II. ( Ilark Beatrice Cecile Perron N )Mi E. Trombley Waclaw Kisiki. Ottavio DeVivo Leon Goldman Silvio J. Martone Alice Gadbois Mary Q. Fuller Ruth P. Manter Cyril J. Saunders Second Violins Nicholas Gualillo Malcolm T. Mark George Habberstad Isabel McDonald Stanley Slom i nskj Sara ii GAINES Maude Sisson Edith Pearson Irene Gerlinger Howard Raia i Morris FELDMAN- Hrach Arakelian Violas John Frandila Frederick Berick Bessie Yankelewitz PlERINO DlBLASIO Maroaritis (i. MlCHOS Amelia .1. Bartlett Amerigo Astolfi Lawrence Rose Edward Turner Ruth Westman I ' ioloncello Alexander Mark Violet Hirsch Eileen Bugbee Gertrude Gadbois Harriett (Vims Eleanor (i. Nason Max Kunze, Instructor Mrs. Stanley W sb Contra Musses William Aitkkn W. Goodnow .! ii MacM h W. A. Spinney John N. Vincent Flutes Robert Bladet Page Sixty-nine R. C. McKay Bernadette B. Giguere Oboes M i v L. Moore English Horn CLEMENT LENOM, Instructor ( iarinet Bom Clarinets George A. Gibson K. ZlMMKKM Vincent J. Marotto BOA2 PlLLER, Instructor Walteh (i. MacDonald David MARSHALL Langston W. Curl Bassoons Henri Filler Horns George L. Scott, Jr. Trumpets Perley K. Knight Ch IRLES H. Otto Cyrcs Thompson Haig Garabedian Bower M. Murphy Id BlBBEE Trombones Ralph L. Moore J. YYlHTOL John W. Coffey Tuba Stanley S. Hassell Ti mpani William I). Vuono Percussion GERALD Hamilton Librarian HraCH Ah kklian P a e Seventy -one The Conservatory Chorus April 1, 1926 Florence Barbiers Louise Beach Anita Bancroft Kathryn Buchanan Marion ( !oy Mart Louise Crosby Mary Herman Marguerite Howell Constance King Ruth Lahan Barbara Leshure Zala McKnight Leone Reynolds estelle schultze Mae Taylor Helen Watlixgton Helene Williams Florence Bizzell Jean Douglas Florence Stlllwell Rosamond Borland Eleanor Cleaver Frances Coulter Elizabeth Davis Margaret Hogan Gladys Michaels Mildred Nichols Marguerita Patten- Florence Payment Blanche Peabody Eleanor Prescott Dorothy Richards Elizabeth Shaw Esther Stew art Eva Thomas Eleanor Wright Agnes Donehoo Julia Fern Brow n Emma C. Wheeler Louise Law ton Xancy Kessler Mary McClure Jeanette McGhee Helen Walburn Emily Bradshaw Celeste Chamblee Mildred Cloake Willie Faire Hemby Dorothy Morgan- Eva Warfield Catherine Cuddy Dorothy George Elda Goduti ( Iarollne II W.I. Natalie Lucia Florence Ow en- Ma urine Palmer Evelyn Xason Fenton Charles Harold Clark Richard Condle Maurice Minard Victor Wrenn James Dobbins Leon Goldman Rh hard McIntyke Joel C. Holland Ralph Moore Harold Winter George Po avers Dean Tabor Cyrus Thompson- Webster Tilestox Wentworth Carr Gennaro D ' Allessandro Kenneth How e Anthony Bach u lis Joseph Lopez William Self Page Seventy -two BOSTON OPERA HOUSE April -24. 1926 " MADAMA BUTTERFLY " (In Italian) A Japanese Tragedy Text by L. Illiea and G. Giacosa. founded on the hook of John Luther Long, and the Drama of David Belasco Music by Giacomo Puccini (liven for the Benefit of the Scholarship Fund THE ( AST Madam BUTTERFLY (Cio-Cio-San) . Dorothy Francis (A former student Suzuki (Servant of Cio-Cio-San) . . Jeska Swart z Morse (A graduate) K ate Pinkerton ... . Maurine Palmer (Class of 1927) B. F. Pi x kekto (Lieutenant in the United States Navy) Rulon V. Robison (of the Faculty) SHARPLESS (United States Consul at Nagasaki) David Blair McClosky I Class of 1925) GoRO (A marriage broker) . Richard Mclntyre (An undergraduate student) [l Principe Yamadori William D. Simmons (Class of 1926) Lo Zio BoNZO (The Priest, Uncle of Cio-Cio-San) Charles W. Pearson (Class of 1 «)- " i Yaki side » . . . Joseph Lopez ((Mass of 1!) 2( ) [l Commissario Imperiale Gennaro D ' Allessandro (An undergraduate student) L ' Ufficiaxe dee Recustro Richard Condie (Class of 1926) La M a ore di Cio-Cio-San .... Florence Owen (Class of 1926) La Ogixa ( Cousin of Cio-Cio-San) Florence Barbiers (Class of l!)-2?i La Zia (Cio-Cio-San ' s Aunt) Emma Wheeler (Class of 1926) Friends and Relations of Cio-Cio-San Servants Wallace Goodrich. Conductor Frank St. Lecer, of the Chicago Civic Oper. i Company, Stage Director The Conservatory Orchestra Chorus: Anita L. Bancroft. Helen Louise Beach. Kathryn A. Buchanan, Julia Fern Brown, Marion R. Coy. .lean Douglas, Dorothy B. George, Flda M. Goduti, Caroline B. Hall. Constance King. Ruth E. D. Lahan. Natalie A. Lucia. Jeanette McGhee, Mildred M. Y. Nichols. Leone Reynolds, Dorothy F. A. Richards. Estelle Schulze, Mae Taylor. Helen F. Watlington, Richard P. Condie. -lames M. Dobbins, Morris V. Minard. Norman V. Moon. William S. Self. Harold S. Winter. A Mcsici.w: Norman I. Strauss. Servants: George A. Powers. Wesley F. Patterson, (lilhert C. Laite. Page Seventy-five ! Dramatic Recital Monsieur Tulip Lady-in-waiting Monsieur Despreaux (The Dancing Master N A POI.F.ON (iiven by the Students of the Dramatic Department Under the direction of Mr. Clayton I), Gilbert I. TWO SCENES FROM " MADAME SANS-GENE " A Comedy by Victorien Sardou Scene I CHARACTERS George Powers Catherine (Madame Sans-Genei Klsa Kvans Harriet Weatphal Monsieur Leroy (Costumier) Xorman Strauss Donald Van Wart Monsieur Cop (Cobbler) Leslie ( ' milliard Marshal LefebVRE . Stanley Hassell Drawing room at the ( bateau de Compiegne Scene II CHARACTERS Benjamin Russell Catherine I Madame Sans-Gene) Klsa Kvans Napoleon ' s Library at Compiegne II. " THE PIERROT OF THE MINUTE " A Dramatic Phantasy in one act by Ernest Dowson CHARACTERS Moon Maiden .Muriel Maelachlan Pierrot .... Mortimer Chadbourne Pianoforte, Gertrude G. Brailey Flute, John Vincent A Ballet in one scene Xicco. III. " THE INTRUDER " Music by Camille Saint-Saens (Pirst performance in this country) CHARACTERS Kthel Bon Collette .... Naomi Andrews Companions op Collette Scene, A playground in a park IV. " STORY OF THE WILLOW PATTERN PLATE " From the Chinese Legend Told in pantomime, in the manner of the Chinese Theater Pantomime by Clayton D. Gilbert Music by Charles P. Scott The pianoforte is played by Mr. Schwab Pirst performed at the New Kngland Conservatory of Music on December fourth. 1914, and since played at the leading Little Theatres in the country. Repeated by request. CHARACTERS A Wealthy Chinese Mandarin ........ Stanley Hassell Koong-See, his daughter ....... . Kthel Bon Chang, his secretary (in love with Koong-See) . . Mortimer Chadbourne A Young Handmaid, servant to Koong-See . . Kvelyn Boring An Old Domestic, servant to Koong-See Louise Black Ja-Gin, a wealthy viceroy (suitor for the hand of Koong-see) . Richard Mclntyre A Gardener, husband to the young handmaiden ..... George Powers Property Man Norman Strauss Attendants to Ja-Gin Leslie Couillard, Wesley Patterson, Vincent Piore, Cyrus Thompson Kpisodes of the Pantomime I. Garden of the Mandarin. 1. Discovery of the lovers, i. Kxpulsion of Chang, ii. Punishment of Koong-See. II. Garden of the Mandarin. 1 . The love message. 2. Visit of the unwelcome suitor. . ' 5. Gift of the jewels. III. Interior of Handmaiden ' s Home. 1. Concealment of lovers. IV. On the River. 1. Flight of lovers by boat. V. Island home of lovers. 1. Happiness of lovers. 4. Ja-Gin ' s revenge, ti. Death of lovers. VI. In the Land of Constancy. 1. Souls of lovers united after death. Scene — The Willow Pattern Plate. Page Seventy -six H F VIA I E N T A J imes M. Dobbins Norman V. Moon William S. Sele Norman I. Straths Harold F. Schwab Donald E. Sellew Harland A. Riker Maxwell E. Jones Edward D. Gerry Lawrence R. White Lawrence R. ( !apon Fextox H. Charles James M. Dobbins Hassleh Eixzig Edward D. Gerry OSCAB GuSTAFSON Raymond HlCKS K wmom) Hill Gerald L. Hamilton Royal K. Johnson Howard Jones George W. Chadwick Mixot A Be vle Iharles H. Bennett Kbex ( ' . Black i ) ivtd s. blanpied Samuel W. Cole Frederick S. Converse Arthur M. ( i kkv Charles F. Dexee Alfred DeVoto Flo yd B. Dean Henry M. Dunham William H. Dunham Samuel Fxdicott Rev. William E. Gardner, D.D. Phi Mu Alpha OFFICERS Active Members Max w ell E. Jones Jack F. Lowe Norman V. Moon Walter G. MacDon ald Clyde G. MacDoxalu David Blair McClosky Ralph A. McLaxe, Jh. Charles Pearson Howabd J. Petty Morgan E. Rf.i Harland A. Riker Harold F. Sawyer Honorary Members Olives C. Faust Arthur Foote Howabd Goding Henri Goodrich ••Wallace Goodricb VaUOHN Hamilton f Frederick L. Tbowbbidge Percy F. Hunt •Homes C. Humphrey •Clayton Johns L. F. Motte-Lacroix Clement Lenom Frederk k Lincoln Raymond C. Robinson William F. Zueck President I ice-President I ice-President Secretary, Alumni Secretary Treasurer ( ' orresponding Secret art Supreme Councilman Historian Warden Librarian Harold F. Sen war George L. Scott. Jr. William S. Self I)i i mu E. Sellew Delu i M Shaw Fhnest C. Shultz William Simmons How ard Slayman Norman I. Strauss John H. Vincent, Jr. Lawrence R. White Raymond Ohr Carl Peirce Roland Reaboneh Harry X. Redman Herbert Rtngwall Eustace B. Rice Frank V. Russell Sullivan A. Sargent William H. Tyler Ai gusto Yanxixi Morse We.mple Godfrey Wetterlow Naomi Wiiitehurst JArthur Sodehman Warren Storey Smith Cliartcr Members fAssistant Manager (BuiSBI •Dean of the Faculty Page Seventy -eight THE NEUME Phi Mu Alpha Sawyer. White. Shaw. MaoDonald, Scott. Johnson, Charles, Simmons. Rees, Sellew, Jones. l)ot l ins. Strauss. Self. Trowbridge. Beale. MacDonald. Petty. Capon. Phi Mu Alpha, a social and honorary fraternity, was founded at the New Eng- land Conservatory of Music. Boston, in October 1901, for the purpose of promoting music in America, of forming a brotherhood of musical students and of increasing loyalty to the Alma Mater. Such success has marked the development of Sinfonia that it has expanded to thirty-two active chapters, situated all over the Tinted States. The individual chapters give a scholarship each year to one of their members. A national composition contest is held each year, and during the month of February every chapter gives a n ail-American program. Page Seventy-nine « Alpha Chi Omega OFFICERS Florence Barbiers Sue Burgess Leone Reynolds Margaret Clark Eleanor Xason Barbara Leshure Marion Warfield Mary Barnes Dorothy Nye President I ice-President Recording Secretary ( ' orres ponding Secretary Treasurer Historian Lyre Editor Chaplain Warden Mary Louise Bacon Florence Barbiers Mary Barnes Elizabeth Bates Sue Burgess Margaret Clark Dorothy COTTON- ruth culbertson Harriet Curtis ACTIVE MEMBERS Agnes Donehoo Jean Dougl Edith Dudley Ella Flanders Barbara LESHURE Marion Messingeh Laura Murphy Eleanor Xason Dorothy Xye Margaret Patton Leone Reynolds Edith Rice Helen Schroer Betty Shaw Margaret Skinner Bessie Summeryille Ruth Staupfeb Ruth Turner Marion Warfield ALPHA CHI OMEGA HONORARY MEMBERS Mrs. II. H. A. Beach Fannie B. Zeisler Mme. Adele Aus der Ohe Neally Stevens Mme. Marie Decca Maid Powell Adele Verne Mrs. Edw ard MacDow ell Mme. Caryeno Mrs. Mary X. Sahie Mme. Helen Hopekirk Mme. Ellen Yaw Margaret Ruthven Lang Mme. Julia Rive King Mrs. E. S. Welsh Mme. A. Szi mowska House Mother Alumnae Adviser Mrs. J. W. Pickard Mrs. R. J. Dunkjle X THE NEUME Alpha Chi Omega Dongjas. Culbertson, Schroer. Bacon, Dudley. Messenger. Patton, Cotton, Bates. Curtis, Murphy, Stauffer, Somerville. Flanders. Barnes, Xye, Reynolds. Clark, Barhiers, Burgess, Xason, Warfield. Leshure, Donehoo. Zeta Chapter, the only strictly musical chapter of Alpha Chi Omega, was installed at the New England Conservatory of Music December 1. " ), 1S!). . ten years after the sorority was founded at DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana. The objects of this sorority are to encourage the spirit of true sisterhood, to develop through personal effort a high moral and mental standard, and to advance the appreciation and practice of the allied arts among its members. There is a National Scholarship Fund for members, and a national scholarship for children. Each Alumnae club is responsible for the education of one child each year. On Hera Day, the first of March, each girl devotes her time to altruistic work. Page Eight y -one Sigma Alpha Iota OFFICERS Mildred CloaKE Mart Fishburn Ruth Burnham Kathryn Buchanan Rl ' TH Fretz Mary Fishburn Mabel Havens Helen Watllngton Florence Barnes Lillian Bossout Blanche Bowden Kathryn Buchanan Ruth Burnham Margaret Carabillo Mildred Cloake Ruth Collins ACTIVE MEMBERS Hazel Dunlap RoSITA ESCALONA Hannah Evans Mary Fishburn Ruth Fretz Mable Havens Mary Hilbi sii President Vice-President Recording Secretary ( ' orres pond ing Secretary Treasurer Sergeant -at-. I rms Chapter Reporter Alumnae Secretary Constanc e King Florence Leach Rosa Marques Katherine Newell norine robards Noami Trombly Helen Watltngton Helen Williams NATION AL HONORARY MEMBERS Merle Alcock Frances Alda Julia Claussen Florence Easton Olive Fremstad Amelit Galli-Cl Frieda He.mpel Louise Homer Maria Jeritza Caroline Lazzari Corrine Rider-Kelsey Florence Macbeth Edith Mason RCl Rosa Raisa Gertrude Ross Olga Samaroke Marcella Sembricb Maroarete Matzenai er Janet Spencer Yolando Mero Gertrude May Stein Christine Miller Harriet Ware Erica Morini Florence H. Witherspoon May Mukle Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler Claudia Muzio X THE NEUME Sigma Alpha Iota Kscalona Trombley, Havens, Dunlap, Forest. Bowden, Barnes, Marques, Leach. Robards, Bossout, Evans. King. Hilbush, Havens. Burnham, Fretz, Cloake, Buchanan, Watlington, Carabillo, Collins. Sigma Alpha Iota is a national professional sorority with thirty-four active chapters and many alumnae clubs. It was founded June 12, 1903, at Ann Arbor. Michigan. Lambda Chapter is located at the Conservatory. It aims to promote and aid in the development of American music, to give moral and material aid to its members and to strive for a closer relationship between musicians and music schools. Bach year Lambda Chapter gives one hundred and fifty dollars to the Conser- vatory for a Scholarship, and a scholarship of like amount to one of its own girls. I ' a g c K i g b I y -three Mu Phi Epsilon OFFICERS Florence Owen Elizabeth Travis Caroline Hall Alice Gadbois Aurora Berg Kathryn Ford Rossanna McGinnis Maurine Palmer MlLWOOD Gray Louise Beach Mildred Abbott Anita Bancroft Louise Beach Aurora Berg Gwendoline Bowker Eileen Bugbee Ruth Scott Byrne Caroline Eubanks ACTIVE MEMBERS Kathryn Ford Louise Furman Axjce Gadbois Gertrude Gadbois Isabelle Gadbois Milwood Gray Aleene Grossart Caroline Hall Lucille Moxaghax President Vice-President Hero rd i n g Seer eta r ( ' orresponding Seeretary Treasurer Historian Warden Chaplain ( ' liorister Alumnae Secretary Marie-Louise Marion Rossanna McGinnis Estelle Moll Ruth Manter Florence Ow en Mai bine Palmeb P lizabeth Travis Emma Wheeler Mrs. Grace Bonner Williams Mme. Hudson-Alexander Mrs. Laura Littlefield Mme. Marie Suxdelius Miss Hedwig Schroedeb Miss Mabel Daniels Miss Marie Nichols Miss [rma Seydel Mme. Renee Miquelle Mrs. Marion Chapin Mlle. Xadia Boulanger Page E i g h t y • f o u X THE NEUME Mu Phi Epsilon Gadbois, Marion, Mauler, Furman, Abbott, Moll, Bancroft. Gadbois, Bowker, Beach, Eubanks. Wheeler, Hall, Gadbois, Berg, Owen, Palmer, Ford, McGinnis, Byrne. INI n Phi Epsilon, composed of forty-two active chapters and many alumnae clubs, is an honorary musical sorority w hose membership is limited to those whose musical abilities fulfill its requirements. These are excellent scholarship, a High School education or its equivalent, knowledge of the piano and of theoretical subjects besides proficiency in one ' s chosen instrument, and the ability to make a creditable public performance. Its objects are the advancement of music in America, the development of the truest sisterhood, and loyalty to the Alma Mater. A national scholarship fund is maintained at the National Headquarters for the members in need of assistance to finish their musical education, and the various chapters of the sorority give scholarships to their members. P a g e K i r li t y - f i v Kappa Gamma Psi OFFICERS Edward Batson Joseph Lopez . Charles Touchette Albert Gingras H iwland Halfpenny Bower Murphy ( ) t i avio DeVivo Edward Turner Harold Coburn Edward Corey Batsox Harold ( ' oburx Samuel R. Coleman ( t K N NARO I ) ' Aless a NTJRO Ottavio DeVivo W. S. Diane George Gibson Albert Gingras Rowland Halfpenny Joseph Adamowski Harold Baler Pablo Casals Philip Greeley Clapp Samuel W. Cark ( ' lay ton Gilbert Louis J. Cornell Francis Findlay George L. Gardner Dr. J. Albert Jeffery ACTIVE MEMBERS Stanley Hassell Oscar Jones Waclaw Kisiel J. W. LlPPERT Joseph Lopez Alexander Mark Malcolm Mark Ralph Moore Bower Murphy Robert C. McKay President Vice-President Second I ' ice-President ( ' orresponding Secretary Recording Sec return Treasurer Seraeant-at-Anns Chaplain Historian Basil Praxgoulis ( hester Stewart Donald Smith Charles Touchette Edward Turner Cyrus Thompson " Donald Van Wart ( lay r Willi ims Benjamin White HONORARY MEMBERS Ossip Gabrilowttsch Philip Hale Rudolph Toll Fritz Krkisler Georges Loxgy FACULTY MEMBERS Douglas Kexxey Louis F. Kloepfel Edwix Klahre F. Stuart Mason F. Addison Porter Ignace Jax Padehewski W. R. Spaulding William L. Whitney L. R. Luvis Agide Jacchia Herbert W. Ringwall Richard Stevens ( ' lahexce B. Shirley Frank W. Watsox H. S. Wilder Page Eighty-six THE NEUME Kappa Gamma Psi Prangoulis, Coburn, Stewart, Mark, Thompson, Lopez, d ' AHessandro, Williams, DeVivo, Berry, Jones. Gibson, M oore, Murphy, Duane, Batson, Perry, Halfpenny, Mark, Coleman. 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