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

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GIFT OF rue - NeunE bcarc 15 3o LIBRARY USE JNLY Copyrighted 19150 by W. Raymond McCI THE NEUME NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS Beethoven! . . . The heart and brain quicken at the name! Artist, teacher, heliever in his fellowmen, he speaks to ns across the span of a century. And his message, told through his music and his life-story, is a message of joy and brother- hood. Two thousand years ago the great Teacher of Nazareth taught that we should love men as brothers. Three centuries earlier, the Greeks had lived the truth that we should love beauty as art. In the life and art of Ludwig van Beethoven one sees this love of beauty and love of humanity as two powerful creative forces. Through these forces he wrought supreme works of musical art. To succeeding generations his music and the example of his heroic life ha e brought joy. comfort and faith. We are musicians. Here is one of the greatest figures in the history of our art. Let us make him our companion. The life which we are to enter following this period of study will have its difficulties, perhaps its sorrows. Our ideals will be challenged and too often will we be tempted to lower them. In such hours let Beethoven counsel us, as he had to counsel himself. For was not he beset by just such difficulties! ' Did he not know suffering and disappointment in almost unbearable measure? The life of the ordinary man, deaf, sick at heart, afflicted with an incurable malady, would have become embittered and sterile. Beethoven ' s spirit did not break, and lo! out of the depths of anguish rose one of the glories of an age — the Ninth Symphony: A mighty chorus, fired by the genius of this Titan, bursts into a frenzy of joy and tri- umph. The music surges through heart and brain; it carries the voice of humanity to the gates of Heaven itself. . . And that voice is Beethoven, hymning of human brotherhood and of joy everlasting. LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN He towers above US in bronze, as in the flesh he towered anions his contemporaries. His sculptured face declares intellect, nobility, a powerful determination, and, withal, human tenderness. The massive head seems to shake defiance at all that is ignoble and trivial of today, as during his lifetime it defied Fate itself. TO GEORGE WHITEFIELD CHADWICK, Dean of living American composers and our Director, we dedicate this book. Few of those who signify in the musical life of America but have felt the influence of this eminent teacher and composer. A gracious personality, a man of high ideals, a friend to youth, he commands our admiration, respect and affection. Autumn winds .twirl the dry leares orer fields turninq brown. The foliage it ablaze with scarlets, russets an I yellow against the erergreen. The fiel Is hare yieldel their harvests, the wine is drawn. In loors, by the glowing fireplace, books arc rea l, muxir is hear ! an I reminis: ences are share! in the leisure and comfort earned by toil. From a smouldering West the sun suffuses the landscape with a genial warmth. It it autumn, the golden season. Thus does a rich personality, in the fullness of its years, shed warmth on the lives around it. In its golden season, such an honore I life reaps the harvest of m el to we I frien ' ships; it delights in eager youth who rejoice in its achievements and who seek to share its ripened wisdom. It gives freely the fruits from a life of Creative effort, and in giring is blessed by those to whom such gifts hare brought inspiration and joy. " Therefore I summon age To grant youth ' s heritage. " — Browning: Rabbi Ben Ezra GEORGE WHITEFIELD ( HAD WICK, A.M., LL.D. On May 6, 1880, Mr. Chadwick made his bow in Boston as composer and con- ductor when he led the Handel and Haydn Society in the performance of his overture to " Rip Van Winkle " . This work, first performed here by the Harvard Musical Association on December 11, 1879, had made a profound impression where heard in European music centers. Mr. Chadwick was then twenty-five and, as he says, quite unknown. To his debut in Boston he looks back in happy retrospection, and we join with him in observing the fiftieth anniversary of the beginning of an illustrious career as composer, conductor and teacher. FOREWORD TO remind us that Yesterday is a pleasant memory. Today is the living of yester- day ' s dreams, and Tomorrow is a vision into that arch of experience wherethrough " Gleams that untraveled world whose margin fades Forever and forever, ' ' we present the " Neume " of 1930. Ill New England Conservatory of Music Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees Edwin IV Brown . George ( ' . Cortelyou Charles (i. Bancroft H. Wendell Endicott Channing H. Cox George W. Chadwick Ralimi L. Flanders President Vice-President Vice-President Vice-President Treasurer Director General Manager Joseph Balch Charles A. Ellis Frederick S. Converse Walteb II. Langshaw John H. Macombeh Directory Committee Edwin I ' . BROWN President of the Hoard of Trustees George W. Chadwick Director Ralph L. Flanders ... . General Manager Wallace Goodrich Dean of the Faculty Faculty Council George W. Chadwick Director Wallace Goodrich Dean of the Faculty Arthur Footk Francis M. Findlat Frederick S. Converse William L. Whitnei !) RALPH L. FLAXDERS Under modern conditions the success of a large institution which deals in a non-commercial commodity such as art is dependent in no small measure upon the ability of him who directs its financial and business affairs. The practical aspect musl be expertly handled if the institution is to exist. The service which the General Manager has rendered the Conservatory is self-apparent in its success. Of him. as well as of the others who direct its affairs, one might say : " If you would see their monument, look around you. " WALLACE GOODRICH There is a dignity, breadth of interests and scholarship about Mr. Goodrich that well befits the dean of faculty of such an institution as the ( ' onsen atory. The quality of the teaching and the whole atmosphere of the school reflects the quality of mu- sicianship and character of our dean. Coming in frequent contact with this teacher and artist, how many of us but have reason to remember with gratitude his counsel and encouragement? His patient and kindly manner has endeared him to the student body, in whom he shows a sincere interest that continues long after graduation. In this gracious lady, visitors and students alike find a pleasant introduction to our school; and to girls from distant homes she is a constant friend and ready ad- viser. f if mm 39 n jfflemonam In the passing of these five teachers the Conservatory has suffered an incalcu- lable loss, and distinguished figures have departed from the musical life of Boston. To eaeli his musicianship was his especial gift, not to be appraised by any material standards, but by the excellence of its spiritual and artistic influence upon those n bose lives it touched. After his graduation from the Conservatory Stuart Mason continued his studies in France with Philipp, Rugo, Wormser and Gedalge. Returning to America he was appointed a member of the pianoforte faculty of his Alma Mater. Mr. Mason ' s extensive studies in French music brought him a European reputation and led to his being twice decorated by the French Government. As a composer of recognized ability he produced works for piano, voice and orchestra. Mr. Mason ' s passing in the very prime of his life is a distinct loss to the Conservatory and to the cause of the advancement of music in America. Dr. J. Albert Jeffery, for thirty years a faculty member, studied under Reinecke in the Leipzig Conservatory where he received his doctorate, and under Liszt at Weimar. His best known composition " Ancient of Days " was written following the words of the late Bishop Win. C. Doane, under whom Dr. Jeffery served as organist of All Saints Cathedral in Albany, New York. William II. Dunham, widely known in musical circles, became associated with the Conservatory in 1S!), ' J. As a young man he turned his attention to singing, study- ing first in Boston with Dr. Guilmette ami Signor Rotoli, then in Europe with .lean DeReszke and other distinguished teachers. Both in Europe and America Mr. Dun- ham had a long and valuable experience as teacher and concert singer. Ella Dyer DeVoto remained at the Conservatory, following her graduation in 1910, as assistant to her pianoforte teacher, Mr. DeVoto, whom she later married. Mrs. DeVoto showed unceasing interest in the activities of the school, being alumnae secretary of Mu Phi Epsilon and a charter member of Pi Kappa Lambda. Her many pupils and friends will lovingly remember her as an accomplished musician and a woman of great charm of personality. Edwin L. Klahre received his boyhood musical instruction from his father, later studying with Joseffy in New York. Anton Bruckner at the Stuttgart Conservatory, and Scharwenka who, impressed by his talents, took him to Liszt. On his return to America Mr. Klahre achieved a wide reputation as concert pianist. He became a teacher in the Conservatory where for forty years he rendered invaluable service. 16 % If WM William Dunham Edwin Klahre Dec 31, 1858-Jan. " 2 , l!). l 5() May 2, 18(57-Fel). 1. 1930 Mrs. Ella DeVoto Jan. 1. 1890-June :5 ), 1929 17 mi mmt Faculty Joseph Adamowski Fbedebick F. Lincoln XlMI » TIIKK Al) A MOW SKI Anna Stovall-Lothi n Estelle T. Andrews Carl Ludwig .M akston Balch Vincent Mariotti 1 1 not A . Be ile Mamarbt Mason David S. Blanimkd Carl M Kinley (iKORO BoETTCHER Mary L. Moore Anna Botteho John D. Murray Rich a rd Bi i . i n Raymond Our (iKOKtiK Y. ( IIADWK ' K Carl Peirce Julius Chaloff Ernest Pebbin Mar.johik Church Boaz PlLLER Frederick S. Converse F. Addison Porter is ( or.nkll RoLAN 1) R E VSONER Stella B. Crake II miry N. Redman Arthur M. Curry Eustace B. Rice Floyd B. Dea n Norink Robards 1 . ( « " i Dean Raymond Robinson Charles F. Dennee Ri lon Y. Rorison Alfred DeVoto Joannes Rochut Clara L. Ellis Frank V. Russell Emily Ellis Elizabeth Samuel Oliver ( ' . Faust Jesus Sankoma Bai l Federowski Si I.I.I v N A. S IBGENT Francis Findlay Hedwig Schboedeh Ki ' rt Fischer Clarence B. Shirley Arthur Foote Donald Smith Georges Fourel Warren Storey Smith Clayton D. Gilbert George M. Sneath Howard Goding Albebt W. Snow Henry Goodrich Alice Hlstox Stevexs WaLLA E (ioODHK ' ll Richard Stevexs riJi ' ivi v St I ( • k ' v w V VAUGHN Hamilton Francis L. STRICKLAND Einaar Hansen Antoinette Szumowska Homer C. Humphrey Augusto Vanntni Percy F. Hi nt C. Howard Walker Harrison Keller Frank S. YYatsox Douglas Kexney F. Morse Wemple Louis Kloepfel Alice M. Whitehouse Max 0. KuNZE Myron H. Whitney ( i gorges Laurent William I . Whitney Clement Lenom William A. ( !. Zebffi Bernard Zighiera 18 MR. DEAN MR. DENNEE Mli. DE VOTO MR. WEMPLE MISS WHITEHOUSE MR M. nrr. KV MR. ZERFF1 26 M. HY Aldk.N Thaykk Librarian Carol Axxktte Kxk;iit Assistant Librarian In the Conservatory Library, under the supervision of Miss Thayer and Miss Knight, one works amidst physical conditions which are conducive to study and reference work. The library contains seven thousand volumes including the complete works of Palest rina. Handel. Mozart, Beethoven, and Mendelssohn: a valuable collection of English Cathedral music; manuscript cantatas of the early Italian masters: or- chestral scores of nearly all of the classics and many of the modern works performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra; vocal scores of nearly all of the standard operas, and orchestral scores of operas by Verdi, Wagner, Puccini and others. There is a well-catalogued list of the text-books used in the supplementary courses of the Conservatory. A limited number may be taken for home use. The Library is open from nine to five o ' clock daily excepting Sundays, throughout the school year. The Librarian is ready to assist students at all times in their individual needs. 27 mm Mr. Drisooll Mr. McLean, Mr. Berry Martha E. Perkins Eatiiel J. Fix ley " ArTHI R SODERMAN Marian Warner Jean Flipsey Mrs. Dorothy Kendall Miss Margaret Palmer Henry W. Driscoll John McLean Edward R. Berry Miss IVrkins Miss Kinlev Mr. Soderman Mrs. Kendall Miss Palmer Registrar Assistant Registrar Bursar Cashier Secretary to the Business Manager . Secretary to the Director Secretary to the Dean Manager of the Music Store Superintendent of the Building Assistant Superintendent of the Building W. Raymond McClure Editor-in-Chief Melba I. Smith Issistant Editor Bertha H. Connors issistant Editor Btrdette M. Colts issistant Editor Nellie L. Snow Business Manager Annie II. Acker Assistant Business Manager Pauline N. Newington Idvertising Manager Madeline B. Jamieson Assistant Advertising Manager Aktiss de Volt Subscription Manager Francis B. Smith Assistant Subscription Manager Dorothy F. Hall irt Editor Alcott Y. Beardslev Ex-Officio 29 30 S] t mm 32 t The world ' x great age begins anew. The golden years return. Shelley: Hellas In the midst of t lie preparations which mark the close of a period of conserva- tory study and the opening of a new life as yet uncharted and problematical, let us pause a moment in sober contemplation of life in its broader sense, of the significance of our art, and of the meaning of a culture in the building of which we can play ail unique part. Several times in the course of history a strange spirit has animated men. Burn- ing white-hot in heart and brain, it has kindled an insatiable passion to create beauty and teach truth through art. Indeed, the greatness of a civilization and its value to us rest upon the presence among its people of this spirit. Conquests and commerce lose their significance; it is poetry, art, music and philosophy which provide the stock in trade of succeeding epochs. In Hellas this spirit blossomed. In the Age of Pericles there was wrought an art and culture whose grandeur has never been ecpialled. During the Middle Ages this passion took the form of religious fervor, and bands of humble people, toiling long years in patient faith, reared the Gothic cathedrals, mighty edifices perpetuating a religious idealism. Three centuries later the Hellenic spirit bloomed again, and from the cities of North Italy there poured forth the glories of Renaissance art. Once more the spirit flourishes in Elizabethan drama, in the rich lore of English poetry, and in the music of the German composers. The qu estion is: where next shall this spirit manifest itself? America is on the threshold of her greatness. Her resources are enormous, ;i- is the energy of her people. What shall be done with these tremendous forces? Shall they be wholly expended in material aggrandizement or shall there be time and en- ergy for art, literature; for those imperishable things which we cherish of the peoples who have preceded us? It is hard to conceive of progress or of culture as being wholly expressed in the prodigal manufacture of one or another kind of mechanical contriv- ance which tend to rob us somewhat of our privacy or even of our personal safety. This is not meant to be humorous. There does exist a grave danger in mistaking the thing for the spirit. In our own province of music it is far more important for the spiritual as well as the artistic development of children that they learn to play or sing as beautifully as they can, however simply, than to sit passive listeners before the latest " creation " of mechanical reproduction (our " appreciation experts " to t lie contrary!). The educational possibilities of such auxiliaries to musical training are not being overlooked. A plea is being made, however, for actual participation in music wherever possible. In adult life there is need for a revival of the amateur spirit. We must experience things ourselves and not depend wholly upon the turning of a lever to bring us entertainment, the value of much of which is certainly questionable. 34 The founders of our country fought for independence and began the most unique democ ratic experiment in history because of ideals. The pioneers who wrested an empire from the wilderness had vision and courage. It is only when an unknown young man, modest, fearless, able, seeking no material benefit, dares to fly alone across an ocean that we wake to discover that the spirit of heroic achievement still lives. There is perhaps an even greater need for men and women with daring, imagin- ation and idealism to venture beyond the spiritual limits of present-day life. Is this too lofty idealism; is the theme too grave for this occasion? Is it true that only a thin stratum of society will concern itself with things spiritual and artistic, living by the highest standards, sensing the real values of life? Will not eventually the level of intelligence and appreciation be raised? These are questions we must ask ourselves; and in striving to fulfill the needs which these issues sub- sume, we can exert a profound influence because of the universal appeal of our art. None but the best and noblest in thought and art should we countenance, and by we is meant to include all those in the many activities of life whose purpose it is to promote the spiritual and intellectual welfare of our people. It is time to take a definite position in the matter of higher standards. It is not enough that we be pil- grims, worshipping at the shrines of beauty and truth. We must be protagonists who once having visioned a noble destiny for our people rest not in our efforts to promote its achievement. If America is to be great it will be because of you and me and mil- lions like us. We seem to forget that fact, and only a great war, terrible, devastating, arouses us to the realization that we all are (or are made to be) vitally interested in the national good. Yes, this is idealism, but if the art of Greece, the poetry of Eng- land and the music of the German peoples were the outcome of idealism, we cannot have too much of it. The spirit which burned in those great epochs of history shall burn afresh in the New World. Let " the golden years return " and let this nation, founded by Washington, given democratic organization by Jefferson, preserved by Lincoln and given ideal expression by Wilson, let this nation gain, that closer spiritual unity, that higher destiny which finds its greatest expression in creative achievement. Then to a degree of material comfort unknown in history shall be added that degree of spiritual excellence which ennobled Hellas, and these shall make for us the nearest approach to the long-dreanied-of Ltopia. that model state, that happiest land this side of Paradise. Thk Editor-in-Chief 35 Class of 1930 Alcott W. Beakdsi.ey SENIOR OFFICERS President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Assistant Treasurer Executive Board Alcott W. Beardsley Rl ' TH LOBAUGH Aktiss DeVolt Constance Carlezox w mond Bell George Hoyen Dorothy Hall J 36 ill Candidates for Diploma Class of 1930 MILDRED JEANETTE ABBOTT Hartsville Soutli Carolina Pianoforte under Alfred DeVoio Class Nominating Committee I 92.5- 1 920 M l K Treasurer 1 9-2!)- 1 !). ' (() ANNIE HUNTER ACKER Mobile Alabama Pianoforte under Anna Storall-Lothian Z A I Chaplain 1929-19:10 r A I Sergeant at Arms 1928-1929 Assistant Business Manager of Neume BEATRICE CICELY ALLIXC Cambridge Massachusetts Public School Mu.sic under Francis Findlaij Secretary of Junior Class 19-28-1929 LOUIS JEROME AMIRO Wakefield Massacliiisel t - Pianoforte under Frank S. Watxon K 1 ' T 37 t ran ? SOPHIE A.M. OFF I orchester Massachusel t s Pianoforte under Alfred DeVoto Elson Club FLORENCE MARGUERITE BARDEX Lebanon New Hampshire Pianoforte under Louis Cornell EDYTHE BARR Revere Massachusetts Pianoforte under Julius Chalqff Elson Club Assistant Treasurer ALCOTT WOOLSEY BEARDSLEY Boston Massachusetts Public School Music under Francis Findlay M A President 1939-1930 Cbairman Junior Ring Committee Chairman Junior-Senior Reception Committee Junior Associate Editor of Xeime Senior Class President President of Xeime Club Chairman of Interfraternity Council Ex-officio Xei me 38 (i. RAYMOND BELL Franklin Pennsylvania Pianoforte under Alfred DeVoto K r V Senior Class Nominating Committee Assistant Treasurer Senior Class MARJORIE ELISE BLACK Maiden Massachusetts Pianoforte under Eustace R. Rice AX tl JEANETTE LOUISE BLAKE Bosto n Massachusetts Pianoforte under Howard Goding JOSEPH BLOOM Roxbury Massachusetts Percussion Instruments under Frank V. Russell 39 FRANCES LEAVHT BOOTH in West Scarboro Maine Pianoforte under Antoinette Szumowska A X LI Treasurer 1 929-1 !):$() BETTY MAE BOYER Beaver Falls Pennsylvania Pianoforte under Alfred DeVoto EDXA EYA BREYARD Worcester Massachusetts Public School Music under Francis Findlay BENJAMIN BROWN Chelsea Massachusetts Public School Music under Francis Findlay 10 MARTHA BUCK Streeter North Dakota Pianoforte under JullUS Ckaloff MARIE TERESA BURKE Brighton Massachusel I s Pianoforte under Alfred DeVoto Corresponding Secretary of Conservatory Club LEONE X. CAMERON Akron Ohio Pianoforte under Richard Stevens CONSTANCE A. CARLEZON I orohester Massachusel t s Pianoforte under George Gibson Senior ( lass Nominating Committee Senior Class Treasurer Conservatory Clul Executive Hoard NsuifE Clul) Treasurer H fflEHK EDITH CONGREVE CARTER Hammond Louisiana Organ under Homer C. Humphrey ELLIXOR HAZEN CARTER Portland Maine Pianoforte under Stuart Mason and Richard Stevens HELEN VALENTINE CHAMBLEE Red Oak North Carolina Voice under Alice Huston Stevens FENTON HOWARD CHARLES Utica New York Voice under Clarence B. Shirley President of Junior Class 19 8-1 929 Vice-President N ' ei me Club 1928-1929 $ M A 12 4. ' ! ill % HARRIET BERTHA CONNORS StQUghtOD Massachusetts Public School Music under Francis Findlay Conservatory Clul Elson Clul) President, 1927-192X. 1949, 1930 Assistant Editor of X ' eime MARGUERITE PRISCILLA COTTLE Gardiner Maine Public School Music under Francis Findlay Conservatory Clul) BURDETTE MEADE COUTS Bucyrus Ohio Pianoforte under Louis Cornell S A I Recording Secretary 1928-1989, 1949-19.U) Assistant Editor of Neume PAULINE MARGARET CRANDELMIRE Brownville Junction Maine Pianoforte under F. Addison Porter Conservatory Club f if jUONE FLORENCE VERA ( ' RON IN Me.lt ' onl Massachusel t s Pianoforte under Eustace li. Rice MARJORIE M. DAVIES ( leveland Heights Ohio Voice under William . . Whitney Junior Class Secretary Harp under Alfred Holy and Bernard Zighera M I K Corresponding Secretary 1 h 8- 1 ! • !) M l K Recording Secretary l ! - «)- 1 Nominating Committee for Senior Class Subscription Manager for Neime ARTISS COSETTE dkYOLT Boston Massachusetts MILDRED DRIN KWATER Wellesley Hills Massachusetts Pianoforte under I- ' rank S. Watson US fit Will DOROTHY STEVENSON DIMMER Rockport Massachusetts Voice under Alice Hiuton Sir reus £ A 1 Social Secretary 1929- 1 9:i0 PRISCILLA MAYHEW DUNCAN Portsmouth New Hampshire Pianoforte under Alfred DeVoto A X Q Lure Editor 1928-1929 A XQ Warden 1929-19.50 Junior ( lass Nominating Committee DORIS MAE EDWARDS Somerville Massachusetts Pianoforte under Kurt Fischer SYLVIA M. ENGSTROM Helsingfors Finland Voice under F. Morse Wemple A I M ill CARROLL HILTON EVANS Kittery Point Maine Organ under Homer C. Humphrey CHARLOTTE FIXE ftoxbury Massachusetts Pianoforte under Alfred DeVotO Bison Club REVA FINKS Portland Maine Pianoforte under Louis Cornell Klson Clul) ' i e-l , rc ' si lcnt RITA MARY FORD Fall River Massachusetts Public School Music under Francis Findlay 47 warn BETTY FOX New Bedford Massachusetts Public School Music under Francis Findlay Ekan Club ROBERT DANIEL GAFFNEY Somerville Massachusetts Pianoforte under F. Addison Porter DORA HETTIE GAGE North Reading Massachusetts Pianoforte under Frank S. Watson BLANCHE ISABELLE GARNER Bethany Oklahoma Pianoforte under Howard Goding 18 fit EVA ML GARB Winthrop Massachusetts Pianoforte under Eustace li. Rice Bison Club Treasurer 1!M8-I!h 9, 19 9-1 930 MAURIE GAULL Roxbury Masaschusetts Pianoforte under Margaret Mason EDWARD DAVENPORT GERRY Willimanl ic ( lonned icut Violin under Harrison Keller M A RUTH JEAN ETTE GOLDBERG Moosup Connecticut Public School Music under Francis Findiay F.lsoii Clul) Business Manager 19 MONA GRACE GREENE Harrison Maine Pianoforte under Julius Chaloff Conservatory Club MADELEINE JOSEPHINE GUAY S va m p scot t Massach usett s Pianoforte under Edwin Klahre and Howard Godiny DOROTHY FARWELL HALL Dorchester Massachusetts Pianoforte under Dr. . . A. Jeffery, Stuart Mason, and Louis ( ' orneU Conservatory Club Executive Board of Senior Class 1929-1930 Art Editor of Xeume 50 fit VELMA LOYINA HARDEN Winthrop Massachusel I s Pianoforte under Henry Goodrich ELIZABETH CLARK HART Newport Rhode Island Pianoforte under Kdirin Klahre and Anna StovaU- Lothian BETTY HAWTHORNE Elgin Illinois Instrumental School Music under Francis Findlay WILLIAM GILES HAZARD Wollaston Massachusetts Organ under Raymond C. Robinson .- i » Mil APHREN GEORGE HOYEN Worcester Massachusetts Public School MlUte under Francis Findlay J M A Warden 1929-1930 Senior Class Executive Committee Chairman Nominating Committee Chairman Senior-Junior Reception Committee ELEANOR COWDEN HUMBERT AYa hington Pennsylvania Pianoforte under Alfred DeVoto MADELINE BEATRICE JAMIESON New Bedford Massachusetts Public School Music under Francis Findlay £ A I Junior Class Vice-President 1928-1929 Assistant Advertising Manager of Xecme Senior Class Nominating Committee CELIA KADISH Brockton Massachusetts Pianoforte under Charles F. Dennee Klson Cluli 52 hi mm ALICE C. KENNEY Dorchester Massachusel I s Pianoforte under ' . Addison Porter and Louis Cornell ( " onsrrvatorv ( ' lull VIRGINIA KIMBALL Swampscott Massachusel t s Pianoforte under Alfred DeVoto Conservatory Cluli VIRGINIA RUTH KNIGHT Portland Maine Pianoforte under Stuart Mason and Richard Stevens AX£2 Conservatory Chili SOPHIE KULBERSH Roxliury Massachusel I s Pianoforte under • ' . Addison Porter 53 t in mam. HELEN LESIUE Salem Massachusetts Public School Music under Francis Findlay ANNE LEVINE Roxbury Massachusetts Pianoforte under Eustace li. Rice Ebon dub Corresponding Secretary 1929-19S0 CHARLOTTE CORINNE L ' HEUREUX Ware Massachusetts Pianoforte under Charles • ' . Dennee Conservatory Club EDITH JOSEPHINE LILLY Portsmouth Mew Hampshire Pianoforte under Howard Goding 54 RUTH LOBAUGH Clinton Missouri Pianoforte under Louis Cornell M «l E Vice-President Conservatory Club I ! •- ' - 1 ' .) ' .) Vice-President Senior Class [ntarfraternity Council ELEANOR MAE LOCKWOOD Wesl Springfield Massachusetts Pianoforte under Frank S. li aison ( lonservatory ( Hub EVELYN MARGARET MacLEOD Newport Rhode Island Pianoforte under Henry Goodrich MILDRED DILLARD MARTIN Leaksville North Carolina Pianoforte under Alfred Del oto A X Li 55 ) W LOUISE ELLIOTT MASTEN Lacolle Quebec Voice under Alice Huston Stevens EVELYN REED MAYER Andover Massachusetts Public School Music under Francis Findlay W. RAYMOND MrCLLRE Cambridge Massachusel t s Public School Music under Francis Findlay Editor-in-Chief of the Xecme EUNICE EVELYN McCORMICK Newport Rhode Island Pianoforte under Alfred DeVoto Conservatory Club £ A I Junior Class Treasurer Nei me Club 19 8-19 29 .-,(1 fit KATHERINE ELIZABETH McILROY Lewiston Maine Pianoforte under Arthur Poote ELEANOR LILLIAN MILLER Mel I wood Pennsylvania Pianoforte under Douglas Kennei M E President of Conservatory Club L 928-1929 Executive Hoard of Conservatory Clul 1929-1 !). ' !() Cominittce-at-Large Junior Class ESTHER MILLER Revere Massachusetts Pianoforte under Julius Chalqff Elson ( Hub FORI) MONTGOMERY Milledgeville ( reorgia Pianoforte under Richard Stevens 57 ELIZABETH RUTH MOON Ellsworth Maine Public School Music under Fraud Findlay Conservatory Clul MARY MAUDE MORRISSEY A Ie If on 1 Massach uset t s Pianoforte under Louis Cornell Conservatory Club MARION A. NEWELL West Somerville Massachusetts Public School Music under Francis- Findlay PAULINE NATALIE NEWINGTON Dartmouth Massachusel t - Voice under F. Morse W em pie Advertising Manager of Nkimk Conservators Clul 58 mi mm BERTHA EVELYN OLSEN Kittery Maine Public School Music under Francis Findlai OLIVE MARTHA OWEN Youngstown Ohio Pianoforte under Richard Stevens A X _ LILLIAN 15. PERRON Fall River Massachusetts Pianoforte under Edwin Klahre and Jesus Maria Sanroma 1 A I Editor Junior Class Nominating Committee Junior-Senior Dance Commit tee RUTH ELEANOR PRICE Lewes Delaware Pianoforte under Richard Stevens 59 mi mm. VIRGINIA AJLDEN PRIOR Brookline Massachusetts Pianoforte under F. Addison Porter CECILY VIRGINIA MARIE RICHARDSON Bailey ' s Bay Bermuda Pianoforte under Mary L. Moore JOHN SHELBY RICHARDSON Lexington Kentucky Pianoforte under Richard Stevens i M A GEORGE LAMBERT ROSCOE Stoneham Massachusetts Organ under Horner C. Humphrey en Ill tfHIlt f VIRGINIA MAY SARGENT Rockport Massachusetts Pianoforte under Alfred DeVotO EDITH MAE SEXTON Carlinville Illinois Pianoforte under Howard Goding M t E Alumnae Secretary BESSIE ARLOIXE SIMONS East Aurora New York Pianoforte under Richard Stevens Treasurer of Conservatory Club 1928-1929 MAUDE HARRIET SISSOX Charleston South Carolina Violin under Vincent Mariottiand Harrison Keller Conservatory ( lul) (il ill IK MARION LOUISE SKILLIXGS Auburn Maine Public School Music under Francis Findlay ELEANOR MARY SMITH Westfield Maine Public School Music under Francis Findlay FRANCIS BRADFORD SMITH Waterville Maine Violin under Harrison Keller K T T Chaplain 1927-1928 KTT Recording Secretary 1928-1929 K r President 1929-1930 Assistant Subscription Manager N ' eime MELBA I. SMITH Grand Junction Colorado Pianoforte under Richard Stevens A X Q Corresponding Secretary 1929-1930 Interfraternity Council Assistant Kditor N ' ei me 69 NELLIE LUELLA SNOW Rockland Maine Public School Music under Francis Findlay Conservatory Club Secretary Business Manager of Neumb ( ' hiss Ring ( lommittee Senior 1 ance ( ' ommittee LOIS DORA SPALDING East Dedham Massachusetts Public School Music under Francis Findlay CORINNE FRANCES SUTHERLAND North Attleboro Massachusetts Pianoforte under Alfred DeVoto GERTRUDE ELIZABETH SWEENEY Boston Massachusetts Pianoforte under Louis Cornell 63 iff ALFRED SWENSON Pleasant Cirove Utah Public School Music under Francis Findlay K V V MAE BELSHAW TAYLOR Sydney Mines Nova Scotia Voice under Alice Huston Stevens M t E Recording Secretary 1940-1927 ALICE SOPHIA THOREX Arlington Heights Massachusetts Pianoforte under Howard Goding Conservatory Club PAULINE CLAUDIA VAX BIBBER Brookline Massachusetts Pianoforte under Stuart Mason and Margaret Mason Conservatory Club 64 mi mm LILLIAN AVERNIA VEINOT Revere Massachusetts Public School Music under Francis Findlay FRANCES CONSTANCE VISALLI Lynn Massachusetts Pianoforte under Richard Stevens KATHERINE STEWART VOORHEES Needham Massachusetts Pianoforte under Howard Goding ELLAENOR GLENDOLYN E. WALLACE Coaticook Quebec Pianoforte under Howard Goding S A I Sergeant-at-Arms 1 !) ' . «)- 1!). ' 50 Go 4 HELEN HAD A WALTZ Detroit Michigan Pianoforte under Richard Stevens A X C2 Recording Secretary 1 928- 1 !)- !) A X President 1929-1930 EDMUND THEODORE WILSON Worcester R I assachusetts Public School Music under Francis Findlay M A DOROTHY DOUGLAS WRIGHT Merrimac Massachusetts Pianoforte under Charles F. Dennee Conservatory Club BERTHA XORA YOUNG Brownsville Te. a Pianoforte under Howard Goding 66 flf ELSIE RUTH ANDERSON Boston Massachusetts Violin under Vaughn Hamilton RUBY MEI LEONG Honolulu Hawaii Pianoforte under Louis Cornell DOROTHY LYTTLETON Boston Massachusetts Pianoforte under Charles F. Dennee MARY McGANN West Somerville Massachusetts Public School Music under Francis Findlay CORA MARY RUSTON Mitchell Iowa Pianoforte under Richard Stevens ROSALIE SAUNDERS Huntington West Virginia Pianoforte under Alfred DeVoto SAI MURIEL THOMAS Belmont Massachusetts Pianoforte under Howard Goding RALPH CLIFTON WILDES Haverhill Massachusetts Organ under Albert W. Snow K T Treasurer HHl) KITTY WOODS Harrisville West Virginia Pianoforte under Arthur Foote 07 Boston Svmpkonv Orchestra sense KOuasev TZKv conouctom SVMOHONV HALL BOSTON • Februar;- 20, 1930. yj.V. ' .Sayraond L ' cClure, Editor-in-chief, the RDKC, The l. ' ev: England Conservatory of I.usic, 3osto:., acsachnsetts. Dear ]£r. ItcClure: I warmly welcome the forthcoming of the Conservatory year-hook, the 1IEL1CS, and extend my most cordial food wishes to the !iew England Conservatory of Husio, which is an institution so indispensable to musi- cal life in Boston and America at large. Following the evolution of musical life of this country for the length of six years, I come to recognize the extraordinary musical development of Boston during this period of time: the attainments in that sphere of Art are proven by the intense and vital interest shown for music here. It may be said with confidence, that Boston is to-day one of the foremost musical eentres of the whole universe. I an talcing herewith the opportunity to express my feeling of deepest appreciation to the graduating class of the New England Conservatory of Uu3ic for its valuable and resultful activities. With renewed greetings, I remain, y 68 fit mam Class of 1931 Paul L. Battguss JIMOR OFFICERS Pai l L. Baugtss . Margarett Bartlett Eleanor Riblet Ruby Guxther Albert L. Kizes Edwix Stuntzneb President Vice-Presideni Secretary Treasurer Executive Committee Executive Committee 70 Junior Year, 1929-1930 PIANOFORTE Alfred Aiello Leo Litwin Lilla Mae Anderson Eleanor A. MacLeod Helen Bennett Magdalene Maistrellis Rose M. Berman Marie M argetson MlDA BlDDLE Marie Meokle.m Marion Blaine Dorothy T. Meek Florence Boraks Leuetta Moselei Flora Brown Audrey P. Noyes Caroline Bcdd Frances J ' . Pratt Helen Bullen Benedict Pullo Helen M. Canterbury Elizabeth B. Roberts ULADYS t OYLE Marion L. Rubun Josephine Gambone ( Iatherine Searle Clara Gertman Cyrena E. Shane Mary Evelyn Houston Martin F. Sprenger Virginia Jobson Ruby Swanson Harry S. Lawton Mary Clara Tate Kith X. Layman Kathryn Thieme Jeannette Levenson Jasea A. Towne Ruth E. Levin Elizabeth We ems Frederick W. P. Lewis Helen C. Weinberg Ruth K. Lindbladh Barbara Whitman VOICE Mildred Boruchofp An beta Shea Helen Fitzgerald Elizabeth Smith Ruby Gunther Bernice Spratler Anna Kubilii rs Frank Fairbanks Stone Earl A. Chamberlain Ruth Greer Alice M. Grinnell Henry Mason Palmeh ORGAN Carleton Petit Mary Katharine Sierer Mary Wil.ma Smith Elmena Tobin 71 VIOLIN Rosamonde W. Adams Maria Terbse Nixt Paxil Bauguss Louis Perullo May A. Dohrenwend Vincent Petrtjcci Dorothea Hopkins Samuel Quagenti William Elrzewicki Eleanor Riblet Hernando I). Lopez S. Pearl Roberts Robert F. McDonald Sara Silverman ( i enevieve Thompson PERCUSSION CLARINET Walter G. Howe Albert Kjzes VIOLONCELLO Edwin L. Stuntzner PUBLIC SCHOOL MUSIC Michael Abruzzese Janet E. Iyxowlton Margaret Bartlett Anne Lerner Elizabeth Canntpf Iva Mayberry Faoline H. Colby Edwin B. Pratt Frieda Feldman Eleanob Ross Sylvia Hodgson Florence Strickland 7:( Collegiate Department Miller Rylander Coltrane Bailey Tolander Seniple Allen Malmie The degrees Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of School Music are the highest honors the Conservatory can bestow, and they are the goal of every graduate. Only a few acquire this mark of distinction which is given in recognition of musical ac - complishments, whether as soloist, composer or teacher. Requirements for the degree include an individual recital, a performance with the orchestra. Faculty Council examinations, and a thesis. Those who complete satisfactorily this course may he justly proud of the letters placed after their names. 74 I Fourth Year Third Year Second Year Collegiate Department Course Leading to the Degree of Music Ruth E. Bailey Mary Louise Colthane SoEl ' RICTTE DlEIIL Vera Melone Gladys Miller Bertha Schaber Willa Semple Albert Vincent Mildred Abbott Frank Alexis Robert W. Ewing Gertrude Harvey Lois Luther Gertrude Pierce May Faulder Kenneth W. Moffatt (N.E.C. Class of 1925) (N.E.C (N.E.C (N.E.C (N.E.C (N.E.C (N.E.C Class of 1929) ( ' lass of 1!)4. ' 5) Class of 1927) Class of 1 !)£( ) Class of 1929) Class of 19-2!)) First Year Eleanor Taylor Course Leading to the Degree Bachelor of School Music Fourth Year Dorothy Eastman Allen James M. Dobbins Hassler L. Einzig Merton Rylander Lydia Tolander Third Year Eleanor Doughty Stella Gorse Ruth Lobaugh Philip Saltman Edmund T. Wilson Second Year Robert P. MONTGOMERY First Year Einar Helstrom Raymond HlLL Kaarlo MacKAV (N.E.C. Class of 1928) (N.E.C. Class of 1928) (N.E.C. Class of 1928) (N.E.C. Class of 1930) 75 7( ill mm The Elson Club Garr Golden Bektha Connors Reva Finks Irene Golden Anne Levine Eva Garr Edith Barr Rith Goldberg Finks Goldberg Connors Le% President I ice-President Recording Secretary C ' orrespondiiuj Secretary Treasurer . Assistant Treasurer Business Manager The Elson Club was founded by Rose Frutman in 1920 for the purpose of perpetuating the name of the late Louis C. Elson, promoting the best in music, discussing musical problems, and furthering the musical interests of its members. A memorial in the form of a bronze bas-relief was presented to the Conservatory through the efforts of Ruth Bernard, who, as President of the Club, initiated the project. The present Elson Club is a revival of this enthusiastic group, with the addi- tional objective of an annual concert by its members. Membership includes gradu- ates, and students taking a full course. 73 fit The Elson Club Sophie Angoff Frances Baker Sara Bakger Edith Barr Rose Berman Marion BLUMENTHAL Mildred Boruchoff Ruth Brilliant Ch rlotte Cohen Fanny Cohen Miriam Cohen Bertha Connors Charlotte Fixe Rev a Finks Eva Garr Zelda Gerson Sophie Gilfenbatjm MEMBERS Ruth Goldberg Irene Golden Loi ise Goldfarb Lillian Halpern Celia Kadish Esther Lapidus Ruth Len in Anne Levine Mildred Levinson Lillian Loftman Esther Miller Marian Rubin SoPHIE Sandler Helen Shore Ethel Silverman Sara Silverman Helen Weinberg 79 Conservatory Club Snow Shea Carlezon Wieken Barnard Bickford Larson Crawford Uurke Miller The Conservatory Club, one of the youngest organizations of our school, was founded in 1920 in response to a growing need for a large democratic organization for women students. It was established to promote school spirit, to encourage high scholarship, and to foster closer associations among the student s. Various functions have been held this year, which include teas, bridge parties, a formal dance, and, of course, the " Kapers. " For the season ' s final event a formal dinner is held to welcome the newly elected officers of the coming year. 80 fll Conservatory Club OFFICERS Lida Ellen Crawford Zei.ma Lahsox Virginia Barnard Nellie Snow MaKIE Bl ' KKE Faye Bickford . President First I ' ice-Pres id en t Second I ice-President Secretary Assistant Secretary Treasurer Hilda WlCKEN EXECUTIVE BOARD Amceta Shea Eleanor Miller ( JoNSTANCE ( lARLEZON ACTIVE MKMHKHS Mabel Austin Eleanor Lockwood Virginia Babnabd Mart Maguire M IRG Mtl ' .T Bartlett MaRJORIE MAS 1 1 i:y Pate Bickford Dorotht Mann Marie Burke Mary McGann Dorotht Bond EUNICE Mf ' CoHMACK Constance Carlezon Eleanor Miller Bertha Conners Elizabeth Moon- Ann Lee Cooley Mary Mohhissey Gladys Cotle Pauline Newington Pauline Crandlemire Virginia Pace Lida Ellen Crawford Florence Preston WlNNIFRED CbBSSEY Marguerite Putnam Adelaide Cross Marion Reynolds Anna May Chouse Hetty Shane Fritzi Dhyden Aniceta Shea Averil Davies Bessie Simmons Catherine Parrel Nellie Snow NO h a Gill Eleanor Snyder Mow Greene Helen Snyder BLANCHE Hamilton Genevieve Thompson Dorothy Hall Helen Thompson Alice Kenney Alice Thoren Virginia Kimball J VSK A TOWNE Zklma Larson Pauline VanBibbeb Charlotte L ' Heureux Lillian AValtiieh Ruth Lindbladb Hilda Wi k i n Rl ' TH Lobaugh Dorothy WRIGHT 81 Alumni Association Mr. DeVoto Mr. Dennee Mr. Humphrey OFFICERS Charles Dennee Wti.t.tam BuBBANK Eleanor Knight Alfred DeVoto Homer Humphrey Wn.r.TAM L. Gray Grace May Stutsman George Dunham Pre.ii ' lent First Vice-President Second V ice-President Treasurer Financial Secretary Recording Secretary ( ' orresponding Secreta rij A u ' I i tor The object of this association is to perpetuate and intensify in its members their fidelity to their Alma Mater, and to bind them together in a spirit of true friendship and mutual helpfulness; to assist worthy students by the establishment of a loan fund, free scholarships and prizes; to aid in the endowment of professorships when these helps shall become practicable; to assist one another, and to further the cause of true art. 82 Iff Conservatory Orchestra ( ' onditctor.s George W. Chadwick W illace Goodrich First Violins Cecile E. Forest, Concertmaster Naomi E. Trombley Harry Dickson Florence Leach Pierino DiBlasio Malcolm II. Holmes Malcolm Knott Cecilia M. Payeska 1 5 k i t v Fox Pai l L. BAUGUSS Priscilla M. Duncan ROBERT A. MaCDOXALD Harry Kritchevsky Robert F. McDonald Edwin L. Stintzner Violet Hirsb Olive Wilbur Minnie A. Wass Si WLEV G. Hassell George P. Mads ex Ralimi F. Johnson- Malcolm Mark Edith Stevens (i. SOEURETTE DlEHL Francis B. Smith Louis Perullo Second iolins Hernando D. Lopez Rosamonde Adams Fannie F. Cohen Pet eh George I ' iolas Vincent R. Bangs Robert Cohen Frederick G. Kino Newman Goldschmidt J ' iolonceUi Julia xx e Wui lle dmie r Elinor H. Hodgson Frances L. Booth by Contrabasses Max 0. Kunze, Instructor Betty Hawthorne Edna Mayes Alfred Kishkis Flutes Piccolo James Pabboctsakis Renato J. Pacini ( i en e i e e Thompson Eleanoh Hiblet Vincent J. Petrucci Dorothy Tennant Melina Pelletier Dorothy Huse Gabriele AlCCARD] George Hoyen Eliza be t i i Wak e f i e ld Dorothea IIobkins Ippocrates Papoutsakis Samuel Quagenti Ralph Chioini Alice P. Holcombe Louis ( ' k;xarelli John BarwickJ Websteb Spinney James PappoUTSAKIS Geor ge II nsen 84 iff Clement Lexom, Instructor Olav Dittbich Oboes M mo [. McRae () ( |{ TolRTELLOTTE Manuel Valerio Elmeb Stelley English Horn Os A R Tor RTELLOTTE Bass f ' larinei Albert Kizes ( ' larinets Karrlo Mackey Paul T. Giles Bassoons Boaz Pilleb, Instructor Albert L. Kizes J. M. LONGYEAR, JB. Contra Bassoon Boaz Filler Horns George Boettcheb, Instructor Marcel Lannoye Leslie I). Rupebt Earl V. Clay Trnin pets Bower M. Mtjbphy Clifton Mix Bass Trumpet Russell Hinman Trombones Henry B. Walker Lowell L. Labsen, Jr. Russell Hinman Louis Counihan Ann Lee Cooley Bass Tuba Stanlei G. Hassell Walter G. How i: Abtiss DeVolt Percussion Gebtbude Pierce J. Richard Sitoliffe Harps Priscilla Smith Librarian Stanley G. Hassell 85 Yinal Smith Stanley G. Haskell Tympani Joseph Bloom Alcott W. Beardsley Babbaba Whitney Conservatory Chorus The Conservatory Chorus under the direction of Wallace Goodrich is main- tained to train the vocal students of the school in the principles of chorus singing, including accuracy of reading, clearness of diction and elasticity of expression. The rehearsals are conducted mainly without accompaniment for the purpose of cultivat- ing purity of tone and intonation, as well as precision of attack and rhythm. MEMBERS OF THE CHORUS Mary E. Barrett Virginia Miller Dorothy W. Bond Pauline Newtngton Helen Chamblee Lillian Perron Mary Louise Coltrane Doris E. Peterson Adelaide E. Cross Beatrice Royce Dorothy S. Dimmer Elizabeth F. Smith Sylvia M. Exgstrom EsABELLE SoUSTEB Ruby Gunther Lydia P. Tolandeb Jane Howell Marion Alice Warfield Saima Laycock Mabel E. Welch N EV A Mallov Gladys Williams Gladys Miller Helen G. Wilson Fenton Charles Edwin B. Pratt Harry R. Daniels John H. Robbins William T. Evans Merton C. Rylander Stanley G. Hassell Philip Saltman Carroll S. Jldd John Sheldon- John M. Longyear, Jr. Frank F. Stone Thomas MgLaughlin Alfred Swenson Ed i r» O ' Hearne John H. Watterson Paul A. Yannon 1 1 (SI Ik i W S( w Phyllis Blake Dorothy Bearce Kay Smith Virginia Barnard Irene Watson Norman Strauss Iff Dramatic Recital CLAYTON D. GILBERT. Director " THE POETASTERS OF ISPAHAN " A Comedv of Persian life, in one act, l v Clifford Ban CHARACTERS II illaj, the i 1 1 1 1 i - letter writer Nejrihal, a pastry cook Aladdin, a perfume seller Si li.man, a barber Guleesii, a miserly silk-mercer Ihn-Hassim, a wealthy jeweller Silvermoon, his daughter Two Slaves " THE PLAY OF ROBIN AND MARION " (Le Jen de Robin et Marion) Mediaeval Folk Comedy Opera in one act Written and composed for the Court of Robert, Count of Artois. in the T Trouvere, Adam De La Halle. Reconstructed and harmonized in the manner of the period by Jean Buck. Murray Gibbon. PERSONAGES OF THE PLAY Robin, a peasant The Chevalier Baudon, Robin ' s cousin Gautieh, a neighbor Huart, a neighbor MARION, a shepherdess PeBONNELLE, Marion ' s friend A Piper .... Conductor: FRANCIS PlNDLAI Robert Currier .lames Pappoutsakis [ppocrates Pappoutsakis Harry Daniels Norman Strauss William Evans Dorothy Bcarce Raymond Bell Walter Angus Di mccs arranged l birteenth Century by the English Translation by .1. Howard Harrington Robert ( lurrier Ippocrates Pappoutsakis William Evans James Pappoutsakis Virginia Barnard Phyllis Blake Herbert Sloan Gilbert Byron ACT TWO PROM " SEVENTEEN " A play of youth and love and summertime by Booth TaRKINGTON (Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Ltd.) CHARACTERS May Parcher Phyllis Blake Johnnie Watson John Sheldon William Sylvan us Baxter Norman Strauss Lola Pratt Evelyn Boring Joe Bullitt Carlo Angelo Scene: Evening, in front of the Parcher home. " THE FAN " A pantomime in two scenes [first performance on any .stage) Pantomime by Clayton I). Gilbert Music arranged by Gertrude G. Brailey CHARACTERS Monsieur Diedrot Madame Diedrot Madame PlCHOT Monsieur Pichot Mi. i.e. Mallet Monsieur Geaudkey Mlle. Felice Natta ml. i.e. iiortense n.vtta . Mlle, Felicia PlCHONE .... Mlle. Yvonne Tholliek Scene I The Diedrot home All dances unde Dancers at the Ball Scene II— The Ma r the direction of (in. hurt Byron Francis Feeney Ruth Tucker Kay Smith Frank Schnone Evelyn Boring Norman Strauss Phyllis Blake Dorothy Bcarce Marie Burke Alvina Lameroux sked Ball 89 90 Alpha Chi Omega Wakefield Smith Tucker Hodgson Martin Black Finley Nelson Waltz Duncan Parsons Bartlett Thieme Rililet Boothby Bearce Alpha Chi Omega, a member of the National Pan-Hellenic Congress, granted a charter to Zeta chapter at the New England Conservatory of Music ten years after the fraternity was founded at DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, in 188.5. Zeta chapter is the only strictly musical chapter in the fraternity. Although Alpha Chi Omega is a collegiate fraternity, its traditions embody the appreciation of music and its sister arts, and the attainment of a high moral and mental standard. Scholarship is emphasized not only because high rank supports national prestige, but also because the fraternity believes that a certain degree of intellectual accomplish- ment will enrich the life of each member. Among the national altruistic work of the fraternity is the National Scholarship for Children, the yearly activity of each member on Hera Day. March 1, and the MacDowell Colony Studio. 9 Alpha Chi Omega OFFICERS Eleanor Hiblet Kathryn Thieme Frances Boothby Melha Smith M ky Bahtlett Elizabeth Wa k e f eeld Dorothy Bearce LVLA HoDGSON Priscilla Duncan Mary Priscilla Bahtlett Dorothy Bearce Marjorie Black i ' k wces boothhy Mary Dabbs Mary Dinning Priscilla Duncan Marjorie Dunn Eathel Finley Sylvia Hodgson Virginia Knight Agatha Marshall Mildred Martin Mas. H, II. A. Beach Neally Stevens Adele Verne Mrs. Mary N. Sable Margaret R. Lang Fannie B. Zeisleh Alumnae Advisor Mus. R. J. Dunkle ACTIVE MEMBERS Helen Bada Waltz HONORARY MEMBERS MME. A. S .l MOW SK A President Vice-President Treasurer Corresponding Secretary Recording Secretary Lyre Editor Historian Chaplain Warden Della Veola Nelson Makgahet North Els a Og den- Martha Ow EN Bernadette Parsons Rhona Perkins Eleanor Rib let {Catherine Sibber Melba Smith Kathryn Thieme Ki th Tucker Lois Valentine Elizabeth Wakefield Mme. Marie Decca Mrs. 1m ki) Mac Dow ell Mme. Helen Hopekirk Mme. .Julia Rive-King Mme. Adele Aus Deh Ore Mme. Ellen Yaw Province President Mus. Sheldon D. (Jhaff 93 ill p 1 Kappa Gamma Psi Morgan Stuntzner Findlay Scanlan Hassell Bell M. Mark McKay Amiro Meeker Porter Moore DeVivo Slominski Kislikis Knolt Murphy Halfpenny Rylander Prangoulis Gibson A. Mark Smith Kindness Cornell Wade Devlin Kappa Gamma Psi Fraternity was organized in December, 1913 at the New England Conservatory of Music by a group of twelve members of the Faculty who wished to establish an organization w hich would promote school spirit. In the course of years the fraternity has expanded until it now includes eight chapters in various institutions of the country. Kappa Gamma Psi is very active in the social affairs of the Conservatory. With other fraternities it sponsors concerts and dances at frequent intervals during the school year. A scholarship, started by Ignace Paderewski. and now grown to sizeable proportions, gives appreciable aid to some member each year. 94 flf Francis Smith Alexander Mahk Edward O ' Hearne Philip Kehhako Raymond Bell 1 1 ah how Kindness John Devlin . Eliot Meeker Louis A mi ho Stanley Slominski Stanley EIassell . Albert Snow Frank Watson L. Amiho R. Hem. Hehti Clay Devlin D ' Allesandro DeVivo HALFPENNY I I ISS1 I J. Adamowskj Harold 15 m er Pablo Casals Phillip Clapp E. R. Berry L. .1. Cornell F. M. FlNDLAY (!. I.. Gibson ( ' . 1) Gilbert Kappa Gamma Psi OFFICERS Prexklenl First Vice-President Second ' ice- 1 ' resident Treasurer Corresponding Secretary Recording Secretory Assistant Recording Secretary Sergeant-at-A mis Chaplain Historian Active Trustee Trustees ACTIVE MEMBERS E. Henneberry P . Murphy II. Kindness E. Meeker A. Kishkis E. O ' Hearne M. Knott B. Prangoulis .1. LoNQYEAR M. Rylandeh A. Mahk R. Veo M. Mahk H. Scanlon V. Morgan ' S. Slominski Honorary Members Ossip Gabrilowitsch Leo R. Lewis Philip Hale Georges Longy Fritz Kheisleh Ign.ue .1. Padehewski Associate I). P. Kenney L. F. Kloepfel M. Kl A .E G. L. Gardiner R. McKay .1 embers . . 1). Murray F. A. Porter C. B. Shirley I). Smith {. Ste ens F. V. E. A. D. C. II. C. R. Smith Smith Stuntzneh SwENSON YanWart Wade Wentworth Williams Wildes W. R. Spaulding Aoide Jacchla GEORGE S. Kastm n A. Snow F. S. Watson II. S. Wilder W. L. Whitney 95 Mu Phi Epsilon Saucr Thompson Sexton Leone Hopkins Whitman Lobaugh Budd Taylor Miller Wuilleumier King Abbott Wilbur Austen deVolt Coltrane Mil Phi Epsilon, a national honorary musical sorority, was founded November 13, 1903 at the Metropolitan College of Music, Cincinnati. Ohio. Since that time it has added yearly to its list of chapters until it now includes fifty-eight chapters and many alumnae clubs. The membership of Mu Phi Epsilon is restricted to those who f nihil the require- ments of character, scholastic standing, and public appearances. The advancement of music in America, the maintenance of a Benefit Scholarship Fund, cooperation in all local civic music ventures, the development of the truest sisterhood, and un- swerving loyalty to the Alma Mater are the objects of the sorority. The National Club House, opened within the last few years in Xew York City, provides a delightful place of residence for members who are engaged in musical activity in that city. Beta Chapter is the second oldest chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon, having been founded in 190-1. 96 Mu Phi Epsilon OFFICERS Olive Wilbur Ruth Austen Amiss deVolt . Mahv Louise Coltrane Mildred Abbott Edith Sexton Kmii.v Ellis Mildred Clemens Mildred Kino Elizabeth Schulz President Vice-Presideitt Rerordiny Secretary Corresponding Secretary Treasurer Alumnae Secretary Chaplain Historian Warden ( ' Iwrister Mildred Abbott Ki th Austen Gertrude Benson Caroline Bidd M vhv Loi " ise Coi.tr ni: Mildred Clemens Artiss deYolt Emilv Ellis Martha Harper ACTIVE MEMBERS Dorthea Hopkins Emilv Johnson Mildred Kino Ruth Lobai oh Edith Sexton Elizabeth Soiii lz Mae Taylor Olive Wilbur JULIANNE Wl I I LI.El I M I E R Barbara Whitman Hazel Saier Tompers (1 en bvtve Thom ps( n Coletts Leone Eleanor Miller Mahv Clara Tate Hope Wright [SAB EL MacDoN i I) 97 Phi Mu Alpha Dietriech. Doell, Rupert. Collis, R. Montgomery. Olsen. Evans, Robison, McKinley Tourtellotte, Hovan, Sheldon. F. Montgomery. Cook. Sehierer. Richardson, Hinman. Wilson. Madson. ' Bauck. Schwab, W. Smith, Bauguss, Dean. Beardsley, DreakeD, Lenom, Daniels. Trowbridge. In 1898 an organization known as the Sinfonia Club was formed by members of the faculty and men stud ents at the New England Conservatory of Music at Hoston. L nder the name Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America, which was suggested by one of its founders, George W. Chadwick, it was incorporated in 1901 as a national fraternity, becoming social, honorary, and professional in scope. Sinfonia now has fifty active chapters in conservatories and colleges throughout the country. The purpose of this fraternity is to encourage advancement of music in America, to form a brotherhood among music students, and to increase loyalty to the Alma Mater. Sinfonia is keenly interested in the development of American music and the recognition of works by native musicians. Each chapter in Phi Mu Alpha presents yearly an Ail-American program of representative works of the best American com- posers, and awards a prize to the member who writes the best original composition. 98 Phi Mu Alpha OFFICERS Alcott Woolsey Beardsley John Daniels EDV Mil) MuGGLEB II lrold Schwab Paul Bauouss Russell Hinman John Sheldon George IIove.n . . Presiden i I ' ice-President Recording Secretary ( ' orresponding Secretary Treasurer Wistaria n Librarian Warden ACTIVE MEMBERS Paul L. Baigiss Alcott Woolsey BEARDSLEY Everett Collis William Cook John Daniels Olaf Dietriech WlLLARD DoELL L. Hassleh Einzig William Evans Arthur Hauck Russell Hinman Walter Howe A. George Hoyen George Madson Ford Montgomery Robert Montgi im bri Edward Muggleh John Richardson Leslie Ruppert Watleb Schiereb Harold Schwab John Sheldon Oscar Tourtellotte Edmund Wilson FACULTY MKMMKHS George W. Chadwick Wallace GOODRICH Minot A. Beale I)a id S. Blanpied Frederick S. Converse Aktiich M. Cihky Charles Dennee Alfred DeVoto Floyd B. Dean Sam I ' EL E.NDICOTT Rev. William K. Gardner, D.I). Oliver C. Faust Arthur Foots Howard Coding Henry GOODRICH Vaughn Hamilton Per» 1 F. Ill NT Homer III mphrey Clayton Johns Clement Lenom David Blair McCloskey |{ ymond Our Carl Fierce Roland Heasoner Harri N, Redman Hehhert Ringw all Eubtance B. Bin; Raymond C. Robinson Frank V. Russell Sullivan A. Sargent Frederick Trowbridge Augusto Vannini Morse WbMPLE Arthur Sodehma.n Warren Stored Smttb William E. Zeuck 99 mm Pi Kappa Lambda F. Addisox Porter OFFICERS F. Addisox Porter President Francis Findlay Vice- President Alfred DeVoto Treasurer Xorixe Robards Secretary Makie Audet Gladys Pitcher [ Members at Large Homer Htmphrey J Pi Kappa Lambda, an honorary musical fraternity which corresponds to Phi Beta Kappa among the classical colleges, was founded in 1910 at the University of Illinois. Iota Chapter was installed at the New England Conservatory in 1928. The primary object of the fraternity is the " ' encouragement among musicians of eminent achievement in performance or original composition. " Membership in Iota Chapter is chosen only from those who have been gradu- ated in the upper fourth of their respective classes, and from members of the faculty of at least five years ' standing. 100 Pi Kappa Lambda Mrs. Wiles II. Allen W allace GOODRICH Lucille Monagiian Marie I . Audet Hi ' th I ' . Gove Ralph L. Moore Ruth E. Bailey Leona Griswold Fare I ' . MORGAN R i th Bam pton Nicholas D. Gualillo Thomas Moss E BLYN li N |{( tFT Alice M. Hamlet Mary H. Mott Pu i. ( k Bar s Alice B. Harvey ' Hazel B. Multer Mrs. E. II. Bean Gertrude Har - ey M IRIE MUHB Y Em in l{n e Berle George Hathaway ' I ' m line L. Nemser 1 ) i i) s. Blanpied M ry T. Hobson Carl Pierce BLANCHE Bow ' DEN Homer C. Humphrey Gladys Pitcher Gertrude G. Brailey Percy F. Hi nt F. Addison PoRTEB Grace C. Br w Elm a Igelman Mrs. Harry B. Putnam Leone Reynolds Brown Mrs. Earl B. Jacob Ruth Radford George H. Brown Theresa I). James C. Roland Reasoneb li l . w it Ir vi ' IT ( ' i i)i i ■ 1 . I - 11 Itr.Al _ 1 1 1 I At 1 1 1. " 1 ' f 1 1. ' EVDDV I 1 ll 1 V 1 i T- V 1 11 IIS . ' 1 All IU. IV 1 . 1 . 111,1 Mrs. Donald A. Chase Elisabeth Jones Eustance B. Rice Eleanor Cleaveh Wendell M. Jones Myrtle E. Rich ui si n Mildred Clemons Mrs. Dean McMi rray K ' aiper Viva F. Richardson Mary R. Clifford Constance King N ' ORINE RoHARDS Leland A. Coon Ed vin Klaiire Frank V. Russell Louis J. Cornell Dorothy R. Krauss Anne Rutledge Mae G. Chockfohd Thomas W. Lander Raymond H. Sachse Floyd B. Dean Amelia LavtNO Willa Iv Semple Charles Dennee Esther Lapidus Minnie W ' olk Siegel Alfred DeVoto Florence Leach Frank F. Siple Mks. Ella DeVoto Marion G. Leach Laura G. Shields Hahhv Dickson Russell Lee Clarence B. Shirley James Dobbins Clement Lenom Stanley C. Slominski Charles II. Doersam Mildred Levinson Sarah 0. Stout Rita Bowers Dows Mrs. IsABELLE Edwards Lewis James Elmer Mrs. Mildred Vinton Drew Frederick F. Lincoln Augusto Vannini Dorothy M. Eastman Clifford C. Loom is John X. Vincent Francis Ftndlay Mrs. John A. Li nn Mildred Vinton Alia Freeman Lois Ei ther Helen W ALB URN Mary Fisiihuhne Howard W. Lyman Marion WaRFIELD Gene Flipsey Stan lie MacCokmack F. Morse Wemple Arthur Foote Margaret Mason Ralph E. Williamson Cecile E. Forest Stuart Mason M vr ; V R ET W ' itherstine Like I. (J ask ell RoSSANNA McGlNNIS Paul White Augusta Gentsch Mrs. Robert McKay Emm R. Whitehoi se Dorothy B. George Maurice Minard Wilhelmia C. Wylde Bernadette Giguekhe Irene C. Zung Deceased LO] Saunders, I. Smith. Faultier, Johnson, Jamieson, La vine, Engstrom, Bailey. Malone, Young Knight, McCormick, Dummer, (Vonin, Wilson, P. Smith. Luther, B. Giguerre, J. Giguerre, Mason. i « idruff. Wallace Acker Audet Blecker Cunt her ( " outs Perron Sigma Alpha Iota, National Professional Musical Fraternity, was founded in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on June P2, IOCS, and it now includes fifty-seven active chapters and sixteen alumnae clubs. Its membership is restricted to students who are outstanding in musical talent and scholastic merit. The objects of Sigma Alpha Iota are to form groups of representative women who shall uphold the highest ideals of a musical education, to raise standards of pro- ductive music among women students, to give moral and material aid to its mem- bers, and to promote and dignify the musical profession. Aside from scholarships maintained by the National Office, individual awards arc given by chapters to worthy students within membership or school enrolment . " Pan ' s Cottage " at the MacDowell Colony of creative Arts. Peterboro. New Hampshire, is supported by the organization. Talented artists and musicians are permitted to live here among surroundings conducive to creative effort. 102 Sigma Alpha Iota OFFICERS Ruth Bleckeb President Dorothy Eastman Allen V ice-President Bttrdette Couts . Recording Secretary Eleanor Packard ( ' orresponding Secretary Ruby Gunther Treasurer Lillian Person Editor Annie Acker Chaplain Ellaenor Wallace ACTIVE MEMBERS Senjcant-at-Arms Annie Ackeu Bkhnadette Giguere Eunice McCormick Dorothy Eastman Allen Jeanette Giguere Eleanor Packard Ruth Bailey Ruby Gunther Lillian Perron Ruth Hampton Madeline Jamieson Alice Ritch Ruth Bleckeb Marjohie Johnston Rosalie Saunders RuRDETTE Col ' TS Eleanor Knight Katherine Southworth Young Grace Choxix Amelia L.wino IrmA Smith Adelaide Cross Lois Luther Phiscilla Smith Dorothy Di mmer Margaret Mason Ellaenor Wallace Sylvia Engstrom Vera M alone Helen Wilson May Pauloeb Dorothy Woodruff CHAPTER HONORARY MEMBERS Mrs. Bernice FisnF.n-Hrn.Kii Mrs. Dudley Fitts Mme. Esther Ferrabini-Jacchia Mrs. Ethel Cave-Cole Mrs. Alvan T. Fi ller Mme. Emma Robebts-Longhead Mme. Motte-Lacroix NATIONAL HONORARY MEMBERS Merle Alcock Maria Jeritza Sigrud Onegin Plorence Austral Caroline Lazzahi Rosa Raisa LuCREZIA BORI Florence Macbeth Elizabeth ReTHBEBG 1 N Hi ll KSK AV A Edith Mason CoRINXE RiDER-KeLSEY Clara Butt Marguerite Matzexauer Julie Rive-King Julia Clai ' ssen Luella Meliul Gertrude Ross Florence Easton Yol.ANDA MeRO Olga Samaroff OlTVE Fremstad Christine Miller M vm ei.i.a Sbubrich Amelia Galli-Curci Enrika Mortni Janet Spencer DuSOLINA GlANNTNI May Mi kle .Gertrude May Stein Pried a Hemple Claudio Mi zio Harriet Wate Mvha Hess Elly Ney Florence Hinkle Witherspoon Louise Homer Pa XX I E BL( X M fi eld-Zeisler Deceased io:i 104 Calendar, 1929-30 September 19 Academic year opens. 30 Mu Phi Epsilon Party. OCTOBER 3 Alpha Chi Omega Tea for New Girls. 4 Sigma Alpha Iota open-house Tea for new girls. 5 First Saturday Recital. !) Recital of works for Pianoforte and Organ by Harold Schwab, Mus. B. 14 Phi Mu Alpha smoker for men students. 10-16 Junior examinations. 18 Alpha Chi Omega and Phi Mu Alpha Dance. ■ ' {() Elson Club informal dance. NOVEMBER 7 First Thursday recital. S Concert by the (lass in Brass Ensemble assisted by Advanced Students. 11 Organ Recital by Ruth Bailey. 15 Concert by the Conservatory Orchestra. 17 Reception to Dr. Koussevitzky by Alumni. 1!) Sinfonia informal Smoker and Bridge. 25 Kappa Gamma Psi and Conservatory Club Dance. DECEMBER 2 Mu Phi Epsilon Tea and Program. 5 Informal December Frolic under the Auspices of the Senior Class. 6-7 Recital of the Dramatic Department under the Direction of Clayton D. Gilbert. !) Pianoforte Recital by Albert Vincent. 12 Recital by Pupils of Xorine Robards, of the Faculty. 12 Flson Club Formal Dance. 12 MuPhi Epsilon Tea. 13 Concert by the Conservatory Orchestra. 22 Jan. 1 Christmas Vacation. JANUARY 13 Sigma Alpha Iota New Year ' s Frolic. 14 Reception to M. Olazounow by the Director and Faculty. L05 t February March April May June 17 20 23 24 30 31 5 13 13 17 IS 21 24 26 27 3 4 17 24 26 31 1 2 15 21 22 23 2.5 2 6 7 12 14 15 23 19 24 rail Organ Recital by Raymond C. Robinson of the Faculty. Mu I s hi Epsilon Alumnae Memorial Concert. Dramatic Recital. Voice Recital by Alice Huston Stevens, of the Faculty. Pianoforte Recital by Lois Luther. Concert by the Conservatory Orchestra. Organ Recital by Marjorie Johnston. Organ Recital by Vera Melone. Reception to Edith Mason by Alumni. Informal Reception to the Junior Class by the Senior Class. Alpha Chi Omega Movie. Organ Recital by Advanced Students of works of Charles Marie Widor. Sigma Alpha Iota Pops Concert. Concert of Ancient Music by Mrs. Mason and Rulon V. Robison of the Faculty. Elson Club Concert and Reception in Brown Hall. Kappa Gamma Psi Concert of American Compositions. iolin Recital by Harry Dickson. Interfraternity Dance in Brown Hall. Pianoforte Recital by Rea Buckley. Pianoforte Recital by Isabel Crockford. Pianoforte Recital by Clayton Williams. Pianoforte Recital by Pupils of Louis Cornell, of the Faculty. Xeume Dance. Alpha Chi Omega Formal Dance. Kappa Gamma Psi and Sinfonia Concert of Mr. Chadwick ' s Compositions. Pianoforte Recital by Mildred Levinson. Kon Klub Kapers. Concert by the Conservatory Orchestra. Mu Phi Epsilon — Phi Mu Alpha Formal Dance. Concert by Conservatory orchestra in observance of fiftieth anniversary of first performance in Boston of Mr. Chadwick ' s overture to " Rip Van Winkle " . Junior-Senior Dance. Mu Phi Epsilon Vignettes. Voice Recital by Adelaide Cross. Pianoforte Recital by Myrtle Conoly. Concert by the Conservatory Orchestra. Senior Class Concert. Commencement Day. 100 L09 Notice: Due to their late arrival, the following items were not included in the Calendar which appears elsewhere. Nov. 28. Mr. Findlay, having played a Haydn sonata on the Ainpico: " What does that sound like? " Ruth Lobaugh: " A piano " . Ruth is from Missouri and may be piano-conscious besides, hut when she twists her locks behind her ears how she does romp over the keyboard ! Dec. 12. Lost: Beatrice Alling ' s new coat; she would not say where or how. " Woe unto me " , sighed Beebee; " the Madrigal Singers will have to sign extra dates to buy me another " . The Burns Detective Agency, The Watch and Ward Society, and twenty radio stations were enlisted in the search. Jan. 14. Our demure and prepossessing future-musie-marm, Marion Skillings added a new wrinkle to the art of orchestration when she tried to make the oboe play double stops; but as Marion Newell, pretty but pert, marked bowings on her trumpet and horn parts, we allow as how such errors do happen with the best of girls. (Editor ' s note: No man would make these errors! I Jan. 21. Prim Helen Lesiuk ' s name was today correctly pronounced by Mr. McC ' lure, he now sharing with Mr. Findlav the distinction of having performed that feat. Feb. 12. The now-famous coat has been found. The secret is out. Beatrice had been singing for the " Mystic Knights of the Sea " and for reasons known only to the police. Amos ' n Andy and her, the affair broke up suddenly. However, Beebee. Kingfish, Battleax, and Andy have agreed to let bygones be bygones: and chivalrous Amos has offered to transport our heroine free in the Fresh Air Taxicab. " Too much fresh air " , says Beatrice. And we allow as how her voice, which ought to be the envy of many more pretentious singers, merits careful watching. Feb. 25. Mr. Beardsley reports that after school hours he and Melba Smith encountered Bertha Connors with the tall blonde man for the 16th time by actual count. The indictment applies to both cases, Al. Graduation is not far away, and these matches, like Ben Brown ' s moustache, ought to come off soon. Apr. 1. The impossible achieved! Betty Moon was April Fooled. " Nobody fooled me " , chuckled Betty as she tucked in the sheets at 7.4.3 P.M. Alas! From Gardner Hall there sounded a dominant seventh chord. It did not resolve. Betty groaned. " Fooled you that time " , sang Eleanor Smith. " Well, I ' ll be consarned " , growled Betty. (Ed. note: " consarned " is a popular word among Mainiacs.) Apr. 4. A committee reports that although it searched high and low for evidence of humorous content regarding Burdette Couts, it found nothing scurrilous to print about that reserved and dignified miss. Apr. 7. The Boston Post, complying with numerous requests from Conservatory students, announces the start of a comic strip entitled " Rita in search of a husband who isn ' t a musician " , which bids fair to rival " Benny in search of a home " . Yes. Rita Ford is the girl. Apr. 9. Voted at a corridor caucus: The busiest girl, whether playing the golden harp, selling Xeumes, keeping senior records, or just talking — Artiss deVolt. The least busy girl who gets along famously — Betty Fox. The most sophisticated girl for her age — Bertha Olsen. Showing least improvement in clarinet technique — Lois Spalding. Making most numerous changes in gentleman friends -Lillian einot. Showing greatest variety in lady friends — George Hoyen. Apr. 15. Our printers, Andover Press, report loss of copy pertaining to Evelyn Mayer. They suspect Evelyn, who lives in Andover and presumably was anxious lest the accounts of her frivolities at the 1929 Supervisors ' Conference in Phila- delphia be published. 110 Iff Apr. 2(5. Nellie Snow, who has kept her good disposition in spile of her many NeUME duties encountered Pauline Newington and Madeline Jamieson, our adver- tising specialists, on Treniont Street. " Oh, " exclaimed Jamie, " we just interviewed the manager of the Sulliver R it SOU Music ( Company, and he was t he nicest man. ami so handsome! lie showed us through his store and even gave US passes to Waldron ' s ( ' asino. He was so interested in us! " " And how about the ad? " , queried N el lie. with an eye to business. " Well, I ' ll he doggoned, " broke in Pauline. " That settles it. Jamie, ' do the talking hereafter! " May 1. German classes suspended while Mrs. Ellis pilgrimages to South Boston to visit a German liner. Frau Ellis shows a decided liking for Wiener Schnitzel, l.eberwurst, Sauerkohl, Kueken, Schmalz, and polite German officers, despite her Welsh ancestry. " It makes me want to board the next Bremen-hound ship, " sighed Mrs. Ellis; " alles ist sehr gemiitlieh! " May (i. Mr. Warren Story Smith, who besides being a fiend for cornering ab- struse chords and stretching seventeen piano keys with one hand, appreciates a good joke even when it is on himself. Can you picture him alighting from a subway car at Massachusetts Station Under, spreading an umbrella over his august person, carry- ing his wife ' s handbag in one hand? A kindly guard, presumably thinking him another of those absent-minded professors, assured him that it didn ' t rain down there and probably assisted him to the stairs. We don ' t know that. May 8. Betty Hawthorne was forced to admit her inability to play an instru- ment which had been found in an Egyptian tomb. Betty feels downcast but has vowed that in two weeks she will play the strange instrument. May 14. Alfred Swenson, modest of modest men, spoke when not called upon today, and went so far as to say " darn " . What is the younger generation coming to when such a word comes from such a person ! May IS. While strumming the piano in room . ' 310, Eddie Wilson discovered that small G was two vibrations below normal pitch. May L 25. Raymond McClure delivered an informal lecture on the benefits of Practice Teaching. He feels that he has gotten a great deal from his Saturday morn- ing work. We go so far as to connect this unusual interest with his interest in Dana Hall. Most popular girl and boy Most scholarly girl and boy Most pleasing personalities Best looking girl and boy Most modest girl and boy Wittiest girl and boy Busiest girl and boy . SENIOR CLASS CONTEST . Madeline Jamieson, Alcott Beahdsley Ruth Lobaugh, Raymond McClure Bertha Connors, Lambert Roscoe Fanny Cohen, Raymond Bell Eleanor Smith, Alfred Swenson Rita Ford, Edmund Wilson PrisCILLA Duncan, John Richardson SENIOR Argumentitis Fanny Cohen Gigglyitis . Sophie Angoff V a m pit is . Corinne Sutherland Thinitis . . . Esther Miller DISEASES Questionitis . Dorothy Dummer Iiusyitis Bertha Connors Beautyitis . Gertrude Sweeney Musicalitis . Artiss DeVolt in mm BRIEFS " The time to stop studying, " said Dr. Strickland, " is when the noise of the milkman makes concentration no longer possible. " Marguerite Cottle: " I think I ' ll let my hair grow. " Louis Amiro: " Why, have you been stopping it? " Fen ion Charles: " Where did you get the radio tie? " Carroll Evans: " What do you mean by radio tie? " Fenton: " Oh, a loud speaker! " Dr. Sne tii : " Why is the English language called the mother tongue? " Joseph BLOOM : " Because father never gets a chance to use it. " Mr. W. S. Smith : " Miss Young, please put your exercise on the board. " Bertha Young: " I know it will sound funny. " Mr. Smith : " Very well, we ' ll have a little Humouresque. " Dr. Sxeath: " Do you like Keats? " Martha Owen: " What do they taste like. 1 ' " Mr. Lenom : " Why don ' t you pause? Don ' t you see that rest ? " Bi ddy Perron: " Yes sir, but I ' m not tired yet. " Mr. Goodrich (at rehearsal): " You didn ' t pay any attention to the eighth note. " Francis Smith: " We haven ' t played the first seven yet. " Waitress (at Fiske ' s) : " Have you given your order? " Sophie Angoff: " Yes, but I should like to change it to an entreaty. " Virginia Sargent: " Here ' s the manuscript I offered you Last year. " Editor: " Why are you bringing it back? " Virginia : " You ' ve had a year ' s experience since then. " Evelyn MacLeod: " This exercise looks pretty good, but there are two beats missing in the second measure. " Velma Harden: " Two beats! Why, I ' m a musician, not a statistician. " Elderly lady (hearing a Bach fugue, was overheard saying to Elizabeth Hart in Jordan Hall): " Bach inspires me so! But did you notice the amount of imitation? " Dorothy Lyttleton: " I have just finished six hours of practising and I ' m tired. " Betty Boyer: " Me, too! Let ' s do something else. " Dorothy: " Fine! Let ' s try over some new two-piano numbers I have. " WAKING A veil of mist is rising from the sea The morning sun pours forth a flood of light And sweeps away the mist The cool grey sparkling mist The vestige of a passing night. A. W. B. 112 in mm The Neume would he incomplete were not some mention made of the seniors who worked so zealously in its preparation and sale. My thanks of course go first to the members of the Neume Board, whose names appear elsewhere. Next, I wish to thank those individuals, conspicuous among whom are Ruth Lobaugh, Beatrice Ailing. Marion Skillings, Rita Ford, and Betty Fox, who laboured unselfishly in promoting this enterprise and who otherwise would receive no recognition save my gratitude. Acknowledgments The Editor-in-Chief 11. ' ! The curtain falls upon the closing scene of a drama whose theme has appeared since time immemorial in the stories of many peoples and which Richard Wagner has immortalized in an opera that stands at the summit of modern music. We hear with reluctance the final strains of a music drama whose emotion springs eternal from human experience. Such music can affec t our very lives; it can fire the heart, it can enrich the soul. 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