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

 - Class of 1976

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eume 1976 A Fabric Huge Rose Like an Exhalation, with the Sound Of Dulcet Symphonies, and Voices Sweet. Milton in Appreciation The 1976 Neume staff dedicates this yearbook to the following people: TDean Chester Williams ean obert DiDomenica cTVlr. cy ndrew T ' alendei: cTVIs. Gailanne Cummings whose help and encouragement have made this book possible. Conservatory " history " The New England Conservatory of Music was founded in 1867 by Dr. Eben Tourjee, and was incorporated in 1870 by a special act of the Massachusetts Legislature. Its first home was a few rooms in the Old Music Hall, but with its rapid growth and development the institution outgrew its limited quarters and in 1882 moved to Franklin Square House. The initiative and generosity of a distinguished trustee, Eben D. Jordan, made possible the construction of the present building designed specifically for musical training. It was occupied in 1902 and a substantial wing, added in 1928, was dedicated to the then President of the Board of Trustees, George W. Brown. Dr. Tourjee, at the beginning of the first century of the Con- servatory ' s life, like President Schuller, at the outset of the second century, was an innovator in the field of music education. He, too, stressed a broad spectrum of educational experiences for the music student of that day. His creation, the New England Conservatory of Music, became the model for all the great American conservatories that were to follow. In 1947, Harrison Keller became the first director to bear the title of president, in keeping with the new concept of a college of music. President Keller effected membership for the Conservatory in the New England Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, ena- bling the institution to have complete accreditation. During the period of his leadership, advanced diplomas were awarded to qualified post-Masters candidates in performance, and the Conservatory Chorus was developed into an outstanding performing organization, appearing in annual performances and frequent recordings with the Boston Sympho- ny Orchestra. THE LATEST POPULAR MUSIC On the Banks of the Reservoir Fenway Two -step -ing Brookline Echo Waltz Conservatory Schottische FROMNEUME, 1906 EBEN D. JORDAN SENIOR CLASS, 1906 Conservatory incorporated under laws of Commonwealth of Massachusetts. First class graduates — 1870 First school to offer a course for teachers in public school music — 1874 Alexander Graham Bell joins faculty — 1877 Largest professional music fraternity in America, Phi Mu Alpha Sinphonia, founded at Conservatory — 1898 Oldest school symphonic orchestra in America and School of Opera established - 1902 Jordan Hall dedicated - 1903 Conservatory becomes charter member of the Natibnal Association of Schools of Music — 1923 Conservatory authorized to grant degree Bachelor of Music - 1925 First nationwide broadcast by Conservatory orchestra -1931 Conservatory authorized to grant degree Master of Music - 1933 Independent Conservatory Chorus organized under the direction of Lorna Cooke deVaron — 1947 Conservatory admitted to membership in the New Eng- land Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, thus becoming the first regionally-accredited, independent college of music — 1951 Conservatory celebrates its 100th anniversary — 1967 The New England Conservatory is very much an integral part of the community. The faculty student, and alumni resources make possible two -thirds of the musical life of Boston and the New England area. Conservatory students faculty, and alumni are the backbone of over 150 church and temple choirs throughout the area. Ballet, opera, and Broadway show pit orchestras, jazz groups, and a host of other musical activities are made possible by the Conservatory ' s existence. N. E. C. Symphony Orchestra 1970 Television Documentary conservatory directors and presidents . . . Dr. Eben Tourjee, 1867-1891 Carl Faelton, 1891-1897 George W. Chadwick, 1897-1931 Wallace Goodrich, 1931-1942 Quincy Porter, 1942-1946 Harrison Keller, 1947-1958 James Aliferis, 1958-1962 Chester W. Williams, 1962-1967 Gunther SchuUer, 1967-present 8 cAd m i n ist r at ion n GUNTHER SCHULLER President 13 14 15 16 Staff BEATRICE HAINES 17 Dean ' s Office NANCY DELONG ANDREA HORNER 18 19 Business Office Friends Office NANCY CANTER Administrative Office REBECCA KIMBALL CAROL WOODWORTH UNDA SHERBUDA CAROL AVENI AMODEO Admissions Office Public Affairs GENE HALEY MARIANNE VOTTA STEVEN REED MARSHALL THOMAS Box Office Placement PATRICIA KENNEY Public Affairs Development AMY SCHREIDER PRISCILLA STEVENS— Not Pictured JILL SIMONSON EVA BITSBERGER r SUSAN DOWDS--Not Pictured CHARLENE FOURCHER DOUGLAS WHITAKER FRANK HANSEN Piano Repair ROBERT WILSON. Audio Dept. BETTY BURNETT— Orchestral Librarian 24 Maintenance Crew with JACK GALLANT, Building Supervisor Security- -ERNIE Seated: PHILLIP LONG Standing: ELWYN AVERY 25 Members of the Spaulding Library staff with MR. BECK. Firestone Library Staff MR. DAVID BARTHOLOMEW , . , Opera MR. ALBERT BERNARD . , . Viola, SoKege MR. FRANK L. BATTISTI . . . Wind Ensemble; Mus. Ed. MR. RAN BLAKE Third Stream 29 39 MR. WAYNE RAPIER— Oboe LOIS SCHAEFER— Flute, Piccolo PETER LYMAN ROW— Music Lit. 41 Graduates Thomas Williams. . .BME. , Trombone Nancy Young. . . BM Flute Anna Alaska MM — Voice Leslie Amper BM — Piano Lyndal Andrews BM- -Voice Steven Angelucci MM- -Organ Pamela Barr MM — Cello William Becker BM — Trumpet Maria Benotti MM — Violin Gerald Berthiaume MM — Piano William Borden BME — Trombone Lani Bortfeld BM— Violin Randy Bowman BM — Flute Patricia Brown BM — Voice Whitman Browne Dip. — DBass Marietta Cheng MM — Conduct. Peter Clark MM Voice Daniel Coyne BM — Trumpet Cynthia Darby BM- -Piano Lee Downing BM — Piano George Durkin BM — Percussion Richard Earle BM — Oboe Jane Eston MM — PEM Organ Michael FaJker MM — DBass Spencer Fassett MM — PEM Voice Michael Ford BME — Trumpet Lisa Friedman BM — Violin Hymeld Gainard MM — Bassoon Jimmy Gamer MM — MLit. Joseph Garofalo MM — Voice Marsha Gillette BM- -Voice Susan Graham Dip. — Horn Nancy Granert MM — Organ Earl Harmon BME — Saxophone Roosilawati Hidajat MM — Voice Susan Hill MM — Voice Randall Hodgkinson BM — Piano Lynne Hoffman MM — Voice Henry Hokans MM — Organ Joseph Holmquist MM — Percussion Peter Homans MM — Theory Wesley Homer BM — Composition Roger Jannotta MM — Jazz Comp. Richard Kress MM — Jazz Perc. Carol Kulzer MM --Harp Deborah LaCroix BME- -Bassoon Howard Leder MM — Comp. , Perc. Janet Lohman BM — Cello Norman Lotz BME — DBass Kypros Markou MM — Conduct. Emmett McDonald BM Tuba Timothy McFarland BM — Piano Norman Middleton MM — Oboe James Mitchell MM — Jazz Comp. Robert Moir BM-- Trombone Laurie Monahan MM — PEM Voice Kathleen Moreno MM — Harp David Morrow BM — Piano Gilbert Mott MM — Conduct. Jennifer Paul BM — Piano Suzaime Marqms Pelto BM — Voice Robert Peterson MME Joyce Porter BME — Piano Marie Postlewate BME — Bassoon John Procter MME — Trombone Anthony Rauche MM— Theory, Piano Thomas Reynolds BME — Trumpet Lee Ridgway MM — PEM Harpsichord Gillian Rogell MM— Viola Ruth Romberg MM — Voice 55 Carla Rosenberg BM-Cello Mathew Rosenblum BM-Comp. William Rothstein MM-Comp Shelley Sampson BM-Voice Kristin Samuelson MM- Voice Dana Schaul MM-PEM Flute Joanne Scheirer BM-Violin Paul Schmidt BME-Clarinet Edward Schultz BM-Flute Katrina Selawsky BME-Flute Abbe Shillabeer BM-Flute John Shuster MM-Conduct. Ann Silvernail MME Mark Slawson MM-Harpsichord Sarah Smith MM- Voice Shannon Snapp MM-Cello Jane Starkman BM-Violin Laurel Stavis BM-Voice Robert Stoll MME- Trombone Leslie Svilokos BM-Cello Suzanne Tarasuk BM-Voice Al Tarpinian BM-Guitar Maxine Warshauer MM-Piano Michele White MM- Voice Louis Williams MM-Organ James Winn MM-Piano Robert Young BM-Guitar Marek Zebrowski BM-Piano Best Wishes — Class Of ' 76 56 Underclassmen Freshmen Sophomores Juniors 1st Year Grads The Preparatory School THE PREPARATORY SCHOOL The Preparatory School was founded in 1950 by Frances B. Lanier and Virginia P. Bacon. The program was created by the New England Conservatory to present a unique opportunity to enrich the musical lives of children and teenagers of Boston and neighboring communities. Ad- mission to the program consists of interviews and auditions which are arranged by the office. Adult students interested in non-credit instruction are admitted on the basis of availability of lesson times. The branch at The Park School in Brookline was established in 1975 and is under the administration of the Boston office. The wide variety of programs offered fulfills the need to instill the love and knowledge of music in future generations and a solid technical preparation, under the direction of highly specialized teachers and artists, for those who choose music as a career. An integral part of student participation is a series of Saturday recitals which are open to the public. Monthly departmental workshops offer students opportunities to work in all aspects of performance as well as provide a background in music history and literature. Aseries of concerts is also held at The Park School facility. PREPARATORY CERTIFICATE COURSE For students who wish pre-professional training, the certificate represents the attainment of progressive degrees of musicianship and artistic skills developed through satisfactory com- ' pletion of a balanced plan of instrumental instruction, theoretical studies and ensemble exper- ience. Each of the four certificates. Elementary, Junior. Intermediate and Senior, is awarded to the student after an instrumental audition by a faculty panel and fulfillment of class and en- semble requirements. Enrollment in theory classes is determined by a placement test. Very young beginners are offered Purhythmics. Older beginners are placed in groups according to age. Since ensembles are formed at various levels of proficiency, requirements vary. Beginners will develop in many directions, but should have a fair reading skill as well as a good ear and good basic sense of rhythm. Students are grouped according to age and advancement will be determined by audition. 64 Preparatory School Orchestra Benjamin Zander Conductor Community Services Department WEBSTER LEWIS, Director CAROLYN SOUZA- Assitant Director 69 cyltmosphere 72 77 Awh come on Bob, I just sat down ! 78 79 80 Performing Organizations 85 Scholarship Brass Quintet 86 87 92 % I would like to thank the many people involved in putting together this yearbook. Much of the work could not have been completed without the help of the Registrars Office; the Public Relations Office; and Mr. Socrates Chaloge; all of whom devoted time and materials to the production of this book. With many thanks, Cynthia A. Dibble --Editor The " 76 Neume Staff Melody Ann Albanese Co -Editor Ann Kimmes- -Financial Secretary Paris Chaloge- -Financial Secretary Carl Lafky- -Photography Mr. Socrates Chaloge --Photography Thomas Reynolds - -Photography Robert Kindler - -Photography Bart Marantz- -Photography John Russell- -Photography John Patow- -Layout Dorothea Frangos- -Layout Joe Valent-- Layout Evan Yocom- -Layout Jeff Haigh- -Layout Susan Graves --Copy Alice Hossfield- -Advertising Congratulations to the Graduating Class Please Accept Our Sincere Wishes For A Gratifying Career 111 .S ' l-OIN: 291 Huntington Ave. Boston 536-4754 Harvey Simons drum studio A DRUM SPECIALTY SHOP 295 Huntington Ave. Suite 214 Boston, Mass. 02115 (617) 536-9307 ' The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. " Romans 6:23 Compliments of JOSEPH ALLARD Congratulations Class of 1976 CARDS • BOOKS • GIFTS 225 Massachusetts Avenue (opposite the Christian Science Center) THE FIRST BURneSC RCSTAURAMT IN 80S10N mmuy LUNCH — DINNER — TAKEOUT 329 Huntington Ave. Boston, Mass. 02115 Phone: 247-2111 99 100 I ' M ' HE X Is y ' ' Mr ■fi-


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