Music -- Instruction and study.
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
The Conservatory of Music Enrollment records documents each student who was enrolled in Conservatory of Music at Michigan State Normal College. The records indicate when the student enrolled, as well as which musical instrument was their main focus. Records date from 1896-1909.
The Conservatory of Music photographic collection includes scrapbooks that documents the activities and events of the Conservatory using clippings, flyers and concert programs as well as composites. Records date from 1892-1936.
Dorothy James was a Professor of music theory and composition at Michigan State Normal College from 1928 until 1969. James was also a nationally known composer. Her papers consist primarily of her original compositions as well as correspondence, clippings, and concert programs. The papers are arranged alphabetically. Records date from 1920 to 1983.
Professor Frederic H. Pease was an instructor of music in the Michigan State Normal College Conservatory. His papers include clippings, correspondence, photographs, and published books on the instruction of music, along with published sheet music and compositions. While there is some biographical material dated as late as 2010, the bulk of the material dates from 1873 to 1909.
The Frederick Alexander Music Building records documents the building that officially opened in 1980 to house rehearsal halls, classrooms, practice rooms and music studios for the Music Department. Materials in the collection includes planning documents, blue prints, floor plans, brochures, and promotional materials created for the opening. Records date from 1958 to 1984. The collection does not document the Music and Dance Department or Frederick Alexander.
Frederick Alexander was a Professor of music at Michigan State Normal College from 1909 to 1941. Alexander was a well known organist in Southeastern Michigan. His papers consist primarily of clippings, concert programs and the dedication of the Frederick Alexander Organ. The papers are arranged alphabetically. Records date from 1910 to 2001.
John S. Elwell was a faculty member of the Department of Music at Eastern Michigan University from 1948 to 1975. His papers consist of correspondence, clippings, programs from musical events, and a large collection of sheet music which Elwell accumulated.
Joseph Gurt was an associate professor of music at Eastern Michigan University from 1967 to 2000. Gurt is an accomplished pianist receiving both his Bachelors and Masters degrees from Julliard School of Music. His papers consist primarily of concert programs, special performances, and performance recordings. The papers are arranged alphabetically. Records date from 1967 to 2002.