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Abstract Bainum worked as a high school and junior college band instructor before becoming a professor of music, Director of Bands, and Director of the glee clubs at Northwestern University in 1926. Bainum retired in 1953. The Glenn Cliffe Bainum Papers fill twenty-seven boxes and span Bainum's life, with the bulk of the papers dating between the 1930s and the 1960s. Most of the materials in this collection consist of correspondence, records and photographs from Bainum's professional life after he...
Abstract Boettcher earned her Bachelor and Master degrees in music from Northwestern University before returning as a music instructor from 1930 – 1939, after which she married and moved to England. The Emily Boettcher Bogue Papers fill eleven boxes and span the years 1907 through 1996, with the bulk of the material dating between 1936 and 1954. Included are biographical materials; concert programs; scrapbooks; diaries and notebooks; correspondence; and teaching and professional materials.
Abstract The Walter Carringer Papers document Carringer's busy and successful singing career, and consist for the most part of newspaper clippings, publicity and repertoire information, though biographical information and correspondence are also included.
Overview The Concert Management Office at the Northwestern University Bienen School of Music serves to schedule, organize and facilitate all concerts, which includes large and small school ensemble concerts, student recitals and guest performers, at the Bienen School of Music.
Overview The Marion Bard Corbet music manuscripts consist of all known musical works of the late Marion Bard Corbett (1915-1972), a Northwestern University alumna and Chicago-area composer. Included in this collection are music manuscripts, copies and published music scores, sketches, drafts, notebooks and other papers by Corbett.
Abstract The Anthony Donato Papers fill 19 boxes in addition to eight oversize scrapbooks, spanning the period 1917-1992. Most of the material dates from 1945 to 1975. The papers are organized in four main categories: biographical materials, correspondence, music scores and publications.
Abstract In 1956, Frederick L. Hemke was appointed as Professor of Music at Northwestern University in 1975. Hemke was the Northwestern University faculty representative to the Big Ten Conference from 1981 to 2001 and served as the Big Ten faculty representative to the NCAA. He has served on numerous Big Ten committees, including the management review and finance committee where he served as chairman. The Frederick L. Hemke Papers span the years 1962 to 2004.The Papers document Hemke's career at...
Abstract The George Howerton Papers, filling nine boxes, illuminate Howerton's life, career and interests. While the entirety of the collection ranges from 1923 to 1999, the bulk of the content lies between 1935 and 1971. The Papers fall into six general categories: 1) biographical information, 2) teaching materials, 3) programs and concert information, 4) information on clinics and festivals and programs from these occasions, 5) presentation and lectures, and 6) publications.
Abstract Composer and music professor M. William Karlins came to Northwestern as an Associate Professor of Theory and Composition, and in 1973, he was appointed a full Professor. He was also the director of the Northwestern University Contemporary Music Ensemble from 1967 until his retirement in August 2001. The M. William Karlins Papers fill 12 boxes and consist almost exclusively of his musical works. The material spans the period 1953 to 2004, with the bulk of the materials dating between 1957 and...
Scope and Contents The Louis Norton Dodge papers, filling one half-size box and one expandable binder, consist of a thin file of general biographical items along with a small collection of musical compositions. Those compositions are categorized as student exercise books, teaching material, and musical manuscripts and transcriptions. The papers are reflective, certainly, of Dodge’s life and interests but also of the School of Music’s pedagogy during the years of his association with Northwestern.
Abstract Peter Christian Lutkin was born on March 27, 1858 in Thompsonville, Wisconsin. Lutkin was a member of the faculty of Northwestern University's Conservatory of Music and played a role in restoring the Conservatory and bringing it into the College of Arts and Sciences. Lutkin later served as Dean of the School of Music when it was formed. Peter Christian Lutkin died on December 27, 1931. The Peter Christian Lutkin Papers include biographical material, some correspondence and several lectures and...
Overview A collection of predominantly music manuscripts and scores with some papers by composer and former Northwestern University School of Music dean, Peter Christian Lutkin.
Abstract Gui (Guillaume) Mombaerts toured Europe as a pianist following his 1926 Prix Gunther win and 1927 finalist position in the International Chopin Piano Competition. Mombaert begin his career in the academy as piano instructor in 1923. He joined the faculty of Northwestern University's School of Music in 1948, and served as Ralph Votapek piano instructor in this position. The Gui Mombaerts Papers, spanning the years 1922-1980, comprise two boxes. They include biographical material, vitae, press...
Abstract The Music School Deans Records fill three archival boxes and span the years 1923-1936. The bulk of the records consist of correspondence and documents relating to the administration of the School of Music. Though a small collection, these records encapsulate a formative period in the history of the music school. Many of the records touch on critical topics from the Beecher’s administration and the early administration of Beattie, with a few records from the Lutkin years. The records are divided...
Overview The collection consists of music manuscript scores, music notebooks and lecture notebooks by former Northwestern University School of Music professor Albert Noelte. A few accompanying papers documenting either Noelte's career, background or tenure at Northwestern are also included.
Abstract Oldberg joined the music faculty of Northwestern University in 1897, eventually becoming the Director of the Graduate Music Department in 1924. The Arne Oldberg Papers are arranged in seven folders and include mainly biographical materials and clippings dating between 1917 and 1976. Also included are listings of Oldberg's musical compositions (one such listing features a biographical sketch [Box 1, Folder 3]); a photocopy of an original composition, “In the Country;” and a small amount of...
Abstract Manuscripts, diazotypes, published scores, and photocopies of the compositions of the American composer Arne Oldberg (1874-1962).
Abstract The Arrand Parsons papers fill six and one-half boxes and span the period 1942-1988. They are arranged in two major categories: correspondence and teaching and professional files. Included as well are a few folders of biographical materials and one of publications.
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Abstract Music professor and bandleader John Phillip Paynter, named for John Phillip Sousa, began his musical studies at Northwestern, graduating with a Bachelor of Music degree in 1950 and a Master's in Theory and Composition in 1951. Upon graduation, Paynter joined NU's faculty as the Director of the Marching Band. During his career at Northwestern, Paynter taught classes in band music, conducting, and arranging. The John P. Paynter Collection consists of six series titled Biographical Materials,...
Abstract The School of Music Grade and Lesson Reports comprise 17 boxes of official forms submitted to record either grades or lessons taken by School of Music students, 1922-1959. Any hand written or typed addendum reports handed in by a teacher are also included, as well as an occasional short letter or note written about a particular student.
- Names: Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). School of Music X
- Northwestern University Archives 20
- Music Library 5
- Music--Instruction and study 9
- Choral music 3
- Pianists 3
- Band directors 2
- Chamber music 2
- Composers 2
- Composers--United States 2
- Grading and marking (Students)--Illinois--Evanston 2
- Music in universities and colleges 2
- Music--19th century--Manuscripts 2
- Orchestral music 2
- Piano--Instruction and study 2
- Children's songs 1
- Choruses, Unaccompanied 1
- Church music 1
- Church music--United States 1
- Composers--United States--20th century 1
- Hymns 1
- Marching bands 1
- Music--20th century--Manuscripts 1
- Music--Manuscripts--United States--Catalogs 1
- Music--Performance--Illinois--Evanston 1
- Opera 1
- Piano music 1
- Saxophonists 1
- Singers 1
- Singing--Instruction and study 1
- Violinists 1
- Vocal music 1
- World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American 1 ∧ less