Lebanon Valley College CATALOGUE Vol. XXII APRIL, 1933 No. 1 "Department of <^Music 1933 -1934 PUBLISHED BY LEBANON VALLEY COLLEGE ANNVILLE, PA. Entered as second class matter at Annville, Pa., under the Act of August 24, 1912 Digitized by the Internet Archive in 2011 with funding from LYRASIS Members and Sloan Foundation http://www.archive.org/details/lebanonvalley193322leba FACULTY CLYDE A. LYNCH, A.M., B.D., D.D., Ph.D.. President MARY EDITH GILLESPIE, B.S.. Director Music Education MARY EDITH GILLESPIE, B.S. Piano RUTH ENGLE BENDER, A.B. R. PORTER CAMPBELL, Mus.B. Voice ALEXANDER CRAWFORD Organ R. PORTER CAMPBELL, Mus.B. Violin HAROLD MALSH Theory, Harmony, Composition ELLA R. MOYER, M.A. Band and Orchestra EDWARD P. RUTLEDGE, M.A. Department of Sttusic Miss Mary E. Gillespie, B.S. Director of Conservatory of Music Training : Valparaiso University ; Oberlin Conservatory of Music ; B.S. (1926) Teachers College, Columbia University. Experience : Grade teaching in city and rural schools. State of Indiana ; Supervisor of Music, Public Schools, Scotsburg, Ind. ; Supervisor of Music, Public Schools, Braddock. Pa. ; Direc- tor of Music Department, University of Delaware, 1925-1930; present posi- tion, 1930— Ruth Engle Bender, A.B. Piano Training: A.B. (1915) Lebanon Val- ley College ; Oberlin Conservatory of Music; Teachers Diploma (1918) New England Conservatory of Music ; advanced private study with Lee Pattison, Ernest Hutcheson, Francis Moore and Frank LaForge ; graduate courses at Columbia University and at New York University. Experience: Professional accompanist, New York City ; ensemble playing with members of New York Symphony Orchestra; active as soloist and ac- companist in musical organizations throughout Eastern Pennsylvania ; Instructor in Theory and Piano, Leb- anon Valley College Conservatory of Music ; Director of Lebanon Valley College Conservatory of Music, 192-1- 1930; present position, 1930— Xcbanon Valle? College bulletin R.Porter Campbell, Mus.B. Organ, Piano Training: Diploma in Piano (1915) and Diploma in Organ (1916) Leba- non Valley College Conservatory of Music; Mus.B. (1916) Lebanon Val- ley College Conservatory of Music , advanced private study with Aloys Kramer and Arthur Friedham ; pri- vate study in New York and Italy with Pietro Yon, Italian organist. Experience : Recitals and concert work both in U. S. and abroad (St. Peters, Rome, Milan and Settimo Vit- tone) ; Instructor in Piano and The- ory, Lebanon Valley College Con- servatory of Music ; organist and choirmaster, Seventh Street Lutheran Church, 1921-24; St. Luke's Episco- pal Church, Lebanon, Pa., 19-24 — ; present position, 1930' — Alexander Crawford Voice Training : Early instruction from Alexander Crawford, senior, Glasgow, Scotland ; private study with William Shakespeare, London, England, Deems Taylor and Percy Rector Stephens, New York. Experience : Concert, oratorio and operatic work throughout the U. S. and Germany ; private teaching, Lon- don, England, Denver, Colorado and New York, 1923-1927; present posi- tion, 1927— Department of 3ttusic Harold Malsh Violin Training : Graduate, 1923, Institute of Musical Art, New York; private study, David Nowinski, Philadelphia, Pa.,' Ottaker Cadek, N, Y. City. Experience : Instructor in Violin, Music and Art Institute, Mt. Vernon, X. Y. ; private teaching. New York City ; member Harrisburg String Quartet and Harrisburg Symphony; concert work throughout Eastern U. S. ; present position, 192-1 — Miss Ella R. Moyer, M.A. Theory, Harmony, Composition Training: Teacher's Diploma, 19i5, Sternberg School of Music, Philadel- phia, Pa. ; diploma, 1920, Institute of Musical Art, New York ; graduate Fontainbleau School of Music, Fon- tainbleau, France; B.S., 1927, and M.A. 1932, New York University. Experience : Head of Theory and Piano Department, Westminster Col- lege, New Wilmington, Pa. ; Head Theory and Piano Department, Chat- ham Hall, Chatham, Va. ; Instructor of Piano, New York University ; In- structor in Music, State Teachers College, California, Pa., 1929-1931; present position, 1931 — Xebanon Valley (Tolkgc bulletin Edward P. Rutledge, M.A. Band and Orchestra Instruments Training : Two years' study at Insti- tute of Musical Art, New York; B.S., 1925 and ALA., 1931, Teachers Col- lege, Columbia University. Experience : Director High School Orchestra and Band, Ottumwa, Iowa ; Director, High School Chorus, Social Motive School, New York; Director School Orchestra, Edgewater, N. J. ; Supervisor of Music, Public Schools, Neodesha, Kansas ; Instructor in Music Education, Summer Session, Columbia University, 1926-1932; pres- ent position, 1931 — r T^HE aim of Lebanon Valley College Conservatory is to teach music ■*• historically and aesthetically as an element of liberal culture ; to offer courses that will give a thorough and practical understanding of theory and composition ; and to train artists and teachers. ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS An applicant for admission must (1) be a graduate of a four year High School, and (2) possess a reasonable amount of musical intel- ligence and accomplishment, as (a) The possession of an acceptable singing voice and of a fairly quick sense of tone and rhythm. (b) Ability to sing at sight hymn and folk tunes with a fair degree of accuracy and facility. (c) Ability to play the piano or some orchestral instrument repre- senting two years' study. MUSIC EDUCATION COURSE For Training Supervisors and Teachers of Public School Music (B.S. in Music Education) This course has been approved by the State Council of Education for the preparation of supervisors and teachers of public school music. The outline of the curriculum follows: Department of 3ttusic First Semester Class TJ Sem £ ste , r -, Hours Hrs. Credit *Introduction to Teaching 3 3 (Include social guidance on the campus) ♦English I 3 3 Harmonv I 3 3 Sight Reading I 3 l l A Dictation I ., 3 1 ]/j Private Study — Voice, Piano, Organ; Strings ( Vio'- lin, Viola, 'Cello, Bass), Woodwinds (Flute, Oboe. Clarinet, Bassoon), Brasses (Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba), and Percussion In- struments. Chorus, Orchestra and Band. Ar- range work for greatest benefit of students.... 9 3 *Physical Education I 3 1 27 16 Second Semester ♦English II 3 3 ♦English Activities 3 3 (Include library, voice and dramatization) Harmony II 3 3 Sight Reading II 3 1 ' j Dictation II 3 l'_ Private Study — Voice, Piano, Organ; Strings (Violin, Viola, 'Cello, Bass), Woodwinds (Flute. Oboe, Clarinet. Bassoon), Brasses (Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba), and Percussion Instruments. Chorus, Orchestra and Band. Ar- range work for greatest benefit of students.... 9 3 *Physical Education II 3 1 27 16 Third Semester *Science I — Biology 4 3 ( Include the physiology of the nervous system as a basis for psychology.) *History of Civilization 3 3 Harmony III 3 3 Sight Reading III 3 \ l /i Dictation III 1 V/i Private Study — Voice, Piano, Organ; Strings (Violin, Viola, 'Cello, Bass), Woodwinds (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon), Brasses (Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba), and Percussion Instruments. Chorus, Orchestra and Band. Ar- range work for greatest benefit of students.... 9 3 Eurythmics 3 1 28 10 IDepartment of 3ttusic Fourth Semester *Psychology I 3 3 *Literature I or Literature II 3 3 Harmony IV 2 2 Elements of Conducting 2 2 Private Study — Voice, Piano, Organ; Strings (Violin, Viola, 'Cello, Bass), Woodwinds (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon), Brasses (Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba), and Percussion Instruments. Chorus, Orchestra and Band. Ar- range work for greatest benefit of students.... 9 3 Materials I _3_ _3_ 22 16 Fifth Semester *Educational Sociology 3 3 Harmony V 2 2 History of Music I 3 3 Materials II 3 3 Private Study — Voice, Piano, Organ; Strings (Violin, Viola, 'Cello, Bass), Woodwinds (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon), Brasses (Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba), and Percussion Instruments. Chorus, Orchestra and Band. Ar- range work for greatest benefit of students.... 12 4 Eurythmics _3_ _1 26 16 Sixth Semester *American Government 3 3 Harmony VI 3 3 History of Music II 3 3 Materials III 3 3 Private Study — Voice, Piano, Organ; Strings (Violin, Viola, 'Cello, Bass), Woodwinds (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon), Brasses (Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba), and Percussion Instruments. Chorus, Orchestra and Band. Ar- range work for greatest benefit of students.... 12_ _4 (Include instrumental class methods) 24 16 Seventh Semester *Student Teaching and Conferences 10^2 7 *Technique of Teaching 1 1 Private Study — Voice, Piano, Organ; Strings (Violin, Viola, 'Cello, Bass), Woodwinds (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon), Brasses (Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba), and Percussion Instruments. Chorus, Orchestra and Band. Ar- range work for greatest benefit of students . . 6 2 Elective (§Music Appreciation or Elective) 3 3 Elective (§Advanced Problems in Conducting or Elective) _3_ _3 23V 2 16 12 Xcbanon ValU? (Tollcgc bulletin Eighth Semester *History and Philosophy of Education 4 4 (Include History of Education in Pennsylvania and School Law) *Student Teaching and Conferences 10J/2 7 *Technique of Teaching 1 1 Private Study — Voice, Piano, Organ; Strings (Violin, Viola, 'Cello, Bass), Woodwinds (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon), Brasses (Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba), and Percussion Instruments. Chorus, Orchestra and Band. Ar- range work for greatest benefit of students.... 3 1 Elective (§ Organizing and Rehearsing of School Orchestras and Bands or Elective) 3 3 21~^ 16 * — Core Subjects. § — Elective for Teachers and Supervisors of Music. Core 36 semester hours Student Tech. 16 Theory 33 Practical 34 Elective 9 128 OUTLINE OF COURSES LEADING TO BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE First Year Credit Piano, Organ, Voice or Violin 2 Sight Singing 4 Sight Playing 1 Elementary Harmony and Composition 6 English 16 6 English Activities 3 Dictation ■ • 4 Biology 4 Introduction to Teaching 4 Physical Education • • 2 36 Second Year Piano, Organ, Voice or Violin 2 Sight Singing 3 Sight Playing • • 1 Harmony, Composition and Counterpoint 6 Language Elective • • 6 Harmonic Dictation 3 History and Appreciation 6 Psychology and Child Study 3 Educational Psychology • • 3 Physical Education ....•• 2 35 Department of Jtlusic 13 Third Year Piano, Organ, Voice or Violin 2 Harmony, Composition and Counterpoint 6 History of Civilization 3 Musical Form 3 Language Elective • • 6 Choral Works 2 History of Education • • 3 Educational Sociology 3 Physical Education • • 2 Junior Recital • • 2 Eurythmics 2 34 Fourth Year Piano, Organ, Voice or Violin 2 Harmony, Composition and Counterpoint 6 Harmonic Analysis 3 Science and Theory of Music • ■ 2 Ensemble Plaving 1 Choral Works" 1 Language Elective • • 6 Principles of Education 3 American Government 3 Physical Education • • 2 Senior Recital 4 33 Student Teaching Student Teaching. 21 hours throughout the year, 14 semester hours credit. The Senior Class of the Music Education course teaches in the Derry Township School, at Hershey, Pa., and has charge of the in- strumental instruction in the Cornwall School District, at Cornwall, Pa. This work is done under the guidance of the following faculty: Mary E. Gillespie, B.S. Columbia University, Director of Con- servatory, Lebanon Valley College. Edward P. Rutledge, A.M. Columbia University, Instructor in Band and Orchestra Instruments. J. I. Baugher, Ph.D. Columbia University, Supervising Principal of Derry Township Schools, Hershey, Pa. Esther Bigham, B.S.M. Oberlin Conservatory, Supervisor of Music, Derry Township Schools, Hershey, Pa. Raymond H. Light, A.M. Columbia University, Supervising Principal of Cornwall School District, Cornwall, Pa. Tebcmon Valle? (Tollegc bulletin 15 Musical Organizations College Band. Lebanon Valley College maintains a uniformed band, the membership of which is made up of college and conserva- tory students. The band contributes to college life by playing at football games, by appearing on several programs during the year and by providing the musical accompaniment for the annual May Day Fete. Membership in the band is determined by an applicant's ability on his instrument and by the needs of the band with respect to maintaining a well-balanced instrumentation. College Orchestra. The Lebanon Valley College Orchestra is a musical organization approaching symphonic proportions. Open alike to advanced players from the college and the conservatory, the orchestra adheres to a high standard of performance. Throughout the school year a professional interpretation of a wide range of standard orchestral literature is insisted upon. College Chorus. 2 hours per week, 1 semester hour credit. The mixed chorus is open to all on the campus who are interested in this type of musical performance and who have had some experi- ence in singing. From this chorus a group will be selected to appear on programs and to give concerts both at home and in other communities. Instrumental Ensembles. In addition to the larger musical organi- zations there is additional opportunity for advanced players to try out for such ensembles as (1) String Quartet (2) Violin Choir (3) Brass Ensemble (4) Woodwind Ensemble Radio Broadcasting. Opportunity will be given to advanced music students and musical organizations for experience in broadcasting from a recognized broadcasting station. This experience will be offered at regular intervals throughout the school year. Individual Instruction Voice, Piano, Organ, Chorus, Orchestral and Band Instruments. 4 hours per week, 2 semester hours credit. The work in the foregoing fields will be organized from the stand- point of the development of musicianship in the individual student. The work continues through eight semesters and assures a well- rounded and many-sided acquaintance with various musical techniques. xn Xcbanon Valle? College bulletin 17 Private instruction is provided in Applied Music (Piano, Voice, Organ, Violin, and all instruments of orchestra and band.) Piano: Mrs. Bender, Mr. Campbell. Voice: Mr. Crawford. Organ: Mr. Campbell. Violin: Mr. Malsh. Instruments of Band and Orchestra: Mr. Rutledge. A bulletin describing courses in Practical Music will be sent upon application. Junior Department The Conservatory sponsors a Junior Department especially adapted to children of Elementary or High School age. This Junior Department offers either private or class instruction in piano and all instruments of the band and orchestra. A desirable number for class instruction is from four to six members. MUSIC AND THE A.B. DEGREE The College offers to students of exceptional merit the opportunity under careful guidance of arranging special electives either in work leading to the A.B. degree or the B.S. degree in Music Education (Public School Music), so that upon the attainment of either degree the subsequent degree can be earned by taking two or three semesters additional work. Music study may be credited toward the A.B. Degree to a total of twenty semester hours (five semester hours per year). For such credit the requirements are as follows: Two half hour recitations per week in Applied Music, two hours per day in practice, three- hour recitations per week in harmony. Before entering upon this course of study the candidate must pass the examinations required by the Director of the Conservatory. A student desiring credit for this course of study is expected to continue the same until graduation. Credit will not ordinarily be granted for a single year of study. Only under exceptional conditions may such credit be granted by the faculty upon recommendation of the Director of the Conservatory. THE STUDENTS' RECITALS The students' Tuesday evening recital is of inestimable value to all students in acquainting them with a wide range of the best musical literature, in developing musical taste and discrimination, in afford- ing young musicians experience in appearing before an audience, and Department of 5ttusic 19 in gaining self-reliance, as well as nerve control and stage demeanor. Students in all grades appear on the programs of these recitals. Each senior is expected to appear in one special graduation recital. FEES Matriculation for Music ranges from one dollar to twenty-eight dol- lars. No additional fee is required for music from students who have already matriculated for College departments. Semester bills are payable strictly in advance of recitations. Stu- dents are registered at the office of the College Registrar over the signature of the Director of the Conservatory. The Rates for the Public School Music Supervisors' Course will be $220 per year. This will include two private lessons per week, the use of a piano two hours daily for practice, and Theoretical and Academic Courses not to exceed seventeen points. Charges will be made for additional private lessons at the rate of $25 per semester for one lesson a week. Extra hours in Theoretical or College Courses will be charged at the rate of $7 per semester hour. Private Lessons Rates are determined by the classification of the pupil and the fees charged by the different professors. The rates per semester, one lesson per week, are $25.00. The rates per semester, one class lesson per week in the Junior Department, are $9.00. Rent of Practice Instruments Piano, one hour daily per semester $4.00 Each additional hour daily per semester 2.00 Organ, one hour daily, per semester 20.00 Organ, two hours weekly, per semester 10.00 Band and Orchestra Instruments, per semester 6.00 RULES AND REGULATIONS Regular Conservatory students are not enrolled for a shorter period of time than a full semester, or the unexpired portion of a semester; and no reduction is made for delay in registering when the time lost is less than one-fourth of the semester. No reduction is made for absence from recitations except in case of protracted illness extending beyond a period of two weeks, in which case the loss is shared equally by the college and the student. Conservatory students are under the regular college discipline.