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LEBANON VALLEY COLLEGE 

CATALOGUE 



VOL. XXIII 



MARCH, 1935 



NO. 12 



Department of Music 



1935- 1936 




PUBLISHED BY 

LEBANON VALLEY COLLEGE 
ANNVILLE, PA. 



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FACU LTY 

CLYDE ALVIN LYNCH, A.M., B.D., D.D., Ph.D., President 
MARY FD1TH (.ll.I.KSPIH. U.S.. M.A., Director 

Music Education 
MARY EDITH GILLESPIE, U.S.. MA. 

Piano 

RUTH ENGLE BENDER, A.M. 

NELLA MILLER, \\S. 

Voice 
ALEXANDER CRAWFORD 

Organ 
R. PORTER CAMPBELL, Mus.B. 

Violin 
HAROLD MALSH 

Theory, Harmony, Composition 
ELLA R. MOVER, U.S.. M.A. 

Band and Orchestra 

EDWARD P. RUTLEDGE, U.S.. M.A. 

D. CLARK CARMEAX. A.U.. M.A. 




Engle Conservatory of Music 



Department oe Music 



K. Gillespie, 



Miss Mary 
H.S., M.A. 

Director of 
Conservatory of Music 

Training: Valparaiso University; Ober- 
lin Conservatory of Music; B.S. (1926), 
M.A. (1934), Teachers College, Co- 
lumbia University. 

Experience : Grade teaching in city and 
rural schools. State of Indiana: Super- 
visor of Music, Public Schools, Scots- 
burg, Ind. ; Supervisor of Music, Public- 
Schools, Braddock, Pa.; Director of 
Music Department, University of Dela- 
ware, 1925-1930; present position, 1930 — 




Ruth Engi.e Bender, AH. 
Piano 

Training: A.B. (1915), Lebanon Yalle\ 
College ; Oberlin Conservatory of Music : 
Teachers Diploma (1918), New England 
Conservatory of Music; advanced private 
study with Lee Pattison, Ernest Hutch- 
eson, Francis Moore, and Frank La- 
Forge ; graduate courses at Columbia 
University and at Xew York University 
Experience: Professional accompanist. 
New York City ; ensemble playing with 
members of New York Symphony Or- 
chestra ; active as soloist and accompan- 
ist in musical organizations throughout 
Eastern Pennsylvania; Instructor in 
Theory and Piano, Lebanon Valley Col- 
lege Conservatory of Music; Director of 
Lebanon Valley College Conservatory of 
Music, 1924-1930; present position, 1930- 




Lebanon Valley College Bulletin 




R. Porter Campbell,Mus.B. 
Organ 

Training: Diploma in Piano (1915) and 
Diploma in Organ (1916), Lebanon Yal- 
ley College Conservatory of Alusic ; 
Mus.B. (1916), Lebanon Valley College 
Conservatory of Alusic ; advanced pri- 
vate study with Aloys Kramer and Ar- 
thur Friedhan ; private 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 Vittone) ; In- 
structor in Piano and Theory, Lebanon 
Valley College Conservatory of Music; 
organist and choirmaster, Seventh Street 
Lutheran Church, 1921-1924 and St. 
Luke's Episcopal Church, Lebanon, Pa., 
1924 — ; present position, 1930 — 




Alexander Crawford 
Voice 

Training : Early instruction from Alex- 
ander Crawford, senior, Glasgow, Scot- 
land ; private study with William 
Shakespeare, London, England, Deems 
Taylor, and Percy Rector Stephens, New 
York. 

Experience : Concert, oratorio, and oper- 
atic work throughout the U. S. and 
Germany ; private teaching, London, 
England, Denver, Colorado, and New 
York, 1923-1927; present position, 1927 — 



Department of Music 



Harold Mai.su 
Violin 

Training: Graduate, 1023, Institute oi 
Musical Art, New York; private study, 
David Nfowinski, Philadelphia, Pa., Ot- 
taker Cadek, New York City. 

Experience : Instructor in Violin Music 
and Art Institute, Mt. Vernon, N. Y. ; 
private teaching, New Y irk Citj : mem- 
ber Harrisburg String Quartet and Har- 
risburg Symphony; concert work 
throughout Eastern U. S. ; present posi 
tion, 11JJ4 — 




Miss Ella R. Mover, B.S.. 
M.A., Theory, Harmon?/. 

Composition 

Training: Teacher's Diploma, 1915, 
Sternberg School of Music, Philadelphia. 
Pa.; diploma, 1920, Institute of Musical 
Art, New York; graduate Fontainebleau 
School of Music, Fontainebleau, France; 
B.S., 1927. and M.A.. 1932, New Yor': 
University. 

Experience: Head of Theory and Piano 
Department, Westminster College, New 
Wilmington. Pa. ; Head of Theory and 
Piano Department, Chatham Hall, Chat- 
ham, Va. ; Instructor of Piano. New 
York University ; Instructor in Music. 
State Teachers College, California. Pa., 
1929-1931 ; present position, 1931 — 




Lebanon Valley College Bulletin 




Edward P. Rutledge, B.S., 
M.A., Band and Orchestra 
Instruments and Choral 
Groups 

Training: Two years' study at Institute 
of Musical Art, New York; B.S., 1925, 
and MA., 1931. Teachers College, Co- 
lumbia University. 

Experience : Director High School Or- 
chestra and Band, Ottumwa, Iowa ; Di- 
rector, High School Chorus, Social Mo- 
tive School, New York; Director School 
Orchestra, Edgewater, N. J.; Super- 
visor of Music, Public Schools, Neo- 
desha, Kansas ; Instructor in Music 
Education, Summer Sessions, Columbia 
University, 1926-1932; present position, 
1931— 




D. Clark Carmean, A.B., 
M.A., Band and Orchestra 
Instruments 

Trceining: A.B. (1926), Ohio Wtsleyao 
University, Delaware, Ohio ; MA. (1932), 
Teachers College, Columbia University. 

Experience: Instructor of Music, Logan 
and Marion Counties, Ohio ; Supervisor 
of Music, Erie County, Ohio ; Instructor 
of Music, Cleveland City Schools ; Su- 
pervisor of Music, Noedesha, Kansas; 
present position, 1933 — 



Department of Music 



Xki.i.a M ii.i.kk. 15. S. 
Piano 

Training: Juilliard Graduate School oi 
Music. X. Y. City, 1925-1933; B.S., 
Teachers College, Columbia University. 
W Y. City, 1934: private study in X. Y 
with Carl Friedberg ami Olga Samaroff. 

Experience: Mew York debut in Town 
Hall under auspices of Juilliard ^ > ■ 1 1 < >< • 1 
of Music: New Y<>rk Recital, 1930: 
complete chamber music of Brahms in 
eight concerts. New Yo-k. [932; private 
teaching in X. Y. City. 1929-1934; 
Teacher of piano. Ju H'a - d Graduate 
School of Music, 1031-1933; Member 
staff of Layman's Music Course, Phil- 
adelphia. Pa.; present posit on 1933 — 




THE aim of the Lebanon Yalley College Conservatory of Music is 
to teach music historically and aesthetically as an element of lib- 
eral culture; to offer courses that will give a thorough and prac- 
tical 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 oe Music 



Class 
First Semester Hours 

^'Introduction to Teaching 3 

(Include social guidance on the campus) 

^English I 3 

Harmony I 3 

Sight Reading I 3 

Dictation I 3 

Private Study — Voice. Piano. Organ ; Strings (Violin, 
Viola. 'Cello. Bass). Woodwinds (Flute, Oboe. 
Clarinet. Bassoon), Brasses (Trumpet, French 
Horn, Trombone, Tuba), and Percussion Instru- 
ments. Chorus. Orchestra and Band. Arrange work 

for the greatest benefit of students 9 

^Physical Education I 3 

Second Semester 2 ~ 

*English II 3 

^English Activities 3 

(Include library, voice, and dramatization) 

Harmony II 3 

Sight Reading II 3 

Dictation II 3 

Private Study — Voice. Piano, Organ ; Strings (Violin, 
Viola. 'Cello. Bass), Woodwinds (Flute. Oboe, 
Clarinet, Bassoon), Brasses (Trumpet, French 
Horn, Trombone. Tuba), and Percussion Instru- 
ments. Chorus. Orchestra and Band. Arrange work 

for the greatest benefit of students 9 

*Physical Education II 3 

Third Semester 

*Science I — Biology 4 

(Include the phvsiology of the nervous system as a 
basis for psvchology.) 

*History of Civilization 3 

Harmonv TIT 3 

Sight R-ading III - 3 

Dictation III ••- 3 

Private Study — Voice. Piano, Organ ; Strings (Violin, 
Viola, 'Cello. Bass), Woodwinds (Flute, Oboe, 
Clarinet. Bassoon). Brasses (Trumpet, French 
Horn, Trombone, Tuba), and Percussion Instru- 
ments. Chorus. Orchestra and Band. Arrange work 

for the greatest benefit of students 9 

Eurvthmics 3 



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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, P>assoon), Brasses (Trumpet, French 
Horn, Trombone, Tuba), and Percussion Instru- 
ments. Chorus. Orchestra and Band. Arrange work 

tor the greatest benefit of students 9 3 

Materials I 3 3 

Fifth Semester ~~ lb 

*Fducational Sociology } 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 (Mute, Oboe, 
Clarinet, Bassoon), Brasses (Trumpet, French 
Horn, Trombone, Tuba), and Percussion Instru- 
ments. Chorus, Orchestra and Band. Arrange work 

for greatest benefit of students 12 4 

Furythmics 3 1 

Sixth Semester 26 l6 

•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 Instru- 
ments. Chorus. Orchestra and Band. Arrange work 
for greatest benefit of students 1 - 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 



Department of Music 13 



Horn. Trombone, Tuba), and Percussion Instru- 
ments. Chorus. Orchestra and Band. Arrange work 

for greatest benefit of students 6 2 

Elective (§Music Appreciation or Elective) 3 3 

Elective ( §Advanced Problems in Conducting or 
Elective) ] 3 

Eighth Semester 

*Hi>tory and Philosophy of Education \ 4 

( Include History of Education in Pennsylvania and 
School Law) 

*Student Teaching and Conferences io" j 7 

■"Technique of Teaching i i 

Private Study — Voice. Piano. Organ ; Strings ( Violin. 
Viola. 'Cello, Bass), Woodwinds (Flute. Oboe. 
Clarinet. Bassoon). Brasses (Trumpet, French 
Horn. Trombone. Tuba), and Percussion Instru- 
ments. Chorus. Orchestra and Band. Arrange work 

for greatest benefit of students 3 1 

Elective (§Organizing and Rehearsing of School Or- 
chestras and Bands or Elective) 3 3 

2\ l / 2 16 

* — Core Subjects. § — Elective for Teachers and Supervisors of Music. 

Core - 36 semester hours 

Student Tech 16 

Theory 33 

Practical 34 

Elective 9 

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OUTLINE OF COURSES LEADING TO BACHELOR OF 
MUSIC DEGREE 

First Year Credit 

Piano. Organ. Voice, Violin or Orchestral Instruments 4 

Sight Singing 4 

Sight Playing - 1 

Harmony I and II n 

English 16 6 

Dictation 4 

Elective 6 

Physical Education 2 

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Department of Music 15 

Second Year 

Piano, Organ, Voice, Violin or Orchestral Instruments 4 

Sight Singing 3 

Sight Playing 1 

Harmony III and IV 6 

Elective 6 

Harmonic Dictation . 3 

History and Appreciation of Music 6 

Physical Education 2 

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Third Year 

Piano. Organ, Voice. Violin or Orchestral Instruments 4 

Musical Form and Analysis 6 

Elective 6 

Elective 6 

Conducting 4 

Junior Recital 2 

Eurythmics 2 

Fourth Year 

Piano, Organ. Voice. Violin or Orchestral Instruments 4 

Composition 3 

Ensemble Playing 1 

Counterpoint 3 

Elective 6 

Elective 6 

Senior Recital 4 



Above Electives may be selected from the college department. 
Students may also elect other courses listed under the Music Educa- 
tion course including orchestras, bands, glee club, and instrumental en- 
sembles. 

Student Teaching 
Student Teaching. 21 hours throughout the year, 14 semester hours 
credit. 

The Senior Class of the Music Education course teaches vocal and 
instrumental music in the Derry Township School, at Hershey, Pa. 
and has charge of the instrumental instruction in the Cornwall School 
District, at Cornwall. Pa. 

This work is done under the guidance of the following faculty: 
Mary E. Gillespie, M.A., Columbia University. Director of the Con- 
servatory, Lebanon Valley College. 
Edward P. Rutledge, M. A., Columbia University, Instructor in 
Band and Orchestra Instruments. 



Department of Music 17 

.1. I. Baugher, Ph.D., Columbia University, Supervising Principal 
of Deny Township Schools, Hershey. Pa. 

Esther Bigham, B.S.M., Oberlin Conservatory, Supervisor of 
Music, Derry Township Schools, Hershey, Pa. 

Raymond Light, M.A.. Columbia University, Supervising Prin- 
cipal of Cornwall School District, Cornwall, Pa. 

R. Leslie Saunders, B.S., Lebanon Valley College, Supervisor ol 
Music, Cornwall School District, Cornwall, Pa. 

Musical Organizations 

College Band. Lebanon Valley College maintain-, a uniformed band, 
the membership of which is made up of college and conservatory 
Students. The hand contributes to college life by playing at football 
games, by appearing on several programs during the year, and by pro- 
viding 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 instrumental >n. 

Girls Band. This organization is open to girls of the Conservatory 
and College alike. Membership in this band is determined by the ap- 
plicant's ability on her instrument, and by the needs of the band with 
respect to maintaining a well-balanced instrumentation. The group will 
participate in a Spring concert. 

Symphony Orchestra. The Lebanon Valley College Symphony Or- 
chestra is a musical organization of 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 Orchestra. The College Orchestra is open to all members 
of the Conservatory and College who are sufficiently qualified to belong 
to this organization. 

Glee Club. The Glee Club is a mixed chorus of selected voices. The 
personnel of the organization, while open to all L. V. C. students, is 
limited to forty members. During the Spring the club appears in con- 
certs in several communities throughout this section of Pennsylvania. 
Choral music of the highest type is used intensively. 

College Chorus. The mixed chorus is open to all on the campus 
who are interested in this type of musical performance and who have 
had some experience in sing.ng. 

Instrumental Ensembles. In addition to the larger musical organi- 
zations there is further opportunity for advanced players to try out for 
such ensembles as : 

(i) String Quartets (3) Brass Ensembles 

(2) Violin Choirs (4) Woodwind Ensembles 

Radio Broadcasting. Opportunity will be given to advanced music 
students and musical organizations for experience in broadcasting from 



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a recognized broadcasting station. This experience .will he offered at 
regular intervals throughout the school year. 

Applied Instruction 

Voice, Piano, Organ, Chorus, Orchestral and Band Instruments. 

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. 

Individual Instruction 
Private instruction is provided in Applied Music (Piano, Voice, Or- 
gan, Violin, and all instruments of orchestra or band.) 
Piano: Ruth Engle Bender, Xella Miller. 
Voice: Alexander Crawford. 
Organ : R. Porter Campbell. 
Violin : Harold Malsh. 

Instruments of Band and Orchestra : Edward P. Rutledge. 
Cello, Viola, String Bass : D. Clark Carmean. 
A bulletin describing courses in Practical Music will be sent upon 
application. 

Junior Department 

The Conservatory of Music 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 num- 
ber 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 con- 
tinue 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. 



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THE STUDENTS' RECITALS 

The students' Tuesday evening recital- arc of inestimable value to all 
students in acquainting them with a wide range of the best musical 
literature, and in developing musical taste and discrimination. It is of 
special value to young musicians by affording them experience in ap- 
pearing before an audience, and thus offering training in self-reliance, 
nerve control, and stage demeanor. 

Student- in all grades appear on the programs of these recital-. Each 
senior is expected to appear in one special graduation recital. 
MATRICULATION 

A Matriculation Fee of five dollars must be paid by all full-time 
students who are entering the College or Conservatory for the first 
time. This fee should accompany the application for admission. If a 
student'- application i- not accepted, the fee will be returned. 

All students not enrolled in regular College or Conservatory Courses 
will he required to pay a matriculation fee of one dollar, once in each 
school year. 

TUITION AND STUDENT ACTIVITIES FEES 

An annual charge of $250, which cover- tuition for seventeen hours 
per -emester in the College and Conservatory, and a fee for student 
activities will he made for all students in regular courses. 

The Public School Music Supervisors' Course includes two private 
lessons per week, the use of a piano two hour- daily for practice, and 
theoretical and college courses not exceeding a total of seventeen se- 
mester hours each semester. 

Extra hours in theoretical and college courses will he charged at the 
rate of $7.00 per semester hour. 

Private and Class Lessons 

The rates per semester, one lesson per week, are S25.00. 

The rates per seme-ter, 1 me class le--Mi per week in the Junior 
Department, are $g.oo. 

Rent of Practice Instruments 

Piano, one hour daily, per semester $ 4- on 

Each additional hour daily, per semester -2-00 

Organ, one hour daily, per semester - 20.00 

Organ, two hours weekly, per semester to.or 

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. 

Xo 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. 




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