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Bands (Music) -- United States

 Topic
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Edwin Franko Goldman papers

 Collection 0020-SCPA
Overview Edwin Franko Goldman (1878-1956), a founder of the American Bandmasters Association and its first president, was a composer, scholar, and prominent conductor. In 1911 he formed his own band which began a summer concert series, later know as the Guggenhiem Memorial Concert Series, in New York City in 1918; this tradition continued under other directors including Goldman's son, Richard Franko Goldman, who led the band from 1956-1979. Goldman championed the performance of neglected band music and...

Frank Simon collection

 Collection 0362-SCPA
Content Description The Frank Simon collection consists of four record storage boxes, three Paige boxes, three oversize boxes, and one oversize framed photograph pertaining to Frank Simon and the ARMCO Band. The collection spans 1902 through 1965 and includes 177 photographs, 14 open reel recordings, five large scrapbooks, 24 documents (including correspondence, presentation certificates and awards, and ephemera five news-clippings and advertising flyers), two pieces of artwork, two Armco Band programs from radio...

Hazen band photograph collection

 Collection 0408-SCPA-HAZEN
Overview The Hazen band photograph collection contains photocopies of images of wind bands from throughout the U.S., along with associated metadata for each image, and a copy of a database of American Band Images. Most of the images date from the late 19th century. The collection was probably assembled as research for Margaret Hindle Hazen and Robert M. Hazen's book The Music Men: An Illustrated History of Brass Bands in America, 1800-1920.

Kenneth G. Bloomquist papers

 Collection 0099-SCPA
Overview A conductor and trumpet player, Kenneth G. Bloomquist (born 1931) was involved with numerous bands throughout his career. The bulk of his career was spent with the Michigan State University Band and Music program, of which he served as Director of Bands from 1978 until his retirement in 1993. During this time he also served as Director of the School of Music from 1978 to 1988. Bloomquist also served as an educator and clinician, working with many school music programs, summer camps, and...