Band musicians -- United States -- 20th century.
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Content Description The Chester E. Whiting collection contains material relating to Whiting's career with the U.S. Army, including his role in creating and leading the U.S. Army Field Band. Materials in it date from 1919 to 2015, but the bulk dates are 1946-1960. The collection has a varied provenance, which is reflected in its arrangement and description. The first box of material is from Frank Whiting, Jr., Chester’s nephew. Frank Whiting, Sr. was a member of the Americal Division Band and the Army Field Band....
Overview Frank Mancini (1886-1964) was an influential music educator in the Modesto, California. This collection focuses on his teaching and conducting career there and includes music programs of many of Mancini's ensembles and guest conducting appearances; correspondence with important musicians of the time including William Revelli, Edwin Franko Goldman, and others; instructional materials from Mancini's years as an educator; awards earned by Mancini and his bands; audio recordings of an interview...
Overview A conductor and cornetist, Kenneth Slater (1917-2005) was involved with numerous bands throughout his career. He performed with the "The President's Own" United States Marine Band and the United States Army Field Band, where he was the cornet soloist for nearly a decade. Later he became the director of the Almas Temple Band (Washington, DC) and Hagerstown Municipal Band (Maryland). In addition, Slater was also a charter member of the Shrine Bandmasters, a Past President of the Pennsylvania...