Tag Archives: 1920’S

Greetings from Ernest Bloch, 1925

Ernest Bloch, the Conservatory’s Director from 1925 until 1930, wrote a Greeting to the students of the Conservatory, which was printed in an issue of the school’s newsletter, The Lyre (Vol. 1 No. 5). Mr. Bloch wrote: To the Students … Continue reading

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Masquerade Ball, 1926

Reading through past issues of The Lyre, I came across a wonderful description of a Masquerade Ball held in 1926, hosted by the Adillian Club of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Below is the text from this news story … Continue reading

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Engaging Ernest Bloch

The year was 1924. Ada and Lillian travelled to the east coast together to visit music schools in Chicago, New York and Boston. They wrote to Ernest Bloch, who was at the Cleveland Institute at the time, asking for a meeting. … Continue reading

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Newsletters!

While conducting our survey of the Conservatory’s archival materials, we have begun to find printed newsletters from the school. The first issue was titled “The Lyre” and was printed on May 30, 1924. Among other news, it announces that Ernest … Continue reading

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