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Accession #MC2007/133
TopicManchester Symphony Orchestra
TitleManchester Symphony Orchestra
LocationLarge Box 103
CitationManchester Symphony Orchestra, MC2007/133, Archives and Church of the Brethren Collection, Funderburg Library, Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana.
AccessResearchers are responsible for determining copyright status of archived materials where this is relevant to their intended use of the materials.
Scope and Content

1.  Brochure describing the Orchestra Scholarship Program for first-time students at Manchester College 2001-2002.

2.  Program for March 4, 2001 Meet the Orchestra concert.

3.  Concert schedule for 2003-2004.

4.  Concert schedule for 2004-2005.

5.  Concert program for March 6, 2005 concert.

6.  Schedule for 2005-2006 concert season.

Date of Accession10 July 2007
Bio History Note

The Manchester Symphony Society in cooperation with Manchester College sponsors a community-oriented symphony called the Manchester Symphony Orchestra.   North Manchester has been the smallest community in the United States to support a full symphony orchestra. This collection contains brochures, schedules and programs.

Past Conductors of the MSO

W. David Koile 1939-42

Samuel L. Flueckiger 1942-53

Vernon Stinebaugh 1953-59

Jack Harriman 1959-60

Vernon Stinebaugh 1960-1965

Dwight Oltman 1965-67

David C. McCormick 1967-70

James A. Carlson 1970-73

Jack C. Laumer 1973-77

James Baldwin 1977-1979

Robert Jones 1979-2004

Suzanne Gindin 2004-2008

Professor Jim Adams reports that there have also been guest conductors when the regular conductor was on leave. One of these was John Berry. Professor emeritus Adams believes that this was during the tenure of Robert Jones.

Archivist Note

Description prepared 10 July 2007 by Jeanine M. Wine,updated 12 December 2008 by Jeanine M. Wine, and last updated 17 October 2013 by Jeanine M. Wine.


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