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Music -- Instruction and study -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

College of Performing Arts course catalogs

Identifier: MM-05-01-01

Consists of course catalogs with information about the policies, faculties and courses of Mannes School of Music. Collection includes a limited number of catalogs focused exclusively on the Extension Division, Preparatory Division, Summer School, and Jazz and Contemporary BFA Program, while most cover a broad range of courses.

Dates: 1916-2011

Edward Aldwell papers

Identifier: MP-0001-01

Edward Aldwell (1938-2006) was an American pianist, music theorist, teacher, and recitalist. The Edward Aldwell papers consist of Aldwell’s course notes and files. Included in the collection are curricula, Schenkerian analyses, notes on a textbook he co-authored, and records pertaining to administrative matters at the Curtis Institute of Music and the Mannes School of Music.

Dates: 1969-2006

Elizabeth Aaron records

 Record Group
Identifier: MA-01-05-01

Elizabeth Aaron taught ear-training in the Techniques of Music department of Mannes College of Music (later, Mannes School of Music at The New School) from 1957 to 2017. The collection consists of administrative files relating to Aaron’s committee roles, Mannes board of trustee minutes, notebooks, recordings, photographs, and materials pertaining to the attempted merger of Mannes and Manhattan School of Music in 1978.

Dates: 1939-2013

Larry Freund interviews with Esther Hoffman

Identifier: MP-0022-01

This collection consists of transcripts of seventeen interviews with Esther Hoffman Wexler (1918-2014), conducted by her cousin, Lawrence Freund, between 2012 and 2014. Hoffman, a Canadian-born concert pianist and a longtime piano teacher at the Mannes College of Music (which became a division of The New School in 1989), discusses her life experiences and her career as a musician and as a teacher in New York City and Toronto.

Dates: 2012-2014

Leopold Mannes concert lecture and notes on color theory

Identifier: MP-0025-01

This collection contains a 1940 handbill announcing lectures on music at Carnegie Hall, with a manuscript of lecture notes for the fourth lecture delivered by Leopold Mannes, and a manuscript by Mannes about color theory.

Dates: 1940; circa 1920-1964

Mannes Camerata collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MA-02-01-01

The Mannes Camerata, founded in 1981 by Paul Echols, was Mannes College of Music's early-music ensemble. It was comprised of students and faculty of the combined undergraduate and graduate early music programs at the Mannes, which joined The New School in 1989. The collection contains scores, schedules and program notes, photographic materials, librettos, press releases, correspondence, and audiovisual recordings.

Dates: 1981-2003

Mannes College Chamber Music and Orchestra concert programs

Identifier: MA-05-04-02

This collection of formerly bound concert programs for the Mannes Chamber Ensemble and the Mannes Orchestra was compiled by former Mannes School of Music orchestra manager Kelly Edwards.

Dates: 1998-2015

Mannes College of Music administrative records collection

Identifier: MA-01-01-01

The New School Archives staff created the Mannes College of Music administrative records collection by integrating several collections documenting the Mannes College of Music (now, Mannes School of Music). The collection includes correspondence, event flyers, photographs, legal records, meeting minutes, illustrations, administrative records and reports.

Dates: 1916-2015; Majority of material found within 1964-1990

Mannes College The New School for Music Concert Operations programs

Identifier: MA-05-04-03

Collection consists of Mannes College The New School for Music (now, Mannes School of Music) concert program text covering four consecutive academic years.

Dates: 2008-2012