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Conservatories of music

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

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

Janet Mabon scrapbook

Identifier: MP-0027-01

Entitled, "My Memory Book of Musical Experiences," this scrapbook was kept by Janet Mabon (1904–1965), a voice student at the David Mannes Music School from 1923 to 1925. The scrapbook contains black and white photographs of Mabon, her friends, and her voice teacher, Giulio Silva; concert and recital programs; school progress reports; press clippings; and correspondence.

Dates: 1922-1927

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 of Music Concert Office collection

Identifier: MA-05-04-01

Collection consists of concert programs for Mannes School of Music student and faculty recitals as well as promotional materials for other school performances. Also includes press releases and event calendars. Mannes was established in 1916 by David and Clara Mannes and became a division of The New School in 1989. As of 2018, Mannes is part of The New School's College of Performing Arts.

Dates: 1944 - 2015

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

Mannes School of Music clippings and scrapbook collection

Identifier: MA-03-01-01

This collection consists of news clipping files and scrapbooks that document Mannes from its founding through the early 1990s. The scrapbooks, which cover the school's early history through the 1960s, contain concert programs, advertisements, and news articles. Other scrapbooks, some from before the establishment of Mannes, document the activities of the school's founders, David and Clara Mannes, in their work as musicians and educators.

Dates: 1910 - 1994

Mannes School of Music Office of the Dean records

 Record Group
Identifier: MA-01-03-01

This collection consists of documents generated and compiled by the office of the dean of the Mannes School of Music at The New School from 1989 to 2004, during the tenures of deans Charles Kaufman and Joel Lester. The documents include reports, publicity information, memoranda, and correspondence. The collection also includes letters of commendation to the Mannes College of Music written by noted musicians in 1958.

Dates: 1952-2004; Majority of material found within 1988-2002

Miriam Kartch Mannes College of Music administrative files

Identifier: MA-01-02-01

Miriam Kartch (1924-) was a longtime faculty member of Mannes School of Music, starting under Clara Damrosch Mannes in 1945 and retiring in 2015. This collection consists of administrative documents and notes from Kartch’s tenure at Mannes, most dating from the 1970s to 1990s.

Dates: 1948-1996; Majority of material found within 1978-1996