Annual programs of composition: an evening with Edwin Gerschefski

Annual programs of composition: an evening with Edwin Gerschefski

Descriptive Summary

Title: Annual programs of composition: an evening with Edwin Gerschefski
Creator: Gerschefski, Edwin, 1909-1992
Inclusive Dates: 1969-1970
Language: English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (6 portfolios)
Collection Number: UA11-073
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Biographical/historical note

Edwin Gerschefski was a composer, pianist, and teacher. He was born in Meridian, CT on 19 June 1909 and died in Chattanooga, TN on 18 December 1992. His education included study at Yale University (1926-1931) and the Tobias Matthay Pianoforte School in London (1931-1933). He also studied with the renowned pianist Artur Schnabel and the noted music theorist Joseph Schillinger. Gerschefski held the positions of dean of the music school at Converse College (1945-1959), head of the music department at the University of New Mexico (1959-1960), and head of the music department at the University of Georgia (1960-1980).

Scope and Content

The collection consists of three copies of the Sixth Annual Program of Compositions by Edwin Gerschefski, a record album titled An Evening with Edwin Gerschefski, performed May 29, 1969 in the Fine Arts Auditorium. The collection also contains three copies of the record album of the Seventh Annual Program of Composition by Edwin Gerschefski, performed at the Georgia Center Auditorium, February 12, 1970.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Annual Programs of Composition: an Evening with Edwin Gerschefski, UA11-073, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

RG 2-10-17


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials available in this repository: Edwin Gerschefski papers, 1932-1994.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1Evening with Gerschefski, no. 6, 1969 May 29
 
1Evening with Gerschefski, no. 6, copy 2
 
1Evening with Gerschefski, no. 6, copy 3
 
1Evening with Gerschefski, no. 7, 1970 February 12
 
1Evening with Gerschefski, no. 7, copy 2
 
1Evening with Gerschefski, no. 7, copy 3

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