Annual programs of composition: an evening with Edwin Gerschefski

Annual programs of composition: an evening with Edwin Gerschefski

Descriptive Summary

Repository: University of Georgia Archives
Creator: Gerschefski, Edwin, 1909-1992
Title: Annual programs of composition: an evening with Edwin Gerschefski
Dates: 1969-1970
Quantity: 1.0 Linear Foot (6 portfolios)
Coll. Number: UA11-073

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 Note

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.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Composers--United States.
Gerschefski, Edwin, 1909-1992
Instrumental music.
Music.
University of Georgia. -- Faculty

General Notes

RG 2-10-17


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.


Related Material

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


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

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