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'U' Boasts Many Vocal Music Groups
Available at University
GLEE CLUB-The Men's Glee Club, celebrating its centennial this
year, spent the summer touring Europe. A similar trip was made
transfer students are invited to try:
out," Prof. Duey said. "It is not
necessary to have a trained voice."
Only 10 per cent of the members of
the Glee Club are in the music
school according to Prof. Duey.
The time and place for tryouts
for the club will be announced
early in the fall.
University Choir . .
By far the largest of the cho-
ruses on campus is the University
Choir, directed by Prof. Maynard
Klein of the music school.
This 300 voice choir is open to
all students in the University in-
terested in choral singing.-Its an-
nual concerts include perform-
ances at Christmas, during March
and in the spring.
Last year the choir gave the Ann
Arbor premier of Bruckner's Re-
quiem Symphony and performed
Brahm's Requiem and a program
of selected choral works.
Bach Choir . .
Prof. Klein also directs the Bach
Choir, a 180 voice ensemble. Stu-
dents may elect this choir as en-
semble 49 and earn . one hour's
credit toward graduation, accord-
ing to Prof. Klein.
Like the University Choir, the
Bach Choir is open to all students
at the University.
Michigan Singers . .
A more select singing group un-
der the direction of Prof. Klein is
the Michigan Singers. This organ-
ization has about 50 members,
mostly in the music school.
"The group gives concerts on
campus and on tour," said Prof.
Klein. In the past, they have
toured the East and South during
By RUTHANN RECHT
Many scholarships are available
to freshmen who have completed
one semester of work at the Uni-
These scholarships are awarded
on the basis of academic qualifica-
tion, leadership and participation
in campus affairs, and on the basis
of need. They have no connection
with the high school standing of
"Students must have at least a
B average to obtain a scholarship,"
Ivan W. Parker, assistant dean of
men said. "Leadership calls for
obtaining a position of responsi-
bility on committees, holding of
offices and obtaining recognition
by other students," he added.
Many Factors in "Need" .
Need is judged by many factors;
the number of dependents, the
family income, and theiparents'
ability to pay for education.
"No student whose family earns
more than $10,000 is eligible to
apply for a scholarship based on
need," Parker said.
"It is feasible for the student
who wishes to obtain a grant from
the University to show that he is
trying to solve his money problems
by himself," Parker added. To this
end, students should try, if at all.
possible, to find some type of part
It is advisable for students in-
terested in seeking aid to apply
for the scholarships in February.
This will give the office sufficient
time to process the requests. It
will also enable them to "insure
proper consideration" of each ap-
Scholarships are divided into
three classes, each of which speci-
fies different requirements. The
general scholarship is the largest
group and anyone enrolled in the
University who meets the require-
ments is eligible to apply. Last
year 70 awards were granted to
students in allfields of concentra-
The second class of scholarships
are those in the particular school
in which the student is enrolled.
Those interested should consult
the dean of the college or school
where they plan to concentrate.
Fill Out Applications
"fin addition," Parker said, "stu-
dents should fill out application
forms in his office in order to be
eligible for other general scholar-,
In the third class are enumer-
ated the special scholarships which
are given by outside agencies, cor-
porations and individuals. "Money;
from industry, alumni and en-
dowments comprise the largest,
outside source," Parker said. These
awards are based on geographic
area or study concentration.
"There are some scholarships,"
Parker said, "in which the money
is alloted to us in one sum. It is
then up to the University to divide'
it as it sees worthy. In these situa-
tions, the committee on scholar-
ships will give money to many stu-
dents without attempting to meet
entirely the financial needs of any
one, and without trying to give aid
Scholarships Total $1.4 Million.
During the 1957-58 school year,
more than 4,000 graduate and
undergraduate students received
scholarships amounting to $1,400,-
One of the most unusual schol-
arships ayailable is the American
Indian grant. This scholarship was
established by the University Re-
gents in recognition of three seo-
tions of land granted to the newly
founded University in 1817 by
Indian tribes living in the area of
old Fort Meigs.
Students who are eligible for
this scholarship must prove that
they are of Indian blood. "This
can be done by obtaining a letter
from the 'chief' of the reserva-
tion," Parker said.
Scholarship applications can be
obtained at the Scholarship Divi-
sion of the Office of'Student Af-
fairs in the Student Activities
Part of the University's musical
scene is the Woodwind Quintet
which performs works of the clas-
sical composers and also contem-
porary, writers such as Ibert, Mil-
haud and Carter.
The group of five faculty mem-
bers gives at least once concert in
Ann Arbor during the semester
and also plays in various. cities
throughout the state.
Last March they toured the Up-
Radio and television appear-
ances are also made by the quintet.
Members of the group, which
was organized at the University in
1949, are Prof. Florian Mueller,
oboe; Prof. Nelson Hauenstein,
flute; Prof. Albert Lauconi, clari-
net; Louis Cooper, bassoon and
Clyde Carpenter, French horn.
By JEAN HART WIG
Ann Arbor theater-goers have
a chance to see at least 11 legiti-
mate dramatic productions each
year, not including the Univer-
sity speech department's playbills.
Presented by the self-supporting
Ann Arbor Civic Theater, the Uni-
versity Lecture Series and the pro-
fessional Drama Season, the pro-
ductions range from Shakespeare
to musical comedy.
The Civic Theater, directed by
professional director Ted Heusel
and governed by a professional
board of directors, is composed of
amateur actors, half of whom are
University students. In existence
for 29 years, the self-supporting
group w e l c o m e s anyone . into
membership who is interested in
assisting in the productions.
Five Plays Presented
Five popular, current plays were
presented during last year's Civic
Theater season in the Lydia Men-
delssohn Theater to an average
audience of 120 for each produc-
The bill included Harriet Ben-
nett Hamme's "Mia Mine," "Tea-
house of the August Moon," "Hat-
ful of Rain," "Guys and Dolls"
The University Lecture Course,
which sponsors at least one dra-
matic presentation each. year, last
year brought Raymond Massey,
Agnes Moorehead and Martin Ga-
bel to the University in November
for a pre-Broadway production of
"The Rivalry." The presentations
of the lecture series, which also
includes celebrated speakers, are
given in Hill Auditorium.
The professional productions
brought to Ann Arbor every spring
by the University Drama Season,
bring to a conclusion the local
theater scene. Opening its 23rd
season last year, the Season pre-
sented five plays during May and
the first week of June.
Miller To Shaw
Arthur MVliller's dramatic "A
View From the Bridge" was the
first presentation and featured
long-time actor Luther Adler in
the starring role. "The Second
Man," a sophisticated comedy by
S. N. Behrman, brought Vicki
Cummings and Hurd Hatfield to
Shaw's farcical "Candida," star-
ring Carmen Mathews, "Separate
Tables" with Basil Rathbone and
Betty Field, and Don' Ameche in
Alexander's "Holiday for Lovers"
rounded out the season.
Ann Arbor offers theater pro-
ductions' to fit every taste; wheth-
er it be musical 'comedy or
Shakespeare, it can be seen in a
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