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WALTER DAMROSCH, New York: I congratulate yoU on the distinguished
Frederick Stock and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra will take part.

list of artists, and that

PIERRE V. R. KEY, Editor, Musical Digest, New York City: An established inlstitultionl. In additioll
to programs in keeping xwith splendid traditions the list of soloists is admirable.
RUTH HALLER OTTAWAY, President, National Federation of Music Clubs: It is filled with interest
fr-onm lily IJ."0ls to the presentation of Boris Godunof ! Michigan is prouder than ever of this great mlulsical
evecut.
EDWIN J, STRINGHAAM, Music Education, Columbia University: What an ideal lestival!. What a
privilege and an opportunity ! My heartiest congratulations.
R USSELIL V. MORGAN, Directing Supervisor of Music, Cleveland: This festival is of course, exceel-
inidy inlIportant to Michigan, but I know, as miay others must, that it has its influence upon imusic develop-
imellt and Consciousness of .musical power throughout this broad land of ours.
CHARLES E. WATT, Publisher and Editor of Music Neews, Chicago: Your schedule of artists and
works for your next May I4estival has just been received and it is so wonderful that it thoroughly solilifies lly
lmiig-tii1e opinion that the Ann Arbor Festival is by far the best of all the festivals.
E, T, CAMERON, Executive Secretary, Michigan Educational Association: Your May Festival has comCe
1 be erecognize as a grcat factor in developing a better music programir in our schools.
FELIX BOROWSKI, Composer, Conductor and Critic, Chicago: Judging from the names of the soloists
t the c nicc i-s should be this season of the highest worth and I think too, that the music which is to be inter-
preted wil ofIer a great treat to your audiences.
DUDiLEZY BUCK, Teacher of Singing, Columbia School of Music, Chicago: I am all enthusiasm over the
Valtie al ill iortance of the yearly Festivals you hold at Ann Arbor. It is an exceptionallyfine opportunity
for the music lmers cf this part of the country to hear great works given in a great way.
DR. WILLIAM C. CARL, Guilmant Organ School, New York City: The importance of a Iestival such
as yE)tl give each year is of the greatest musical and educational value, not oniyv to the Iiversity but the
co n ntlry at large. 'The program is brilliant, iliteresting and has been \ well chosen.
LESLIE A. BUTLER, Superintendent of Schools, Grand Rapids: In my judgment it is impossible H)
measure the value to the State of licligall of the splendid May Festivals which have been cond ucted in the
city ol Ann Amrbor for many years.
FRED W. GAGE, President, Gage Printing Company, Battle Creek: I want to congratulate yu oln hav-
mug 1m'ade ip) a program which cannot fail to be of the highest possible musical interest.
MRS. EDMUND JOSEPH TYLER, Secretary American Opera Society, Chicago: Your ie prgranim
for the lay v t'estival w\ith its comprehelmsive array of choral works, splendid organmizatiolls, olltstaldi-ng artists
and master musical directors, presents a most allurmgn list of attractions. Congratulation s.
DR. FRANCIS L. YORK, Honorable Advisor of Musical Activities of the Art Institute of the City of
Detroit, and Directeur du Departement de la Musique representing the French Government: You are surel y
providing us with a feast of good things. Such a progralm not only gives us the mnaXilmlll ol Iulisical pleasure.
hill is highily educational.
CHARLES N. BOYD, Director Pittsburgh Musical Institute: Your offering for the 1931 Festival at Ann
Arbor is apparently one of the finest, if not the very best von have yet provided.
IE0 C. MILLER, Director of Miller-Ferguson Institute of Music, St. Louis, and Secretary Music Teach-
ers' National Association: Thlis Festival is no doubt one of the greatest forces at wvork ill .building a better
nusicail life.

JEFFERSON B. WEBB, Vice President, Detroit Symphony Orchestra: Congratulations on the splendid
programs you have arranged for the May Festival ! The citizens in the State of Michigan are indeed fortunate.
C. M. TREMAINE, Director National Bureau for the Advancement of Music, New York: The program
seems to me an unusually tine one. Festivals of this k md are a real asset to a community.
F. B. STIVEN, Director of Music, University of Illinois, Urbana: The musical interests of the Middle
West are deeply indebted to the May Festival for bring ing together each year such a gala array of artists.
SELBY C. OPPENHEIMER, Impresario, San Francisco: You are ever retaining the position for this
l estival, as the foremost musical celebration of the ye ar.
MARGIE A. McLEOD, Western Manager, Musical America, Chicago: The galaxy of stars just proves
again your ability to manage one of the greatest, if not the greatest Festival in the country.
GLENN M. TINDALL, Business Manager, Holly wood Bowl, Hollywood: Each year seems to be about
the ultimate attainment in art and your schedule for 1931 shows that you are continuing your growth.
EDITH M. KELLER, State Supervisor of Music, Columbus, Ohio: The excellent programs and the out-
standing artists you have engaged will have a wide appeal to music lovers.
FLORENCE FRENCH, Editor and Publisher, Musical Leader, Chicago: Ann Arbor's May Festival is one
of America's great institutions. This will be my twenty-sixth and each is fraught with delightful ihemories.
RUBIN GOLDMARK, President, the "Bohemians," New York: I congratulate you on the sustained ex-
cellence of your musical offerings. You are doing a magnfificent work for musical culture in America.
CHARLES A. HUGHES, Secretary Detroit Athletic Club and Member of Board of Directors Detroit
Symphony Orchestra: I want to congratulate you on this year's program. I think all things considered, the
annual Alav hFestial is the high light in the state's cultural development.
JAMES E. DEVOE, Manager, Philharmonic Concert Co., Detroit: Once. more you announce a May Fes-
ti\val which should give the whole country a high mark to reach for.1 Personally I don't think you have ever
announcer a more compelling list of attractions.
HONORABLE WEBSTER H. PEARCE, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Lansing: You certainly
are renderilng a distinct service not only to the people who live in Ann Arbor but to the many citizens of the

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ADA BICKING, Director of Music Education, Department of Public Instruction, Lansing: As usual, the
]931 array of artists chosen is most intriguing and the entire program is provoking entthusiasmn and interest.
OSCAR C. CRESS, President of the Grand Rapid s Conservatory of Music: No genuine lover of music
should forego this exceptional opportunity.
J. A LB IRT RIKER, Editor and Assistant General Managcr, Musical Courier, New York: It is apparent
tilat the concerts iN May will bring forth one of Ann Ar bor's most ouLtstanding music events. Congratulations.
JAMES FRANCIS COOKE, Editor, The Etude, Philadelphia: You have selected people who are capable
cl producing genuine musical thrills of this day, and have selected NNworks which are vital and filled with pres-
Selit interest. J t is easy to foresee that the Festival wil l be an ellormllous artistic success.
D. M. SWARTHOUT, President, Music Teachers' National Association, and Dean of School of Music,
University of Kansas: Your program outline for this year is one of unusual interest. Musically its success
is assured.
JAMES T. QUARLES, Dean College Fine Arts, University of Missouri, Columbia: What a blessing it
must be to live within easy access of Ann Arbor, and to be able to avail one's self of these opportunities.
PAUL J. WEAVER, Professor of Music, Cornell University: Without (juestioll, it is of enormous value
to the University and to Michigan.

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