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Jniversities Will Furnish.
'uture Musical Leaders


ITOR'S NOTE: The following
le by Mr. Goodman was written
isively for American college and
ersity newspapers.
dership in musical progress
advancement of musicianship
come from. America's new
of university men and wo-
e come to realize the impor-
tof this fact during my six-
h stay in California. During
months I have had occasion
rk with and to observe many
e new college bred musicians,
have learned the true extent
e campus influence on mo-
American music.
ds in Music
st, let's take the trends of
c. It is the endorsement of
us people across the country
seals the fate of new music.
in the twenties and the wild
e days, we led into an era
ether fantastic musical ar-
e more serious nature of to-
university students is re-
d in today's music. The best
nost acceptable must have a
ed perfection to meet approv-
the critical college group.
ians who fail to recognize
1o not last long at the top,
ey ever get there.
n't misunderstand me. I have
:e to grind with the musician
never went to college. I had
:llege education myself, for
matter. But I feel strongly
wve are getting an increasingly
r type of musician from the
e group. They not only un-
and the pulse of today's mu-
etter, but they are helping to
the level of all popular music.
c and Emotion
ere was a time when the mu-
xpression of America came
arily from the violent emo-
of large groups of under-
eged people.
t America has come far. The
lard of living of the entire
ry has been raised. The na-
suffered the pains of yet an-
great war, but the growth
nued. Today we have more
e attending universities than
before. These influences are
dy being felt in the music
nerica, and more and more
ust look to the university ed-
d to help us give adequate
;retation to that, music.
at is why I feel sure that a
part of my next band will be
- up of university-educated
:ians. They are the young
of the day. They are ones
must give voice to the emo-
of a people whose standard
ing is higher than any others
e world. They are the ones
nust give us leadership.

Collegians Aid Growth
Many college musicians have al-
ready played a part in this musical
growth. Some good examples are
Woody Herman, Marquette Uni-
versity; Les Brown, Duke Univer-
sity; Jimmie Lunceford, Fisk Uni-
versity; Paul Weston, Dartmouth
College and Columbia University;
and Fred Waring, Pennsylvania

Serices Will
Begin Today
Programs Planned
For Ash Wednesday
Ash Wednesday, so called be-
cause of the traditional use of
ashes as a symbol of penitence,
will be observed in Ann Arbor
churches today by special services
and by the beginning of weekly
Lenten devotions.
Rev. Alfred Scheips will deliver
a sermon, "Lord, Whither Goest
Thou?" for Lenten Vespers at
7:30 p.m. in the UNIVERSITY
Methodist Communion Service
will be given at 8:30 p.m. in the
main sanctuary of the METHOD-
will hold services at 7:30 p.m.
Holy Communion will be offered.
Services will be held at 6:30,
7, 8 and 9 a.m. at ST. MARY'S
CHAPEL. Ashes will be distribu-
ted following each service. Father
Kerns will deliver the Lenten ser-
mon during devotions to be held
at 7:30 p.m. The devotions will be
followed by group discussion. The
schedule of four masses a day
will be continued throughout Lent.
A Mid-Week Chat will be held
by the Roger Williams Guild from
4 to 5:30 p.m. today at the Guild
*. * *
Wesleyan Guild will present a
tea and refresher from 4 to 6 p.m.
Following supper at 6 p.m., the
cell groups will meet.
* **
The first Bible study of the se-
mester will be held by the Michi-
gan Christian Fellowship at 8 p.m.
today at Lane Hall.
The topic to be considered is,
"Why Study the Bible?"
Mrs. Clapper
Will Lecture
Mrs. Raymond Clapper, who will
speak at 8:30 p.m. tomorrow in
Hill Auditorium under the au-
spices of the Oratorical Associa-
tion, brings to her lecture audi-
ences a first-hand account of the
functionings and personalities of
our national capital.
In a quarter-century at Wash-
ington, working closely with her
late husband, the well-known col-
umnist and news analyst, Mrs.
Clapper gained a deep insight into
the American political scene.
Tickets for Mrs. Clapper's lec-
ture may be purchased from 10
a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 5 p.m. to-
day and tomorrow until 8:30 p.m.
at the Hill Auditorium box office.'

RL, J.

(Continued from Page 4)
Tues.-Thurs. 4-6 p.m.,
. Gravit.
Mon.-Thurs. 4-5 p.m.,
Tues.-Thurs. 4-5 p.m.,
. Favreau.


State College. The University of
Noi'th Carolina produced Hal
Kemp, John Scott Trotter, Jan
Garber, Skinnay Ennis and Kay
Kyser. ,
In addition to the musicians
themselves, the reactions from
American campus groups are
powerful influences. We who play
the music may play as we feel,
but your reactions to our music
give us the guide to our success
at interpretation. If we miss, we
hearabout it. If our musicianship
is good, your critical reports tell
Sometimes I am asked what my
advice to a young musician would
be. The old saw about lots of
hard work is always good, but
possibly more important still is
the recommendation to play the
music as you feel it.
Similarly,,the future of Ameri-
can music depends upon the free-
dom of college and university peo-
ple to express themselves ABOUT
music, even though they are not
musicians. We must have their
true reactions in order to give
them the music that is truly ex-
pressive of the modern American


SPANISH: (1) Mon.-Wed. 4-5
p.m., 205 RL, F. Thompson.
(2) Mon.-Wed., 4-5 p.m., 207
Rl, H. Hootkins.
(2) Tues.-Thurs. 4-5 p.m., 207
RL, H. Hootkins.
(31) Tues.-Thurs. 4-5 p.m., 210
RL, C. Staubach.
GERMAN: Mon. - Wed. 7:30-
8:30 p.m., Sat. 11-12 a.m., 2016AH,
F. Reiss.
MATHEMATICS: Wed.-Fri. 5-6
p..m, Sat. 11-12 a.m., 3010 AH, G.
Costello. (6 through 15).
(52, 53, 54) Wed.-Fri. 5-6 p.m.,
Sat. 11-12 a.m., 3011 AH, E. Span-
PHYSICS: (25, 45) Mon.-Tues.-
Thurs. 5-6 p.m., 202 W. Physics,
R. Hartman.
(26, 46) Mon.-Tues.-Thurs. 5-6
p.m., 1036 Randall, D. Falkoff'
Faculty Recital: William Klenz,
cellist, wil be heard at 8:30 p.m.,
Mon., Feb. 24, Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre, in a program of compo-
sitions by Boccherini, Bach, Beeth-
oven, and Brahms.
The general public is invited.
Organ Recital: E. William Doty,
Dean of the College of Fine Arts
of the University of Texas, will
appear as guest organist at 4:15
p.m., Sun., Feb. 23, Hill Audito-
rium. Mr. Doty's program will in-
clude compositions by Bach,
Franck, DeLamarter, Liszt, and
D'Antalffy, and will be open to
the general public.
Conservation of Michigan Wild-
flowers, an exhibit of 46 colored
plates with emphasis on those pro-
tected by law. Rotunda Museum
Building. 8-5 Monday through
Saturday. 2-5 Sunday. February
through March.
Events Today
University Radio Programs:
2:30 p.m., Station WKAR, 870
Kc. School of Education: "Getting
along with Associates," William C.
Tapping Travels
T. Hawley Tapping, general sec-
retary of the Alumni Association,
is visiting the University of Michi-
gan Club of Puerto Rico this week.

M Oi'r , { " iil r i l :lu ;ti,i1:
Psychob 0gy. -
2:45 p.m., Station WKAR, 870
Kc. School of Music: The Wood-
wind Quintet, R. S. lowland, Di-
3:30 P m., Station WPAG. 1050
K. Caipits N ws.
First and sectoNd year Forestry
students are imvited and urged to
attend the February meeting of
the Forestry :Round Table, 7:30
p.m., Geology lecture room, Rm.
4054, Natural Science Bldg.
Research Club: 8 p.m. Rackham
Amphitheatre. Papers: Prof. Clark
Hopkins. "Early Christian Art in
the Near East." Prof. A. A. Christ-
man, "The Metabolism of Caffeine
and relate Mgthylxanthines."
University District, Michigan
Education Association: 7:30 p.m.,
Library, University High School.
The members of the Ann Ar-
bor District will me et with
us as our guests.,- Lee Durham,
president of the M.E.A. and Miss
Mary Ellen Lewis, vice-president
of the M.E.A. will participate in a
discussion of the issues confront-
ing teacher organizations in the
years ahead. Refreshments will
be served.
Institute of the Aeronautical
Sciences: 7:30 p.m., Michigan

_ Daily Official Bulletin __
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Union. Mr. R. Schneker will
speak on the subject, "Develop-
ment and construction of the
Willow Run Supersonic wind tun-
Slides on the tunnel, and an
Army Air forces technical film,
"Testing German Jets and Roc-
kets," will be shown. Election of
officers. All members of the Aero
Dept. and anyone interested are
cordially invited to attend.
Graduate Education Club: 7:30
p.m., West Conference Room,
Rackham Bldg. Dr. Edgar G.
Johnston will lead a discussion on
"Improvement of Teacher Train-
in the Graduate School." Grad-
nate students and friends are
urged to attend.
Debaters: Meeting,. 8 p.m.,
4208 Angell Hall. Pictures will
be taken.
Underwriters: Social meeting,
8 p.m., Grand Rapids Room,
League, followed by a skating par-
ty at Coliseum, Wednesday Lunch-
eon meeting 12 noon. Tea Room,
American Institute of Archi-
tects, Sturent Chapter, will pre-
sent Mr. Raymond C. Eastman,
Architect, who will speak on the
"Ann Arbor City Plan" at 4 p.m.,
Auditorium, Architecture Bldg.

The Famine Committee: 4 p.m.,
Lane Hall.
Holy Communion Services: Zion
and Trinity Lutheran Churches
at 7:30 p.m.
Pi Tau Pi Sigma, Signal Corps
Fraternity: 7:30 p.m., Rm. 100,
Military Hdgs. Bldg. Movies onI
"Radar" will be shown, and
plans for Spring semester activi-I
ties will be discussed. All present
and former members of Pi Tau Pi
Sigma are urged to attend.
Phi Lambda Upsilon faculty and
student members meet 7:30 p.m.,
East Conference Room, Rackham,
Dr. Cessna of the Dow Chemical
Company will speak to the group.
Coing Events
Mrs. Raymond Clapper, author
and, radio commentator, will. be
presented at 8:30 p.m., Thurs.,
Feb. 20, Hill Auditorium, as the
sixth number on the Oratorical
Association Lecture Course. Social
as well as political life in Wash-
ington will be discussed in her
lecture, "Behind the Scenes in
Washington." Tickets on sale at
Auditorium box office Wednesday
from 10-1, 2-5 and Thursday from
10-1, 2-8:30.

Thurs,. Feb.

Club: 7:30 p.m.,
20, Rm. 2082, Natural

Science Bldg. Movies and Re
Modern Poetry Club wi
meet Thursday. Instead, the
ing will be held Friday, 7:45
East Conference Room. Rae
Michigan Chapter of tle
posed Indian Institutg of Chi
Engineers meet 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 21, Rm.. 3201 E. Engin
Russian Conversation (
2-3:30 p.m., Thurs., and Fri
ternational Center. All sti
Delta Sigma Pi, profe%
Business Administration fi
nity: business meeting, 7:3(
Thurs., Feb. 20, Rm. 321,
Mr. J. D. Thomson, As:
Grand Secretary-Treasurer
international fraternity, w
present to greet members.
Art Cinema League pi
film adaptation of foremost
playwright Karel Capek's SE
Hugo Haas. English titles:
dialogue. Thurs., Fri., Sat.
p.m. Box office opens 2
daily. Reservations phone
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre



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