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AY, JANUARY 8, 1953



Anderson To Conduct
At Symphony Concert
Program Will Include Modern Compositions
Played by University Band in Hill Auditorium

'Grand Baroque

Chosen as Theme for J-Hop

Modern works of Leroy Ander-
son will be presented at the Uni-
versity Symphony Band's con-
cert at 4:15 P.m. Sunday in Hill
Anderson, considered by some
critics as a phenomenon in Amer-
ican music, will be present to con-
duct his own numbers.
* * *
THE BAND is planning to play
"The Phantom Regiment," "Sere-
nata," "Trumpeter's Lullaby,"
"Belle of the Ball" and Sleigh
Ride," all from the pen of An-
Anderson's life dates from
1910 when he was born into
a musical family in Cam-
bridge, Massachusetts. His
President of SL
Speaks at Meeting
Of Board of Reps
The Student Legislature tries to
represent the interests of students
and lead them in activities, ac-
cording to Howard Willens, presi-
dent of SL, who spoke at yester-
day's meeting of the League Board
of Representatives.
In his speech he outlined the
origin of the organization which
began when the student body in-
dicated they wanted a government
of the Congress-cabinet type.
Willens also reviewed the func-
tians of SL7 as stated in the con-
stitution. These are to express
student opinion, to serve student
7 needs, to coordinate student activ-
ities and to appoint students to
joint student-faculty committees.
According to Willens, the Stu-
dent Legislature has tried and is
trying to fulfill these functions
by sponsoring a non-profit book
exchange, student advisors, and a
Homecoming dance.
In the past the group has been
responsible for the removal of a
25-cent tennis court fee, fought
against the recognition of new stu-
dent organizations that have bias
clauses, and helped put into effect
a plan that allows political speak-
ers to appear on campus.
In other business the board dis-
cussed the idea of making revi-
sions in the purchase of meal
tickets for the holiday and ori-
entation period. This problem was
brpught in by some coeds in Stock-
The group also voted to extend
the new Judiciary constitution
which is temporarily in effect un-
til Feb. 25.
The next meeting will be Feb.
11, the first Wednesday of the new

mother taught him his first
Three instruments respond to
his playing : the piano, the organ,
and the double bass. He was grad-
uated from the Music Department
at Harvard.
He taught music at Radcliffe
College for two years, was music
director and arranger for the Har-
vard Band and served as a church
organist and choirmaster. The
Harvard Band still uses his ar-
* * *
FREQUENTLY Anderson ap-
pears as a guest conductor of the
Boston "Pops" Orchestra.
According to him, musical
ideas come as a result of con-
stantly looking for them. "I
have found," he says' "that the
alertness for ideas soon becomes
an unconscious habit that is
always at work.... All I know
is that the more you think of
ideas, the more ideas you get."
In "The Phantom Regiment"
Anderson paints a shadow por-.
trait of valor echoing down
through eternity.
His first composition in the Lat-
in idiom, "Serenata" will be the
second of his works to be played
by the Band..
"TRUMPETER'S Lullaby" fea-
tures a solo trumpet over a lull-
aby played by the rest of the en-
"Belle of the Ball" is a joyous,
exuberant waltz appealing to
the ear and creating an image in
the mind as well.
Conducting the other pieces of
the concert will be Dr. William
D. Revelli of the music school.
* * *
"HAIL MIAMI" by J. J. Richards
will be the first number of the
evening's perIrmance. The com-
poser, a contemporary, is past
president of the American Band-
masters Association which will
meet this spring in Miami for a
convention under the current pres-
ident, Dr. Revelli.
"Prelude and Fugue in B-Flat
Minor," by Bach, will follow the
first number.
Rossini will be represented in
his overture to "Italian in Algiers."
Gordon Jacob's music, composed
for the Great Festival of Great,
Britain held in 1951, will be next
on the program. The Band will
play his "Music for a Festival"
which consists of eleven short
After the intermission the Band
will play "Elsa's Procession to the
Cathedral" from Wagner's "Loh-
Anderson will appear to con-
clude the program conducting his

Pages in history will be turned
back by the J-Hop committee
when they present "Grand Baro-
que," the annual J-Hop to be held
from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Friday, Feb.
6, in the IM Building. -
Couples will find the ballroom
fashioned like the court of Louis
XIV of France, complete with
yards of rose drapes in many
INDIRECT lighting is planned
to simulate the soft glow of the
candles used during that period
in history.
The Baroque period is a term
used to describe the particular
style of art, architecture and
music developed during the six-
teenth to eighteenth centuries.
Particulars of the decorations
are being kept secret by the com-
mittee as well as the kind of fa-
vors that will be presented to each
couple attending the dance.
COMMITTEE members promise
that the favors this year will be
lasting, something the women will
be able to keep as a permanent
reminder of the dance.
The grand ballroom of the
Louis XIV period is different
from J-Hop decorations in past
The 1952 dance featured a South
Sea Island setting complete with
clusters of orchids, palm trees, co-
conuts and fountains of perfumed
running water.

cording to nation-wide polls,
has added to his popularity also
through recordings as well as
his many personal appearances.
The two bandleaders will alter-
nate their talents with the baton
at the annual dance to allow those
attending the dance to hear equal
amounts of their music.
*V * *
AS IN OTHER years, specific
rules concerning the J-Hop Week-
end have been set up by the com-
mittee. These regulations include
the fact that no corsages are per-
mitted to be worn to the dance
except by members of the central
Smoking in the booths or on
the dance floor of the hall is
forbidden. The committee will
arrange to provide a special
place for those desiring to have
Another rule to be in effect dur-
ing the weekend is that no house
parties will be approved for the
night of the Hop. Groups plan-
ning pre-dance dinners must also
end these functions at the desig-
nated hour.

STUDENT groups who are plan-
ning to hold parties on J-Hop
weekend must have approval of
such functions by the Office of
Student Affairs. The deadline for
applying for such approval has
been set at January 23.
Late permission has. been
granted to the women on cam-
pus for the weekend. Their
hours will be 4 a.m. on the
morning of Feb. 6 and 2:30 a.m.
on the morning of Feb. 7.
Part of the tradition of the J-
Hop is the fraternities' opening
their doors to house the women,
while the men vacate their rooms.
The regulations concerning fra-
Theatre Trip
Tickets are on sale between
3 and 5 p.m. daily for a Un-
ion-sponsored theatre trip to
Detroit to see "Stalag 17"
Thursday, Jan. 15. Orchestra
seats and the bus ride are of-
fered for the price of $3.75 and
a short question period with
the cast will be held after the

terity housing state that houses
must be vacated by 1 p.m. Friday,
Feb. 6.
* * *
MEN MAY re-enter their houses
any time after 3 p.m. Friday and
after noon on Saturday. All wom-
en must vacate the houses on Sun-
day. Feb. 8.
Tickets for "Grand Baroque"
are being sold at the cost of $7
per couple and are now on sale
to reservation holders from
10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Ad-
ministration Building.
Checks will be accepted ,n pay-
ment only if the purchaser shows
his identification card.
Those holding reservations for
tickets may pick up their tickets
until noon on Saturday. Monday,
sales will begin for those who did
not make reservations for the
dance until the limit of 1500 tick-
ets is sold.
Monday and Tuesday, juniors;
seniors and graduates may pur-
chase tickets for J-Hop if they did
not make reservations.
On Wednesday, Thursday and
Friday all remaining tickets will
be placed on general sale.

-Daily-Larry Wilk
COFFEE CARETAKER-These and ┬░many other students will
take advantage of the student-faculty lounge on the second
floor of the League during the next few weeks by holding review
sessions in the room. Coffee will be served by hosts and hostesses
from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Expenses will be met from a special League fund and a kitty,
to which visitors may contribute.
* *~ * *
Students, Faculty Offered
League LoungeFacilities


Just before finals the emphasis
is on review sessions, and facili-
ties in the student-faculty lounge
on the second floor of the League
will be available for the purpose
of holding reviews.
The lounge is open from 8 a.m.
to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Monday
through Friday in the Ann Arbor
Room where comfortable chairs
have been arranged in an inform-
al manner for discussion groups.
GROUPS OF five or more are
asked to make reservations by
calling Miss Vyn, 2-3251. How-
ever, if a group drops in while the
room is reserved, it will be per-
mitted to use the facilities.

made for other activities to be
held in the student-faculty room.
Panel discussions, Faculty Wives
night, bi-weekly student-faculty
coffee hours, movies and seasonal
parties are some of the things on
the tentative agenda.
Alberta Cohrt is in charge of
the student-faculty lounge, and
anyone wishing more information
on hostesses' duties may contact



One of the main features
the recently opened lounge
the coffee which is offered.


A hostess will be on hand to
serve it,.and visitors may contrib-
ute to a "kitty," which, together
with a special League fund, will
cover the costs.
* * *
THE LOUNGE is used for in-
fdrmal discussions, conferences
an informal class periods.
It also provides a place for
students and faculty members
to drop in at anytime during
the day.


That your next job will be
a job with a Future!
Michigan Bell has classes starting as early as Janu-
ary 5 and 12 for many interesting positions. Start
your New Year right by calling 9984 or visiting our
Employment Office at 323 E. Washington St. for
more information.
Michigan Bell Telephone Co.

JGP CAST-There will be an
important .meeting of the entire
Junior Girls Play cast at 7 p.m.
today in the League. All members
of the cast are requested to at-
MICHIFISH - Members of
Michifish who signed up for mid-
week practice will meet at 9 p.m.
today in the Union Pool. Remain-
ing coeds will meet at 10 a.m.
Saturday in the pool.
SCROLL - Members of Scroll
will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in
the Conference Room of the
* * *
International Club will continue
its practice of informal social
hours with a tea from 4:30 to 6
p.m. today at the International
Center. All students and faculty
members are invited.
BASKETBALL-A sharpshoot-
ing round-robin tournament will
take place at 4:15 p.m. tomorrow
in Barbour Gym for members of
thd Basketball Club. Anyone in-
terested in participating in the
tournament is invited to attend.
All coeds taking part are asked to
be on the floor promptly at 4:15
Carol Giddings, club manager,
has made plans to include six
teams of six women each in the
Club members meet weekly dur-
ing the basketball season for
practice and instruction. Both ex-
perienced and beginning players
are accepted into the club.
Climaxing the season's activity,
the traditional Army-Navy game
has been scheduled for next sem-
ester. For this game, club mem-
bers are placed on one of the two
teams, with the losers treating
the winners to refreshments after
the contest.





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