Music: Conferees Listen

In Manhattan last week convened 2,500 music teachers at the fifth biennial Music Educators National Conference. A small part of the conferees' time was occupied giving tongue to such easy-going pedagogical theses as that of Dr. Edwin J. Stringham of Columbia's Teachers College: "Let the teacher lead her class with a swing rendition of Minnie the Moocher and soon she will find it possible to interest the youngsters in Bach's chorales." Most of the conferees' time was spent giving ear to people playing and singing in large, determined groups. Heard were:

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