Music: Terrorized Teachers

Into Chicago's big commercial Palmer House 1,500 delegates of the Music Teachers National Association and other music bigwigs swarmed last week to spend four days arguing and agreeing, airing big plans and uttering big grievances. U. S. Commissioner of Education John Ward Studebaker urged them to support a proposed $98,000 budget for the new U. S. Department of Music & Fine Arts. The teachers managed to agree, and raised $1,100. They showed less agreement but much more emotion when Leo Fischer, executive secretary of the American Guild of Musical Artists, appealed for the...

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