Music: Water Lingers Again

Most teachers and supervisors of music in U. S. schools would agree that it is more fun to play in a juvenile band or orchestra than to listen to one. Twelve years ago in Detroit a mammoth orchestra of 230 high-school students, assembled and drilled for five days by a Rochester, N. Y. supervisor named Dr. Joseph Edgar Maddy, played before a national conference of music supervisors, amazed its much-assaulted audience by sounding not bad at all. Encouraged by the success of this National High School Orchestra, Dr. Maddy two years later founded a...

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