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Overview As early as 1914, Northeastern University offered musical activities for its students. Beginning with the Northeastern Symphony Orchestra, early musical activities included the Banjo Club, Dance Band, Pep Band, and wind ensemble. In 2011, there are nine different groups in the Band Association: concert band, jazz band, wind ensemble, pep band, and orchestra, as well as blues/rock, rock, fusion, and electronic ensembles.
Dates: 1959-2006 (bulk 1967-1979)
Historical Note The Boston Women's Music Collective was founded in June 1975 in Somerville, Massachusetts. Its purpose was to support women's music and women composers, musicians, and performers. The Boston Women's Music Collective published a monthly newsletter and sponsored events featuring a variety of musical genres for women with different interests, lifestyles, and talents. Scope and Content Note The Boston Women's Music Collective records document the...
Overview John Andrew Ross was an accomplished African-American composer, organist, choral conductor, and jazz musician. Born in Boston on December 15, 1940, Ross became the music director at the Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts in 1970. Working with the school and its parent organization, the National Center of Afro-American Artists, he lead two widely recognized music ensembles, the Voices of Black Persuasion and the Contra-Band. Starting in 1970, Ross became the musical director of the highly acclaimed...
Overview Northeastern Records was founded in 1979 and remained at Northeastern University until 1988. The classical music label focused on producing recordings by women and New England composers, and on utilizing musicians and singers from the Boston area. The ownership of Northeastern Records was transferred to its director, Lynn Joiner, in 1988.
Overview The Music at Noon Concert Series at Northeastern University began in 1962 to allow students to perform music informally in front of an audience. It was initiated by Professor Roland Nadeau, then Chairman of the Music Department. In 1964, Professor Tesson took over the program and expanded it to include a wide variety of music. In 1968, Northeastern University formally adopted a budget for the Music at Noon program, thus allowing it to host concerts by professional musicians as well as student...
- Subject: Music -- Massachusetts -- Boston X
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Bands 2
- Boston Women's Music Collective 1
- Christian, Meg 1
- Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts 1
- Lewis, Elma 1
- Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists 1
- National Center of Afro-American Artists 1
- Near, Holly 1
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Choral Organizations 1
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Orchestras 1
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Songs and Music 1
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Students 1
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Band Association 1
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Department of Music 1
- Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Northeastern Records 1
- Ross, John Andrew 1
- Ross, John Andrew, 1940-2006 1 ∧ less