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About Oregon emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1909-1920 | View Entire Issue (April 8, 1920)
SIX HUNDRED VOICES
TO BE HEARD IN MUSIC
FESTIVAL LATE IN MAY
University Students and School
Children to Join in Three
More than six hundred persons
will participate in the annual musical
festival to be held under the auspices
of the School of Music the latter part
of May. Three complete perform
ances in which both professional and
amateur talent will take part will be
given. The festival will be present
ed in three parts and a children’s
cantata in which five or six hundred
from the Eugene schools will par
ticipate will head the program at
the first night’s performance. The
cantata is now being prepared in
the schools and will be assisted by
soloists, the university orchestra and
the glee clubs.
The second night will be featured
by the presentation of "The Rose
Maiden” by the University Choral
Society, the orchestra and special
soloists. The presentation of “The
Rose Maiden” is a long promised
event and rehearsals have been in
progress since the beginning of last
“Cavallera” Third Night
The finale will come on the third
night when “The Cavallera Rusti
cana” will be presented The pre
senting of this opera by university
players is attracting wide, attention
as this is the first time a grand opera
has ever been given on the Pacific
Coast by amateurs.
An added attraction to the festival
will be the assistance of other than
local talent. The services of several
outside soloists have been secured.
The names are not yet announced,
but they will include a tenor and a
dramatic sporano of national note.
All local talent both in the University
and in Eugene is being drawn upon.
Singers’ Cooperation Asked
Rex Underwood and Albert Lukken
of the school of music, who are di
recting the festival, express the idea
that it will be one of the biggest af
fairs of its kind ever held in the
northwest and will not only boost
the University put Eugene on the
map as the grst city on the coast to
hold an annual musical festival. Co
operation of every singer and musi
cian in Eugene and the University
is urged, especially the members of
the Choral Society? Rehearsals of the
Choral Society are being held regu
The exact date of the festival and
the definite program as well as fur
ther announcements of soloists will
be made later.
NEW Y. W. PRESIDENT
OFF FOR CONVENTION
Marjorie Holaday Leaves Portland
For Cleveland, Ohio, to Attend
Marjorie Holaday, newly elected
president of the Y. W. C. A., left
Portland on Monday for Cleveland,
Ohio, to attend the national conven
tion of the Y. W. C. A., to be held
April 13-20. Miss Holaday will have
the opportunity of attending the first
national convention of the associa
tion which has been held in five
years, owing to the war. This con
vention acts as the only legislative
body of the Y. W. C. A. and includes
representatives from every univer
sity and college association as well j
as all city and county organizations.
Several important measures will
come before the delegates for their j
consideration. The new basis of!
membership will provide that girls i
professing Christian faith, regardless j
of the denomination to which they
belong, may have the right to vote,
will be brought up for the second
vote. Another important question
coming up for consideration will be,
that of the adoption of the program
offered by the Industrial Girls’ Con- i
vention held in Washington, D. C.,
last fall. This program advocates
the minimum wage, the eight hourj
day, and numerous recommendations
for the safe guarding of women in
JUNIORS START PLANS,
FOR BIG WEEK-END
(Continued from page 1)
Dances after the canoe fete will
not be allowed, and each house is
asked to get up a stunt for the en
tertainment of the guests instead.
The program for the week-end of
May 13, 14 and 15 as presented by
Nish Chapman, president of the class
is as follows:
3:30 P. M.—Baseball game. Ore
gon-O. A. C.
7:00 P. M.—Costume Parade.
9:30 P. M.—Canoe Fete.
8 to 12 A. M.—Campus Cleaning.
12 M.—Campus Luncheon.
1 P. M.—Aquatic Meet.
3 P. M.—Tennis Matches. Oregon
O. A. C.
3:15 P. M.—Freshmen Burn Caps.
3:30 P. M.—Baseball. Oregon-O. A.
8 P. M.—Senior Play.
8 P. M.—Debate.
9 A. M.—Tennis Matches.
1 P. M.—Baseball. Freshmen-Soph
2:30 P. M.—Track Meet. O. A. C.
8:30 P. M.—Prom.
Committees in charge of the prom
are: Wilbur Carl, general chairman,
Nell Warwick, Wanda Nelson, Theo
dora Stoppenbach, Bill Hollenbeck.
Programs: Theodora Stoppenbach.
general chairman, Kenneth Comstock,
patrons and Patronesses: Nell
Warwick, chairman, Rollin Woodruff,
Feature and Grand March: Wanda
Nelson, chairman, Clarence Moffatt.
Hall arrangements: Bill Hollen
beck. chairman, George Beggs, Joe
Decorations: Everett Pixley, chair
man, Don Davis, Lucile McCorkle,
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