The Music School
Will have a new head;
We hear he’s attractive—
Wonder if he’s wed.
Have now been scored;
There are some Sophs
Who’ll certainly be floored.
Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, April 25, 1952
Comp Scores Announced;
Allen, Balfour Rate High
Scores from the National College Sophomore Testing Program rate
Barbara Allen highest in the General Culture test and Bryan Balfour
highest in the Contemporary Affairs, test. These tests were given to
the entire Sophomore Class in early March, together with vocational
and personality tests.
The general culture test included questions on literature, scinece,
mathematics, history, social studies,’
The installation of the new Y. W.
C. A. Cabinet was held last Sunday
night on the lawn in front of the
Science building. The program
opened with the singing of the
hymn, “Lord Speak to Me, That
I May Speak”, followed by a
Phoebe Barnhart read a poem,
and then there was a responsive
reading. Special music was given
by members of the choral ensemble,
after which the retiring president,
Carol Stortz, made a statement.
fine arts. The contemporary af
fairs test included such subjects as
public affairs, science, medicine,
literature and fine arts of contem
Rating next highest in the gen
eral culture test were Bryan Bal
four, Eleanor Fry, Eleanor John
son, Ann Robertson, Elaine Elrick,
Joan Elrick, Edith Tesch', Peggie
Johnson and Connie Murray.
Following Bryan in the contem
porary affairs test were Eleanor
Johnson, Barbara Allen, R. L.
Sprinkle, William Long, Sara Tul-
lock, Peggie Johnson, Caroline
Huntley, Eleanor Fry and Edith
In the general culture test the
highest ratings under the history
and social studies were William
Long, Barbara Allen and Peggie
For Next Year
Johnson; in literature were Bar-
Following this was the nistallation ^ Allen, Bryan Balfour and Ann
of the incoming president, Marilyn Robertson; in science were Eleanor
Summey, and the charge to the Johnson, William Long, Barbara
new cabinet. | Allen ai\d R. L. Sprinkle; in fine
The new officers who were in- i arts were Bryan Balfour, Barbara
New members of tlie Lecture
Committee have been announced
by Miss Jess Byrd, chairman of
the committee. The group met last
Monday to consider selections of
the speakers for next year’s lec
Each member of the committee'
is now making lists of lecturers for
the group to consider. They wdll
meet again next Monday to make
the final selections.
Students on the committee are
Myra Dickson, treasurer and re
presentative at large; Jane School-
field, senior; Eleanor Johnson, jun
ior ; Florence Swindell, sophomore;
Sara Willard, day student; Julia
Hart, Academy and Eleanor Mc
Gregor, Saiemite editor.
Faculty committee members are
Lelia Graham Marsh, Edith Kirk
land, Mrs. Kate S. Pyron, Warren
Spencer, Edwin Shew-make, Cath
erine Nicholson and Mary Alice
Compton from the Academy.
The tw'o city representatives are
Mrs. Emil Shaffner and Mrs. Bur
stalled are Marilyn Summey, pre-| Allen and Eleanor Fry; and in
sident; Loma Faye Culbertson, mathematics were Mary Lou
vice-president; Alice McNeely, Whiteheart, Eleanor Johnson and
secretary and Sue Jones, treasurer, j Elaine Elrick.
Other cabinet members who were Highest ratings in the divisions
installed are Norma Ansell, Sara of the contemporary affairs test in
Outland, Jane Little, Betty Riddle, I public affairs were Barbara Allen,
Barbara Allen, Alison Britt, Jean j Eleanor Johnson and William
Edwards, Carol Glaser, June Wil-| Long; in science and medicine were
Hams, Ellen Bell, Sallie Kerner,
Betty Lou Kipe, Jean Moye, Car
men Johnson and Barbara Fisher.
The service closed with the sing
ing of “Day Is Dying In the West”.
Bryan Balfour, Eleanor Johnson
and R. L. Sprinkle; and in litera
ture and fine arts were Bryan Bal
four, Barbara Allen and Eleanor
Evans And Faucette Will Qive
First Spring Senior Ricitals
Clemens Sandresky Named
New Music School Dean
College Music Hour was held in
The Salem College School of
Music will present Kitty Faucette,
.soprano, in her graduation recital
tonight at 8:30. The recital will
take place in Memorial Hall. She
will be accompanied at the piano
by Nell Folger Glenn.
Kitty is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. H. G. Faucette of Raleigh.
The selections to be sung on the
Care Selve Handel
A Pastoral - t Carey
O Mio Babbiort Caro ...-
Chere Nuit Bachelet
Dancing Doll .--- Poldini
Depuis Le Jour from Louise....
Du Bist Die Ruh’ .... Schubert
Die Mainacht Brahms
The' Little Shepherd’s Song....
American Lullaby Rich
The Hills of Gruzia
Memorial Hall on Thursday after
noon. The program W'as :
Sonata in A Major Mozart
Night Breeze Galzedo
Fae Deaton, harp
Sonata, op. 12, No. 2
Andanle, pin tosta allegretto
Ann Robertson, violin
Dora Cameron, piano
Christopher Robin is Saying
His Prayers Milne-Sims
Romance, op. 28, No. 2
Novellette, op. 21, No. 1 —
The junior Class entertained the
Senior Class at the Junior-Senior
Banquet on Wednesday night at a
restaurant at the airport. Faye
Lee, the new junior class president,
presided. The program was opened
with a speech of welcome given by
Marian Lewis, retiring junior class
Edna Wilkerson made a speech
of response, after which favors
with verses attached were given to
all the seniors. Peggyan Alderman
then entertained the group wdth a
Special guests for the occasion
were Mrs. Nell Starr and Miss
Jess Byrd, class advisers.
Clemens Sandresky, pianist and
organist,. has been named Dean of
the School of Music. Mr, Sand
resky is succeeding Charles G. Var-
dell, Jr., who resigned last year.
Thor Johnson, conductor of the
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra,
has been selected as consultant to
the School of Music.
Both appointments were an
nounced to the Board of Trustees
at their annual Spring meeting.
Mr. Sandresky, a former concert
artist, has been highly recom
mended by outstanding music edu
cators and was chosen from a
large field of candidates. He will
assume his position on September
Ann Evans, a Salem voice major,
will be heard in the second grad
uation recital of the season Mon
day evening at 8:30 in Memorial
Hall. She will be accompanied by
Nell Folger Glenn at the piano.
A transfer' from Sullins College,
Ann came to Salem her junior
year. She lives in Winston-Salem.
Ann will sing:
Angles Ever Bright and Fair..
• Mam’selle Maire ..arr. by Guion
Cornin’ Thro’ the Rye....a-rr. by
Go ’Way From My Window....
arr. by Niles
I Don’t Wish to Marry
arr. by La Forge
L’heure exquise Hann
Que je t’oublie ? Chretien
Und gestern hat er mir Rosen
O liebliche Wangen Brahms
Love’s In My Heart Woodman
Tell Me, Oh Blue, Blue Sky !
Men Are The Devil Griffis
At a recent meeting of the Can
terbury Club, the following were
elected new officers: Nell Philips,
president; Ann Simpson, vice-pre
sident; and Bessie Smith, secretary-
The Canterbury Club met in the
Day Students Center last Monday.
The Rev. Thomas A. Fraser of St.
Paul’s Episcopal Church helped the
members make plans for' the final
meeting of this year.
The club plans to close with a
trip in May to Vade Mecum, a
camp in the mountains near Hang
ing Rock. Also there was a dis
cussion of tentative projects, meet
ings and work for next year.
This Sunday, April 27, Davidson
College will be host for a Regional
Canterbury Retreat. Students from
colleges throughout North Carolina
will attend this retreat. Salem in
tends to be represented also.
Al umnae Offer
Johnson Is New Consultant
Mr. Johnson, named to the newly
created post of consultant, will ad
vise in curriculum and policy
matters. His experience in music
and his frequent visits to college
and university campuses through
out the nation are expected to be
extremely helpful in directing the
music education program at Salem.
The new dean, Mr. Sandresky,
was educated at Dartmouth and
Harvard. He has studied also at
Longy School of Music, at Juilliard
School of Music, and privately
under eight teachers.
During World War II, Mr. Sand
resky served in the armed forces
for four years — two and a half
years in the office of Strategic
Establishes Own Studio
In 1949 he established a private
studio in Asheville. He taught and
directed the glee club at Asheville,
Biltmore College and is now or
ganist and choir director of All
Souls Episcopal Church, Biltmore,
N. C. For the past three summers
he has been on the faculty of
Transylvania Music Camp,
j Thor Johnson is the son of a
Moravian clergyman and is con
sidered one of the nation’s top
ten symphony conductors. As a
boy, he studied both piano and
violin in Salem’s School of Music.
Mr. Johnson is a graduate of.the
University of North Carolina.
Entries for the Katharine B.
Rondthaler Award, which is given
by the Alumnae Association at
Commencement, must be submitted
to Miss Lelia Graham Marsh by
This competition is open to stu
dents of all classes in the form of
original creative work such as a
musical composition, poem, essay,
story, painting, photograph, sculp
ture or a piece of group-construc
tion work. It is suggested that the
entry be “inspired by Salem”, but
it need not be limited to this
This significant Alumnae Award
honors both Mrs. Rondthaler and
the recipient. The winner is an-
notmeed by President Gramley at
the Commencement exercises and
presented with an appropriate gift.
Bryan Balfour won the award
last year for his scenery designs
for the Pierrettes'.
Panel To Give
The chapel program on April
29th will be a panel discussion on
the platforms of the various presi
dential candidates. The Moderator
will be Kitty Burrus.
Those on the panel that will re
present the.various candidates will
be Fay Fuller for Kefauver, Ann
Hobbs for Eisenhower, Bill Long
for Warren, Mary Campbell Craig
for Taft, Mr. Shewmake for Rus
sell and Kay Cunningham for Stas-
Each of these students will pre
sent the platform of the man they
are defending. A discussion will
follow the presentation of the plat
Salem To Hold
Salem College will hold its an
nual, Summer Choir School this
year June 15-22. Instructors for
the session will be Mr. Paul Peter
son, head of the Salem voice de
partment; Mr. Henry Pfohl, direc
tor of music at Plymouth Church
of the Pilgrims, Brooklyn, N. Y.;
and Mr. James Hart, Minister of
Music at the First Presbyterian
Miss Jess Byrd will be the host
ess in charge of dormitories and
The curriculum will include such
courses as fundamentals of voice,
service playing and anthem reper
toire. Two private half-hour les
sons in voice or organ will be
offered to each full-time student
at no extra cost.
May 1 Is Deadline
May Day picnic supper wdll be
served in the Refectory at 6:00
p.m. to all students.
Students who plan to have guests
must make reservations for them
in the Dean of Students' Office
(during office hours) before May 1.
No reservations will be accepted
after that date.
Members of the May Court and
students taking part in the pageant
should see Betty Parks in regard
to tickets for their guests.