albert song prize
FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, MilwaukeeanWins Composer's P r i ze With Symphony Had Drum, Piano. C 0r . net; Played i n All Bands at A'T \\ CHICAGoTjan sTTvi A phonic suite composed In-'- 8ym ' pert, 58, of Milwaukee \ 0 the Chicago Symph onv ' Orel,,,,, golden golden jubilee award for th ' ra ' 8 orchestral work of an A* C!t composer. American The award was announced hi n Frederick Stock, the Or 7 h , ' conductor. Eppert received T ^ honorarium from Edward i V °° son president of the Orchestral soelation. al ' Albert Sendrey, 29 born composer now an tlon picture music in noiivw won the $300 second award for S ' "Slnfonietta". or hls Honorable mention »n n -a«inn prize, was given to Gail Kubik a feyvllle, Okla, advisor S « n ? j!j composer for the National Broad casting Co., in New York HisT try was called "Scherzo for La r . Orchestra." 8e Dr. Stock announced Enncrr, composition would be played by/ orchestra here Feb. 13 and 14 * Feb. 17 in Milwaukee. Eppert was born in' Carbon ind of an American family which'trac" ed both branches back to the Revo' lution. As a boy of 11 in Torre Haute Ind., he possessed a snare durm a piano, and a cornel, and he plav'ed in every band of the vicinity, ~He organized his first symphony in Terre Haute, Eppert received his first serious musical training in Berlin from 1907 to 1914. He has written in virtually all forms—songs, opera, chorus works, and chamber music! The first part of a symphonic cycle! "A Symphony of the City," « as ' awarded the NBC contest 'prize in 1932.