Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on May 17, 1962 · Page 5
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Thursday Evening, May 17, 1962 Logan Man Honored at ISC Concert Joseph A. Gremelspacher, 57, a Logansport native, was-honored at a special concert Sunday presented by students and alumni 'at Indiana State College in 'Terre Haute. A member of the Indiana State Faculty since 1039, Gremelspach- -er has devoted 35 years of his life to music education in Indiana. He served as director of the marching band tor 17 years and conductor of .the symphonic band for 20 years. 0( 285 band alumni, approximately 120 returned Sunday to honor their former band director, teacher and friend. The icfea of presenting the concert came from alumni who fell that their lives "had been so greatly influenced by 'Joe' that they wanted to show their respect and admiration to him. PART I of the concert was pre> sented by present .students at the college. Part II, presented by alumni, included an arrangement by GVemelspacher entitled "Remi niscences", 'a compilation of'ex- cerpts from familiar band music, each recalling a special event related to the college »or Terra Haute while he was director of bands. Gremelspacher was born, in Logansport, the son of the late William and Jessie O'Neill Grem- elspacher. He was raised here and graduated from Logansport high school in 1922. He graduated from Butler University with majors in journalism and social studies, then earned his Bachelor of Music • degree from the Arthur Jordan Conservatory of Music in Indianapolis anc his Master of Arts degree in music at Indiana State College. IN 1927, he was a music teaclv cr at Warren Central schoo' (Marion county) and the next yeai became a music teacher at Rockville high school. From 1029 to .1939 he was band and orchestra director 'at Crawfordsville higl school and he joined the Indiana State music faculty in 1939. During World War II. from Aug., 1942, to Oct. 1945, Gremel spacher served in the U.S. Nava Reserve as a chief petty officet and was stationed at what is now Bunker Hill Air Force Base. He served as a faculty member and later as assistant camp su perintendent of the National Mu sic Camp, Interlochen, Mich, from 1930 to 1933. He was chairman of the "Indiana Day" at the Century of Progress in Chicago in 1933. . ' GREMELSPACHER was guest conductor of the all-state high school band at the Indiana slate fair for eight days in both 1938 and 1939; the Petri Band Camp at Winona Lake in 193B, 1937 and 1938; and the Southeastern Music Camp at Daytona Beach, Fla., in the summer of 1(139. During the summer of 1940 he was guest professor at Louisiana State University. He was also guest conductor for numerous high school band music clinics in Kentucky, Illinois and Indiana, and was an adjudicator of high school band contests throughout the mid-west. He has been a member and officer in a number of state and national musical organizations. GREMELSPACHER now teaches wind 'instrument students and music education classes related to the instrumental music field. Since becoming a member of the faculty, 11 he has continuously served as director of bands until 1956 when he gave up the responsibility. He continued as conductor of the symphonic band until 1059 when he yielded the baton so that he could spend more of his lime with his music educalion classes. lagan-land residents who par. ticipated in the concert Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Apfelstadt, of Logansport;, David Voyles, band director at Tipton township high sqhool; and Oland Summers, band director at Ro- chesler high school'. RELATIVES here are all first cousins. They include J. Donald Gremelspacher, of rural route 1, Wallon; and Mrs, 'Robert Kreux-. berger, Mrs. Mark Smith, Robert •Erb, Donald, O'Neill and Lynn O'Neill,, all of Logansport. Among those honoring Gremel- spacher Sunday afternoon was Lt. Gov. Richard Ristine, a former student of the music teacher. Canadian Visitor •MONTREAL; Que. (UPI) Britain's. Prince Philip takes part today in.a study conference on industrialization before, going fishing. -After'today's session, the prince take a week f off from the of- icial duties of his Canadian visit o be a guest at a private fisfting camp in Quebec. Read the Want Ads! Ike to Speak for Halleck at Rensselaer Sept. 13 INDIANAPOLIS (UPD-Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower will campaign for Indiana Republicans in their battle with the Democrats in next fall's congressional campaign. GO State Chairman Thomas A: Gallmeyer, Fort Wayne, announced at a. slate committee meeting here Wednesday that Eisenhower .will-speak.Sept. 13 at a rally on behalf of House Minor- ity Leader Charles A. . Halleck, R-Ind., at Rensselaer. During Wednesday's/ meeting, Gallmeyer and all /other' state committee officers were reelected to complete,the state's,GOP reorganization which began on the county level last week: Mrs. Esther Guthridge, Fowler,-was reelected Vice chairman; James T. Neal, Noblesville, secretary; and Stanley B y r a m, Martinsville, treasurer. Gallmeyer also announced plans for the GOP state, convention, June 19 and said that'he will order that Uie machine balloting"at the con : verition- on all contested races to be voted on. at the .same lime.. In the .past; the procedure has been for delegates to vote separately on each race. \ . The chairman saidjthal'Lt.-Gov. Richard 0, Ristine w,ill be the con- vention keynote speaker. Rep. Richard! ..-L.. Roudebush, R-lnd., Noblesville;. will be the temporary .chairman with, Rep.L Donald C. Bruce,.',-B-Ind.,-: Indianapolis, as permanent (Jha)rman. NEEDS'SflME STUDY LOUGHBOROUGH, -Eng. 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