Current Issue

Mar. 6, 2013

Vol. 113, No. 8

Letters

BUZZ BOX: Remember these? Alumni share favorite concerts

In response to: Play a song for me

Published in the March 6, 2013 issue

The list of alumni’s unforgettable ­campus concerts continues to grow. EMILE QUEVRIN *59 recalled Louis ­Armstrong’s concert at McCarter ­Theatre in 1953. Albert Einstein “regularly attended” concerts at McCarter, he wrote. “Did you forget the Miracles, the Four Tops, or Sam &...

read more

Music at Princeton

In response to: Hitting the high notes

By STEPHEN S. SECHRIST III ’76

Published in the March 6, 2013 issue

W. Barksdale Maynard ’88’s feature in the Jan. 16 issue (“Hitting the high notes”) brought back many wonderful memories of singing in the Chapel Choir. I remember being intimidated, hearing the choir conducted by Carl Weinrich my freshman year. Thank goodness I got up the...

read more

Music at Princeton

In response to: Profiles in music

By STEVE SCHAEFFER ’73

Published in the March 6, 2013 issue

Your Jan. 16 music issue stirred many memories of concerts attended in the early ’70s, but it was your profile of Stanley Jordan ’81 (“Profiles in music”) that reminded me of the time that, as the administrator working with the Madison Society, which served meals in ...

read more

Music at Princeton

In response to: Profiles in music

By WILHELMUS B. BRYAN III ’47

Published in the March 6, 2013 issue

Congratulations on your “celebration of music” issue! What you omitted is recognition of the great leaders who built the music department into one of the strongest departments of the University, e.g., Roy Welch, Roger Sessions, and Merrill Knapp.

read more

Music at Princeton

In response to: Profiles in music

By JOHN C. STONE II ’53

Published in the March 6, 2013 issue

I was sorry not to see included Ed Polcer ’58, who has played for U.S. presidents, at Grace Kelly’s wedding, and at virtually all Princeton reunions since he graduated. He is arguably the finest traditional or Dixieland jazz cornetist and band leader in the country.

read more
CURRENT ISSUE: Mar. 6, 2013

Inbox Search:

Keyword:
Date:

to
* Online archives date back to Sept. 1995. The date filters only work for content posted after December 2007.

Inbox (Archives)

PAW welcomes letters on its contents and topics related to Princeton University. We may edit them for length, accuracy, clarity, and civility; brevity is encouraged. As a general guideline, letters should not exceed 250 words. Due to the volume of correspondence, we are unable to publish all letters received. Letters, articles, photos, and comments submitted to PAW may be published in print, electronic, or other forms. Write to PAW, 194 Nassau St., Suite 38, Princeton, NJ 08542; send email to paw@princeton.edu; or call 609-258-4885.