Tr)e development of taste for art depends m,ost largely upon the opportunities for seeing or Rearing the works acknowledged to be good. Aside from Poetry rrusic is the only art for tqe study of wliich, trere rqay be abundant opportunity at a very rroderate expense. By trie Chamber Coqcert plan tre musical director is enabled to coqtrol the programs so that they shall give to us this opportunity. The following istqe plan proposed:
I. A series of seven Ch,arqber Concerts, one per rn.on.th,, by tne following talent: Detroit Philharmonic Club (string quartet); Miss Fanne Bloorqfield, Pianist, one of America's greatest artists; Miss Grace Hilz, Soprano, too well known here to need corqmendatioq; Mr. Homer Warren, Baritone, Mr. Littlehales, Tenor, of Detroit; Miss Ida Belle Winchell, Sopraqo; Miss Julia L. Caruthers, Piaqist; and others qot yet arranged for.
II. Progranqs to consist of string duos, trios and quartets; piano and string duos, trios, quartets and quintets;
vocal aqd iqstrumental solos; oqe soqg recital, aqd oqe program, of works by purely Arrerican writers.
III. Dates as arranged, subject to a possible crarige ir[ oqe or two instances, are as follows: Nov. 4, Dec. 2, Jan. 21, Feb. 3, Marcri 2, April 6, May 4.
IV. Course-tickets, two dollars and fifty cents each,. Single admissioq tickets, at fifty ceqts each, to be sold ONLY TO SUBSCRIBERS.
Tre capacity of Hobart Hall lirrjits the iqvitatioqs to four hundred. These concerts cannot BE Given unless
THREE HUNDRED COURSE-TICKETS ARE TAKEN to iqsure the
cost of th,e ssries.
You are cordially invited to assist. Please indicate your acceptance by returqiqg the enclosed card stating the n.umber of cour;e-tickets desired. If not accepted you will coqfer a favor by returning the invitation. Please give your nanie and address in. full, so that there niay be no mjstake in tqe delivery of tickets.
H. S. FRIEZE, LL. D., President.
W. W. BEMAN, Secretary.
CALVIN B. CADY, Musical Director.
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