This post is a continued effort to share all of the Peter’s Family Newspaper articles that I discovered in Washington, D.C. newspapers of my Great Grand Uncle’s (Yancey D. Peters) immediate family.
I have transcribed the following article below and bolded my cousins names. In this article Alice and Carlotta Peters (sisters) were performing in Mrs. Norma’s Recital playing the piano.
At the time of this article Alice was (20) and Carlotta was (15) They are my 1st Cousins 2x removed.
Mrs. Norman’s Recital
Observations by her Pupils
26 June 1915
MRS. NORMAN’S RECITAL
Observations by Her Pupils,
Editor of The Bee:
I wish to state in regard to the comments given by you concerning the musicale last Wednesday evening June 16th, was very timely and appropriate and as there were some very excellent points in each one of my pupils’ performance as well as his general standing in his class. I thought it well to mention these through the columns of your very excellent paper-The Bee.
Miss Beatrice Carted I consider one of my best pupils on relaxation and good technique.
Clifton Jackson on memorizing; Miss Alice Peters on technique and brilliancy in playing.
Miss Claudine Peace is well balanced in each of her five studies, notation, hand culture, piano selections and studies, technique and harmony.
Miss Priscilla Jones, techniques, rhythm and phrasing.
Miss Ollie Cooper in making the most rapid progress in all branches, considering the length of time she has taken. Miss Minnie Jackson in doing things very well, Excellency in notation and writing music. Miss Carlotta Peters in producing a beautiful pearly touch, excellency in technique.
Miss Pearl Datcher, excellency in rhythm, relaxation and touch, blessed with an admirable hand, strong, supple and well shaped, spendidly adapted for good piano playing. Mis Daisy Burroughs, excellency in notation, dictation and harmony.
The small children all did well. Their qualifications are as follows:
Velma Blake, excellency in memorizing, technique and hand culture.
Alma Ruffin, very excellent in notation and written work.
Dorothy Cole, a well-balanced pupil.
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