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MISS LAUER was for several seasons in Leipzig, Germany, where she was well known as pianist and teacher. She is highly recommended by Alberto Jonas of Berlin, Professor Robert Teichmueller of Leipzig, and other German masters. Office of Carl Franke, Judge of Probate. To Whom It May Concern: Miss Alberta Lauer, pianist, formerly of Leipzig, Germany, has given my daughter advanced instructions in piano playing, and I desire to state for the purpose of testimonial to her ability, that the results of her teaching are very gratifying, and prove Miss Lauer a competent teacher of music as well as artist of fine technique and interpretation. Her talent merits recognition, and I heartily recommend her for teaching and for concert work. Respectfully, CARL FRANKE. March 27, 1910. Detroit Times. Miss Lauer's number at the concert Thursday evening included compositions of Schumann Chopin and Liszt. She also played the piano part in the Schumann quintet, with the Detroit String Quartet, of which Elsa Ruegger is cellist. The playing of Miss Lauer was creditable to her in every way and gives her a front rank position with pianists in this state. Miss Lauer possesses temperament, technique and matured musical intel ligence.— Detroit Times. Miss Lauer made an excellent impression upon the audience. She is possessed of great ability as a pianist and displayed fine technique and exquisite taste.— Illinois Courier, Nov. 30, 1909. To Whom It May Concern: The bearer of this, Miss Alberta Lauer, having been my teacher in Jacksonville Women's College of Music the past school year, has shown remarkable ability as a teacher, always proving herself diligent and enthusiastic in her work, fully competent of teaching advanced pupils successfully. I fully recommend her as a teacher to any one who may require the services of a trustworthy and competent teacher. Respectfully, (Signed) Mrs. H. D. Crum. Jacksonville, Ill. Miss Lauer is an excellent pianist. She possesses adequate technique and plays with great taste, and was in much favor with the audience.— Jacksonville Daily Journal, Nov. 30, 1909. Miss Lauer fully sustained the reputation she made in her initial appearance in Music Hall last week. She is in great favor with her patrons and students, and musical critics who have heard her are loud in her praise. She possesses great musical talent and her playing ismarked with fine technic, splendid taste, excellent interpretation, combined with great ease and assurance.— Illinois Courier, Dec. 3, 1909. Miss Lauer won the plaudits of the audience by her perfect tempo, wonderful technique and the genuine ability she displayed in tone interpretation.— Detroit Free Press. Miss Lauer has tempo, technique and temperament, all artistic, and adds to this a genuine love of her art and a broad education which makes a foundation for a likewise broad success.— Monroe (Mich.) Record-Commercial. MISS ALBERTA LAUER, PIANIST Figure 78 W. 94th St. · New York City · Phone, Riverside 3274 The perfection of her work was a surprise even to those acquainted with her ability and advantages, and she showed herself in the most difficult situations to be absolute mistress of the instrument.— Monroe Democrat. The playing of Miss Lauer was creditable to her in every way and gives her a front rank position with pianists in this state. Miss Lauer possesses temperament, technique and matured musical intelligence.— Detroit Times. Illinois College of Music, Jacksonville, Ill. May 12, 1910. Office of the President, To Whom It May Concern: I take pleasure in recommending Miss Lauer as a pianist and teacher. Miss Lauer has taught piano in the College of Music for the past year and as a teacher has given perfect satisfaction. She has had excellent training along all musical lines and is a very good pianist, well qualified to fill a responsible position. Yours very truly, FRANKLIN L. STEAD, Director of Illinois College of Music. Musical Courier, New York City. Alberta Lauer, pianist; Frau von Goeben, soprano (formerly of Vienna), and Miss Bendecke (formerly of Prague, Brussels and Paris) gave an afternoon musicale in Tarrytown recently which was very successful. Miss Lauer has been successful as accompanist as well as solo and ensemble pianist, and is now definitely settled in the metropolis, having many engagements. Musical Courier, New York City. Alberta Lauer, pianist, and others gave a concert at Rutherford, N. J., February 2, which was most successful in every respect. The following is from a local paper: Miss Lauer assisted in a brilliant and musicianly reading of the Grieg sonata. The Schumann quintet was the crowning feature of the evening; Miss Lauer's playing, technically, was finished and tonally beautiful. With her, virtuosity and musicianship go hand in hand—The Rutherford Republican. Musical Courier. Alberta Lauer's Artistic Accompanying. Alberta Lauer, the pianist (formerly of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Leipsic), assisted one of the singers at the recent concerts in the Madison Square Garden. Miss Lauer was complimented and she deserved all that was said of her artistic playing. The concert was one in the series by the Russian Symphony Orchestra. Miss Lauer resides at 78 West Ninety-fourth street, and it is from there that she may be engaged for concerts and other affairs where the skill of a finished pianist and accompanist is in demand. Alberta Lauer played piano solos at the New York Athletic Club Ladies Day, making a real success. Attractive appearance and masterful technic mark her, the combination winning success.
|Title||Miss Alberta Lauer: pianist|
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|Personal Name Subject||Lauer, Alberta|
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