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Ernest Henry Schelling Edit Profile

pianist , composer and conductor

Ernest Henry Schelling, American pianist, composer and conductor.

Background

Schelling, Ernest Henry was born on July 26, 1876 in New Jersey, United States. Son of of Felix and Rose (White) S.

Education

Studied music under Mathias Moszkowski (Paris), Huber (Basel), Paderewski (Switzerland). Doctor of Music, University of Pennsylvania, 1928.

Career

Composer: Legendes Symphoniques, 1904. Symphony Fantastic Suite, piano and orchestra. Impressions, variations for piano and orchestra (Boston Symphony, 1915).

Violin Concerto (Kreisler, Boston Symphony, 1916). Victory Ball (after poem by Noyes), first perf. in New York with Philadelphia Philharmonic Orchestra, February 1923. “Morocco” for orchestra (New York Philharmonic, 1927).

Divertimento for string quartet and piano (Flonzaley, New York, 1925). Conductor children’s and young people’s concerts, New York Philharmonic, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Hollywood Bowl and Cincinnati orchestras, etc., commander Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, 1936, 37, 38. Commissioned captain of cavalry, August 5, 1917, promoted major, November 10, 1918.

Served with army abroad, October 1917-April 1920.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: Legendes Symphoniques, 1904. Symphony Fantastic Suite, piano and orchestra. Impressions, variations for piano and orchestra (Boston Symphony, 1915).

      Violin Concerto (Kreisler, Boston Symphony, 1916). Victory Ball (after poem by Noyes), first perf. in New York with Philadelphia Philharmonic Orchestra, February 1923. “Morocco” for orchestra (New York Philharmonic, 1927).

      Divertimento for string quartet and piano (Flonzaley, New York, 1925). Conductor children’s and young people’s concerts, New York Philharmonic, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Hollywood Bowl and Cincinnati orchestras, etc., commander Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, 1936, 37, 38. Commissioned captain of cavalry, August 5, 1917, promoted major, November 10, 1918.

      Served with army abroad, October 1917-April 1920. Decorated French Legion of Honor, 1919. Distinguished Service Medal (United States), 1923.

      Commander Alphonso XII (Spain). Officer Polonia Restituta (Poland).

Connections

Married Lucie How Draper, May 3, 1905.

spouse:
Lucie How Draper