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EVENING LEDGER PHILADELPHIA', FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1915:
Last evening a large audience heard a symphony concert in the
auditorium of the Curtis Building.
The orchestra that played was the Curtis Orchestra of sixty
pieces, drawn with few exceptions from employees of this company.
A soprano aria with orchestra accompaniment was sung by a
young woman from a department of The Ladies' Home Journal.
The conductor, who trained the men, is the head of a Journal
Incidental solos were played by men from the manufacturing
Thirteen departments of the Curtis plant are represented in the
Every incentive for the encouragement of good music among
Curtis employees has been offered by the company.
The men in the Curtis Orchestra play nothing but the best in
Their enthusiasm for good music brings them to this building
every Thursday evening throughout the season for rehearsals.
They have organized string quartettes and other groups which
play chamber music.
Their deep interest has been fostered by the cordial support of
the officers and employees of this company at all times.
Another phase of musical activity here is the concerts, by
members of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
These are for employees only, and are given every other
Monday during the luncheon hour.
Thus any employee may listen to several numbers of the
There are social organizations among the Curtis employees '
such as the Men's Club, Boys' Club and the Country Club for men "
These organizations give the sort of recreation that promotes
the standard of working efficiency.
Evidence of this efficiency may be seen on any business day by
Philadelphians and visitors to the city, who are invited to visit the .
THE CURTIS PUBLISHING COMPANY, INDEPENDENCE SQUARE, PHILADELPHIA
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