Students

Marcel Tabuteau taught in Philadelphia at the Curtis Institute of Music and privately. Before and during his retirement, he accepted students in France on an occasional basis. Listed below, both chronologically and alphabetically, are those who studied oboe with Marcel Tabuteau, followed by his Curtis teaching Schedule. If you are aware of omissions or needed corrections, please click Submissions so we can update the information.

OBOE STUDENTS OF MARCEL TABUTEAU AT THE CURTIS INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 1925-1954 (graduating and non-graduating)

The date(s) following each name indicate the year(s) of study at Curtis.

Listing by Year

Llewellyn Reynolds, 1925-1926 (partial year)

Guy Shortz, 1925-1926 (partial year)

Adrian Siegel, 1925-1927 (partial 2 years)

Lloyd Ullberg, 1925-1928

Bernard Raphael Glaser, 1925-1929

Abraham Krupnick, 1927-1928 (partial year)

Frederick Compton, 1927-1928

Paul Bartholomew, 1928-1930

Robert Bloom, 1928-1931 (Diploma)

Robert Hester, 1928-1931

Sidney Divinsky, 1929-1932

Harold Gomberg, 1929-1935 (Diploma)

John Rigano, 1930-1931

Isadore Goldblum, 1930-1933

Arno Mariotti, 1930-1934

John Minsker, 1931-1935 (Diploma)

Rhadames Angelucci, 1931-1936 (Diploma)

Abe London, 1932-1936

Leo Esral, 1934-1935

Harry Shulman, 1934-1937 (Diploma)

Don Cassel, 1935-1936

Edmund Jurgensen, 1935-1936

Livingston Gearhart, 1935-1937

William Kosinski, 1935-1937

Martin Fleisher, 1935-1938 (Diploma)

Robert Kosinski, 1935-1938

William Vitelli, 1935-1939

Joseph Lukatsky, 1936-1937

John de Lancie, 1936-1940 (Diploma)

Charles Gilbert, 1936-1940 (Diploma)

Perry Bauman, 1936-1941 (Diploma)

Ralph Gomberg, 1937-1941 (Diploma)

Victor Molzer, 1938-1939

Kenneth Van der Heuvel, 1939-1940

Robert Davison, 1939-1942

Thelma Neft (Geller), 1939-1942

MacLean Snyder, 1939-1942

Charles Morris, 1940-1942

William Criss, 1941-1942

Laila Storch (Friedmann),* 1943-1945 (Diploma)

Marguerite Smith (Anderson), 1943-1946

Martha Scherer (Alfee),* 1943-1947 (Bachelor of Music)

Charles Edmunds, 1944-1948

Marc Lifschey, 1946-1948 (Diploma)

George Thomas, 1947-1948

Laurence Thorstenberg,* 1947-1950 (Bachelor of Music)

Walter Bianchi, 1948-1949

John Mack, 1948-1951 (Diploma)

Louis Rosenblatt, 1948-1951 (Diploma)

Donald (Dominique-René) de Lerma, 1949-1950 (partial year)

Felix Kraus, 1950-1952

Alfred Genovese, 1950-1953 (Diploma)

Wilbur Isaac Hilles,* 1951-52

Donald Hefner, 1952-1954

Theodore Heger, 1952-1954

Stewart Davis, 1953-1954 (partial year)

Richard Kantor, 1953-1954 (Diploma in 1957 under John de Lancie)

(57 total)   *Living

Alphabetical Listing

Rhadames Angelucci, 1931-1936 (Diploma)

Paul Bartholomew, 1928-1930

Perry Bauman, 1936-1941 (Diploma)

Walter Bianchi, 1948-1949

Robert Bloom, 1928-1931 (Diploma)

Don Cassel, 1935-1936

Frederick Compton, 1927-1928

William Criss, 1941-1942

Stewart Davis, 1953-1954 (partial year)

Robert Davison, 1939-1942

John de Lancie, 1936-1940 (Diploma)

Donald (Dominique-René) de Lerma, 1949-1950 (partial year)

Sidney Divinsky, 1929-1932

Charles Edmunds, 1944-1948

Leo Esral, 1934-1935

Martin Fleisher, 1935-1938 (Diploma)

Livingston Gearhart, 1935-1937

Alfred Genovese, 1950-1953 (Diploma)

Charles Gilbert, 1936-1940 (Diploma)

Bernard Raphael Glaser, 1925-1929

Isadore Goldblum, 1930-1933

Harold Gomberg, 1929-1935 (Diploma)

Ralph Gomberg, 1937-1941 (Diploma)

Donald Hefner, 1952-1954

Theodore Heger, 1952-1954

Robert Hester, 1928-1931

Wilbur Isaac Hilles,*1951-52

Edmund Jurgensen, 1935-1936

Richard Kantor, 1953-1954 (Diploma in 1957 under John de Lancie)

Robert Kosinski, 1935-1938

William Kosinski, 1935-1937

Felix Kraus, 1950-1952

Abraham Krupnick, 1927-1928 (partial year)

Marc Lifschey, 1946-1948 (Diploma)

Abe London, 1932-1936

Joseph Lukatsky, 1936-1937

John Mack, 1948-1951 (Diploma)

Arno Mariotti, 1930-1934

John Minsker, 1931-1935 (Diploma)

Victor Molzer, 1938-1939

Charles Morris, 1940-1942

Thelma Neft (Geller), 1939-1942

Llewellyn Reynolds, 1925-1926 (partial year)

John Rigano, 1930-1931

Louis Rosenblatt, 1948-1951 (Diploma)

Martha Scherer (Alfee),* 1943-1947 (Bachelor of Music)

Guy Shortz, 1925-1926 (partial year)

Harry Shulman, 1934-1937 (Diploma)

Adrian Siegel, 1925-1927 (partial 2 years)

Marguerite Smith (Anderson), 1943-1946

MacLean Snyder, 1939-1942

Laila Storch (Friedmann),* 1943-1945 (Diploma)

George Thomas, 1947-1948

Laurence Thorstenberg,* 1947-1950 (Bachelor of Music)

Lloyd Ullberg, 1925-1928

Kenneth Van der Heuvel, 1939-1940

William Vitelli, 1935-1939

(57 total)   *Living

The above information was kindly provided by Kristina Wilson,
Archivist at the Curtis Institute of Music.

PRIVATE OBOE STUDENTS OF MARCEL TABUTEAU (one or more lessons)

List does not include Curtis students who also studied privately
The date(s) following each name indicate the year(s) when lessons were taken. Some dates are approximate since no official records were kept.

Listing by Year

Philip Kirchner, after 1910-?

Ernest Serpentini, 1917-?

Lewis Raho, ca. 1918-?

Julien Shanis, 1923

Nick Lannutti, 1930s

Clyde Roller, 1937

William Arrowsmith, mid-1940s

Bert Gassman, mid-1940s

Bernie Poland, mid-1940s

Earl Schuster, 1941-1945

Raymond Dusté, c. 1942-45 (during WW II)

Robert Lehrfeld, c. 1942-45 (during WW II)

Robert Zupnik,* c. 1942-45 (during WW II)

Jane Pearce (Bauer), 1949

Marjorie Jackson [France], 1950-?

Richard Blair, early 1950s

David Ledet, early 1950s

Daniel Stolper,* 1950-1952

Waldemar Wolsing [France], summers 1950 & 1953

Paul Tofte-Hansen [France], summer mid-1950s

Erik Hovaldt [France], summer mid-1950s

Earnest Harrison, 1951-1954

Wayne Rapier [USA] 1951-1954; [France] two summers in the early sixties

Joan Browne (Shallin), 1952-?

Grover Schiltz, 1953

Marion Norcross,* 1954

Frank Stalzer [France], 1954-1955

Marc Mostovoy* [France], summers 1962-1964 (Conducting)

Donald Baker* [France], summer 1963

David Dutton* [France], summer 1963

Jorgen Hammergaard [France], summer 1963

Joseph Robinson* [France], summer 1963

David McGuire* [France], fall 1963 — spring 1964

Adrian Gnam* [France], summer 1965

Rowland Floyd [France], autumn — winter 1965

(35 total)     *Living

Alphabetical Listing

William Arrowsmith, mid-1940s

Donald Baker* [France], summer 1963

Richard Blair, early 1950s

Joan Browne (Shallin), 1952-?

Raymond Dusté, during WW II

David Dutton* [France], summer 1963

Rowland Floyd [France], autumn — winter 1965

Bert Gassman, mid-1940s

Adrian Gnam* [France], summer 1965

Jorgen Hammergaard [France], summer 1963

Earnest Harrison, 1951-1954

Erik Hovaldt [France], summer mid-1950s

Marjorie Jackson [France], 1950-?

Philip Kirchner, after 1910-?

Nick Lannutti, 1930s

David Ledet, early 1950s

Robert Lehrfeld, during WW II

David McGuire* [France], fall 1963 — spring 1964

Marc Mostovoy* [France], summers 1962-1964 (Conducting)

Marion Norcross,* 1954

Jane Pearce (Bauer), 1949

Bernie Poland, mid-1940s

Lewis Raho, ca. 1918-?

Wayne Rapier [USA] 1951-1954; [France] two summers in the early sixties

Joseph Robinson* [France], summer 1963

Clyde Roller, 1937

Grover Schiltz, 1953

Earl Schuster, 1941-1945

Ernest Serpentini, 1917-?

Julien Shanis, 1923

Frank Stalzer [France], 1954-1955

Daniel Stolper,* 1950-1952

Paul Tofte-Hansen [France], summer mid-1950s

Waldemar Wolsing [France], summers 1950 & 1953

Robert Zupnik,* during WW II

(35 total)     *Living

The above information kindly provided by Laila Storch

Additional Curtis Information

Tabuteau’s weekly teaching schedule at Curtis (see below) shows the number of oboe students he taught each year and the length of lessons.

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Marcel Tabuteau Collection (MSS 12), Curtis Institute of Music Archives

In addition to his oboe students at the Curtis Institute, Tabuteau coached and conducted wind ensembles, string ensembles, the Curtis orchestra, and more. The chart below shows his teaching/coaching schedule for various groups.

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ca. 1925

 

           Marcel Tabuteau Collection (MSS 12), Curtis Institute of Music Archives

For further Curtis information see: Curtis Institute of Music: History