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[Portrait of Dr. Michael Collins]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Michael B. Collins, Professor Emeritus of musicology, 1968-2001. During the Korean War, he enlisted in the military and enrolled at the Army Language School in Monterey, Calif. He acquired native fluency in Russian and was deployed to West Germany for Iron-Curtain duty. He earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at Stanford University, studying in Italy as a Fulbright Fellow. His instrument was the piano, and he specialized in the performance of Baroque music and the history of opera. His publications include critical editions of Scarlatti’s Tigrane (Harvard University Press) and Rossini’s Otello (Fondazione Rossini), and the 1984 co-edited book Opera and Vivaldi (University of Texas).
Date: April 2, 1986

[Portrait of Dr. Michael Collins]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Michael B. Collins, Professor Emeritus of musicology, 1968-2001. During the Korean War, he enlisted in the military and enrolled at the Army Language School in Monterey, Calif. He acquired native fluency in Russian and was deployed to West Germany for Iron-Curtain duty. He earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at Stanford University, studying in Italy as a Fulbright Fellow. His instrument was the piano, and he specialized in the performance of Baroque music and the history of opera. His publications include critical editions of Scarlatti’s Tigrane (Harvard University Press) and Rossini’s Otello (Fondazione Rossini), and the 1984 co-edited book Opera and Vivaldi (University of Texas).
Date: April 2, 1986

[A Capella Choir Performing, April 1963 #1]

Description: Photograph of the 1963 A Capella choir performing on a makeshift stage. The choir is composed of both men and women and are all wearing the same robes with the white v neck line except for the two directors who are wearing black suits and ties. There is a women playing the piano situated on the left side of the director who is conducting the choir. In the background fancy decorative molding and designs can bee seen along with multiple wall light fixtures shaped like candles.
Date: April 1963

[A Capella Choir Performing, April 1963 #2]

Description: Photograph of the 1963 A Capella choir performing on a makeshift stage. The choir is composed of both men and women and are all wearing the same robes with the white v neck line except for the two directors who are wearing black suits and ties. There is a women playing the piano situated on the left side of the director who is conducting the choir. In the background fancy decorative molding and designs can bee seen along with multiple wall light fixtures shaped like candles.
Date: April 1963