Ballands, Ethel 'Etta' Florence Adeline Smith (fem) 29.mar.1899-25.may.1996 England, London Islington - USA Maine, Gardiner
pianist, singer, teacher, studied piano and voice under signor Boraldi, licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music London, DM from Trinity College London, accompanist to Fritz Kreisler, Jan Kubelik, Pablo Casals, Nellie Melba and Clara Butt, member of the Russian Royal Opera Chorus, director of a music school in England for 25 years and in Canada for 11 years, 18.may.1956 she returned from Montreal Canada to her residence at 1 Lime Tree Walk, Coney Hall, Kent England, 3.oct.1959 gave private voice and piano lessons at Kents Hill School and with Richard C Fosse (MM from the University of Minnesota Minneapolis) directing choirs at the Methodist Church in Kents Hill and at Kents Hill School, 1962 as widowed (actually divorced) music teacher residing in Rockland Maine where she was member of the Rubinstein Club, 1876 residing in Augusta Maine and member of the Cecilia Club ; 14.may.1921 at St Mark Tollington Park she married Leonard Vivian Ballands (London Holloway 25.jan.1897-1976 Kent, Bromley), divorced c1946

Title Parts

[] Sonata for 2 pianos
[] Cello sonata in e. Cello and piano
[] Violin sonata
[] Kaleidoscope. Piano
[] Signs of the zodiac. Piano [] 9 - Saggitarius
[] Danse exotique. Piano
[] Etude in A flat. Piano left hand
[] Etude in A. Piano right hand
[] Johnny Appleseed. Cantata. Narrator, choir and piano. 1962
words Vachel Lindsay
premiered under her direction by the Rubinstein Club at the Maine Federation of Music Clubs Convention in 1962

[] Easter cantata. Baritone and choir
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