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Ruetz, Robert G.

 Person

Robert G. Ruetz was a Professor of Music at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the University of Omaha from 1965 until 1990. During that time, he served as Assistant Dean of the College of Fine Arts and director of the UNO Opera Theatre. He also served on the Opera Omaha Board of Directors and was one of the co-authors of the book Opera Omaha: The First 50 Years, 1958-2008.

He received a B.M. from the University of Notre Dame, an M.M. from the University of Cincinnati, and a D.M. from Indiana University.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Cox Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UNO-0010
Scope and Contents The Henry Cox Collection includes: two photocopies of a lengthy biographical work, "The Life and Career of Henry Cox," author unknown; news clippings about Cox; and the Omaha Musicians Directory, 1914-1915, and a booklet about violins from the library of Henry Cox. The connection between Henry Cox and music programs from 1913 and an explanatory letter dated 1943 is unclear. The collection also includes two unidentified black and white photographs of an orchestra. Cox was the first...
Dates: 1913-1963

James Peterson Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: UNO-0009
Scope and Contents The James B. Peterson Papers comprise primarily handwritten scores of Peterson's original music compositions, along with some "autograph copies" (photocopies) of his scores; a reel-to-reel audio recording of Peterson's retirement dinner, April 30, 1978; a newspaper clipping, and a handwritten note. Peterson's compositions include a woodwind quintet, quartet in C, fantasy for oboe and piano, concerto for oboe and wind ensemble, sinfonia for string orchestra, improvisation with two...
Dates: 1953-1978

Mary Münchhoff Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0040
Scope and Contents The collection includes a series of musical scores compiled into folios by Mary Münchhoff, with an index compiled by Robert Ruetz. A series of original and miscellaneous mostly appear to be original autographs by the composer, also compiled into a folio by Mary Münchhoff, with an index compiled by Robert Ruetz. Both of the former series have been cataloged and may be discovered by searching the library catalog. Finally, a series of about 3.8 cubic feet of music scores has not been further...
Dates: 1850?-1925?

Reflections in Time: Interview with Robert Ruetz, 1990

 Item
Identifier: UNO-0021-rfit-robert-ruetz
Scope and Contents In 1990, Robert Ruetz, University of Nebraska at Omaha Professor (1965-1990) of Music and Assistant Dean of the College of Fine Arts, was interviewed by Paul Borge for Reflections in Time. Professor Robert Ruetz received a B.M. from the University of Notre Dame, an M.M. from the University of Cincinnati, and a D.M. from Indiana University. Professor Ruetz was Chorusmaster for the Tulsa and Omaha Opera Companies and served on the Opera Omaha Board of Directors. Robert Ruetz was also director of...
Dates: 1990

Robert G. Ruetz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0008
Scope and Contents The Robert G. Ruetz Papers include materials related to his time as a Professor of Music at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1965-1990) and materials related to his service on the Opera Omaha Board of Directors. UNO related materials include committee reports, faculty handbook, curriculum reviews, planning documents, publicity articles, Brian Way residency information, correspondence, reviews of the UNO music program, scripts for KVNO-FM Opera broadcasts (1975-1976), audio recordings of...
Dates: 1959-2008