Author Archive for lsteimle

03
Jan

1948 Concert Orchestra & Chorus

This appears to be the 1948 Music Camp group performing in the bowl at the free Sunday concert.  I recognize Howard Ruff in the back row of the chorus 6th from the left.  Virginia…the blond in the percussion section.  Is that Frances Tomlinson from La Jolla?  Quite a few who repeated all three years. Wish I […]

28
Dec

Music Camp Students & Staff 1949

This group photo was taken in the music bowl above the camp and shows everyone who participated in 1949.  I remember a few names besides my own.  My brother Bill Steimle, my sister Pat, drum instructor Alan Able, Bolton Black, my father Leonard “Skipper” Steimle.   Do you recognize anyone else?  

28
Dec

Music Camp Students & Staff 1950

This group photo was taken in the music bowl above the camp and shows everyone who participated that year.  I remember a few names besides my own.  My brother Bill Steimle, my sister Pat, my father Leonard “Skipper” Steimle.   Do you recognize anyone else?  

29
Sep

Arrowhead Music Camp at Pine View Lodge

For 6 weeks during the summers of 1948, 49, and 50 Pine View Lodge became “A Heaven On Earth for the talented young musician serious about his music.” Noted guest conductors and an accomplished staff teamed up under the direction of Leonard “Skipper” Steimle Section work and instruction during the week at scattered outdoor locations […]

01
Aug

Pine View Lodge History

In January 1942 my parents, Leonard “Skipper” and Margery Steimle purchased from Pacific Electric Company the PE employee vacation camp near Blue Jay, California.  It consisted basically of 40 cabins, a lodge, swimming pool and several out buildings located on a beautifully wooded 20 acres between Blue Jay and Agua Fria on highway 89.  The slogan was: Families […]