Type of Work: Arts

Gouverneur Orchestra

The Gouverneur Orchestra featured William F. Sudds, on center violin, who was also an instrument maker and the owner of a music store. Circa 1875-1885. Gouverneur, NY.

Sudds Music Store in Gouverenur

Some of the instruments sold were built by William F. Sudds. Sudds came to Gouverneur in the 1860s as a professor at Gouverneur Wesleyan Seminary. He gave music lessons and sold instruments at his store. Circa 1898 (note McKinley poster in right store window). Gouverneur, NY. Curious about music in the North Country? Check out […]