At the time he retired he had completed over 700 recitals and for many years they were broadcasted on station WGY. *per Encyclopedia of Union College History"
"In 1972 he wrote two songs to be sung by a massed choir of one thousand voices on the slopes of the Saratoga Battlefield; on of them, "The Liberty Pole March," became quite popular and was used at several major pageants. In 1934 he adapted it to words written by Professor Codman Hislop '31 to create the sports fight song "It's Union's Game." *Encyclopedia of Union College History"
At Union College in Schenectady, NY there is an Elmer A Tidmarsh Endowed Fund "to help defray the cost of private instrumental and vocal lessons for students who will not only maintain a satisfactory academic record, but will contribute to the reputation of the College through participation in Musical activities." It is supported by the Thursday Musical Club.
From the New Release from Union College 10 Feb 1966:
"The Elmer A Tidmarsh Scholarship was established in 1964 by the gifts of the Thursday Musical Club, a local singing group, and the late Dr. Tidmarsh to aid students studying music or actively participating in the musical activities of the college. Dr. Tidmarsh was a member of the Union College faculty for many years and was a prominent musician."