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KU School of Music welcomes new school year with 12th annual Collage Concert

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

LAWRENCE-The KU School of Music ushers in the new school year with the 12th annual Collage Concert. This year’s concert will be held at the Lied Center at 7:30pm on Friday, September 23, 2011. Admission is $15/general admission and $10/students and seniors.

The Collage Concert is an opportunity for the community to experience the full-range of talents of KU music students and faculty. This year’s event will feature performances by the KU Percussion Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Saxophone Quartet, Trombone Choir, Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble I. Additionally, the program will feature solo performances by KU music students. The concert will culminate with a rousing performance by the Marching Jayhawks. Prior to the concert KU music therapy and music education students will present their research papers in the Lied Center lobby.

Following the concert will be a ticketed fundraising reception in the Seymour Gallery of the Lied Center. Tickets to the reception are $75 (includes entry into the concert), and proceeds will go to the School of Music Student Opportunity Fund. For those interested in the fundraising reception, please contact Carolyn Thompson in the School of Music Dean’s Office at 785-864-3422.

For more information, contact the KU School of Music at 785-864-3436 or visit music.ku.edu.

 



Music students present hundreds of public concerts every year
Students perform in KU choirs, concert bands, pep bands, ensembles, symphony orchestra, and jazz combos
The school owns one of the greatest jazz record collections in the world
KU Wind Ensemble performed the world premiere of the symphony "In the Shadow of No Towers" at Carnegie Hall
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually