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Los Angeles studio artist to visit the KU School of Music

Monday, February 8, 2010

Legendary LA studio artist and composer Jim Self will present a residency at the University of Kansas School of Music on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010. This residency is part of the KU Masters Series in Brass & Percussion. Included in the residency will be a master class, a session on Self's studio career, a composition clinic and a concert "The Music of Jim Self' featuring Self, KU brass students, the tuba section of the Fountain City Brass Band, the Thunder All Star Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble, and area professionals. The master class will take place in Room 130 Murphy Hall at 10am; the presentation on Self's career at 11:30am in Room 118 Murphy Hall; Self's presentation on his compositions at 2:00pm in Room 130 Murphy Hall; and his concert at 4:00pm in Swarthout Recital Hall. All events are free and open to the public.

Self's residency is made possible by a generous grant from the Zakoura Family Foundation & Reach Out Kansas, Inc.

 



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