Faculty recital to feature guest
Department of Music will present the fifth concert in the 2005-06
Faculty Recital Series on Thursday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m. in
Riceland Hall of Fowler Center. The program will
showcase works by guest composer, David Dzubay and will be performed
by ASU Department of Music faculty and the ASU Wind Ensemble.
Such works include Ra!, performed by the ASU Wind Ensemble,
directed by Ed Alexander; Solus Ib, performed by Ed
Owen, tuba; Footprints, performed by Joe Bonner,
flute, and Lauren Schack Clark, piano; Pathways,
performed by Rob Alley, Sherry Fincher, and Grant
Harbison, trumpets; Brass Quintet, performed by Rob
Alley and Sherry Fincher, trumpet, Robin Dauer,
horn, Neale Bartee, trombone, and Ed Owen, tuba.
Born in Minneapolis and raised in Portland, Ore., Dzubay earned a
doctorate in composition from Indiana University. Additional study
was undertaken as a Koussevitzky Fellow in Composition at the
Tanglewood Music Center, the June in Buffalo Festival, and as
co-principal trumpet of the National Repertory Orchestra in
Colorado. This concert is free and open to the public. For more
details, call the Department of Music at 972-2094 or see the
Delta Diversity is
theme for 12th Blues Symposium
"Delta Diversity" provides the
theme for this year’s Delta Blues Symposium, the 12th annual
conference that brings together scholars, students, performers, and
artists on the Arkansas State University campus to examine the
Delta, consider its problems, and celebrate its culture.
Sponsored by the Department of English and Philosophy with assistance from
other components in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and from
the Department of Music, the event will take place from Thursday, March
30, through Saturday, April 1. Unless otherwise noted, all events will
take place in the Student Union. For details, see the
NewsPage or visit the symposium web
Red Beans & Race: Friday and
Get your $5 lunch tickets today!
Red Beans & Race
starts tomorrow. Red
Beans & Race, the lunch fundraiser for the ASU Foundation, is 11a.m.
to 1 p.m. at the Pavilion. Tickets will be $7 tomorrow.
This year, a 5K run/walk has been added on Saturday beginning at
9 a.m., followed by a $5 pancake breakfast in the Student
Union. Registration for the run/walk is $20; participants may
register between 7:30 and 8:45 a.m., and are urged to wear
There are plenty of great door prizes, and ASU's spirit
character, Red, will
be appearing throughout the weekend! For details, call
University Development at 3940, or visit
or stop by the office, Room 103 of the Administration Building.
Sonos Handbell Ensemble to
perform March 28
The Sonos Handbell Ensemble
will perform Tuesday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Fowler Center. Since
its founding in the San
Francisco Bay area in 1990, Sonos has been at the forefront of
handbell artistry. With a collective experience of more than 100
years of handbell ringing, Sonos’ virtuosity mesmerizes audiences at
major world events.
Performance tickets may be purchased by calling 972-2781 or
1-888-278-3267, or online.
Prices are $23 and $15 for ASU faculty and staff with a special ASU
student rate of $10 and $6. The next Fowler Center Series concert
will be the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra performing on Friday, April
21. For more details, see the NewsPage.
Cast announced for The Boys from
The ASU Theatre is proud to announce the cast
of the upcoming production of the musical, The Boys from Syracuse,”
opening Friday, April 7. The first musical ever adapted from a
William Shakespeare play remains the most madcap musical farce ever
to animate the stage. Perplexed wives, disgruntled courtesans,
mistaken twins and outraged constables make up the cast of this
award winning Rodgers and Hart classic.
The Boys from Syracuse will be performed at Fowler Center Friday and
Saturday, April 7 and 8, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 11, and 12, at
7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, April 9, at 2 p.m. A “meet the company”
dessert reception will follow the April 7 opening night performance.
Tickets may be purchased (reserved seating, in advance) at the ASU
Central Box Office or by calling 972-ASU1 or
online. Reserved seating
tickets (if available) may be purchased at the door on the evening
of the performance. Ticket prices are $10 in advance and $12 at the
door. For details and a list of the cast, see the
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