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May 12, 2008

CANCELLED: Master Class featuring Kroumata, Swedish Percussion Ensemble on May 30

The Kroumata Master Class scheduled for Friday, May 30 at 3:30 pm has been cancelled.

Professor Fernando Meza will host a Master Class featuring Kroumata on Friday, May 30 at 3:30 pm in Lloyd Ultan Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public. Kroumata, one of the world’s leading percussion groups, celebrates their 30th anniversary as an ensemble this year. Kroumata shares a strong commitment to contemporary music and has commissioned numerous works from Swedish and international composers. The dynamism and energy of Kroumata’s performances have spellbound audiences around the globe. For more information, visit the Kroumata website.

May 9, 2008

Composer/SOM Graduate Student Eric Brook to have original work performed at Grace University Lutheran Church on Friday, May 9

Grace University Lutheran Church will present the work of SOM Composer/Graduate student Eric Brook on Friday, May 9 at Grace University Lutheran Church at 7:30 pm. Brook recently completed an eight-month residency at the church. For more information on the final concert of his composer residency, visit the Grace University Lutheran Church website. To read a related feature article on Brook’s composer residency, visit The Minnesota Daily web site.

May 2, 2008

University Opera Theatre students presenting "Opera on Tap" are featured in the Minnesota Daily

University Opera Theatre students, Katherine Crawford and Brandon Miller, are featured in the Minnesota Daily for their work in the guerilla opera series Opera on Tap. Visit the Minnesota Daily website to read their story. Don't miss Opera on Tap on Monday, May 5 at 7 pm at the 400 Bar (400 Cedar Ave. South) in Minneapolis. This event is free and open to the public.

Doug Geers discusses electronic music in the Minnesota Daily

Read about and watch Doug Geers discuss electronic music in The Minnesota Daily . To view the story and for a link to a related feature video, visit the Minnesota Daily website. Don't miss the Electronic Music Project Showcase on Sunday, May 4 from 5-8 pm in Ferguson Hall, Room 215. This event is free and open to the public.

"'Kentucky': Erasing and Reinscribing Race and Geography in Post-WWII Country and Bluegrass Music"

Don't miss the Theory/Musicology/Ethnomusicology Colloquium Series lecture, 'Kentucky': Erasing and Reinscribing Race and Geography in Post-WWII Country and Bluegrass Music, with professors Sumanth Gopinath and Anna Schultz on Friday, May 2 at 2:30 pm in Ferguson Hall, Room 280. Reception to follow. This event is free and open to the public.