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September 14, 1995

Music department plans concerts

Works spanning the career of eminent American composer Donald Martino will be featured in a concert of solo piano and chamber music, Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. in Frick Fine Arts Auditorium. Performing will be New York-based artists Eliza Garth, piano, violinist Rolf Schulte and clarinetist Jean Kopperud.

The concert, part of the Pitt music department's "Music on the Edge" new music series, is the first performance of the department's fall season. The following is a schedule of other department concerts.

Music on the Edge (all performances at Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, beginning at 8 p.m.): Computer and keyboard music, with series co-director Eric Moe, piano, Oct. 31; Peter Josheff, clarinet, Nov. 14; Joseph Murphy, saxophone, Dec. 3. General admission is $8; $5 for students and senior citizens, for each concert.

Organ Recitals (admission free to all recitals, which begin at 3 p.m. in Heinz Chapel and feature the chapel's new Reuter organ): Sept. 24, Oct. 28, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10.

World Music: Indian classical music featuring vocalist Malina Rajurkar with Subhash Kamat, tabla, and Arawind Thatte, harmonium, Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. at Frick Fine Arts Auditorium ($10 general admission, $6 for students); Thai music and dance featuring Bangkok's Srinakharinwirot University Performance Troupe, Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. at a location to be announced ($8 general admission, $5 for students and senior citizens).

Heinz Chapel Choir (concerts held in Heinz Chapel): fall concert, Oct. 15 at 3 p.m.; Christmas concerts Dec. 1 and 2 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. Fall concert is free. Admission to Christmas concerts is $5 for adults, $3 for senior citizens and $2 for Pitt students.

University Orchestra (admission free; concerts begin at 8 p.m.): Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Oct. 17; Bellefield Auditorium, Nov. 15.

Bach Cantatas featuring Don Franklin, conductor; Bellefield Singers, Collegiate Chorale and Collegium Musicum; Oct. 29 at 3 p.m. in Heinz Chapel; $5 general admission, $3 for students and senior citizens.

25th Anniversary Jazz Seminar and Concert with invited guest artists Abraham Laboriel, Grover Washington Jr., Nathan Davis, James Moody, Randy Brecker, Idris Muhammed and Jon Faddis. Workshops and lectures, free to the public, will be held Oct. 30-Nov. 4 in the William Pitt Union Assembly Room. The concert will be Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. in Carnegie Music Hall. Concert tickets will be sold at the William Pitt Union and at Choice Seat locations.

For all concert information, call 624-4125.

Filed under: Feature,Volume 28 Issue 2

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