8th Annual Collage Concert and Reception
- Friday, Sept. 14, 2007, 7:30 p.m.
- Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, KU campus, Lawrence
- Cost: $10 - $15
- Age limit: All ages
KU's School of Fine Arts kicks off the 2007-2008 academic year with its 8th Annual Collage Concert and Reception to be held on Friday, September 14, at the Lied Center of Kansas. This year's concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and a ticketed reception begins around 9:00 p.m. Ticket information appears below.The Collage Concert brings together the four units of the School of Fine Arts--the departments of art, design, music and dance and the Lied Center of Kansas-by highlighting works by visual and performing arts students and faculty in a 90-minute, fast-paced format.The program for this year's Collage evening features performances by theKU Trumpet Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Combo I, the Men's Glee and Women's Chorale groups, the Wind Ensemble, the Chamber Choir and Percussion Ensemble. Additionally, there will be instrumental and vocal solo performances and performances by the University Dance Company. Also featured will be an art video from a KU faculty member, and a video from the KU design department. The program culminates with a traditional rousing performance from the Marching Jayhawks.Tickets to the concert are $15 for the general public and $10 for students and senior citizens. Tickets are available by calling 785-864-ARTS/2787 or 785-864-3982.Following the concert, the School of Fine Arts will hold a fundraisingreception in the Seymour Gallery of the Lied Center. Tickets for thereception are $75, and this includes entry into the concert. Tickets tothe reception are available by calling the School of Fine Arts at785-864-3421. Proceeds from the reception benefit the School of FineArts Student Opportunity Fund. Awards from this fund enableundergraduate and graduate fine arts students to present their creativeworks in national and international settings.For more information on this year's Collage event, the public maycontact the KU Fine Arts at (785) 864-3421.