- Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, 7:30 p.m.
- Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, KU campus, Lawrence
- Age limit: Not available
Kansas University’s School of Music will usher in the new school year with the 11th annual Collage Concert. This year’s concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Lied Center, KU’s West Campus. The Collage Concert is an opportunity for the community to come out and experience the full-range of talents of KU music faculty and students. This year’s event will welcome the new Dean of Music, Robert Walzel, to campus. Dr. Walzel, who joins the University of Kansas from the University of Utah School of Music, will also perform at this year’s concert. The program includes: “Excerpt from Scheherazade” by Rimsky-Korsakov, performed by Lukasz Lagun on violin and the KU Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Professor David Neely. “Danny Boy,” performed by the Chamber Singers, conducted by Paul Tucker. “Tico Tico,” by Zequinha de Abreu, performed by the KU Trumpet Ensemble, Clint Ashlock as soloist. “Within ...” by Ian Clarke, performed by the KU Flute Choir, David Fedele, director. Concerto for Clarinet by Artie Shaw, performed by the KU Jazz Ensemble I, directed by Dan Gailey, featuring Dean Robert Walzel on clarinet. Tickets for the concert are $15 general admission and $10 for seniors and students. Following the concert will be a ticketed fundraising reception in the Seymour Gallery of the Lied Center. Tickets to the reception are $75 (includes entry into the concert), and proceeds will go to the School of Music Student Opportunity Fund. Call the Dean’s Office at 864-3422.