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 Spanish Tuna Group to Perform Century-Old Music Tradition at SRU 

 

SPOTLIGHT

1/7/2004

Contact: K.E. Schwab  -- 724-738-2199;  e-mail: karl.schwab@sru.edu

SPANISH TUNA MUSIC GROUP TO PERFORM CENTURY-OLD MUSIC TRADITION AT SRU JAN. 16

           SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. –  A multi-award-winningTuna musical group from the Law School of one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Spain, the Universidad de Valladolid, will carry on a century-old Spanish tradition when they perform traditional folk music at 4 p.m. Jan. 16 in Slippery Rock University’s Carruth Rizza Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

          Tuna musical groups are composed of university students representing the schools of their respective institutions. The group works to maintain Spanish university traditions that date to the 13th century by offer a variety of folk music from different regions of Spain.

The campus visit is sponsored by the university’s Office of International Initiatives and the department of modern languages and cultures as part of the Slippery Rock University Spring 2004 International Arts and Cultures Series.

Refreshments will be served.

PN, PgN, WPN, PR

 

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