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 Annual 'Prism' Concert Set for Sunday 

 

SPOTLIGHT

3/18/2004

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

SRU’s ANNUAL ‘PRISM’ CONCERT TO OFFER ARRAY OF MUSICAL STYLES, GROUPS

            SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Slippery Rock University’s annual Prism concert, presented by the music department, will again spotlight an array of musical styles, including jazz, percussion, flutes, brass and vocal groups, including a barbershop quartet.

The 4 p.m. Sunday [March 21] will be offered in Miller Auditorium. Tickets, available at the door, are $5 for adults and $3 for students, with the proceeds supporting the Kate Brennan Music Education Scholarship, named in honor of the retired chair of the department, and the Sue Shuttleworth Music Therapy Scholarship, named in honor of an assistant professor in the department. Tickets may be purchased at the door and ticket prices are $5 for adults and $3 for children. 

The program will feature 15 student ensembles, including the University’s jazz ensemble, jazz combo, percussion ensembles, flute choirs, brass ensembles, chamber singers, university choir and a barbershop quartet.

“Prism” is organized by SRU music education students with Stacey Steele, assistant professor of music serving as adviser. She notes, “This is one of the music departments' favorite performance opportunities. It is so satisfying to see all of the music students come together in the planning and implementation of this concert. All of our students look forward to this event, and it is the perfect time for families and community members to see what wonderful and diverse talent the music department offers."

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