University of Alaska Southeast

Sound+Motion, UAS Arts at Egan Series 2010

Juneau, AK
Date of Press Release: Jan. 14, 2010

Sound and Motion Series

The University of Alaska Southeast announces a series of arts related events for Spring 2010. All Lectures are FREE and take place on periodic Fridays at 7:00 PM in the Egan Lecture Hall on the UAS Auke Lake Campus.

Friday, January 22
Who's Afraid of New Music?
Kyle Pickett, Music Director, Juneau Symphony

Kyle Pickett will talk about the challenges and rewards of performing new music.  He will also talk about the way symphonic music evolved through the 20th century. The talk is inspired by the Juneau Symphony’s Alaska premiere of a new clarinet concerto by American composer, Lowell Lieberman.

Friday, February 19
Warm Music on a Winter's Night
Linda Rosenthal, violin & Sue Kazama, piano

Beloved Favorites from the Romantic Period featuring Edvard Grieg’s spirited Sonata in G Major, Massenet's celebrated “Meditation from Thais” and Smetana's From The Homeland, a work steeped in the folk music of  Bohemia, the composer's native land.

Friday, March 12
Treasures from the State Film Archives
Alaska State Library Historical Collections Staff

A series of short films including Ted Kennedy's 1968 speech to the Democratic convention in Sitka, Douglas Bridge opening, Tongass totem carving and Alaska Airlines promotional films.

Friday, March 26
Musings on Music
Kyle Pickett, Music Director, Juneau Symphony

Kyle Pickett will talk about several topics, such as early music performance practice and representations of composers and musicians in popular culture.  He will then open the discussion to questions about music, the orchestra, conducting, etc.

Contacts:

Katie Bausler

UAS Director of PR and Marketing

907-796-6530