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FAU’s Outstanding Student Musicians Perform “The Art of Music” in Jupiter
JUPITER, FL (February 6, 2007) – The Department of Music in Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters School of the Arts will present a concert by its exceptionally talented student musicians in “The Art of Music” on Sunday, February 11 at FAU’s John D. MacArthur campus auditorium, located at 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter.
The afternoon will begin with a “Conversation with the Artists” at 2:30 p.m., followed by the concert at 3 p.m. and a champagne reception at 4:30 p.m. The concert will feature vocal and piano solos, woodwind ensembles and classical guitar, including works by Bizet, Beethoven, Brahms, Puccini and others.
“We are pleased to highlight the outstanding talent of our students,” said Interim Dean Sandra Norman. “We look forward to a wonderful afternoon of outstanding musical performance.”
General admission is $20, and proceeds from the concert will benefit FAU’s department of music scholarship fund. FAU students may obtain free admission with ID (concert only); tickets for faculty, staff and members of the Lifelong Learning Society are $15.
The concert is sponsored by Seacoast National Bank, WPBF Channel 25 and the Palm Beach Post. For more information about the concert or reservations, call 561-799-8105.
The MacArthur Campus currently enrolls more than 3,600 students and offers a wide range of upper division and graduate programs from six of FAU’s colleges, including seventeen bachelor’s degrees and seven master’s degrees. The MacArthurCampus is home to the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, Lifelong Learning Society, northern office of the Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions, Hibel Museum of Art and the new research facility for Scripps Florida.