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April 19, 2000 Contact: Bryant Payne, (312) 355-2523, bpayne2@uic.edu



Under the direction of UIC's Gene Collerd and Andrew Carpenter, the UIC Concert Band will present its spring concert. This annual campus event will feature professional flute and piccolo virtuoso soloist Donna Milanovich.

As part of Milanovich's participation, she will conduct a one-day master's class/workshop, prior to the concert, for UIC and area high school students.


Wednesday, April 26
7:30 p.m.


University Theatre
1040 W. Harrison St.


Milanovich will perform Antonio Vivaldi's "Piccolo Concerto" and Cecile Chaminade's "Concertino for Flute." The featured symphonic work in the concert is "Gazebo Dances," composed by John Corigliano, winner of this year's Academy Award for Best New Film Score.

UIC associate professor Andrew Carpenter, will direct Ron LoPresti's "Elegy for a Young American." Vincent Persichetti's "Divertimento for Band," Gustav Holst's "Second Suite in F" and Ralph Vaughan Williams' concert march "Sea Songs" complete the program.

The UIC Band includes students, alumni, faculty and staff. Concert admission is free, however donations to the UIC Band Scholarship Fund will be accepted at the door.

With 25,000 students, the University of Illinois at Chicago is the largest and most diverse university in the Chicago area. UIC is home to the largest medical school in the United States and is one of only 88 national Research I universities. Located just west of Chicago's Loop, UIC is a vital part of the educational, technological and cultural fabric of the area.

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