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March brings noted author, celebrated musicians to campus

on February 8, 2012 by Janet Edwards

March 11 – Music at Maryville

Music at Maryville will present a concert of instrumental and vocal chamber music, featuring works by Handel, Beethoven, Schubert and more.

The concert will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 11 in Maryville Auditorium. It will be performed by David Halen on violin, Kenneth Kulosa on cello and Katja Georgieff on piano with vocals by soprano Miran Halen. General admission is $10; senior admission is $5. Maryville faculty, staff and students are free.

This popular concert series began in 1980 as a way to spotlight classical music on the Maryville campus, and continues to attract internationally renowned, classically trained musicians. Georgieff, professor emeritus at Maryville, is artistic director of the Music at Maryville concert series.

Tickets are available at the door. For further information, please call 314-965-2341.

March 12 – Maryville Talks Books with author Lisa See

Maryville Talks Books will feature novelist Lisa See at 7 p.m. Monday, March 12, in Maryville University Auditorium. In the book Dreams of Joy,  See returns to the story of sisters Pearl and May from Shanghai Girls, and Pearl’s strong-willed 19-year-old daughter, Joy.

Reeling from newly uncovered family secrets, Joy runs away to Shanghai in 1957 to find her birth father-the artist Z.G. Li. Joy throws herself into the New Society of Red China, heedless of the dangers, and Pearl is determined to rescue her.

This event is free and open to the public. Maryville Talks Books is sponsored by Maryville University Library, St. Louis Public Radio, Left Bank Books and HEC-TV. For more information, contact chollenbeck@maryville.edu or call 314-529-6854.

Here’s a link to other musical performances coming up at Maryville, including continuing concerts by Associate Professor of Music Peter Henderson, DM, where he is playing Beethoven’s piano sonatas: http://blogs.maryville.edu/musictherapy/upcoming-maryville-musical-events/

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