CONTACT: PETER ALEXANDER
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0072; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Sept. 19, 2000
UI CAMPUS NOTES -- IOWA CENTER FOR THE ARTS
PIANO MASTER CLASS SEPT. 24 -- Pianist Lorin Hollander will present "Music,
the Creative Process and the Path of Enlightenment: The Wounded Healer"
at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 in Harper Hall of the Voxman Music Building on
the University of Iowa campus.
The presentation is free and open to the public and may be of particular
interest to people pursuing careers in music education, performance or music
therapy. The lecture is sponsored by West Music and the UI School of Music.
Hollander will perform George Gershwins "Rhapsody in Blue"
and Aaron Coplands Piano Concerto with the Cedar Rapids Symphony at
8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids, and will
repeat the concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 at the Iowa City West High
The Iowa City performance is in part a benefit for Iowa City Wests
music department. Tickets to either performance are available through the
Cedar Rapids Symphony Box Office at (319) 366-8203 or (800) 369-TUNE .
Lorin Hollander is in the fifth decade of a professional career that began
with a Carnegie Hall debut at age 11. Called "truly breathtaking"
by a Chicago Tribune critic, Hollander has performed with virtually every
major symphony orchestra in the world and is a heralded recitalist, lecturer
and symphonic and choral conductor. In addition to collaborations with major
conductors around the world, for more than 30 years Hollander has led community
outreach and university residencies, giving master classes, conducting youth
orchestras, counseling students, holding seminars on stagefright and training
mentors for the arts and the sciences.
For more information on performances by the Cedar Rapids Symphony, contact
Paul Zastrow, the symphonys director of marketing, at (319) 366-8206
or (800) 369-8863.