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Release: Jan. 18, 2002
UI CAMPUS NOTES -- IOWA CENTER FOR THE ARTS
SONGS BY WOMEN FEATURED ON 'BREATH OF ART' FEB. 1 -- Mezzo-soprano Katherine
Eberle and pianist Rose Chancler will present a lecture/recital of songs by
women composers on the weekly "Breath of Art" series, at 7:30 p.m. Friday,
Feb. 1 in the University of Iowa Museum of Art.
Admission is free to the museum and to all "Breath of Art" performances.
The "Breath of Art" series, presented weekly on Friday nights by the Museum
of Art, is coordinated by the UI Arts Share program.
Future events on the "Breath of Art" schedule will include short plays by
students in the Playwrights Workshop of the department of theatre arts Feb.
8; readings by UI Writers' Workshop students Feb. 15; and a performance by
dancers from UI dance department Feb. 22.
Eberle has performed internationally in opera, concert and solo recitals.
Her solo compact disc of songs of women composers, "From a Woman's Perspective,"
has been issued by Albany Records on the Vienna Modern Masters Label. She
has performed with the opera theater of Lille, France, the Academy of the
West, the Carmel Bach Festival, the Aspen Festival Opera Theatre, the American
Institute of Music Studies in Graz, Austria, and at the Mozarteum in Salzburg.
She made her New York debut at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in 1993.
In 1994 and '95 she toured as a musical ambassador for the United States Information
Agency, performing in South America and Korea.
Chancler has performed throughout the United States as both a soloist and
a collaborative artist. She has played concertos and recitals in Alaska, New
York, Texas, Pennsylvania, California, Oklahoma and Massachusetts. She has
been an invited guest artist and teacher at the Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival
and at Magisterra!, the UI International Chamber Music Festival.
She has held teaching positions at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, and
the Baylor University School of Music, and she has been faculty accompanist
at the Chautauqua Institution.
The UI Arts Share program provides artistic resources from the Iowa Center
for the Arts to schools and community organizations. Arts Share is part of
the Division of Performing Arts in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
For more information, call director Diane Kenney Handler at (319) 335-1618
or send an e-mail to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
M.C. Ginsberg Objects of Art, Inc. of Iowa City is the corporate sponsor
for public events at the UI Museum of Art during the 2001-02 season, through
the University of Iowa Foundation.
The UI Museum of Art is located on North Riverside Drive in Iowa City. Admission
is free. Public metered parking is available in UI parking lots west and north
of the museum.
For information on the UI Museum of Art, visit < http://www.uiowa.edu/uima
> on the World Wide Web. Information is available on other UI arts events
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