CONTACT: WINSTON BARCLAY
300 Plaza Centre One
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0073; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Sept. 26, 2002
800 Iowa Students Hear Special Preservation Hall Matinee Concert
Nearly 800 eastern Iowa school students and their teachers heard the Preservation
Hall Jazz Band in a special Sept. 23 matinee performance on Hancher Auditoriums
Stage Door educational series on the University of Iowa campus.
Students from schools in Iowa City, Coralville, Fairfield, Wellman, Cedar
Rapids, West Liberty and Anamosa attended the event, performances by the leading
proponents of original New Orleans jazz.
The Preservation Hall Jazz Band kicked off Hanchers 30th-anniversary
season with a public concert Sunday afternoon.
Supporters of Hanchers 2002-2003 educational programs include Herbert
A. and Janice A. Wilson, Alliant IES Industries Charitable Foundation, Hills
Bank & Trust Company, DeMuth Family Foundation, M.C. Ginsberg Objects
of Art, Homer E. and Genevieve B. Dudley, the many friends of Homer E. Dudley,
Phyllis Fleming, Richard V.M. and Janet Y. Corton, Bud Pearson Fund for Arts
Education, supporters of the annual giving program known as the Hancher Circle,
the Hancher Guild and West Music Company.
For information about Hanchers education programs, contact Emily Hansen
at (319) 335-0009. For UI arts information, visit www.uiowa.edu/artsiowa
on the World Wide Web. To receive UI arts news by e-mail, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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West Middle School, 100
Wright Elementary School, 51
Kate Wickham Elementary, 170
Kirkwood Elementary, 56
Northwest Junior High, 10
Fairfield Home Schoolers, 52
Shimek Elementary, 75
Lemme Elementary, 84
Sacred Heart Home School, 10
Longfellow Elementary, 100
Mid-Prairie Community Schools, 44
West Liberty High School, 26