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Sept. 25, 2008

Music, meals and the Museum of Art will be discussed on 'Know the Score' Oct. 10

Contemporary music and the status of the University of Iowa Museum of Art will be featured on the live presentation of "Know the Score" from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10. The Iowa Public Radio program will be broadcast from the Old Capitol Senate Chamber on the UI Pentacrest.

"Know the Score," part of the monthly arts and humanities series hosted by Joan Kjaer, can be heard at that time on radio station KSUI-FM 91.7 (101.7 FM in Dubuque), KUNZ-FM 91.1 in Ottumwa, and KHKE-FM 89.5 in Cedar Falls/Waterloo. It will be rebroadcast 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 11, on the Iowa Public Radio classical network.

The International Saxophone Quartet, guests of the UI School of Music, will open the program with conversation and performances of music that was written for them. Performers in the ensemble hail from France, Canada, Japan and the United States.

Composer Joseph Dangerfield, a UI alumnus who teaches music composition and theory and leads the orchestra program at Coe College, will introduce and share recorded excerpts of his Cello Concertino that was recently performed both in Iowa and in Moscow.

Pamela White, interim director of the UI Museum of Art (UIMA), and Paulina Muzzin, co-chair of the Museum Party 2008 and a member of the UIMA Members Council, will discuss the status of the museum and its collection after the summer's record floods.

Finally, Iowa City restaurateur and slow food enthusiast Kurt Friese will talk about his new book "A Cook's Journey: Slow Food in the Heartland."

Craig and Nancy Willis of Willis and Willis Law, Security Abstract Company, and Security Escrow and Settlement are sponsors of "Know the Score LIVE!" broadcasts. Refreshments will be provided by the Motley Cow Café.

Information on KSUI broadcasts is available at

The School of Music is part of the Division of Performing Arts in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Arts Center Relations, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 351, Iowa City, IA 52242-2500

MEDIA CONTACTS: Joan Kjaer, Iowa Public Radio, 319-335-5746,; Peter Alexander, Arts Center Relations, 319-384-0072 (office) 319-541-2846 (cell),