Concerts mark National Music Week

"Music � a language of the heart" is the theme for National Music Week.

Several events and collaborations are planned in the Lawrence area to observe the week, including:

� Today: Sunday concert music, 2 p.m., Presbyterian Manor, 1429 Kasold Drive; University Dance Company with the Kansas University Symphony Orchestra and the KU choirs, 2:30 p.m., Lied Center; "Beatles Ballet-O-Mania," featuring Youth Ballet Company, 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.; Elizabeth Berghout, carillon, 5 p.m., the Campanile, KU; Midday Ramblers with Uptown Jug Band and Loose Knit String Band, 5 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass.; Art in the Park, with music in the gazebo, noon-5 p.m., South Park, 11th and Massachusetts streets; Baker University Vespers Service, 7:30 p.m., First Methodist Church, 704 Eighth St., Baldwin.

� Monday: Lauralyn Bodle and Byron Wiley, Scandinavian fiddle music, 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.; "History of American Music," piano students of Sylvia Frank, 6:30 p.m., Presbyterian Manor; KU Brass Choir, 7:30 p.m., room 130, Murphy Hall, KU; Elizabeth Berghout, organ recital, 7:30 p.m., Bales Organ Recital Hall, KU.

� Tuesday: Langston Hughes School Band, Choir and Orchestra Spring Concert, 7 p.m., Langston Hughes School, 1101 George Williams Way; Jared Ostermann, organ recital, 7:30 p.m., Bales Organ Recital Hall, KU; KU Women's Chorale and Men's Glee Club, 7:30 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt.

� Wednesday: Brown Bag Classics, featuring B.A. Woodwind Quintet, 12:30 p.m., Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union, KU; Grace Evangelical Presbyterian Church Children's Choir, 4:30 p.m., Presbyterian Manor; Aeolian Effect, flute and harp duo, 6:30 p.m., Presbyterian Manor; Elizabeth Berghout, carillon, 7 p.m., Campanile, KU; Free State High School Spring Choral Concert, 7:30 p.m., Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive; Prairie Wind Dancers/First Step House Concert, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center.

� Thursday: Broken Arrow kindergarten music programs, 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Broken Arrow School, 2704 La.; Lawrence Music Club meeting with scholarship winners, 1:15 p.m., 1278 N. 955 Road; Accredited Piano Teachers recitals, 7 p.m. and 8 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center; Mu Phi Epsilon musicale and reception, 6:30 p.m., Presbyterian Manor; South Singers Variety Show, 6:30 p.m., South Junior High School, 2734 La.; Soyoun Linn, soprano, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, KU; Daniel Bayless, organ recital, 7:30 p.m., Bales Organ Recital Hall.

� Friday: South Singers Variety Show, 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., South Junior High School.

� Saturday: Community Acoustic Jam, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 745 N.H.

� May 12: Ozark Circuit Riders Gospel Music, 1:30 p.m., atrium, Brandon Woods Retirement Community, 1501 Inverness Drive; Sunday concert music, 2 p.m., Presbyterian Manor; Lawrence Barn Dance Assn. family dance and potluck dinner, 4 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries building, 1204 Oread Ave.

The week is sponsored by the National Federation of Music Clubs and supported by the Lawrence Music Club.

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