Lynch to conduct last gig of season

Sunday, May 4, 2003

John Lynch, KU director of bands, will conduct his final concert of the season at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday when the KU Wind Ensemble joins with the KU Choirs for a Lied Center performance.

The lower string sections of the KU Symphony Orchestra also will be featured.

Director of choral activities John Paul Johnson will conduct the choirs.

The program will include pieces by both 19th- and 20th-century composers, including Aaron Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man," Igor Stravinsky's "Symphony of Psalms," and Brahm's "Liebeslieder Waltzes."

The concert will include a special farewell to Dean Toni Marie-Montgomery, who is leaving in June to become dean of the School of Music at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.

Tickets are $7 for the public, $5 for students and seniors, and are available at the Lied Center, 864-ARTS; Murphy Hall, 864-3982; and SUA, 864-SHOW.

For more information, call 864-3436.