October 22, 1998......Volume 28, Issue 10

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This week's arts briefs:
Chamber Chorale
Flute Ensemble
Mallet Ensemble
Bach's Lunch
Additional performance
MTV campus tour
Exhibit at Harrisburg
Paintings in Kern
Tori Amos in concert

Other arts-related sites:
Bryce Jordan Center

College of Arts and Architecture:
School of Integrative Arts
School of Music
Palmer Museum of Art

On display

This is one of the paintings that makes up the exhibit "Russian Landscape, Landscape of the Soul," by Irina Yastremski, on display in the Kern Graduate Commons on the University Park campus. The exhibit begins Oct. 25 and runs through Dec. 6.

Looking ahead

Ravenshead, an opera co-commissioned by the Center for the Performing Arts, will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, in Eisenhower Auditorium on the University Park campus. For tickets or more information, call (814) 863-0255 or (800) 278-7849.

Chamber Chorale

The Pennsylvania Chamber Chorale, conducted by D. Douglas Miller, professor of music, will present the third of a series of five concerts highlighting 20th century choral works at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, in the School of Music Recital Hall on the University Park campus. Beginning its fifth season of performing significant choral music, the Pennsylvania Chamber Chorale includes singers from throughout central Pennsylvania.

Tickets for the concert are $6 for students, $14 for general admission, and are available at the door. Tickets can also be obtained by writing to 330 Henderson Road, Julian, Pa. 16844, or by calling (814) 359-2330.

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Flute Ensemble

The Penn State Flute Ensemble, directed by Eleanor Duncan Armstrong, associate professor of music, will present a program of chamber music for flutes at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the School of Music Recital Hall on the University Park campus. Student Catherine Hodges, associate conductor, will assist. The ensemble employs a range of instruments in the flute family. The recital is free to the public.

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Mallet Ensemble

The Mallet Ensemble, directed by Gifford Howarth, instructor of music, will present a free concert at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the School of Music Recital Hall on the University Park campus.

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Bach's Lunch

The Saxophone Ensemble, directed by Dan Yoder, professor of music, will perform for the Bach's Lunch concert at 12:10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in the Helen Eakin Eisenhower Chapel on the University Park campus.

The free, 20-minute concert is part of the Bach's Lunch series sponsored by the College of Arts and Architecture School of Music and the University Lutheran Parish.

The ensemble, featuring soprano, alto, tenor, baritone and bass saxophones, consists of seven saxophone majors and a graduate student from Yoder's studio.

After the concert, audience members may take their bag lunches to the Roy and Agnes Wilkinson Lounge in Eisenhower Chapel. Coffee and tea will be provided.

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Additional performance

The comedy "The Waiting Room" will have a performance at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, added to its run, which begins Nov. 4 at the Pavilion Theatre on the University Park campus. All other performances are sold out.

Annie McGregor, a member of the School of Theatre Arts faculty, will direct the production.

General admission ticket price is $4.50. For ticket information stop by the Ticket Center at Eisenhower Auditorium or call (814) 863-0255 or (800) ARTS-TIX. Tickets also can be purchased at The Bryce Jordan Center.

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MTV campus tour

MTV's Campus Invasion Tour is coming to University Park on Monday, Nov. 16 and will feature Third Eye Blind and Eve 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Recreation Building. Tickets are $20 for students with a Penn State ID and $25 for the general public.

Phone orders will be accepted today. Tickets can be purchased at the Eisenhower Box Office, at (814) 863-0255; or The Bryce Jordan Center at (814) 865-5555 or (800) 863-3336.

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