Arts & Entertainment
Penn State Intercom......September 26, 2002



"Jazz Showcase" with Tim Powell, saxophone, Andrew Jackson, drums, and Mac Himes, guitar, perform during the Noontime Concert Series in the first floor lounge of the HUB-Robeson Center on the University Park campus. This weekly series takes place from noon to 1 p.m. Fridays.

Photo: Greg Grieco

Yes at BJC

Yes, a progressive rock from the 1970s, will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at The Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus.

Original lead singer Jon Anderson and keyboardist Rick Wakeman have reunited with the band to present a three-hour show with a 30-minute intermission. Some of the band's hits include "Roundabout" and "Owner of a Lonely Heart." The tour supports a retrospective five-CD compilation, "In A Word: Yes (1969-)."

Reserved tickets cost $39.50 and $49.50. Tickets are available at The Bryce Jordan Ticket Center, Eisenhower Auditorium, select Uni-Marts, Commonwealth Campus ticket outlets or by calling
(814) 865-5555 or (800) 863-3336 and online at


Three free recitals are planned in the School of Music on the University Park campus.

* Saxophone recital, 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, in Esber Recital Hall. Carrie Koffman, assistant professor of music education, will be joined by Susan Boardman, soprano; Kathy Guttuso Cinatl, piano; Tim Deighton, viola; Marylene Dosse, piano; Daryl Durran, bassoon; James Lyon, violin; Tim Shafer, piano; and Dan Yoder, saxophone.

* Oboe recital, 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, in Esber Recital Hall. Timothy Hurtz, associate professor of music, will be accompanied by Amanda Maple, harpsichord; Donguel Lee, English horn and faculty members Julian Hook, piano; Richard Kennedy, tenor; and Robert Nairn, bass.

* Saxophone recital, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, in Esber Recital Hall. Cliff Leaman and Derek Parsons will perform.

Symphonic concert

The Symphonic Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble will give a concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, in Eisenhower Auditorium on the University Park campus. Admission is $3.50 for students and $5 for others.

Bach's Lunch

The Bassoon Ensemble will perform at the free Bach's Lunch concert at 12:10 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3, in the Helen Eakin Eisenhower Chapel on the University Park campus.