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KU School of Music announces reduced price ticket package for 2012-13 Lied ensemble concerts

Thursday, September 19, 2013

LAWRENCE-For the third year in a row the KU School of Music is offering a discount price ticket package for music ensemble concerts at the Lied Center.

Season ticket packages for any 10 School of Music Lied Center concerts are available at a reduced cost of $50/adults and $25/students and seniors. At the time of purchase, season ticket subscribers may select any 10 concerts from the below list. Once purchased, tickets may be exchanged for different School of Music concerts on this list at least two weeks prior to the performance for a $2 fee per ticket. The Lied Center will charge a $5 service fee for each order.

All concerts in this series begin at 7:30PM. Tickets to the annual Collage Concert and Holiday Vespers concerts are not included in this package.

Single tickets to each performance are still available in advance or on the evening of the performance for the price of $7/general admission and $5/students and seniors (+ a $1 Lied Center service fee per ticket). All single and season tickets may be purchased by contacting the Lied Center Box Office at 785-864-2787.

Click to view the Reduced Price Ticket Package.

For more information about this ticket package, please visit music.ku.edu or call 785-864-3436.

September 25, KU Symphony Orchestra
“Romeo and Juliet” is the theme of this concert, featuring works by Tchaikovsky, Bernstein and Prokofiev.

October 2, Wind Ensemble
Performing works by two Pulitzer Prize winners, Karel Husa and Jennifer Higdon, as well as the Kansas premiere of KU Professor James Barnes’ “Seventh Symphony.”

October 17, Symphonic Band and Chamber Winds
Featuring the Chamber Winds performing Darius Milhaud’s jazzy “La Création du Monde” and works by the Symphonic Band.

October 26, Symphony Orchestra Halloween Concert
Join the KUSO for this annual trick-or-treat, featuring works by Strauss, Dvořák and John Williams, and Professor Vince Gnojek as saxophone soloist. A community-wide costume contest will precede the concert.

November 27, Symphonic and University Bands
Join us for an evening of traditional and contemporary band music!

December 6, Jazz Vespers
Ring in the holidays with a dose of jazz at this popular concert.

February 1, Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble I
Featuring KU pianist Steven Spooner in the beloved George Gershwin classic, “Rhapsody in Blue,” and a shared program with the Jazz Ensemble I.

February 18, Symphony Orchestra
Showcasing the winners of the KU concerto competition!

March 5, Symphonic and University Bands
Join us this evening for traditional and contemporary band music!

March 10, Symphony Orchestra
Featuring the orchestra performing with a guest conductor and Professor Michael Davidson as trombone soloist.

March 26, Joy of Singing
Celebrate the KU Choral ensembles as they share the stage during this spring concert.

April 23, Wind Ensemble
Featuring the world premiere of KU Professor Forrest Pierce’s “Ravenkind” with clarinet soloist Dean Robert Walzel, and Paul Hindemith’s “Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber.”

April 25, University Band and Jazz Ensembles II and III
Join the University Band for an evening of traditional and contemporary band music, with the Jazz Ensembles II and III.

May 2, Symphonic Band
Enjoy and evening of traditional and contemporary band music!

For more information, contact the KU School of Music for more information at 785-864-3436. MUSIC.KU.EDU.

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