2009
Concert band, clarinet students display talents at "Festival of the Arts"

Concert band, clarinet students display talents at "Festival of the Arts"
October 29, 2009

Marcus Pass, Marketing and Communications
(630) 829-6094
marcus_pass@ben.edu

The Benedictine University Department of Music will present its semiannual “Festival of the Arts” Saturday and Sunday, November 7-8, at Scholl Hall on the Benedictine campus and at St. Daniel Hall at Benet Academy. The festival begins on Saturday, November 7 with a recital by students in the preparatory music program and applied students at 1:00 p.m. in Scholl Hall, Room 101. The festival continues at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 8 at St. Daniel Hall with a performance by the Benedictine University Concert Band under the direction of Maryann Flock. The performance is titled “Animal Vegetable Mineral.” Sunday’s performances conclude with recitals by juniors Stefanie Lostumbo (clarinet) and Meagan Walsh (bass clarinet) at 7:30 p.m. in Scholl Hall, Room 101. All performances are open to the public and admission is free. For more information, call the Department of Music at (630) 829-6320.

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.