2005-10-13 / News

Concert to benefit music student scholarships

The University of Rhode Island Music Department will hold a musical scholarship fund-raising concert to benefit students who want to, but may not be able to afford, to study music at the university.

“A Salute to the American Musical Theatre” will be held on Friday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m. at the Fine Arts Center on Upper College Road in Kingston. Tickets are $25 for general admission, $15 for senior ciitizens and university staff and $5 for students attending any school.

The concert features the URI Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Ann Danis, the URI Concert Choir, directed by Mark Conley. The special guest soloist is Australian soprano Keara Donohoe and featured music will be by Enrico Garzilli, Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hammerstein, and other American composers. Call 874-2627 for more information.

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