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School of Music Convocation: Honoring Maria Schneider with Dawn Upshaw, David Frost & Tim Martyn

Date: 09/24/2012

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: Ted Mann Concert Hall

Cost: Free and open to the public.


The U of M School of Music will confer an honorary degree on Grammy winning composer, arranger, and big band leader, and School of Music alumna Maria Schneider on Monday, September 24 at 10 am at the U of M School of Music's Fall Convocation at Ted Mann Concert Hall. The Doctor of Humane Letters is the highest award conferred by the University of Minnesota Board of Regents, recognizing individuals who have achieved acknowledged eminence in their field. This event is free and open to the public. The Convocation program will feature a conversation on Creativity for Music Careers: Leveraging Talent, Technic, and Tenacity with internationally renowned soprano Dawn Upshaw, producer David Frost, and engineer Tim Martyn moderated by School of Music director David Myers. The University of Minnesota Jazz Ensemble I, under the director of jazz professor Dean Sorenson, will perform works by Maria Schneider. Read more.



Convenient parking is available at the University's 19th Avenue and 21st Avenue parking ramps; you must pay a fee to park in these ramps. More information is also available on the University Parking and Transportation Services website

Reservation Information:

This event is free and open to the public. Tickets and reservations not required. Seats are available on a first-come, first-seated basis. 

More information: http://www.music.umn.edu

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Lisa Marshall, School of Music, 612/626-1094 or mus-ppr@umn.edu.

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