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News Release (March 24, 1968)


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News Release (March 24, 1968)
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News Release New College, For Use: Sunday, March 24, 1968; 1 - 146 - 3/20/68
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/NEWS RELEASE NEw CoLLEGE SARASOTA, FLORIDA 33578 1 146 3/20/68 813 / 355 7131 Ref.: Furman C. Arthur FOR USE: SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 1968 SARASOTA--A benefit concert by the New College String Quartet to provide scholarship assistance for the New College Summer Music Festival will be held April 10 on the campus. Proceeds from the 8 p.m. concert will go toward providing scholarships to encourage more talented and deserving young musicians from all parts of the country to attend the June festival and to receive instruction from the staff of world famous artists serving as the faculty. The New College String Quartet is formed by violinists Paul Wolfe and Anita Brooker, violist William Magers and cellist Christopher von Baeyer. Soloist with the quartet will be oboist Miss Patricia Stenberg. They will perform in the music room of the former Charles Ringling mansion, now College Hall. This room has been the scene of many musical occasions of this type. Serving as chairman for the occasion is Mrs. Dallas W. Dort and as co-chairman, Mrs. Harry L. Mundy. Members of the concert committee are Mrs. Arthur R. Borden, Mrs. John Elmendorf, Mrs. George W. Petrie III, and Mrs. Paul Wolfe. more


NEW COLLEGE Page 2 The committee is endeavoring to raise funds so that scholarships might be offered during the May 31-June 15 Festival, the fourth one to be held. In previous years, students have come to participate in the festival from every section of the country, and only limited scholarship assistance has been available to attract additional worthy students. Three of the members of the quartet are serving on the New College faculty and all have major roles in the Summer Music Festival. First violinist Paul Wolfe is musical director of the Festival, professor of music at the college, conductor of the Florida West Coast Symphony Orchestra, and director of the Symphony Chamber Orchestra. Second violinist Anita Brooker studied at the Juilliard School of Music and has given recitals in a number of major u.s. cities. She is assistant concertmaster of the Florida West Coast Symphony Orchestra and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic. Violist William Magers, assistant professor in music at New College, was for five years with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and assistant principal of the St. Louis Chamber Orchestra. For two years he was a member of the quartet in residence at Southern Illinois Univer sity. Cellist Christopher von Baeyer, tutor in music, was trained at the Juilliard School of and has performed with the Aspen and Marlboro Festival Orchestras and with the Menard Piano Trio under the auspices of the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts. more -


NEW COLLEGE Page 3 Miss Stenberg, a former member of the Summer Music Festival and New College faculties, teaches woodwinds at the University of South Florida and performs with several Florida symphony orchestras. Tickets for the benefit concert are available at the Allied Arts Council at the Blue Pagoda in Sarasota's Civic Center or at the Humanities Office at New College. The tickets, which are $5.00 for adults and $1.00 for students, also will be on sale at the door. 30 -

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