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News Release (May 12, 1968)


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News Release (May 12, 1968)
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News Release New College, For Use: Sunday, May 12, 1968; 1 - 188 - 5/8/68
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/ NEws RELEASE NEw CoLLEGE SARASOTA, FLORIDA 33578 813 / 355 7131 1 188 -5/8/68 Ref.: Furman C. Arthur FOR USE: SUNDAY, MAY 12, 1968 SARASOTA--Tickets go on sale tomorrow for the fourth annual New College Summer Music Festival concerts, this year presented t-.Jith the support of the National Endowment for the Arts and the Florida Development Commission. Four -chamber concerts at New College and one symphony orchestra concert at Manatee Junior College will feature nationally known artists who are also on the faculty of the Festival, members of the New College String Quartet, and musicians from other area symphony orchestras. The Festival opens on 31 this year and will pack two weeks of classes and concerts in before closing on June 15, the evening of the second commencement of the collep,e. Once again this year Paul Holfe will be musical director of the Festival that will include on its faculty new names such as pianist Leonid Hambro, clarinetist Robert Marcellus, and bassoonist Sol Schoenbach. Returning as teaching faculty and as concert performers will be oboist Robert Bloom, violist Halter Trampler, flutist Julius Baker, cellist Bernard Greenhouse, French horn player John Barrows and bassist Gaston Dufresne. more


NEW COLLEGE -Page 2 Dr. Arthur R. Borden Jr. will direct the administrative affairs of the Festival as he has done since the first one in the summer of 1965. Also new this year will be the performance of two musical works commissioned specifically for the Festival. Ezra Laderman has done a special chamber work and Robert Stewart has written a horn concerto. Both are well-known composers. All concerts, which will be held in the evenings at 8:30, are on Friday and Saturday this year. The first concert, at the air-conditioned Hamilton Center, will be on Saturday, June 1. Other concerts at Hamilton Center will be on Friday.June 7, Saturday June 8, and Friday June 14. Tickets are now on sale at the Humanities Division office at New College, at The Sport Shop in Sarasota and at Hullingers Music Store in Bradenton. Reduced rates for tickets are available in four catep,ories this year, for the first time. Special rates are available for the full series of five concerts, for any two consecutive concerts, and for students. Also this year, for the first time, special reduced rates are available for clubs or organizations or other groups of 12 or more persons. admission rates are $3.00 for adults and $1.50 for students. Brochures listing special rates are available wherever tickets are sold. New this year, too, is a special acoustical roof, built at the north end of Hamilton Center over the stage where the musicians play. This has a beneficial effect on the quality of the listening in the hall, which seats up to 500 for concerts. 30 -

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