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News Release (May 13, 1968)


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News Release (May 13, 1968)
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News Release New College, For Immediate Release, Special for Chamber of Commerce; 1 - 192 - 5/13/68
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New College of Florida
New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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May 13, 1968


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/NEWS RELEASE NEw CoLLEGE SARASOTA, FLORIDA 33578 1 192 5/13/68 813/355-7131 Forman c. Arthur FOR IHMEDIATE RELEASE SPECIAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SARASOTA,FLA.--During the first two weeks in June, this Florida community becomes the South's chamber music capital as the Summer Music Festival is held for its fourth consecutive year. A faculty of 10 musicians from all over the nation, including internationally known artists, perform in five public concerts and teach classes open to both instruMentalists and non-performers. Musicians such as pianist Leonid Hambro, flutist Julius Baker, oboist Robert Bloom, cellist Bernard Greenhouse, and violist Walter Trampler are members of the faculty and will play in the five concerts to be given on the campus of New College with the support of the National Endowment of the Arts and the Florida Development Commission During the two-week Festival, classes, seminars and workshops in piano, strtngs, winds, brass and solfege are held for amateur and professional musicians from all over the country. Friday and Satuuday eveninas are devoted to chamber and symphony concerts featuring as soloists the faculty-artits. Student concerts also are held each week The Festival is the first public music activity of the summer for Florida and the only one in the South devoted to the perform-ance of chamber music. more


NEW COLLEGE Page 2 The Sarasota area, site of the Festival, is a summer resort as well as a winter playground. Its Gulf beaches are known for their fine white sand and ideal bathing conditions. The community, with its many fine resort accommodations, also has excellent restaurants and attractions, including the renowned Ringling Museums, located adjacent to the New College campus Concerts will be held on the evenings of June 1, 8, 14 and 15 Specially selected programs combining the classical and the contemporary in fine music will be performed New to the Festival this year will be two commissioned compositions by Robert Stewart and Ezra Laderman. Laderman, formerly on the faculty of Sarah Lawrence College and the B ennington Composers Conference, won the Prix de Rome in 1963. Stewart, professor of music and fine arts at Washington and Lee University, has had performances of his works by leading musical groups. Performing artists have appeared with such musical groups as the New York Philharmonic, NBC Symphony, Bach Aria Group, Budapest String Quartet. National Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Symphony Orch estra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Beaux Arts Trio and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Information on the concerts and the study programs is available at the Festival Office, New College, Sarasota, FlDDida 33578

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