KU News Release

March 16, 2012
Contact: Erin Curtis-Dierks, School of Music, 785-864-9742

KU chancellor to narrate Copland's 'Lincoln Portrait' at scholarship concert

More Information

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Music will present its second annual School of Music Scholarship Concert, featuring a reading by Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 30, at the Lied Center of Kansas.

This concert will feature the KU Symphony Orchestra, Choirs and Wind Ensemble performing a variety of works, highlighted by a reading of Copland’s Lincoln Portrait by Gray-Little. The entire program can be found online.

"Scholarships for talented music students are the lifeblood of any great music school," said Dean Robert Walzel. "We present this annual concert to highlight the ever-increasing need for scholarship funds, and we also want to honor those individuals who so graciously support KU students through music scholarships."

This concert is free for all Lawrence-area high school and KU students (students must show a valid ID). General admission tickets are $10, and senior citizens are $5. Tickets are available through the Lied Center Box Office.

Financial support for this concert and for the Student Scholarship Fund of the KU School of Music has been provided by Reach Out Kansas, the Zakoura Family Fund and the Law Offices of Smithyman & Zakoura – Overland Park, Kansas.

For more information, please contact the KU School of Music at 785-864-3436.

The University of Kansas is a major comprehensive research and teaching university. University Relations is the central public relations office for KU's Lawrence campus.

kunews@ku.edu | (785) 864-3256 | 1314 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence, KS 66045

KU Today

Subscribe to our daily newsletter covering research, academics, media coverage, campus news, events & more. Subscribe




The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university’s programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 West Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY (for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas, medical center campuses).