Skip Navigation

UMaine News

Follow us on Twitter Join us on Facebook Watch us on YouTube Contribute to our Flickr Group

Lecture, Musical Performance Set for April 21

The University of Maine School of Performing Arts will present “Promise Versus Prohibition: The Divided Life of Composer Dorothy Smith Dushkin (1903–1992),” a lecture by Kaitlin Briggs, associate professor of interdisciplinary studies, University of Southern Maine, with performances of musical selections composed by Dushkin, at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 21 in Minsky Recital Hall. Dushkin selections, “Sonatine for Violin and Piano” (1928), “Berceuse (for Nadia)” (1949), “Inconsequential (for David Alex)” (1949), “Sonata for Flute and Piano” (1972/1976) and “Episode No. 1” (1965) will be performed by UMaine Professor of Music Anatole Wieck, violin; Instructor of Music Liz Downing, flute; and Associate Professor of Music Laura Artesani, piano. Dushkin was a composer, diarist and co-founder of music schools in Illinois and Vermont.

Comments are closed.

More in Campus Announcements, Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Performing Arts (727 of 2235 articles)