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Release: Sept. 19, 2000

UI CAMPUS NOTES -- IOWA CENTER FOR THE ARTS

PIANO MASTER CLASS SEPT. 24 -- Pianist Lorin Hollander will present "Music, the Creative Process and the Path of Enlightenment: The Wounded Healer" at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 in Harper Hall of the Voxman Music Building on the University of Iowa campus.

The presentation is free and open to the public and may be of particular interest to people pursuing careers in music education, performance or music therapy. The lecture is sponsored by West Music and the UI School of Music.

Hollander will perform George Gershwin’s "Rhapsody in Blue" and Aaron Copland’s Piano Concerto with the Cedar Rapids Symphony at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids, and will repeat the concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 at the Iowa City West High School Auditorium.

The Iowa City performance is in part a benefit for Iowa City West’s music department. Tickets to either performance are available through the Cedar Rapids Symphony Box Office at (319) 366-8203 or (800) 369-TUNE [8863].

Lorin Hollander is in the fifth decade of a professional career that began with a Carnegie Hall debut at age 11. Called "truly breathtaking" by a Chicago Tribune critic, Hollander has performed with virtually every major symphony orchestra in the world and is a heralded recitalist, lecturer and symphonic and choral conductor. In addition to collaborations with major conductors around the world, for more than 30 years Hollander has led community outreach and university residencies, giving master classes, conducting youth orchestras, counseling students, holding seminars on stagefright and training mentors for the arts and the sciences.

For more information on performances by the Cedar Rapids Symphony, contact Paul Zastrow, the symphony’s director of marketing, at (319) 366-8206 or (800) 369-8863.