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WRITER: REED SMITH
CONTACT: WINSTON BARCLAY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0073; fax (319) 384-0024
e-mail: winston-barclay@uiowa.edu

Release: Feb. 5, 2001

UI Arts Share Program will present a formal concert by the Iowa Brass Quintet

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Arts Share program will present a formal concert by the Iowa Brass Quintet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8 at Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant. The free concert is open to the public. A question and answer session will follow the performance.

The Iowa Brass Quintet, a resident faculty ensemble at the UI School of Music, performs on the UI campus each semester and for schools, universities, civic concert associations, and professional meetings throughout the United States. Founded in the early 1950s, the group has been widely acclaimed for its artistry in the performance of music of all periods and premieres of new compositions. Its current members are David Greenhoe and Barbara Deur, trumpets; Kristin Thelander, horn;
David Gier, trombone; and Robert Yeats, tuba.

To find out more about the Feb. 8 concert, contact Carl Moehlman at the Mt. Pleasant Concert Association, (319) 385-6356.

The UI Arts Share program provides artistic resources from the Iowa Center for the Arts to schools and community organizations. The 2000 Arts Share roster includes more than 70 faculty and graduate students in music, theater, dance, the visual arts and creative writing.

For more information about the Arts Share program, call director Diane Kenney Handler at (319) 335-1618 or send an e-mail to <d-kenney-handler@uiowa.edu>.

A free Arts Share program guide including artist roster is available at the Arts Share office, 2077 Voxman Music Building, the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242.