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April 22. 2005

Chinese Percussion Teacher Will Appear On KSUI May 6

A percussion teacher from Beijing, China, will be the guest on radio station KSUI, 91.7 FM (101.7 FM in Dubuque), for the next edition of "Know the Score LIVE!", broadcast from Clapp Recital Hall on the University of Iowa campus, 5-7 p.m. Friday, May 6.

The program, part of the weekly arts and humanities series hosted by Joan Kjaer on KSUI, will take place before a live audience and will be broadcast over KSUI at that time as well as 3-5 p.m. Sunday, May 8, and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 11. You may also listen to the broadcast on the Internet at http://ksui.uiowa.edu.

Jiao Shan Lin, professor of percussion at the China Conservatory of Music and the People's University for Nationalities in Beijing, will appear on the program along with UI percussion faculty member Dan Moore and percussion students from the UI School of Music, to preview their "World Music Extravaganza" concert to be presented in Clapp Recital Hall at 3 p.m. the next day, Saturday, May 7.

Jiao will be at the UI for two weeks, teaching traditional Chinese percussion to UI students. He will lead some of the students in the percussion techniques he has been teaching. The broadcast will also include performances by the UI Pan-American Steel Band as a 'teaser' for the May 7 concert.

Moore met Jiao while teaching western music and American jazz in China in 2002. His visit to the UI is a project of the Iowa/China Exchange program sponsored by UI International Programs, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Office of the Vice President for Research.

M.C. Ginsberg Objects of Art, Inc. of Iowa City is the corporate sponsor of "Know the Score LIVE" broadcasts.

UI radio station KSUI is on the World Wide Web at http://ksui.uiowa.edu/.

The School of Music is part of the Division of Performing Arts in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. You may visit the UI School of Music web site at http://www.uiowa.edu/~music/.

For information on UI arts events, visit http://www.uiowa.edu/artsiowa on the World Wide Web. To receive UI arts news by e-mail, contact ur-acr@uiowa.edu.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Arts Center Relations, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 351, Iowa City, IA 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: Peter Alexander, 319-384-0072, mailto:peter-alexander@uiowa.edu