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University of Iowa News Release

Sept. 30, 2005

UI Dean And Faculty Will Be On 'Know the Score LIVE!' Oct. 14

A University of Iowa dean and three music faculty members will appear on "Know the Score LIVE!" on radio station KSUI, 91.7 FM (101.7 FM in Dubuque), broadcast from the University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA), 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14.

The broadcast from the UIMA's Lasansky Gallery and the Nancy and Craig Willis Atrium is open to the public free of charge.

The program, part of the weekly arts and humanities series hosted by Joan Kjaer, will be broadcast over KSUI at that time as well as 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19. You may also listen to the broadcast on the Internet at http://ksui.uiowa.edu.

Linda Maxson, dean of the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will be on hand to discuss "Saturday Scholars," a program she developed to give members of the public a chance to hear about the latest teaching and research innovations by faculty members in the college. Five of the past programs in the popular series will be broadcast on UITV, the UI's cable television programming service, beginning Oct. 18.

From the UI School of Music, Kate Gfeller, a UI professor in the field of music therapy, will explore the mystery of music and the development of the cochlear implant, which helps people with serious hearing loss enjoy music once again.

Oboist Mark Weiger will share his experiences as an Artistic Ambassador of the United States in travels around the globe and several of his upcoming performances in Iowa City. Both Weiger and Gfeller have been Saturday Scholar presenters.

UI engineering student Tim Brandau will also be a guest on the broadcast.

Live music will be provided by Weiger and pianist Shari Rhoads, who are both members of the School of Music faculty, along with UI oboe students Mark Fitkin and Stuart Breczinski.

The University of Iowa Alumni Association 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 UI Museum of Art, located on North Riverside Drive in Iowa City, is open noon to 9 p.m. Fridays. Admission is free to the museum and to the "Know the Score LIVE!" broadcast. Public metered parking is available in UI parking lots west and north of the museum.

For more information in the UI Museum of Art visit http://www.uiowa.edu/uima on the World Wide Web. UI radio station KSUI is on the web at http://ksui.uiowa.edu/.

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, peter-alexander@uiowa.edu.