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Newman Center offers something for every palate

The DU Steel Drum Ensemble will perform on Caribbean steel drums from 11 a.m.–noon in Hamilton Recital Hall. Tom Miller, Steel Drum Ensemble instructor, will direct. Admission is free. For information, call 303-777-5852.

Later that day, from 4–5:30 p.m., the Lamont Wind Chamber Ensembles will perform, directed by Joseph Martin. The free performance is part of the Lamont Ensembles Concert Series. For information, call 303-871-6412.

At 7:30 p.m., world-renowned concert violinist Linda Wang will take the stage in Gates Concert Hall for her first public performance at the Newman Center. She will be accompanied by the Lamont Symphony Orchestra; Lamont Professor Lawrence Golan will conduct.

The concert will include Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2. Admission is free, but tickets (limited to four per person) are required. For more information, call 303-871-6412.

Since her debut with Zubin Mehta and the New York Philharmonic at the age of nine, Wang has performed throughout the U.S. and overseas. Wang, a new Lamont School of Music faculty member, teaches violin and coaches chamber music.

The Newman Center for the Performing Arts is located at 2344 E. Iliff Ave. Parking is available in the Newman Center garage.


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