Public radio station WILL-FM (90.9) will present a free classical music
concert, at 4 p.m. June 29 (rain date is June 30) in the Sunken Garden at
Robert Allerton Park, Monticello. The UI Summer Festival Orchestra with
Ian Hobson, music director, will be featured.
The orchestra will perform pieces from this year's UI Music Festival (June 23 through July 2 at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts), which focuses on works by Schumann and Chopin. Hobson will conduct excerpts from "Les Sylphides," ballet music by Delibes based on Chopin piano pieces, and Schumann's Symphony #3 in E-Flat Major, "Rhenish." WILL-FM announcer Roger Cooper will host.
Pre-concert entertainment begins at 3 p.m. with The Terry Bradds Trio performing jazz standards. For more information about the event or a map to Robert Allerton Park, call WILL Radio at 333-0850.
The UI School of Music hosts its sixth Summer Music Festival June 23
through July 2. Under Artistic Director Ian Hobson, the festival is devoted
to the music of Romantic composers Frederic Chopin (1810-1849) and Robert
Schumann (1810-1856) and features workshops, lectures and a number of public
For tickets or concert information, contact Krannert Center Ticket Office at 333-6280 or 800/KCPATIX (527-2849). For information or registration materials for "The Romantic Piano" workshop, contact the School of Music at 244-2676.
WILL radio's Vintage Vinyl used record sale Saturday, June 8, raised
more than $17,600 to help WILL's FM and AM stations pay for next year's
"We still have a way to go to reach our fiscal year-end fund-raising goal," said Debbie Day, WILL development director. WILL radio still needs to raise another $39,000 by June 30, she said.
At WILL-TV, an end-of-the-year fund drive June 1-5 brought in $25,000, but the station still needs to raise another $173,000 by June 30.
"Inside Illinois" is interested in publishing articles of particular interest to staff employees. To assist in this effort, the Staff Advisory Council has established an Editorial Committee. Anyone having ideas for such articles may contact the following committee members: Tori Corkery (chair), Environmental Studies, 244-3400, firstname.lastname@example.org, 352 EASB, MC-635 Jeff Buenting, Operation and Maintenance, 333-1364, email@example.com,1501 S. Oak, MC-821 Ann Riley, Beckman Institute, 244-8373, firstname.lastname@example.org, 405 N. Mathews, MC-251 Linda Swett, Veterinary Medicine, 333-8781, email@example.com, 3516 VMBSB, MC-002 Kerrin Thompson (ex-officio), Personnel Services Office,333-3101, firstname.lastname@example.org 52 E. Gregory, MC-562 .
Local families are still needed to host this summer's German or Japanese
college students attending the UI's Intensive English Institute, said Thomas
Gould, associate director of the institute. The students are scheduled to
attend three- to five-week sessions between July 15 and Aug.
30. Students live in campus residence halls, but are free to take any number of outings with family hosts to learn more about the American family and its home life.
The IEI, a unit of the Division of English as an International Language, also holds programs year-round for international students. For information contact Anna Kasten at 333-6598 or 244-6573, or email@example.com.
As the fall elections draw closer, it is important for UI staff and faculty
members to remember that private use of university property is prohibited.
This policy is based upon a similar requirement in the Illinois Constitution that public funds be used only for public purposes.
The university's electronic mail system is supported by public funds.
Students, faculty and staff members may not use the university's computer networking system for personal commercial ventures or for partisan political campaigning.