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Season: 1997-1998 Winter
University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor

THE 1998 WINTER SEASON
University
Musical Society
of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
University
Musical Society
The 1998 Winter Season
On the Cover
Included in the montage by local photographer David Smith are images taken from the University Musical Society's 1996-97 season. A member of Steve Turre's Shell Choir plays his conch shell as part of the Blues, Roots, Honks and Moans concert, mezzo-soprano Ewa Podles performs in Hill Auditorium and dancers perform the snow scene from Tlic Harlem Nutcracker at the Power Center.
4 Letter from the President
5 Corporate UnderwritersFoundations
9 UMS Board of DirectorsSenate
StaffAdvisory Committees
10 General Information
13 Ticket Services
14 UMS History
15 UMS Choral Union
16 Auditoria Burton Memorial Tower
20 Education and Audience Development
22 Season Listing
Concert Programs begin after page 26
28 Volunteer Information
30 Hungry
30 Restaurant & Lodging Packages
32 The UMS Card
32 Gift Certificates
34 Sponsorship and Advertising
37 Group Tickets
37 Advisory Committee
37 Acknowledgments
38 Ford Honors Program
40 UMS Contributors
49 UMS Membership
50 Advertiser Index

Dear Friend,
Thanks very much for attending this perfor?mance and for supporting the University Musical Society (UMS) by being a member of the audience. I'd like to invite you to become even more involved with UMS. There are many ways you can do this, and the rewards are great.
Educational Activities. This season UMS is hosting more than 150 performance-related educational events, nearly all of them free and open to the public. Want to learn from a member of the New York City Opera National Company what it's like to be on the road for four months, or find out from Beethoven scholar Steven Whiting why the composer's music, beloved by today's audi?ences, was reviled by many in Beethoven's own time Through our "Master of Arts" interview series, Performance-Related Educational Presentations (PREPs), post-per?formance chats with the artists, and a variety of other activities, I invite you to discover the answers to these and other questions and to deepen your understanding and appreciation of the performing arts.
UMS Choral Union. Does singing with an outstanding chorus appeal to you UMS' own 180-voice chorus, which performs annu?ally on the UMS series and as guest chorus with leading orchestras throughout the region, invites you to audition and to experience the joys of musicmaking with the wonderful people who make up the chorus.
Volunteering. We couldn't exist with?out the marvelous work of our volunteers. I invite you to consider volunteering -usher?ing at concerts, staffing the information kiosk in the lobby, serving on the UMS Advisory Committee, helping prepare our artists' welcome packets, offering your special talent to UMS, etc. -and joining the more than 500 people
who make up this absolutely critical part of the UMS family.
Group Activities. If you are a member of a service club, youth group, religious orga?nization, or any group that enjoys doing things together, I invite you to bring your group to a UMS event. There are terrific dis?counts and other benefits, not to mention the fun your group can have before, during, and after a UMS event.
UMS Membership. If you're not already a UMS member, I hope you'll consider becoming one. Not only do you receive the satisfaction of knowing that your financial support is helping us bring the world's best artists to our community, but there are numerous benefits to enjoy, including advance ticket purchase, invitations to special events, opportunities to meet artists, and more.
You can obtain further information about all of these opportunities throughout this pro?gram book and on our website (www.ums.org). You can also stop by the information kiosk in the lobby or come and talk to me directly. I'd love to meet you, answer any questions you might have, and, most importantly, learn of anything we can do at UMS to make your concertgoing experience the best possible. Your feedback and ideas for ways we can improve are always welcome. If you don't happen to catch me in the lobby, please call me at my office in Burton Tower at 734.647.1174, or send an e-mail message to kenfisch@umich.edu.
Sincerely,
Kenneth C. Fischer President
Thank You, Corporate Underwriters
On behalf of the University Musical Society, I am privileged to recognize the following cor?porate leaders whose support of UMS reflects their recognition of the importance of local?ized exposure to excellence in the performing arts. Throughout its history, UMS has enjoyed close partnerships with many corporations who have the desire to enhance the quality of life in our community. These partnerships form the cornerstone of UMS' support and help the UMS tradition continue.
We are proud to be associated with these companies. Their significant participation in our program strengthens the increasingly important partnership between business and the arts. We thank these community leaders for this vote of confidence in the University
Musical Society.
F. Bruce Kulp
Chair, UMS Board of Directors
Sam Edwards
President, Beacon Investment Company "All of us at Beacon know that the University Musical Society is one of this community's most
valuable assets. Its long history of present?ing the world's outstanding performers has established Ann Arbor's reputation as a major international center of artistic achievement. And its inspiring programs make this a more interesting, more adven?turous, more enjoyable city."
L.THOMAS CONUN Chairman of the
Board and Chief Executive Officer, Con tin Travel "Conlin Travel is pleased to support the significant cultural
and educational projects of the University Musical Society."
Conlin Travel
Carl A. Brauer, Jr.
Owner, Brauer Investment Company "Music is a gift from God to enrich our lives. Therefore, I enthusiastically sup?port the University
Musical Society in bringing great music to our community."
Joseph Curtin and Gregg Alf
Oiimrs, Curtin &Alf "Curtin & Alf's support of the University Musical Society is both a priv?ilege and an honor.
Together we share in the joy of bringing the fine arts to our lovely city and in the pride of seeing Ann Arbor's cultural opportunities set new standards of excel?lence across the land."
David G. loesel
President, T.M.L. Ventures, Inc. "Cafe Marie's support of the University Musical Society Youth Program is an honor
and a privilege. Together we will enrich and empower our community's youth to carry forward into future generations this fine tradition of artistic talents."
John E. Lobbia
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Detroit Edison "The University Musical Society is one of the organiza?tions that make the
Ann Arbor community a world-renowned center for the arts. The entire community shares in the countless benefits of the excellence of these programs."
EDWARD SUROVELL
President,
The Edward Surovell
Co.Realtors
"It is an honor for
Edward Surovell
Company to be able
to support an insti-
tution as distinguished as the University Musical Society. For over a century it has been a national leader in arts presentation, and we encourage others to contribute to UMS' future."
JOHN PSAROUTHAKIS. PH.D.
Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer,
JPEinc.
"Our community is
enriched by the
University Musical
Society. We warmly support the cultural events it brings to our area."
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RONALD WEISER
Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer,
McKinley Associates,
Inc.
"McKinley Associates
is proud to support
the University
Musical Society and the cultural contribu?tion it makes to the community."
DOUGLAS D. FREETH President, First of America Bank-Ami Arbor "We are proud to be a part of this major cultural group in our community which
perpetuates wonderful events not only for Ann Arbor but for all of Michigan to enjoy."
KATHLEEN G. CHARLA
President, Kathleen G. Charla Associates, Publishers Representatives "Music is a wondrous gift that nurtures the soul. Kathleen G. Charla Associates is
pleased and honored to support the University Musical Society and its great offerings of gifts to the community."
KATHLEEN G. CHARLA ASSOCIATES
Thomas B.
MCMULLEN
President, Thomas B. McMullen Co., Inc. "I used to feel that a UofM Notre Dame football ticket was the best ticket in Ann
Arbor. Not anymore. The UMS provides the best in educational entertainment."
ALEX TROTMAN Chairman, Chief Executive Officer,
Ford Motor Company "Ford takes particular pride in our long?standing association with the University
Musical Society, its concerts, and the educa?tional programs that contribute so much to Southeastern Michigan."
WILLIAM S. HANN President, KcyBank. "Music is Key to keep?ing our society vibrant and Key is proud to support the cultural institution rated num?ber one by Key Private Bank clients"
ERIK H. SERR Principal Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.
Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone is particularly
pleased to support the University Musical Society and the wonderful cultural events it brings to our community.
JORGE A. SOUS
First Vice President and Manager, NBD Bank "NBD Bank is honored to share in the University Musical Society's
proud tradition of musical excellence and artistic diversity."
RONALD M. CRESSWELL, PH.D. Chairman, Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical "Parke-Davis is very proud to be associat?ed with the University Musical
Society and is grateful for the cultural enrichment it brings to our Parke-Davis Research Division employees in Ann Arbor."
DR. JAMES R. IRWIN
Chairman and CEO, The Irwin Croup of Companies. President, Wolverine Temporaries, Inc. "Wolverine Temporaries began its support of
the University Musical Society in 1984, believing that a commitment to such high quality is good for all concerned. We extend our best wishes to UMS as it continues to culturally enrich the people of our community"
LARRY MCPHERSON President and COO, NSK Corporation "NSK Corporation is grateful for the opportunity to con?tribute to the University Musical
Society. While we've only been in the Ann Arbor area for the past 83 years, and UMS has been here for 119, we can still appreci?ate the history they have with the city -and we are glad to be part of that history."
Michael Staebler
Managing Partner, Pepper, Hamilton & Scheetz "Pepper, Hamilton and Scheetz congratulates the University Musical
Society for providing quality perfor?mances in music, dance and theater to the diverse community that makes up Southeastern Michigan. It is our pleasure to be among your supporters."
JOE E. O'NEAL
President,
O'Neal Construction "A commitment to quality is the main reason we are a proud supporter of the University
Musical Society's efforts to bring the finest artists and special events to our community."
Sue S. Lee
President, Regency Travel Agency, Inc. "It is our pleasure to work with such an outstanding organi?zation as the Musical
Society at the University of Michigan."
R?GENCf TRAVELING
The University Musical Society of the university of Michigan
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
F. Bruce Kulp, chair
Marina v.N. Whitman, vice chair
Stuart A. Isaac, secretary
Elizabeth Yhouse, treasurer
Herbert S. Amster
Gail Davis Barnes
Maurice S. Binkow
Lee C. Bollinger
Janice Stevens Botsford
Paul C. Boylan Barbara Everitt Bryant Letitia J. Byrd Leon S. Cohan Jon Cosovich Ronald M. Cresswell Robert F. DiRomualdo David Featherman Beverley B. Geltner
Walter L. Harrison Norman G. Herbert Alice Davis Irani Thomas E. Kauper Earl Lewis Rebecca McGowan Lester P. Monts Joe E. O'Neal John Psarouthakis
Richard H. Rogel George I. Shirley John O. Simpson Herbert Sloan Carol Shalita Smokier Peter Sparling Edward D. Surovell Susan B. Ullrich Iva M. Wilson
UMS SENATE (former members of the UMS Board of Directors)
Robert G. Aldrich Richard S. Berger Carl A. Brauer Allen P. Britton Douglas Crary John D'Arms James J. Dudcrstadt Robben W. Fleming
Randy I. Harris Harlan H. Hatcher Peter N. Heydon Howard Holmes Kay Hunt David B. Kennedy Richard L. Kennedy Thomas C. Kinnear
Patrick B. Long Judythe H. Maugh Paul W. McCracken Alan G. Merten John D. Paul Wilbur K. Pierpont Gail W. Rector John W. Reed
Harold T. Shapiro Ann Schriber Daniel H. Schurz Lois U. Stegeman E. Thurston Thieme Jerry A. Weisbach Eileen Lappin Weiser Gilbert Whitaker
STAFF
AdministrationFinance Kenneth C. Fischer, President Elizabeth Jahn, Assistant to
the President Inhn B. Kennard, Jr.,
Administrative Manager R. Scott Russell, Systems Analyst
Box Office
Michael L. Gowing, Manager Sally A. Cushing, Staff Ronald . Reid, Assistant Manager and Group Sales
Choral Union Thomas Sheets, Conductor Edith Leavis Bookstein, Manager Donald Bryant, Conductor Emeritus
Development
Catherine S. Arcure, Director
Elaine A. Economou, Assistant
Director -Corporate Support Susan Fitzpatrick,
Administrative Assistant Lisa Murray, Advisory Support J. Thad Schork, Gift Processor Anne Griffin Sloan, Assistant
Director -Individual Giving
EducationAudience Devdopment Ben lohnson, Director Yoshi Campbell, Manager
MarketingPromotion
Sara Billmann, Director
Sara A. Miller, Advertising and
Promotion Coordinator John Peckham, Marketing
Coordinator
Production
Gus Malmgren, Director
Emily Avers, Artist Services and
Production Coordinator Kathi Reistcr, Head Usher Paul (omantas, Assistant Head
Usher
Programming
Michael Kondziolka, Director
Kate Remen, Manager
Work-Study Laura Birnbrycr Rebekah Camm Danielle DeSwert Nikki Dobell Ron Dolen Mariela Flambury Amy Hayne Sara lenscn
Bert Johnson Melissa Karjala Un Jung Kim Adrienne Levengood Beth Meyer Albert Muzaurieta Rebekah Nye Tansy Rodd
Interns
Laura Birnbryer Jack Chan Carla Dirlikov Colin Myscuwuec Amy Tubman
President Emeritus Gail W. Rector
1997-98 ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Gregg Alf
Martha Ause
Paulett Banks
Kathleen Beck
Janice Stevens Botsford
Jcannine Buchanan
Letitia J. Byrd
Betty Byrne
Phil Cole
Mary Ann Daane
H. Michael Endres
Don Faber
(Catherine Hilboldt Farrell
Penny Fischer
Sara Frank
Barbara Gelehrter
Beverley B. Geltner
loyce Ginsberg
Linda Greene
Dianne Harrison Debbie Herbert Tina Goodin Hertel Matthew Hoffmann Maureen Isaac Darrin Johnson Barbara Kahn Mercy Kasle Steve Kasle MaximLarrouy Beth LaVoie Barbara Levitan Doni Lystra Esther Martin Margie McKinley Jeanne Merlanti Scott Merz Ronald G. Miller Robert B. Morris
Lcn Niehoff Nancy Niehoff Karen Koykka O'Neal Marysia Ostafin Mary Pittman leva Rasmusscn Nina Swanson Robinson Maya Savarino I.nut Shatusky Meg Kennedy Shaw Aliza Shevrin Loretta Skewes Cynny Spencer Ellen Stress Kathleen Trcciak Susan B. Ullrich Dody Viola David White Jane Wilkinson
UMS TEACHER ADVISORY
COMMITTEE
Fran Ampey
Kitty Angus
Gail Davis Barnes
Alana Barter
Elaine Bennett
Letitia J. Byrd
Diane Davis
Deb Katz
)ohn Littlejohn
Dan Long
Laura Machida
Ken Monash
Gayle Richardson
Karen Schulte
Helen Siedel
Sue Sinta
Sandy Trosien
Linda Warrington
The University Musical Society is an equal opportunity employer and services without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex or handicap. The University Musical Society is supported by the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs.
General Information
Coat Rooms
Hill Auditorium: Coat rooms are located on the east and west sides of the main lobby and are open only during the winter months. Rackham Auditorium: Coat rooms are located on each side of the main lobby. Power Center: Lockers are available on both levels for a minimal charge. Free self-serve coat racks may be found on both levels. Michigan Theater: Coat check is available in the lobby.
Museum of Art: A coat closet is located to the right of the lobby gallery, near the south stair?case.
Drinking Fountains
Hill Auditorium: Drinking fountains are located throughout the main floor lobby, as well as on the east and west sides of the first and second balcony lobbies. Rackham Auditorium: Drinking fountains are located at the sides of the inner lobby. Power Center: Drinking fountains are located on the north side of the main lobby and on the lower level, next to the restrooms. Michigan Theater: Drinking fountains are located in the center of the main floor lobby. Mendelssohn: A drinking fountain is located at the north end of the hallway outside the main floor seating area. St. Francis: A drinking fountain is located in the basement at the bottom of the front lobby stairs.
Handicapped Facilities
All auditoria have barrier-free entrances. Wheelchair locations are available on the main floor. Ushers are available for assistance.
Lost and Found
For items lost at Hill Auditorium, Rackham Auditorium, Power Center, and Mendelssohn Theatre call University Productions: 734.763.5213.
For items lost at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, the Michigan Theater and the U-M Museum of Art, call the Musical Society Box Office at 734.764.2538.
Parking
Parking is available in the Tally Hall, Church Street, Maynard Street, Thayer Street, and Fletcher Street structures for a minimal fee. Limited street parking is also available. Please allow enough time to park before the perfor?mance begins. Free parking is available to UMS members at the Principal level. Free and reserved parking is available for UMS mem?bers at the Leader, Concertmaster, Virtuosi, Maestro and Soloist levels.
Public Telephones
Hill Auditorium: A wheelchair-accessible pub?lic telephone is located at the west side of the outer lobby.
Rackham Auditorium: Pay telephones are located on each side of the main lobby. A campus phone is located on the east side of the main lobby.
Power Center: Pay phones are available in the ticket office lobby.
Michigan Theater: Pay phones are located in the lobby.
Mendelssohn: Pay phones are located on the first floor of the Michigan League. St. Francis: There are no public telephones in the church. Pay phones are available in the Parish Activities Center next door to the church.
Museum of Art: No public phones are avail?able at the Museum of Art. The closest public phones are located across the street in the basement level of the Michigan Union.
Refreshments
Refreshments are served in the lobby during intermissions of events in the Power Center for the Performing Arts, and are available in
the Michigan Theater. Refreshments are not allowed in the seating areas.
Restrooms
Hill Auditorium: Men's rooms are located on the east side of the main lobby and the west side of the second balcony lobby. Women's rooms are located on the west side of the main lobby and the east side of the first bal?cony lobby.
Rackham Auditorium: Men's room is located on the east side of the main lobby. Women's room is located on the west side of the main lobby.
Power Center: Men's and women's rooms are located on the south side of the lower level. A Wheelchair-accessible restroom is located on the north side of the main lobby and off of the Green Room. A men's room is located on the south side of the balcony level. A women's room is located on the north side of the bal?cony level.
Michigan Theater: Men's and women's rooms are located in the mezzanine lobby. Wheelchair-accessible restrooms are located on the main floor off of aisle one.
Mendelssohn: Men's and women's rooms are located down the long hallway from the main
floor seating area.
St. Francis: Men's and women's rooms are
located in the basement at the bottom of the
front lobby stairs.
Museum of Art: Women's rooms are located
on the first floor near the south staircase.
Men's rooms are located on the basement level
near the south staircase.
Smoking Areas
University of Michigan policy forbids smok?ing in any public area, including the lobbies and restrooms.
Tours
Guided tours of the auditoria are available to groups by advance appointment only. Call 734.763.3100 for details.
UMSMember Information Booth
A wealth of information about UMS events, restaurants and the like is available at the information booth in the lobby of each audi?torium. UMS volunteers can assist you with questions and requests. The information booth is open thirty minutes before each concert, during intermission and after the concert.
Ticket Services
Phone orders and information
University Musical Society Box Office
Burton Memorial Tower
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1270
on the University of Michigan campus
734.764.2538
From outside the 313 and 734 area codes,
call toll-free
1.800.221.1229
M-F 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Order online at the UMS Website
www.ums.org
Visit our Box Office in person
At the Burton Tower ticket office on the University of Michigan campus. Performance hall box offices open 90 minutes before the performance time.
Returns If you are unable to attend a con?cert for which you have purchased tickets, you may turn in your tickets up to 15 minutes before curtain time by calling the UMS Box Office. Refunds are not available; however, you will be given a receipt for an income tax deduction. Please note that ticket returns do not count toward UMS membership.
University Musical Society
of the University of Michigan
The goal of the University Musical Society (UMS) is clear: to engage, educate, and serve Michigan audiences by bringing to our community an ongoing series of world-class artists, who represent the diverse spectrum of today's vigorous and exciting live performing arts world. Over its 119 years, strong leader?ship coupled with a devoted community have placed UMS in a league of internationally-recognized performing arts presenters. Today, the UMS seasonal program is a reflection of a thoughtful respect for this rich and varied his?tory, balanced by a commitment to dynamic and creative visions of where the performing arts will take us in the next millenium. Every day UMS seeks to cultivate, nurture and stim?ulate public interest and participation in every facet of the live arts.
The Musical Society grew from a group of
local university and townspeople who gath?ered together for the study of Handel's Messiah. Led by Professor Henry Frieze and conducted by Professor Calvin Cady, the group assumed the name The Choral Union. Their first performance of Handel's Messiah was in December of 1879, and this glorious oratorio has since been performed by the UMS Choral Union annually.
As a great number of Choral Union members also belonged to the University, the University Musical Society was established in December 1880. The Musical Society included the Choral Union and University Orchestra, and throughout the year presented a series of concerts featuring local and visiting artists and ensembles.
Since that first season in 1880, UMS has expanded greatly and now presents the very best from the full spectrum of the performing arts -internationally renowned recitalists and orchestras, dance and chamber ensembles, jazz and world music performers, and opera and theatre. Through educational endeavors, com?missioning of new works, youth programs, artists residencies and other collaborative pro?jects, UMS has maintained its reputation for quality, artistic distinction and innovation. The Musical Society now hosts over 70 concerts and more than 150 educational events each season. UMS has flourished with the support of a generous community which gathers in Hill and Rackham Auditoria, the Power Center, the Michigan Theater, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, the Museum of Art and the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.
While proudly affiliated with the University of Michigan, housed on the Ann Arbor campus, and a regular collaborator with many University units, the Musical Society is a separate not-for-profit organization, which supports itself from ticket sales, corporate and individual contribu?tions, foundation and government grants, and endowment income.
UMS Choral Union
Thomas Sheets, conductor
For more information about the UMS Choral Union, please call 734.763.8997.
Throughout its 119-year history, the University Musical Society Choral Union has performed with many of the world's distinguished orches?tras and conductors.
Based in Ann Arbor under the aegis of the University Musical Society, the 180-voice Choral Union remains best known for its annual per?formances of Handel's Messiah. Four years ago, the Choral Union further enriched that tradition when it began appearing in concert with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Among other works, the chorus has joined the DSO in Orchestra Hall and Meadowbrook for subscrip?tion performances of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, Orff's Carmina Burana, Ravel's Daphnis et Chloe, Prokofiev's Aleksandr Nevsky, and has recorded Tchaikovsky's The Snow Maiden with the orchestra for Chandos, Ltd.
In 1995, the Choral Union entered into an artistic association with the Toledo Symphony,
inaugurating the partnership with a performance of Britten's War Requiem, and continuing with performances of the Berlioz Requiem, Bach's Mass in b minor and Verdi's Requiem. Last sea?son, the Choral Union again expanded its scope to include performances with the Grand Rapids Symphony, joining with them in a rare presen?tation of Mahler's Symphony No. 8.
In this, its 119th season, the Choral Union will present Mendelssohn's Elijah with the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Thomas Sheets. The chorus will also perform Porgy and Bess with the BirminghamBloomfield Symphony Orchestra and The Dream ofGerontius with the Toledo Symphony.
Participation in the Choral Union remains open to all by audition. Representing a mixture of townspeople, students and faculty, members of the Choral Union share one common passion -a love of the choral art.
Auditoria
Hill Auditorium
Standing tall and proud in the heart of the University of Michigan campus, Hill Auditorium is associated with the best performing artists the world has to offer. Inaugurated at the 20th Annual Ann Arbor May Festival in 1913, this impressive structure has served as a showplace for a variety of impor?tant debuts and long relationships throughout the past 84 years. With acoustics that highlight everything from the softest high notes of vocal recitalists to the grandeur of the finest orches?tras, Hill Auditorium is known and loved throughout the world.
Former U-M regent Arthur Hill bequeathed $200,000 to the University for the construction of an auditorium for lectures, concerts and other university events. Then-UMS President Charles Sink raised an addi?tional $150,000, and the concert hall opened in 1913 with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performing Beethoven's ever-popular Symphony No. 5.
The auditorium seated 4,597 when it first opened; subsequent renovations, which increased the size of the stage to accommodate both an orchestra and a large chorus (1948) and improved wheelchair seating (1995), decreased the seating capacity to its current 4,163.
Hill Auditorium is slated for renovation. Developed by Albert Kahn and Associates (architects of the original concert hall), the renovation plans include elevators, expanded bathroom facilities, air conditioning, greater backstage space, artists' dressing rooms, and many other improvements and patron conve?niences.
Rackham Auditorium
Sixty years ago, chamber music concerts in Ann Arbor were a relative rarity, presented in an assortment of venues including University Hall (the precursor to Hill
Auditorium), Hill Auditorium, Newberry Hall and the current home of the Kelsey Museum. When Horace H. Rackham, a Detroit lawyer who believed strongly in the importance of the
study of human history and human thought, died in 1933, his will established the Horace H. Rackham and Mary A. Rackham Fund, which subsequently awarded the University of Michigan the funds not only to build the Horace H. Rackham Graduate School which houses the 1,129-seat Rackham Auditorium, but also to establish a $4 million endowment to further the development of graduate stud?ies. Even more remarkable than the size of the gift, which is still considered one of the most ambitious ever given to higher-level education, is the fact that neither of the Rackhams ever attended the University of Michigan.
Power Center for the Performing Arts
The Power Center for the Performing Arts was bred from a realization that the University of Michigan had no adequate proscenium-stage theatre for the performing arts. Hill Auditorium was too massive and technically limited for most productions, and the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre too small. The Power Center was designed to supply this missing link in design and seating capacity.
In 1963, Eugene and Sadye Power, together with their son Philip, wished to make a major gift to the University, and amidst a list of University priorities was mentioned "a new theatre." The Powers were immediately interest?ed, realizing that state and federal government were unlikely to provide financial support for
the construction of a new theatre.
The Power Center opened in 1971 with the world premiere of The Grass Harp (based on the novel by Truman Capote). No seat in the Power Center is more than 72 feet from the stage. The lobby of the Power Center fea?tures two hand-woven tapestries: Modern Tapestry by Roy Lichtenstein and Volutes by Pablo Picasso.
Michigan Theater
The historic Michigan Theater opened January 5,1928 at the peak of the vaudeville movie palace era. Designed by Maurice Finkel, the 1,710-seat Theater cost around $600,000 when it was first built. The gracious facade and beautiful interior housed not only the theater, but nine stores, offices on the sec?ond floor and bowling alleys running the length of the basement. As was the custom of the day, the Theater was equipped to host both film and live stage events, with a full-size stage, dressing rooms, an orchestra pit, and the Barton Theater Organ, acclaimed as the best of its kind in the country. Restoration of the bal?cony, outer lobby and facade is planned for 2003.
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
In June 1950, Father Leon Kennedy was appointed pastor of a new parish in Ann Arbor. Seventeen years later ground was broken to build a permanent church building, and on March 19,1969 John Cardinal Dearden dedicated the new St. Francis of Assisi Church. Father James McDougal was appointed pastor in 1997.
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church has grown from 248 families when it first started to more than 2,800 today. The present church seats 900 people and has ample free parking. In 1994 St. Francis purchased a splendid three manual "mechanical action" organ with thirty-four stops and fourty-five ranks, built and installed by Orgues Letourneau from Saint Hyacinthe, Quebec. Through dedication, a commitment to superb liturgical music and a vision to the future, the parish improved the acoustics of the church building, and the reverberant sanctuary has made the church a gathering place for the enjoyment and contem?plation of sacred a cappella choral music and early music ensembles.
Auditoria, continued
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
Notwithstanding an isolated effort to estab?lish a chamber music series by faculty and students in 1938, UMS most recently began presenting artists in the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre in 1993, when Eartha Kitt and Barbara Cook graced the stage of the intimate 658-seat theatre for the 100th May Festival's Cabaret Ball. Now, with a new pro?grammatic initiative to present song in recital, the superlative Mendelssohn Theatre has become a recent venue addition to the Musical Society's roster and the home of the Song Recital series. This year's series cele?brates the alto voice with recitals by Marilyn Home, David Daniels, and Susanne Mentzer.
U-M Museum of Art
The University of Michigan Museum of Art houses one of the finest university art col?lections in the country and the second largest art collection in the state of Michigan. A community museum in a university set?ting, the Museum of Art offers visitors a rich and diverse permanent collection, supple?mented by a lively, provocative series of special exhibitions and a full complement of inter?pretive programs. UMS presents two special concerts in the Museum in the 1997-98 season.
Burton Memorial Tower
Seen from miles away, this well-known University of Michigan and Ann Arbor landmark is the box office and administra?tive location for the University Musical Society.
Completed in 1935 and designed by Albert Kahn, the 10-story tower is built of Indiana limestone with a height of 212 feet. During the academic year, visitors may climb up to the observation deck and watch the carillon being played from noon to 12:30 pm weekdays when classes are in session and most Saturdays from 10:15 to 10:45 am.
Education and Audience Development
During the past year, the University Musical Society's Education and Audience Development program has grown signifi?cantly. With a goal of deepening the under?standing of the importance of live performing arts as well as the major impact the arts can have in the community, UMS now seeks out active and dynamic collaborations and part?nerships to reach into the many diverse com?munities it serves.
Several programs have been established to meet the goals of UMS' Education and Audience Development program, including specially designed Family and Student (K-12) performances. This year, more than 6,000 stu?dents will attend the Youth Performance Series, which includes The Harlem Nutcracker, Chick Corea and Gary Burton, the New York City Opera National Company, Los Munequitos de Matanzas, and STREB.
The University Musical Society and the Ann Arbor Public Schools are members of the Kennedy Center Performing Arts Centers and Schools: Partners in Education Program.
Some highlighted activities that further the understanding of the artistic process and appreciation for the performing arts include:
Master of Arts Interview Series
In collaboration with Michigan Radio WUOM WFUMWVGR, the Institute for the Humanities, and the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, UMS presents a series of informal and engaging dialogues with UMS Artists.
The American String Quartet will be interviewed in conjunction with the Beethoven the Contemporary Series and will discuss their commitment to contemporary classical music and its future.
MacArthur "Genius" grant winner Elizabeth Streb discusses her unique choreographic vision with UMS' Director of Education and Audience Development, Ben Johnson.
Terri Sarris and Gaylyn Studlar, U-M Film
and Video Studies, will interview filmmaker Ngozi Onwurah, Artist in Residence for the Institute for the Humanities and the Paula and Edwin Sidman Fellow in the Arts.
PREPs (Performance-Related Educational Presentations)
Attend lectures and demonstrations that sur?round UMS events. PREPs are given by local and national experts in their field, and some highlights include:
Richard LeSueur, Vocal Arts Information Services, will conduct PREPs on vocal music before David Daniels, Susanne Mentzer, and the New York City Opera National Company.
Alberto Nacif, Cuban music expert, will share his knowledge of Afro-Cuban Music and his personal experiences with the members of Los Munequitos de Matanzas.
Glenn Watkins and Travis Jackson of the U-M School of Music will talk about Wynton Marsalis' world premiere being paired with Stravinsky's L'histoire du Soldat in "Marsalis Stravinsky," a joint project with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Jazz at Lincoln Center.
A special concertgoer's tour of the new U-M Museum of Art Monet exhibit "Monet at Vetheuil" prior to Jean-Yves Thibaudet's recital.
And many other highlighted PREPs featur?ing Ellwood Derr, Andrew Lawrence-King, Ohad Naharin, and Helen Siedel.
Teacher Workshop Series
A series of workshops for all K-12 teachers, these workshops are a part of UMS' efforts to provide school teachers with professional development opportunities and to encourage on-going efforts to incorporate the arts in the curriculum.
Space, Time and the Body: STREB Workshop Leader: Hope Clark, Associate Artistic Director of STREB and Director of KidACTZON. Monday, January 12, 4:00 6:00 pm, Washtenaw Intermediate School District, Grades K-12.
Scientific Thought in Motion
Workshop Leader: Randy Barron, Kennedy Center Arts Educator. Monday, January 26, 4:00 7:00 pm, Washtenaw Intermediate School District, Grade level: K-12
Infusing Opera into the Classroom: New York City Opera National Company's Daughter of the Regiment
Workshop Leader: Helen Siedel, Education Specialist, UMS. Monday, February 9, 4:00 -6:00 pm, Washtenaw Intermediate School District, Grade Level: 4-6
Rhythms and Culture of Cuba: Los Munequitos de Matanzas
Workshop Leader: Alberto Nacif, Musicologist, educator and host of WEMU's "Cuban Fantasy" Tuesday, February 17, 4:00 -6:00 pm, Washtenaw Intermediate School District, Grade Level: K-12
To Register or for more information, call 734.763.3100.
Beethoven the Contemporary
We are in the first of three seasons in this historic residency comparing the formidable legacy of Beethoven with the visions of many contemporary composers. Some residency highlights include:
Brown Bag lunches and lectures by three of the featured composers whose contempo?rary works are featured as part of this dynamic series: Kenneth Fuchs, Amnon Wolman, and George Tsontakis.
Professor Steven Whiting's lecture series on Beethoven with live demonstrations by U-M School of Music students which precede all six concerts by Ursula Oppens and the American String Quartet.
A variety of interactive lecturedemon?strations by Ursula Oppens and the American String Quartet on these and other important contemporary composers and Beethoven's canon of works.
Other Educational Highlights
World renowned choral conductor Dale Warland (Dale Warland Singers) will lead conducting seminars and chamber choir mas?ter classes.
Many post-performance Meet the Artists have been planned for concerts including the Petersen Quartet, Hagen Quartet, Susanne Mentzer, STREB, the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Ursula Oppens and the American String Quartet, and Christopher Parkening.
STREB will be in residency for one week for many interactive activities, discussions, and master classes.
The 1998 Winter Season
JANUARY
DAVID DANIELS, COUNTERTENOR MARTIN KATZ, PIANO JEANNE MALLOW, VIOLA
Friday, January 9, 8pm
Mendelssohn Theatre
PREP "David Daniels and His Program"
Richard LeSueur, Vocal Arts Information
Services. Fri, Jan 9, 7pm, Rackham Assembly
Hall, 4th floor.
This performance is presented through the
generous support of Maurice and Linda Binkow.
ISRAEL PHILHARMONIC ZUBIN MEHTA, CONDUCTOR
Saturday, January 10, 8pm Hill Auditorium
CHRISTOPHER PARKENING, GUITAR
A CELEBRATION OF ANDRES SEGOVIA
Sunday, January 11,4pm
Rackham Auditorium
Meet The Artist Post-performance dialogue
from the stage.
Sponsored by Thomas B. McMullen Co.
BOYS CHOIR OF HARLEM Sunday, January 18, 7pm Hill Auditorium
Sponsored by the Detroit Edison Foundation. Additional support provided by Beacon Invest?ment Company and media partner WDET. This concert is co-presented with the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic and Multicultural Affairs of the University of Michigan as part of the University's 1998 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Symposium.
TOKYO STRING QUARTET
Thursday, January 22, 8pm Rackham Auditorium
BEETHOVEN THE CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN STRING QUARTET
Friday, January 30, 8pm Rackham Auditorium Master of Arts Members of the American String Quartet, interviewed by Mark Stryker, Arts & Entertainment Reporter, Detroit Free Press. Wed. Jan 28, 7pm, Rackham Amphitheatre.
University Hospital's Gifts of Art free concert by the American String Quartet in the University Hospital Lobby, Thu. Jan 29, 12:10 pm. Open Rehearsal with the American String Quartet and composer George Tsontakis, Jan 29, 7pm, U-M School of Music Recital Hall Brown Bag Lunch with composer George Tsontakis, Fri. Jan 30, 12 noon, Michigan League Vandenberg Rm. PREP "Compliments and Caricatures; or Beethoven Pays His Respects" Steven Whiting, U-MAsst. Professor of Musicology, with U-M School of Music students. Fri. Jan 30, 6:30pm, Rackham Assembly HalL
Meet the Artists Post-performance dialogue from the stage, with composer George Tsontakis. Sponsored by the Edward Surovell Co. Realtors. Additional funding provided by the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Arts Partners Program, the National Endowment for the Arts and media partner Michigan Radio, WVOM WFUM WVGR. The University Musical Society is a grant recipient of Chamber Music Americas Presenter-Community Residency Program fund?ed by the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund.
BEETHOVEN THE CONTEMPORARY URSULA OPPENS, PIANO
Saturday, January 31, 8pm Rackham Auditorium PREP "When Two Movements are Enough: Lyricism, Subversion, Synthesis" Steven Wliiting, U-M Asst. Professor of Musicology, with U-M School of Music students. Sat. Jan 31, &30pm, Michigan League Hussey Rm. Meet the Artist Post-performance dialogue from the stage, with composer Amnon Wolman. LectureDemonstration "The Adventure of Contemporary Piano Music" Ursula Oppens, Sun. Feb 1, 3pm, Kerrytown Concert House. In collaboration with the Ann Arbor Piano Teacher's Guild.
LectureDemonstration with Ursula Oppens and composer Amnon Wolman, Mon. Feb 2, 12:30pm Room 2043, U-M School of Music. Piano Master Class with Ursula Oppens and School of Music students, Mon. Feb 2, 4:30pm, U-M School of Music Recital Hall Sponsored by the Edward Surovell Co. Realtors. Additional funding provided by the Lila Wallace-Readers Digest Arts Partners Program, the National Endowment for the Arts and media partner Michigan Radio, WUOM WFUMWVGR.
FEBRUARY
DALE WARLAND SINGERS Thursday, February 5, 8pm St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Conducting Seminar Conductor Dale Wartand and U-M conductors, Feb 6, 1 lam, U-M School of Music Recital Hall. Chamber Choir Master Class Conductor Dale Warland works with the U-M Chamber Choir, Feb 6,1:30pm, U-M School of Music Recital Halt
SAINT PAUL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA HUGH WOLFF, CONDUCTOR EMANUEL AX, PIANO DALE WARLAND SINGERS Friday, February 6,8pm Hill Auditorium Sponsored by NBD.
CANADIAN BRASS
Sunday, February 8,4pm
Hill Auditorium
Co-sponsored by First of America and Miller,
Canfxeld, Paddock, and Stone, PLC.
ROYAL CONCERTGEBOUW
ORCHESTRA OF AMSTERDAM RICCARDO CHAILLY, CONDUCTOR
Wednesday, February 11, 8pm Hill Auditorium
JUAN-JOSE MOSALINI AND HIS GRAND TANGO ORCHESTRA
Friday, February 13, 8pm
Rackham Auditorium
Presented with support from media partner
WEMU.
CHEN ZIMBAUSTA, PERCUSSION Saturday, February 14, 8pm Rackham Auditorium This program is part of the Mid EastWest Fest International Community of Cultural Exchange sponsored by Amstore Corporation, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Lufthansa, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Israel Cultural Department and Ben Teitel Charitable Trust, Gerald Cook Trustee.
PETERSEN QUARTET
Thursday, February 19, 8pm
Rackham Auditorium
Meet the Artists Post-performance dialogue
from the stage.
CHICK COREA, PIANO AND GARY BURTON, VIBES
Friday, February 20,8pm
Michigan Theater
Presented with support from media partners
WEMU and WDET.
UMS CHORAL UNION MENDELSSOHN'S ELIJAH
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Sheets, conductor
{Catherine Larson, soprano
Jayne Sleder, mezzo-soprano
Richard Fracker, tenor
Gary Relyea, baritone
Sunday, February 22, 4pm
Hill Auditorium
PREP "Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Felicitous
Choral Conductor and Choral Composer,"
Ellwood Derr, U-M Professor of Music, Feb 22,
3pm, Ml League Koessler Library.
This performance is presented through the
generous support of Carl and Isabelle Brauer.
MARCH
Master of Arts Ngozi Onwurah, filmmaker and Institute for the Humanities artist-in-residence and the Paula and Edwin Sidman Fellow for the Arts, interviewed by Lecturer Terri Sarris and Director Gaylyn Studlar of the U-M Program in Film & Video Studies. Mar 9, 7pm, Rackham Amphitheatre
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JEAN-YVES THIBAUDET, PIANO
Tuesday, March 10, 8pm
U-M Museum of Art
PREP A concert goer's tour of "Monet at
Vttheuil: The Turning Point" Tue. Mar 10,
6:30pm, West Gallery, 2nd Floor, U-M
Museum of Art. Concert ticket required for
admission.
Presented with the generous support of
Dr. Herbert Sloan.
NEW YORK CITY OPERA NATIONAL COMPANY DONIZETTI'S DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT
Thursday, March 12, 8pm
Friday, March 13, 8pm
Saturday, March 14, 2pm (75-minute
Family Performance) Saturday, March 14,8pm Power Center
PREP "Vie Comic Donizetti" Richard LeSueur, Vocal Arts Information Services, Thu. Mar 12, 7pm, Michigan League, Koessler Library. PREP Member of the New York City Opera National Company, Fri. Mar 13, 7pm, Michigan League Vandenberg Rm. PREP for KIDS "Know Before You Co: An Introduction to Daughter of the Regiment" Helen Siedel, VMS Education Specialist, Sat. Mar 14, 1:15 pm, Michigan League, Hussey Room.
Sponsored by TriMas with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.
MICHIGAN CHAMBER PLAYERS Sunday, March 15,4pm Rackham Auditorium Complimentary Admission
LOS MUNEQUITOS DE MATANZAS Wednesday, March 18, 8pm Power Center
PREP "Los Munequitos: Cuban Ambassadors of the Rumba," Alberto Nacif Musicologist and Host of WEMU's "Cuban Fantasy" Wed. Mar 18, 7pm, Michigan League Hussey Rm. Presented with support from media partner WEMU.
BATSHEVA DANCE COMPANY
OF ISRAEL
Ohad Naharin, artistic director
Saturday, March 21, 8pm
Sunday, March 22,4pm
Power Center
Master class Advanced Ballet with Alexander
Alexandrov, company teacher. Sat. Mar 21,
12:30-2:00pm, Dance Gallery, Peter Sparling &
Co. Studio. Call 734.747.8885 to register.
PREP "The Batsheva Dance Company" Ohad
Naharin, Artistic Director, Sat. Mar 21, 7pm
Michigan League Michigan Room.
Sponsored bythe University of Michigan with
support from Herb and Carol Amster.
RUSSIAN NATIONAL ORCHESTRA MIKHAIL PLETNEV, CONDUCTOR GIL SHAHAM, VIOLIN
Tuesday, March 24, 8pm
Hill Auditorium
Sponsored by Kathleen G. Charla Associates
with support from Conlm Travel and British
Airways
AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
RICHARD TOGNETTI, CONDUCTOR
STEVEN ISSERLIS, CELLO
Wednesday, March 25, 8pm
Rackham Auditorium
Meet the Artists Post-performance dialogue
from the stage.
URSULA OPPENS, PIANO
Friday, March 27, 8pm
Rackham Auditorium
University Hospital's Gifts of Art free concert
performed by Ursula Oppens in the University
Hospital Lobby, Thu. Mar 26, 12:10 pm.
LectureDemonstration "Piano Music: 1945
to the Present" Ursula Oppens, Viu. Mar 26,
3pm, U-M School of Music Recital Halt
PREP "Motivic Comedies, Moonlit Fantasies
and 'Passionate Intensity" Steven Whiting,
U-MAsst. Professor of Muskology, with U-M
School of Music students, Fri. Mar 27, 6:30pm,
Michigan League Vandenberg Rm.
Meet the Artist Post-performance dialogue
from the stage
Sponsored by the Edward Surovell Co.
Realtors. Additional funding provided by the
Lila Wallace-Readers Digest Arts Partners
Program, the National Endowment for the Arts
and media partner Michigan Radio, WUOM
WFUMWVGR.
PACO DE LUCIA AND HIS
FLAMENCO SEXTET
Saturday, March 28, 8pm
Hill Auditorium
Presented with support from media
partner WEMU.
BEETHOVEN THE CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN STRING QUARTET
Sunday, March 29,4pm Rackham Auditorium PREP "From Romeo to Lenore: The Operatic Quartet"Steven Whiting, U-MAsst. Professor of Musicology, with U-M School of Music students. Sun. Mar 29,2:30pm, Michigan League Hussey Rm. Meet the Artists Post-performance dialogue from the stage, with composer Kenneth Fuchs. Brown Bag Lunch with composer Kenneth Fuchs. Mon. Mar 30, 12:30pm, Room 2026, U-M School of Music.
LectureDemonstration with the American String Quartet and composer Kenneth Fuchs, Mon. Mar 30. 2:30pm Room 2026, U-M School of Musk.
Youth Quartets Master Class with the Ann Arbor School for the Performing Arts, Mon. Mar 30, 6pm, Concordia College. LectureDemonstration An evening with the
American String Quartet and the Michigan American String Teacher's Association (MASTA) and their students. Tue. Mar 31, 5-7pm, Kerrytown Concert House. Sponsored by the Edward Surovell Co. Realtors, Additional funding provided by the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Arts Partners Program, the National Endowment for the Arts and media partner Michigan Radio, WUOM WFUW WVGR. The University Musical Society is a grant recipient of Chamber Music America's Presenter-Community Residency Program fund?ed by the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund.
APRIL
STREB
Friday, April 3,8pm Saturday, April 4,8pm Power Center
Master of Arts Choreographer and 1997 MacArthur "Genius" Grant recipient Elizabeth Streb, interviewed by Ben Johnson, UMS Director of Education and Audience Development, Thu. Apr 2, 7pm, Rackliam Amphitheatre. Meet the Artists Post-performance dialogue from the stage, both evenings. Master Class FamilyACTION: Movement Class for Families, Tue. Mar 31, 7pm, Dance GalleryPeter Sparling & Co. Studio. For par?ents and children ages 4 and up, led by Hope Clark, Associate Artistic Director. Call 734.747.8855 to register. Master Class PopACTION: Master Class, Wed. Apr 1, 7pm, Dance GalleryPeter Sparling & Co. Studio. PopACTION technique class led by members of STREB. Call 734.747.8855 to register. Presented with support from media partner WDET, Arts Midwest, New England Foundation for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
SUSANNE MENTZER. MEZZO-SOPRANO CRAIG RUTENBERG, PIANO Tuesday, April 7, 8pm Mendelssohn Theatre PREP "Susanne Mentzer: The Recital" Richard LeSueur, Vocal Arts Information Services, Tue. Apr 5, 2pm, Ann Arbor District Library. Meet the Artist Post-performance dialogue from the stage.
EVGENY KISSIN, PIANO
Monday, April 13,8pm
Hill Auditorium
Sponsored by Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical
Research.
LUZ Y NORTE
THE HARP CONSORT
Thursday, April 23,8pm
Mendelssohn Theatre
PREP Andrew Lawrence-King, Artistic
Director of The Harp Consort, TJtu. Apr 23,
7pm, Michigan League Koessler Library.
Presented with support from media partner
WEMU.
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World Premiere! MARSALIS STRAVINSKY A joint project of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, David Shifrin, Artistic Director and Jazz at Lincoln Center, Wynton Marsalis, artistic director Friday, April 24, 8pm Rackham Auditorium PREP "Marsalis and Stravinsky: A Dialogue" Travis Jackson, U-M Professor of Musicology and Music History, and Glenn Watkins, Earl V. Moore Professor of Musicology, Fri Apr 24, 7pm, MI League Henderson Rm. Co-Sponsored by Butzel-Long Attorneys and Ann Arbor TemporariesPersonnel Systems Inc. with additional support by media partner WDET.
HAGEN QUARTET
Wednesday, April 29,8pm
Rackham Auditorium
Meet the Artists Post-performance dialogue
from the stage.
MAY
THE MET ORCHESTRA p SIR GEORG SOLTIWFTUCTOR
Friday, N'PTrolTpm Hill Auditorium
FORD HONORS PROGRAM
featured artist will be announced in
February, 1998
Saturday, May 9,6pm
Hill Auditorium
Sponsored by Ford Motor Company.
University Musical Society
of the University of Michigan 1997-1998 Winter Season
Event Program Book Friday, April 3,1998 through Monday, April 13, 1998
General Information
Children of all ages are welcome to UMS Family and Youth performances. Parents are encouraged not to bring children under the age of three to regular, full-length UMS performances. All children should be able to sit quietly in their own seats throughout any UMS performance. Children unable to do so, along with the adult accompa?nying them, will be asked by an usher to leave the auditorium. Please use discretion in choosing to bring a child.
Remember, everyone must have a ticket, regardless of age.
While in the Auditorium
Starting Time Every attempt is made to begin concerts on time. Latecomers are asked to wait in the lobby until seated by ushers at a predetermined time in the program.
Cameras and recording equipment
are not allowed in the auditorium.
If you have a question, ask your usher. They are here to help.
Please take this opportunity to exit the "information superhighway" while you are enjoying a UMS event: Electronic beeping or chiming digi?tal watches, beeping pagers, ring?ing cellular phones and clicking portable computers should be turned off during performances. In case of emergency, advise your paging service of auditorium and seat loca?tion and ask them to call University Security at 313-763-1131.
In the interests of saving both dollars and the environment, please retain this program book and return with it when you attend other UMS perfor?mances included in this editon. Thank you for your help.
STREB
Friday, April 3,8:00pm Saturday, April 4, 8:00pm Power Center
Susanne Mentzer
Tuesday, April 7, 8:00pm Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
Evgeny Kissin
Monday, April 13,8:00pm Hill Auditorium
Conceived and Choreographed by ELIZABETH STREB
Performed by Elizabeth Streb, Hope Clark, Matthew Stromberg, Albert Elmore Jr., Lisa Dalton, Sheila Carreras Brandson, Eli McAfee, Christine McQuade, Terry Dean Bartlett
University
Musical
Society
presents
Program
Friday Evening, April 3, 1998 at 8:00 Saturday Evening April 4,1998 at 8:00 Power Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan
POPACTIOJV
FLY
ACROSS
ALLWALL
LITTLE EASE
BOUNCE
BREAKTHRU (Selected performances only)
INTERMISSION
LOOK UP ACROSS UP QAction
Sixtieth Concert of the 119th Season
Moving Truths Series
This performance is supported in part by Arts Midwest. PopSecret is a proud sponsor of Arts Midwest, bringing the arts to America's heartland including this University Musical Society presentation.
Additional support is provided by the National Dance Project, a project of the New England Foundation for the Arts, which is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Special touring support is provided by Philip Morris Companies, Inc. celebrating 25 years of dance support. STREB receives support from the National Dance Project which seeks to build audiences for dance by providing support for the creation and touring of contemporary dance productions.
Media partner: WDET, Public Radio from Wayne State University.
Special thanks to the U-M Dance Department, April Bayles, Bev Blockey, Student Athletic Committee, Eunice Moore, Detroit Public Schools, and Peter SparlingDance Gallery for their involvement in this residency.
Large print programs are available upon request.
About "REAL ACTION": It is dan?gerous. It is unpredictable. It is spontaneous. It is chaotic. It never does anything it doesn't need to do. It is patterned. It is repetitive. It is small, large, slow, fast, directional, explosive, and loud. Movement has illusive, invisible forces that are causal and deterministic. Forces generated by physical action demand to exist out of control. Timing is emergent, it cannot honestly be adjusted, only artificially manipulated. STREB's timing law is: "You do the move in as much time as it takes your body to do the move, no more no less."
As a technique, it attempts to: rob the floor of its hegemony, isolate the direction UP, pop the muscles to initiate action, not manipulate the skeleton, have more than one body in the same space at the same time, show the effect of action on substance, humanly execute a "real move" without dying, occupy unhabitual places in space, traverse foreign topographies, stay out of human comfort zones, develop temporal physical structures, not aural ones, subjec-tize action, not the body, and fly.
STREB is a platform for the investiga?tion of movement, an attempt to expose movement, an attempt to expose move?ment's true nature by harnessing it, without debilitating it, within a confined space. STREB isolates the basic principles of time, space and human movement potential.
The dancers of STREB contribute to the development of methods which prepare the body to execute the moves required by the dances. They are the method innovators. This is achieved by the development of spe?cific muscles, the unhabitual occupation of space, the exploration of millisecond timing, the unusual placement of body parts, air aim, the continuous development of felt-timing and the harnessing of the invisi?ble forces of movement such as impact, rebound, momentum, cohesion, adhesion, centrifugal force and inertia.
Former STREB dancers whose contri?butions and movements live on in our hearts, bodies and minds, and continue to inform our actions: Michael Schwartz, Diann Sichell, Joseph Arias, Daniel Macintosh, Nancy Alfaro, Jane Setteducatto, Henry Beer, Peter Larose, Jorge Collazo, Gary Lutes, Brian Levy, Katrina Birchfield, John Landes, Paula Gifford, Mark Robison, Christopher Batenhorst, Soldanela Rivera, Ned Malouf, Adolpho Pati, Christine Knight, Liam Clancy, Guadalupe Martinez, Alma Largey, and Jason Jaworski.
Special thanks to Laura Flanders for concept help and love, Heather Carson, Manuel Igrejas, Linda Greenberg, Jedediah Wheeler and the staff of IPA, Cynthia Mayeda, Rachel Bellow, Danita Geltner and Lawrence, Parker, Sam Miller, Rebucca Blunke, Susan Fait Meyers, Cathy Einhorn, Sandy DeSando, Robert Reitzfeld, Sage and John Cowles, Michael Casselli, Bill Ballou, Bob Crane, and Penny Fujiko Wilgerot, Jimmy Heath, Gaii Gheradi, Michael O'Mohony, Dennis Diamond, Patsy Tarr, and Nancy Dalva. A very special thanks to Philip Yenawine, Betsey Gardella, and George Loening.
-Elizabeth Streb Artistic Director
Conceptual Collaborator; Light Action:
Heather Carson Structural Design: Bill Ballou Structure Motion Design and Technical
Director: Michael Casselli Composer in Residence: Matthew Ostrowski Associate Artistic Director and Education
Director I Kid Action: Hope Clark Box Truss Conceived and Realized by:
Bill Ballou and Michael Casselli
Producer: Linda Greenberg Executive Producer: Jedediah Wheeler
FLY
(1997)
Hope Clark Sheila Carreras Brandson
Matthew Stromberg Eli McAfee
Albert Elmore Jr. Christine McQuade Lisa Dalton
A duel with centrifugal force. A dancer is harnessed into a giant lever balanced by 400 pounds of counter weight which render her almost weightless. An idea that all of the encircled space is available, but only at certain times. A combination thrill ride and physics lesson.
FLY was co-commissioned in part by the Walker Art center with funds provided by The National Dance Project, created and administered by the New England Foundation for the Arts, and funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additional support for FLY was provided by AT&T.
ACROSS
(1997)
The Company
Classic STREB moves performed on a moving surface.
ACROSS was co-commissioned in part by the Walker Art Center with funds provided by The National Dance Project, created and adminis?tered by the New England Foundation for the Arts, and funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
ALLWALL
(1997)
Matthew Stromberg Terry Dean Bartlett
Albert Elmore Jr. Eli McAfee
Sheila Carreras Brandson
Five dancers occupy and deoccupy an upright wall in any num?ber of unlikely combinations in this blend of several classic STREB wall pieces, including WALL, LINE, SPACEHOLD and IMPACT.
LITTLE EASE
(1985)
Elizabeth StrebLisa Dalton
Streb's signature solo in which a dancer inhabits a horizontal box just big enough to contain her and, within its boundaries, tests the limits and idea of available space.
BOUNCE
(1994)
The Company
Seven dancers converge on an eight foot square sprung floor and, like angels on the head of a pin, attempt to occupy every particle of its surface simultaneously by hurtling over, under, around and through each other.
BREAKTHRU
(1996)
The Company
A perfect line dive through a piece of glass to demonstrate the effect of action on substance.
Selected performances only
LOOK UP
(1993)
Christine McQuade Eli McAfee Lisa Dalton
Three harnessed dancers descend a twenty-foot, square wall exe?cuting STREB moves caught in the inevitability of the arc and the pendulum. With the wall as their base the dancers make the audience question just where is level ground.
ACROSS
UP
(1995)
Hope Clark Sheila Carreras Brandson
Matthew Stromberg Lisa Dalton
Albert Elmore Jr. Eli McAfee Christine McQuade
Using an Olympic Australian "hot bed" trampoline, six dancers hurl themselves onto its surface from tall scaffold towers. The force of the trampoline allows the dancers to spend extravagant amounts of time in mid-air, using the trampoline below and two parallel bars above as their launch points in pursuit of iso?lating Elizabeth Streb's favorite direction: up!
Major support for the creation of UP was provided by the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University through its Wexner Center Residency Award program funded by the Wexner Center Foundation. The choreography, sound design and lighting design for UP were completed during a three-week creative residency at the Wexner Center for the Arts.
QAction
(1995)
Elizabeth Streb and Company Audience Interaction.
STREB was founded in 1985. In its eleven-year history, the company has been presented at The Joyce Theater, The Serious Fun! festival at Lincoln Center, The Spoleto FestivalUSA, The Kitchen, Walker Art Center, Festival International de la Nouvelle Danse de Montreal, Wiener Internationales Tanz Festival, and Academy der Kunst in Berlin. STREB's work is adaptable to alterna?tive performance spaces, and the company has performed on the boardwalk of Coney Island, on the mall outside the Smithsonian Institution, during a Minneapolis Twins and New York Yankees game at the Minneapolis Metrodome, at the Wintergarden in New York City during intermission of the International Squash Tournament Finals, at the State of Illinois Center in Chicago, and as a regular filler on MTV. Elizabeth Streb and three company members have received "Bessie" Awards acknowledging their extra?ordinary artistry.
In 1995-1996, STREB was one of the ten companies selected to receive The National Dance Residency program from the New York Foundation for the Arts, sponsored by The Pew Charitable Trust and supporting the development of their cre?ative work. They have also received a three-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and a major grant from Dance on Tour, sponsored by the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund to support their first US tour produced by International Production Associates.
This performance marks STREB's VMS debut.
Elizabeth Streb graduated from SUNY Brockport in 1972 with a degree cum laude in Modern Dance. She moved to San Francisco and danced with Margaret Jenkins from 1972 to 1973. Her other teachers include Viola Farber, Diana Byer, Janet Paneta, Jocelyn Lorenz, June Finch and Daniel Nagrin. Her inspiration in dance comes from Merce Cunningham, Lucinda Childs, Trisha Brown, and in movement from boxing, the circus, the rodeo and unprescribed and accidental action that happens everywhere. She has been present?ing ACTION work in New York since 1979 and formed STREB (formerly known as StrebRingside) in 1985. Her choreography is singular in the ways she stretches the defi?nitions, the contexts and the very structure of dance. Her early interest in sports and gymnastics is evident in the extraordinary athleticism of her dancers, but her aesthetic interests are in the investigation of the radi?cals of movement, the tension between voli?tion and gravity imposed by structures which are at once physically confining and liberating.
Ms. Streb has traveled abroad to host workshops at the Theatre Contemporain de la Danse in Paris, and to mount STREB repertory on the Batsheva Dance Company in Tel Aviv, Israel. With video artists, Mary Lucier and Michael Schwartz, she has worked on several projects which have aired nationally on the PBS series Alive From Off-Center, and New Television. For the past nine years, Elizabeth Streb has been on fac?ulty at the Harvard Summer Dance Center. She has taught and given lecturedemon?strations at colleges and universities across the country including Princeton, Oberlin, Sarah Lawrence, and Cornell. She received a three year fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, a 1991 Brandeis University Creative Arts Award, a 1989 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
Fellowship and a 1988 New York Dance and Performance Bessie Award for her sustained investigation of movement. In 1997 Elizabeth Streb was awarded a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship.
Hope Clark studied ballet, gymnastics, and modern dance as a child in Washington DC. She attended the American Dance Festival in 1981 and graduated from Bennington College with a BA in Dance Performance and Choreography in 1987. She was doing experimental theater, making dances and working in a Maximum Security Prison before joining STREB in 1991. Since 1993 she has directed KIDACTION, a program that works with children on STREB tech?niques, making dances and performing them with the company. Nickelodeon did a show on KIDACTION in 1995, and KIDACTION dances have been performed in cities across the US and in England. In 1996, Hope became Associate Artistic Director for STREB. Other projects include Assistant Director for Ann Carlson's Mirage Project at the Anchorage, and choreograph?er for female body builders in Evolution F, a Laurie Feirstein production. She was an artist-in-residence at Williams College in the fall of 1996 and currently teaches gym?nastics to Physical Education majors at Hunter College in New York.
Matthew Stromberg, originally from Berkeley, CA, arrived in New York four years ago to complete a Masters degree in Anthropology. He credits his interest in dance to Martha Myers, who insisted that Matthew accept her invitation to the American Dance Festival while an under-grad at Connecticut College. As a dancer Matthew has performed with OnSite Dance Company in San Francisco, Joy Kellman and company and Nicholas Leichter Dance among others, and was a dancer in residence at The Yard in Martha's Vineyard in 1996.
A former competitive swimmer, and always one to seek out a physical challenge, Matthew came to STREB in December 1995 to have fun.
Albert Elmore Jr. attended Ballou High School in Washington DC. While there he participated in the "City at Peace," for two years and was part of the production team during its presentations. Under the guidance of the Artistic Director Paul Griffin and tutelage of Sandra L. Holloway, a DC chore?ographer, Junior became interested in dance and theater. Junior began his physical training in football as a running back and wide receiver. He also spent time on the courts as a point guard in basketball. Junior first saw STREB in December 1995 and fell in love and was lucky to meet Elizabeth and began working with the Company in April of 1996. Junior would like to dedicate his performances to his family, "City at Peace" and STREB.
Lisa Dalton is a native of Fort Worth, Texas. She studied as a scholarship student at the Alvin Ailey School of Dance and The American Dance Festival. She has trained with such influential teachers as Chuck Davis, Betty Jones, Don Redlich, Lucas Hoving, and Ernestine Stodelle. Ms. Dalton was a founding member of Dendy Dance and first performed with the company in 1984. She created the role of Maggie in Pilobolus Dance Theater's The Golden Bowl, and toured throughout the United States and South America with the company from 1987 to 1989. In 1990 Ms. Dalton appeared in Martha Clarke's Endangered Species at the Majestic Theater in Brooklyn, NY. In 1995 she was a featured performer in the Los Angeles Opera production of Der Fliegender Hollander directed by Julie Taymor. Lisa co-founded Dalton-Hartel Dance with Austin Hartel in 1989. They have toured their evening of solos and duets throughout the
United States including Hawaii, in Italy, Switzerland, Holland, Korea, The Northern Marianne Islands in Micronesia, and South America. Ms. Dalton is currently a student of Mr. Robert Fitzgerald in NY. She joined STREB in 1996.
Sheila Carreras Brandson received a BFA in Dance from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Before joining STREB in 1996, she danced with Bill Cratty Dance Theatre, Geulah Abrahams Danceworks, Chen & Dancers, and several independent choreographers. Sheila currently teaches tumbling at the Dance Studio of Park Slope in Brooklyn. She has recently been certified as a personal trainer through the American Council on Exercise, and continues to study yoga, dance and gynmastics.
Eli McAfee started dancing at age eighteen while studying acting at Illinois Wesleyan University, where he received his BFA in Theater in 1993. Eli completed a masters degree in Dance from Ohio State University in 1995, At OSU he performed works by Merce Cunningham, Donald McKayle, David Parsons and Victoria Uris. Most recently Eli appeared in Ain and David Gordon's production of The First Picture Show. This is Eli's second season with STREB.
Christine McQuade began her dance train?ing at UC Berkeley, where Marni Wood, Carol Murota, and Christopher Dolder inspired her to become involved in modern dance. Her training has also been shaped by Margaret Jenkins as well as numerous facul?ty at the American Dance Festival. She per?formed as a member of Bay Area Repertory Dance for two years, and after graduating from Berkeley with a BA in history, Christine returned to New York to pursue dancing. She draws on childhood gymnas?tics training in her work with STREB which
she joined in 1996. She is enormously grate?ful to her family for their support.
Terry Dean Bartlett is a 1996 graduate of the University of Montana with BFA's in Acting and Dance PerformanceChoreography. While at the University of Montana he danced with the Montana Transport Company performing works by Douglas Dunn, Joe Goode, Amy Ragsdale, Llory Wilson, and Hilary Easton. When not danc?ing he enjoys mountain biking, snowboard-ing and cliff diving under "the big sky." Terry spent the summer of 1995 dancing on scholarship with Murray Louis and was seen with Hilary Easton and Company at Dance Theatre Workshop in December 1996. Terry would like to thank his family for their love and support and feels very honored to be a part of STREB.
Heather Carson (Conceptual Collaborator; Light Action) is entering her fifteenth year investigating light with STREB. Currently focusing on installation works, she pre?miered her first Light Action-UPDOWN as part of STREB's Action Occupation at The Temporary Contemporary Museum in L.A. She attended The Skowhegan Art Program this summer where she made work, and will make a piece for l.a. Eyeworks this spring. She has lit operas for the companies of Australia, Israel, Geneva, Paris, Brussels, Orange, Florence, Edinburgh, Scotland, Wales, English National, Seattle, San Francisco, Dallas, Long Beach and New York City. She has lit Richard Foreman's work since 1986 including Pearls for Pigs currently running in New York. Upcoming work includes Orphee (Royal Opera of Denmark), The Rise and Fall of the City ofMahagonny (Opera de Lille), and Measure for Measure (Royal Shakespeare Company). She has taught and lectured widely including NYU this fall, and SCI-Arc (The Southern California Institute of Architecture) this spring on "The Phenomonology of Light."
Bill Ballon (Structure Design) is a carpenter, welder, technical director, lighting and sound designer. After working for many years in Off-Broadway and LORT theaters, he began touring internationally with dance and theater companies. Since 1985, he has developed a relationship with The Wooster Group designing and building stage machin?ery. He has worked on numerous commer?cials, music videos and feature films. He has collaborated with Elizabeth Streb since 1990.
Michael Casselli (Structure Design and Technical Director) steadily straddles the fence which separates sculpture and set design. Prior design work includes Dar A Luz's site specific Tight Right White directed by Reza Abdoh NYC; Teleo Theater's Baal directed by Osiris Hurtz at HereArt Center, NYC; Chashama's Gray Language directed by Lindsey Bishop, and Blood Flood directed by Ian Belton in Chashama's 42nd Street temporary theater, NYC; Go Go Go directed by Ann Bogart for The Lift Festival, England and Feed The Birds... choreographed by Emily Sherman for the Rapp Art Center, NYC. Prior sculpture exhibitionsinstalla?tionscollaborations include Prop at the Art Exchange, NYC; Out Before Dark at STREB action lab, NYC; Appetite: the American Pastime, HEREArt Gallery, NYC; Science The Tunnel, NYC; All Night Machine Party Bos Studios, Amsterdam, Holland; Delusions Of Self-immolation Erik Hobijn-Holland; Spectacle: The Modern Method Minor Threat Gallery, NYC, and New Found Fears, the Convocation, Providence, Rhode Island.
Matthew Ostrowski (Composer-in-Residence) is a composer, performer and installation artist working primarily with electronics. Recent works include Vertebra for solo electronics; New York City, an installation made in collaboration with pho-tographre Beat Streuli and exhibited at PS1 in New York City and the Kunstmuseum
Luzern in Switzerland; and Tropismes, two short pieces for choir commissioned by Nederlandse Zangtheater. He has performed extensively in ensembles with such musi?cians as David Behrman, Nicolas Collins, and Anthony Coleman, as well as the infa?mous TrockU group Krackhouse.
International Production Associates, Inc.
(IPA), was founded in 1987 by Jedediah Wheeler to produce the work of such artists with a singular vision as Philip Glass, Meryl Tankard Australian Dance Theatre, Twyla Tharp, Diamanda Galas, Elizabeth Streb, and Sankai Juku. International Production Associates produces adventurous work in a number of venues internationally-recent productions have included Richard Foreman's Pearls for Pigs and the Drama Desk Award-winning The Waste Land directed by Deborah Warner and featuring the New York debut of Fiona Shaw. In addi?tion to STREB, IPA's current projects include Tharp!, Monsters of Grace by Robert Wilson and Philip Glass, It's A Slippery Slope by Spalding Gray, Pearls for Pigs by Richard Foreman, Malediction and Prayer by Diamanda Galas, 2.5 Minute Ride by Lisa Kron and Roger Guenveur Smith's A Huey P. Newton Story.
Production Credits
Production Stage Manager: James Bevins Company Manager: Timothy Grassel Costumes: Eileen Thomas Rigger and Action Coordinator: James Heath Transgressive Action Specialist and
Rigging Consultant: Michael O'Mahony Rigger: Brian Pace
Video Operators: David P. Quinn, Kevin Freeh Physical Trainer: Lawrence Parker Box Truss Crew: Hazbi Bernazi, Cecile Bouchier, Ryan Bronz, Michael Jonathan Casselli, Janet Clancy, Eddie Ing, Eli McAfee, Shawn McLearen, Pat Mollin, Rick Murray, Gardner Post, Michael Van Sleen, Zebediah Stewart, Matthew Stromberg
RINGSIDE, Inc:
Artistic Director: Elizabeth Streb
Management Consultant: MBA Management:
Susan Meyers, Cathy Einhorn
Adminstrator: Sandra De Sando
Publicist: Manuel Igrejas
Graphic Design: BeaverReitzfeld
Board of Directors for RINGSIDE, Inc: Paula Gifford, George Loening, Helen Marden, Anne Philbin, Robert Reitzfeld, Suzanne Shaker, Ellen Salpeter, Dr. William Siroty, Elizabeth Streb, Philip Yenawine, Lora Zarubin.
Ringside, Inc. would like to thank the following funders for their generous support of the company as of November 1, 1997: AT&T Foundation, Dana Alexander Inc., Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, Chase Manhattan Bank, Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, Consolidated Edison, John and Sage Cowles, Greenwall Foundation, Harkness Foundation for Dance, Heathcote Art Foudation, l.a. Eyeworks, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Joyce Mertz-Gilmore Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, New York Community Trust, New York State Council on the Arts, The National Dance Residency Program funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts, Philip Morris Companies, Project 180, James E. Robison Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation (MAPP), The Emma A. Sheafer Charitable Trust, and The Lila Wallace Theater Fund of the New York Community Trust.
In addition, Ringside, Inc. is grateful for the tremen?dous support of countless individuals, including the company's Board of Directors, benefit patrons, and individual supporters, who are too numerous to men?tion.
Worldwide Management:
International Production Associates, Inc.
Susanne Mentzer
Mezzo-soprano
Craig Rutenberg, Piano
University
Musical
Society
presents
Program
Christoph Willibald Gluck
Gluck Gluck
Franz Joseph Haydn
Tuesday Evening, April 7,1998 at 8:00
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, Ann Arbor, Michigan
I
Vieni, che poi sereno
from Semiramide
Ode an den Tod
3 Klopstock Lieder
Die Sommernacht Die friihen Graber Die Neigung
II
Arianna a Naxos
INTERMISSION
Henri Du Pare Du Pare
Erik Satie Satie
Satie
Satie
Ill
Chanson triste
Au pays ou se fait la guerre
IV Tendrement
Trois melodies de 1916
La Statue de Bronze
Dapheneo
Le Chapelier
Je te veux
La diva de I'empire
The audience is politely requested to withhold applause until the end of each group of songs. Please do not applaud after the individual songs within each group.
Sixty-first Concert of the 119th Season
Song Recital Series
Special thanks to Richard LeSueur for his involvement in this residency.
Support for this performance is provided in part by Michigan Car Services and Airport Sedan, Inc.
Susanne Mentzer appears by arrangement with IMG Artists, New York, NY.
Large print programs are available upon request.
Tonight's program is certainly one of the most unusual to be presented to any audience. One observes imme?diately what a large serving of unfa?miliar music it offers. Upon further examination, one sees how it high?lights and focuses upon two periods of composition only. The huge outpouring of romantic songs and arias which every European culture produced during the bulk of the nineteeth century is tonight surpris?ingly absent. We need not feel shortchanged however, for in exchange we have gems from the pens of four composers with whom we should be better acquainted if we are to call ourselves true devotees of vocal music.
The first half of Ms. Mentzer's program proceeds chronologically and is limited to the forty-year period, 1750-1790. Handel was in his last years as this period begins, and Mozart's birth was only a few years away. Gluck's fame rests primarily on his role as a reformer of opera's excesses. As his life proceeded he worked tirelessly to aban?don gratuitous ornament and needless dec?oration. On this very series of concerts this season, arias from his operas Orfeo and Paride ed Elena have clearly demonstrated Gluck's preoccupation with the power which simplicity of expression can create in the opera house. Tonight we hear a different sort of Gluck. The tragic story of Semiramide was the opera with which Gluck chose to make his Viennese debut; the florid music here is fully two decades earlier than his famous reforms to come. Our concert's opening aria is a graceful minuet in an abridged a-b-a form and typifies the serious opera of the time. The following four pieces of Gluck are not for the theatre; rather they typify "housemusic" of the time. They are all for keyboard accompaniment only and are inspired by verses of the great philosopher-theologian-poet Friedrich Klopstock. Two of the songs feature poetic strophes to the same music, one is again in a-b-a form as
was the Italian aria, and the Ode to Death is not a song at all, but a rhapsodic declama?tion with no unifying form. In all of these pieces, the piano is not allowed an identity of its own; it simply doubles the voice's melody. This is true of all the songs of this half-century, and even such inventive geniuses as Haydn, Mozart, and C.P.E. Bach conformed to this very modest model. It took another thirty years and Franz Schubert to create what we think of today as a song, but it can be fascinating from our perspective to hear the potential for adventure yet to come.
Haydn's grand cantata for voice and keyboard was written only four years after the songs just described. Its italianate musical style, however, is as different from Gluck's germanic models as Mozart's Figaro is from his own Magic Flute. Haydn was one of Italian opera's masters despite his own nationality and place of residence. The sequence of recitative.. .aria.. .recitative... aria...finale which forms this dramatic scene could easily fit into any of Haydn's eighteen works for the theatre, or indeed any serious Italian opera of Mozart. The fact that the accompaniment is originally for keyboard is in no way different from the role of the orchestra in any operatic aria of the time. The myth of Ariadne has attracted composers since the dawn of opera. Indeed, Haydn's treatment of the story is in a long line of Monteverdi, Roussel, Pacini, Strauss and countless others. Having saved Theseus from the infamous Cretan labyrinth's cer?tain death, Ariadne joyously sails with him to Naxos. He abandons her as she sleeps, however, and this cantata begins with her awakening and her realization that she is utterly alone and betrayed. In Haydn's ver?sion, rescue is denied her, and we do not know her end. The three arias are marvelous outpourings of melody, but it is in the two extended recitatives where Haydn's dramatic genius is so clearly heard. Wind, waves, sun?rise, hope, confusion, alarm are all clearly
painted for us by both voice and piano, and we are thus plunged with Ariadne into hopelessness, anger and despair.
The works now leap forward nearly a century for the second half of this evening's recital. Henri Duparc's name is known best in vocal circles, and his not inconsiderable fame is based exclusively on sixteen songs, making him surely the least prolific of com?posers. Poor Duparc lived fifty years after his last song was completed, but was unable to compose any further due to a debilitating illness and the depression it engendered. The two songs heard tonight are quite early in his output (1868-69), but in quite diverse ways they show his gift for melody, harmon?ic manipulation, and orchestral color at the piano. These trademarks were to remain firmly in place throughout all his works. Chanson triste is such a song of hope and optimism that its title must be regarded as a misnomer. The singer could be playing her own harp as she thanks her beloved for all he has given her. The much longer Au pays is a true dramatic ballad, one that conjures up the age of the Crusades, chivalry, and women pacing castle ramparts awaiting a knight's return. Despite her passionate out?pourings, almost nothing has changed for the singer at the ballad's end.
"French music is Bizet, Chabrier, and Satie." Stravinsky's opinion is quoted often and yet it remains surprising that the names of Berlioz, Gounod, Debussy and Ravel are absent. Eric Satie was a close friend of Debussy's; Ravel and Poulenc both acknowl?edged Satie's influence on their work. Like Duparc, Satie was not particularly prolific, and insisted that music have an elevated and pure sense of poetry. In one sense, this evening's program ends as it began, for Satie's music is of almost archaic simplicity and modesty, reminiscent of Gluck's econo?my. The three little songs of 1916 show Satie as his most minimal and witty self. The bronze statue of a frog is a early predecessor
of a pinball machine; each chamber in the statue is worth a certain score, and her mouth seems eternally open. The dialogue in the second song depends on the device of liaison in French poetry for its humor: "un noisetier" and "un oisetier" sound identical but only one is a real word. In the third vignette, Satie borrows a melody from a Gounod opera to create the nonsense of the Mad Hatter. The other three songs come from a much earlier period in Satie's life, a period in which cabaret songs were his sole method of paying his bills. Here the chic elegance and understatement of a 1901 nightclub mingle with the ritual of the con?cert hall. Satie struggled vainly until 1917 when the triumvirate of Cocteau, Diaghilev and Picasso catapulted him to a prestigious position in the world of French music where he has remained ever since, a discerning composer for discerning tastes.
Program notes by Martin Katz
One of the finest mezzo-sopranos of our time, Susanne Mentzer has col?laborated with such celebrated con?ductors as Barenboim, Boulez, Haitink, Eschenbach, Masur, Sawallisch, and Solti. She appeared in recital with the New York Festival of Song in March 1998.
In the 1998-99 season, she will appear in concert with the Orchestra National de France conducted by Hans Vonk in a perfor?mance of Alban Berg's Seven Early Songs. She will perform as the mezzo-soprano soloist in performances of Mozart's Grand Mass in c minor with the Los Angeles Philharmonic conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen. She will appear at the soloist in Berlioz's Les nuits d'ete with the Houston Symphony conducted by Christoph Eschenbach. She will sing the role of the Infant in Ravel's L'Enfant et les Sortileges
with the Cleveland Orchestra both in Cleveland's Severance Hall and New York's Carnegie Hall.
Ms. Mentzer has appeared in major roles at the Metropolitan Opera, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, L'Opera de Paris Bastille and La Scala. Her portrayal of Dorabella in the Met's new production of Mozart's Cosi fan tutte was nationally televised on PBS last season. Her La Scala performance of Zerlina in Mozart's Don Giovanni has been released on video. Ms. Mentzer also appears on recordings of Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro (as Cherubino) with Charles Mackerras for Telarc; Idomeneo (as Idamante) with Colin Davis for Philips Classics; Rossini's The Barber of Seville (as Rosina) with Gian Luigi Gelmeti for EMI; and Gounod's Faust with the Welsh National Opera for Teldec. This March, she recorded a recital disc with gui?tarist Sharon Isbin for Erato.
Since 1992, Susanne Mentzer has orga?nized the annual Jubilate opera benefit for Bonaventure House, a Chicago residence for
people living with AIDS. In the last five years, Jubilate has featured performances by Placido Domingo, Sylvia McNair, Samuel Ramey, William Sharp, and Carol Vaness.
This performance marks Susanne Mentzer's third appearance under UMS auspices.
Craig Rutenberg is a native of New Haven, Connecticut. He studied with John Wustman, Geoffrey Parsons and Pierre Bernac. Former Head of Music Staff of the Metropolitan Opera, Mr. Rutenberg has also worked for the Opera Studio de Paris, the Glyndebourne Festival Opera, the San Francisco Opera, the Houston Grand Opera, the Santa Fe Opera, the Wolf Trap Opera and the Glimmerglass Opera.
He has appeared in recital with Erie Mills, Harolyn Blackwell, Dawn Upshaw, Sumi Jo, Susanne Mentzer, Frederica von Stade, Denyce Graves, Stanford Olsen, Jerry Hadley, Ben Heppner, Olaf Baer and Thomas Hampson. Mr. Rutenberg records for EMIAngel, BMGRCA, DG and the Musical Heritage Society.
Currently Director of Studies of the International Opera Center of the Netherlands, Mr. Rutenberg continues to give master classes at the Santa Fe Opera, the Chicago Lyric Opera for American Artists and Boston University.
Mr. Rutenberg has performed at the White House with Mr. Hampson at a State Dinner for French President Jacques Chirac. He has also taken part in the PBS Great Performance Series.
This performance marks Craig Rutenberg's second appearance under UMS auspices.
Evgeny Kissin
Piano
University
Musical
Society
and
Parke-Davis
Pharmaceutical
Research
present
Program
Ludwig van Beethoven
Johannes Brahms
Franz Liszt
Monday Evening, April 13,1998 at 8:00 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Sonata No. 28 in A Major, Op. 101
Etwas lebhaft, und mit der innigsten Empfindung
(Allegro, ma non troppo) Lebhaft, marschmassig (Vivace, alia marcia) Langsam und sehnsuchtsvoll (Adagio, ma non troppo,
con affetto) Geschwind, doch nicht zu sehr, und mit
Entschlossenheit (Allegro)
Four Pieces, Op. 119
Intermezzo in b minor Intermezzo in e minor Intermezzo in C Major Rhapsody in E-flat Major
INTERMISSION
Sonata in b minor
Allegro energico -Andante sostenuto -Fugato -Finale
Sixty-second Concert of the 119th Season
119th Annual Choral Union Series
This performance is sponsored by Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Research. Special thanks to Ronnie Cresswell for his continued support of the University Musical Society through Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Research.
The Steinway piano used in this evening's performance is made possible by Mary and William Palmer and Hammell Music, Inc., Livonia, Michigan.
Mr. Kissin appears by arrangement with IMG Artists, New York, NY.
Mr. Kissin records for BMG Classics, RCA Victor Red Seal, DG, and Sony Classical.
Large print programs are available upon request.
Sonata No. 28 in A Major, Op. 101
Ludwig van Beethoven
Born on December 15 or 16, 1770 in
Bonn, Germany Died on March 26,1827 in Vienna
Like his late string quartets, Beethoven's last five piano sonatas occupy a special place in his output, and along with the Symphony No. 9 and the Missa Solemnis, constitute what we normally call Beethoven's late period. Beethoven's previous period, the so-called "heroic" period, had ended by 1812, and was followed by several years during which Beethoven composed very little music (his declining health and his protracted law suit over his nephew's custody have been cited as the main reasons). In 1816, Beethoven fin?ished only the song cycle An die feme Geliebte (To the Distant Beloved) and the Piano Sonata Op. 101, but the latter piece proved to be the starting point for a new burst of compositional activity during Beethoven's last decade.
Musicologist Joseph Kerman writes about the opening movement of the A-Major sonata: "It begins quietly on the dominant as though the music were already in progress: an almost Schumannesque effect." For his part, Maynard Solomon stresses that "the work is similar in design to the fantasy sonatas of earlier years," referring to the two sonatas Op. 27 (the second of which is the famous "Moonlight," from 1800-01). It is true that Beethoven had experimented with unusual movement sequences earlier, yet the sensitivity of the harmonies and the calm poise of the music are unprecedented in the sonatas, as is the combination of a relatively fast tempo with a distinct slow-movement feel. The second movement is a lively "Alia Marcia" with quite a few surprises, harmon?ic and otherwise. It includes a mysterious Trio which gradually leads back into the recapitulation of the march.
A brief Adagio follows, played una corda (with the left pedal, which causes only one string to be struck by the hammer, out of the three that are attached to each note). Intensely lyrical and melodious, it is soon interrupted by a cadenza that leads, through a brief recall of the first movement's open?ing theme, to the massive finale, which Solomon called the climax of the entire work. A short and pithy idea is developed in a multitude of different ways, including an extensive fugue -one of many that appear in Beethoven's late works. In the case of the A-Major sonata, the fugue functions as the central development section of a sonata form, which ends with a dramatic and bril?liant coda.
This sonata was dedicated to the Baroness Dorothea Ertmann, an outstand?ing pianist and former pupil of Beethoven's, who was one of the best interpreters of Beethoven's piano works during the com?poser's lifetime. Beethoven called her his "Dorothea-Cacilia," naming her after the patron saint of music. Anton Schindler, Beethoven's assistant, called her "a conserva?tory all by herself." Her husband, who served in the army, eventually became a General and was transferred to Milan, where in 1831 she received the young Felix Mendelssohn and played Beethoven's sonatas for him the way she had learned them from the composer.
Four Pieces, Op. 119
Johannes Brahms
Born on May 7, 1833 in Hamburg
Died on April 3, 1897 in Vienna
Brahms wrote most of his works for solo piano either very early or very late in his career (with only the Eight Piano Pieces, Op. 76 and the Two Rhapsodies, Op. 79 falling into his middle years). In the early works, which include the three great sonatas and
several sets of brilliant variations, he made the classical piano tradition thoroughly his own and established his reputation as the heir to Beethoven's mantle. In the late piano music, written in the 1890s, Brahms aimed at something far more personal: the pieces convey an image of the composer with?drawn from the world and playing to him?self or a few of his closest friends such as Clara Schumann. Most of the twenty short pieces published as Opp. 116-119 are lyrical and introspective in character, many of them are called "intermezzos" not because they come between two larger works but because the name connotes something light, transient, and indefinite. Some of the pieces, like the more energetic Ballade, Op. 118, No. 3 and Rhapsody Op. 119, No. 4, hark back to the earlier Brahms, but even they have a cer?tain autumnal quality about them.
In Op. 119, the final Rhapsody is pre?ceded by three intermezzos. The dreamy first intermezzo, in b minor, has a sustained slow motion going all the way through; the second, in e minor, is "un poco agitato" with a tenderly lyrical E-Major middle section, and the third, in C Major, begins like a gen?tle lullaby (with the melody in the middle voice) though it becomes more grandiose as it evolves. The Rhapsody takes the form of a Rondo, with a muscular main theme and more graceful episodes. Its main key is E-flat Major, but surprisingly, it ends with a dramatic outburst in e-flat minor; works in minor keys often end in the Major, but the reverse is much less frequent.
Sonata in b minor
Franz Liszt
Born on October 22, 1811 in Doborjan,
Hungary (now Raiding, Austria) Died on July 31, 1886 in Bayreuth, Germany
Among the great composers of the nine?teenth century, few had to contend with
such antagonistic impulses within them?selves as did Franz Liszt. Quite possibly the greatest virtuoso pianist of the century, Liszt also aspired to be a revolutionary composer and gave up public concertizing at the height of his success. Later, his religious feel?ings compelled him to take holy orders while at the same time continuing to com?pose and teach. A native of Hungary who identified strongly with the country even though he did not speak its language, he remained a lifelong wanderer, sojourning at various times in Paris, Geneva, Weimar, Rome, and Budapest, at home everywhere and nowhere.
In his monumental Sonata for piano, Liszt managed to reconcile many of these conflicting tendencies and create a work that was revolutionary in design, virtuosic in execution, and deeply spiritual in con?tent. As in his cycle of symphonic poems written around the same time, Liszt united all the different characters of the multi-movement sonata or symphonic form in a single movement of extended proportions. The recurrence of a number of fundamental themes guaranteed organic unity while the contrasting tempos and characters provided diversity.
The Sonata opens hesitatingly, with a slow descending scale that will become one of the recurrent elements throughout the work. The heroic main theme soon follows; its brilliant development leads into a melody marked "grandioso" (a hymn-like tune accompanied by massive blocks of chords). In the first of several dramatic shifts, the music turns from heroic to introspective and lyrical, yet the melodic material is the same as before (the difference is mainly in tempo, dynamics, and accompaniment). These two fundamental characters continue to alternate throughout the rest of the piece, but each character is further enriched and developed with each new recurrence. On the dramatic side, we hear a set of brilliant vari-
ations on the main theme, interrupted by the powerful "grandioso" motive. A doleful recitative calls into question the heroism of the entire passage, and the music gradually calms down to an "Andante sostenuto" with an aria-like new theme. The mood, however, soon becomes more passionate, and the heroic theme returns in yet another incar?nation, as a fugue, with a countersubject consisting of rapid, short notes that give it a slightly satirical edge. This section, which incorporates the descending scales of the introduction, leads to a re-statement of the "grandioso" motive, even more powerful than before. At the end of a breath-taking stretta (final section in a faster tempo), the "grandioso" theme returns yet another time, as the emotional high point of the entire work. But the final word belongs to the lyri?cal-introspective character in the drama: the "Andante sostenuto" aria is recalled, followed by an extremely quiet restatement of the main theme, as if to suggest that the fight is over. The descending scales from the opening are heard again, followed by a few ethereal chords. After what seemed like a voyage through a whole pianistic and emotional universe, the last note is a single, barely audible, short B in the extreme low register of the piano.
Liszt dedicated his sonata to Robert Schumann, who years earlier, had dedicated his Fantasy in C Major to Liszt. By the time of this belated response, the relations of the two men had cooled, and the dedication, as one commentator put it, "was received with embarrassment." Yet neither dedication was a coincidence: both works being crucially important in the respective composers' oeuvres, it is understandable that they should have been chosen to honor a distinguished colleague.
Program notes by Peter Laki.
Evgeny Kissin was born in Moscow in October 1971 and began to play and improvise on the piano at age two. At the age of six, he entered the Moscow Gnessin School of Music for Gifted Children where he was a student of Anna Pavlovna Kantor, with whom he continues his studies today. He gave his first solo recital in Moscow at age eleven and came to international atten?tion in March 1984 when, at age twelve, he performed the two Chopin Concerti in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory with the Moscow State Philharmonic, under the direction of Dmitri Kitaenko. He has since performed throughout the former Soviet Union with the Leningrad Philharmonic, the Orchestra of Soviet TV and Radio and the State Symphony Orchestra of the USSR, under such conduc?tors as Evgeny Svetlanov and Yuri Temirkanov. In 1997, he returned for the first time since 1990 to receive the highest cultural honor in the Russian Republic, the Triumph Prize, and to perform two solo recitals in Moscow.
The first appearances Mr. Kissin gave outside Russia occurred in 1985, when he performed in East Berlin and Budapest. He made his first tour of Japan in October 1986 and has since returned regularly. Mr. Kissin made his debut in Western Europe in 1987 at the Berlin Festival and has concertized widely throughout Europe to sold-out hous?es. In August of 1997, he performed the first solo recital in the 103-year history of the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Mr. Kissin's first appearances in the US took place in the fall of 1990 when, within ten days, he performed the two Chopin con?certos with the New York Philharmonic under the baton of Zubin Mehta and gave the first recital of Carnegie Hall's centenary season. His sold-out Carnegie Hall recital debut was recorded live for RCA Red Seal and was subsequently nominated for a
Grammy Award. On October 5, 1995, Mr. Kissin opened the Carnegie Hall season as soloist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Seiji Ozawa. The perfor?mance was telecast nationwide on PBS's Great Performances.
Other televised appearances include a December 31, 1988 debut with the Berlin Philharmonic and Herbert von Karajan in the Tchaikovsky Concerto, and Beethoven's Choral Fantasy with the Berlin Philharmonic and Claudio Abbado on December 31,1991. Mr. Kissin was seen by an estimated 1.8 billion people in eighty-seven countries when he performed live at the Grammy Award ceremonies on February 25,1992.
Evgeny Kissin has received extra?ordinary acclaim for his numer?ous recordings, among them the Schumann Concerto with the Vienna Philharmonic and Carlo Maria Giulini and the Beethoven Piano Concerti Nos. 2 & 5 with the Philharmonia Orchestra and James Levine (Sony Classical), Prokofiev Concertos Nos. 1 and 3 with the Berlin Philharmonic and Claudio Abbado (Deutsche Grammophon), and Rachmaninoff's Concerto No. 3 with the Boston Symphony and Seiji Ozawa (RCA VictorRed Seal). Other recent recordings on the RCA VictorRed Seal label include Schumann's Fantasy in C Major and a collection of Liszt's Transcendental Etudes, and a re-release of the legendary 1984 Moscow performance of the Chopin concertos, which first brought Evgeny Kissin to public attention.
Highlights of this season include this Ann Arbor recital and recitals in Miami, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and New York, as well as a performance at Carnegie Hall with the MET Orchestra and James Levine. Mr. Kissin's upcoming inter?national schedule includes concerts with James Levine and the Berlin Philharmonic, Lorin Maazel and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and recitals in London, Paris, Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and Vienna.
This performance marks Evgeny Kissin's UMS debut.
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UMS Ushers
Without the dedicated service of UMS' Usher Corps, our concerts would be absolute chaos. Ushers serve the essential functions of assist?ing patrons with seating and distributing pro?gram books. With their help, concerts begin peacefully and pleasantly.
The UMS Usher Corps comprises 275 individuals who volunteer their time to make your concertgoing experience more pleasant and efficient. The all-volunteer group attends an orientation and training session each fall. Ushers are responsible for working at every UMS performance in a specific hall (Hill, Power, or Rackham) for the entire concert season.
Our ushers must enjoy their work because 85 of them return to volunteer each year. In fact some ushers have served for 30 years or longer. If you would like information about joining the UMS usher corps, leave a message for head usher Kathi Reister at 734.913.9696.
Hungry
Camerata Dinners
presented by General Motors
Following last year's great success, the UMS Board of Directors and Advisory Committee are hosting another series of Camerata Dinners before many of the season's great performances. After taking your pick of prime parking spaces, join friends and fellow UMS patrons in the beautiful setting of the Alumni Center, a site within a short walking distance of Hill Auditorium. Our buffet will be open from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. and costs $25 per person. Make your reser?vations by calling 734.764.8489. UMS members receive reservation priority.
Saturday, January 10
Israel Philharmonic OrchestraZubin Mehta, conductor
Friday, February 6
St. Paul Chamber OrchestraEmanuel Ax, piano
Wednesday, February 11
Royal ConcertgebouwRiccardo Chailly, conductor
Tuesday, March 24
Russian National OrchestraGil Shaham, violin
Monday, April 13
Evgeny Kissin, piano
Friday, May 1
MET OntoSWrSir Georg Solti, conductor
Dining Experiences to Savor: the Fourth Annual Delicious Experiences
Wonderful friends and supporters of the UMS are again offering a unique donation by hosting a delectable variety of dining events. Throughout the year there will be elegant candlelight dinners, cocktail parties, teas and brunches to tantalize your tastebuds. And thanks to the generosity of the hosts, all proceeds will go directly to UMS to continue the fabulous music, dance and educational programs.
Treat yourself, give a gift of tickets, purchase an entire event, or come alone and meet new people. Join in the fun while supporting UMS!
Call 734.936.6837 for more information and to receive a brochure.
Restaurant & Lodging Packages
Celebrate in style with dinner and a show, or stay overnight and relax in comfort! A delicious meal followed by priority, reserved seating at a performance by world-class artists makes an elegant evening. Add luxury accommodations to the package and make it a complete get away. The University Musical Society is pleased to announce their cooperative ventures with the following local establishments:
Paesano's Restaurant
3411 Washtenaw Road, Ann Arbor. Reservations: 734.971.0484 Sim. Feb. 22 Mendelssohn's Elijah
Tue. Mar. 24 Russian National OrchestraGil Shaham, violin Mon. Apr. 13 Evgeny Kissin, piano
Package price $52 per person (with tax & tip incorporated) includes: Guaranteed dinner reservations (select any item from the special package menu) and reserved "A" seats on the main floor at the performance for each guest.
The Artful Lodger Bed & Breakfast
1547 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor. Reservations: 734.769.0653 loin Ann Arbor's most theatrical host & hostess, Fred & Edith Leavis Bookstein, for a weekend in their massive stone house built in the mid-1800s for U-M President Henry Simmons Frieze. This historic house, located just minutes from the performance halls, has been comfortably restored and furnished with contemporary art and performance memorabilia. The Bed & Breakfast for Music and Theater Lovers!
Package price ranges from $200 to $225 per couple depending upon performance (subject to availability) and includes: two nights' stay, breakfast, high tea and two priority reserved tickets to the performance.
The Bell Tower Hotel & Escoffier Restaurant
300 S. Thayer, Ann Arbor. Reservations: 734.769.3010 Fine dining and elegant accommodations, along with priority seating to see some of the world's most distinguished performing artists, add up to a perfect overnight holiday. Reserve space now for a European-style deluxe guest room within walking distance of the performance halls and downtown shopping, a special performance dinner menu at the EscofBer restaurant located within the Bell Tower Hotel, and great seats to the show. Beat the winter blues in style!
Fri. Ian. 9 David Daniels, countertenor
Sat. Ian. 10 Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Fri. Jan. 30 Beethoven the Contemporary: American String Quartet
Fri. Feb. 13 luan-Josi Mosalini and His Grand Tango Orchestra
Sat. Feb. 14 Chen Zimbalista, percussion
Fri. Feb. 20 Chick Corea, piano and Gary Burton, vibes
Fri. Mar. 13 New York City Opera National Company
Donizetti's Daughter of the Regiment Sat. Mar. 21 Batsheva Dance Company of Israel Sat. Mar. 28 Paco de Lucia and His Flamenco Orchestra Package price $199 (+ tax & gratuity) per couple ($225 for the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra) includes: valet parking at the hotel, overnight accommodations in a deluxe guest room with a continental breakfast, pre-show dinner reservations at the Escoffier restaurant in the Bell Tower Hotel, and two performance tickets with preferred seating reservations.
Gratzi Restaurant
326 S. Main Street, Ann Arbor. Reservations: 734.663.5555 Sun. Jan. 18 Boys Choir of Harlem Thu. Feb. 19 Petersen Quartet Tim. Mar. 12 New York City Opera National Company
Donizetti's Daughter of the Regiment Fri. Apr. 3 STREB
Package price $45 per person includes: guaranteed reservations for a pre-show dinner (select any item from the menu plus a non?alcoholic beverage) and reserved "A" seats on the main floor at the performance.
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Looking for that perfect meaningful gift that speaks volumes about your taste Tired of giving flowers, ties or jewelry Give a UMS Gift Certificate! Available in any amount and redeemable for any of more than 70 events throughout our season, wrapped and delivered with your personal message, the UMS Gift Certificate is ideal for birthdays, Christmas, Hanukkah, Mother's and Father's Days, or even as a housewarming present when new friends move to town.
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Advisory Committee
The Advisory Committee is a 53-member organi?zation which raises funds for UMS through a variety of events held throughout the concert season: an annual auction, the creative "Delicious Experience" dinners, season opening and preand post-concert events, and the Ford Honors Program Gala Dinner Dance. The Advisory Committee has pledged to donate $140,000 this current season. In addition to fundraising, this hard-working group generously donates valuable and innumerable hours in assisting with the educational programs of UMS and the behind-the-scenes tasks associated with every event UMS presents. If you would like to become involved with this dynamic group, please give us a call at 734.936.6837 for information.
Group Tickets
Organize the perfect outing for your group of friends, co-workers, religious congregation, class?mates or conference participants. The UMS Group Sales Office will provide you with complimentary promotional materials for the event, free bus parking, reserved block seating in the best available seats and assistance with dining arrangements at a facility that meets your group's culinary criteria.
When you purchase at least 10 tickets through the UMS Group Sales Office your group can save 10-25 off the regular ticket price for most events as well as receive 1-3 complimentary tickets for the group organizer (depending on the size of the group). Certain events have a limited number of discount tickets available, so call early to guarantee your reservation. Call 734.763.3100.
Acknowledgments
In an effort to help reduce distracting noises, the Warner-Lambert Company provides complimentary Halls Mentho-Lyptus Cough Suppressant Tablets in specially marked dispensers located in the lobbies. Thanks to Ford Motor Company for the use of a Lincoln Town Car to provide transportation for visiting artists.
Ford Honors Program
The Ford Honors program is made possible by a generous grant from the Ford Motor Company and benefits the UMS Education Program. Each year, UMS honors a world-renowned artist or ensemble with whom we have maintained a long-standing and significant relationship. In one evening, UMS presents the artist in concert, pays tribute to and presents the artist with the UMS Distinguished Artist Award, and hosts a dinner and party in the artist's honor. Van Cliburn was the first artist so honored and in 1997 UMS honored Jessye Norman.
This year's Ford Honors Program will be held Saturday, May 9. The recipient of the 1998 UMS Distinguished Artist Award will be announced in early February.
Thank You!
Great performances--the best in music, theater and dance--are pre?sented by the University Musical Society because of the much-needed and appreciated gifts of UMS supporters, who constitute the members of the Society. The list below represents names of current donors as of November 1, 1997. If there has been an error or omission, we apologize and would appreciate a call at 734.647.1178 so that we can correct this right away. The University Musical Society would also like to thank those generous donors who wish to remain anonymous.
BURTON TOWER SOCIETY
The Burton Tower Society is a very special group of University Musical Society friends. These people have included the University Musical Society in their estate planning. We are grateful for this important support to continue the great traditions of the Society in the future.
Mr. Neil P. Anderson
Catherine S. Arcure
Mr. and Mrs. Pal E. Barondy
Mr. Hilbert Beyer
Elizabeth Bishop
Mr. and Mrs. John Alden Clark
Dr. and Mrs. Michael S. Frank
Mr. Edwin Goldring
Mr. Seymour Greenstone
Marilyn Jeffs
Thomas C. and
Constance M. Kinnear Dr. Eva Mueller Charlotte McGeoch Len and Nancy Niehoff Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Powers Mr. and Mrs. Michael Radock Herbert Sloan Helen Ziegler Mr. and Mrs. Ronald G. Zollars
SOLOISTS
Individuals
Randall and Mary Pittman
Herbert Sloan
Paul and Elizabeth Yhouse
Businesses
Ford Motor Company Fund Forest Health Services Corporation Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Research
MAESTROS
Individuals
Carl and Isabelle Brauer
Sally and Ian Bund
Kathleen G. Charla
Dr. and Mrs. James Irwin
Carol and Irving Smokier
Mrs. M. Titiev
Ronald and Eileen Weiser
Businesses
Consumers Energy
Detroit Edison Foundation
Ford Motor Credit Company
JPEincThe Paideia Foundation
McKinley Associates
NBD
NSK Corporation
The Edward Surovell Co.Realtors
TriMas Corporation
University of Michigan -
University Relations Wolverine Temporaries, Inc.
Foundations
Arts Midwest
Grayling Fund
KMD Foundation
Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest
Audiences for the Performing
Arts Network
Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Arts
Partners Program Benard L. Maas Foundation Michigan Council for Arts
and Cultural Affairs National Endowment for the Arts New England Foundation for the Arts
VIRTUOSI
Individuals Robert and Ann Meredith Prudence and Amnon Rosenthal Edward Surovell and Natalie Lacy
Businesses General Motors Great Lakes Bancorp
CONCERTMASTERS
Individuals
Herb and Carol Amster
Douglas Crary
Ronnie and Sheila Cresswell
Robert and Janice DiRomualdo
Michael E. Gellert
Sun-Chien and Betty Hsiao
F. Bruce Kulp and Ronna Romney
Pat and Mike Levine
Mr. David G. LoeselCafe Marie
Charlotte McGeoch
Joe and Karen Koykka O'Neal
Mrs. John F. Ullrich
Marina and Robert Whitman
Roy Ziegler
Businesses
Beacon Investment Company Curtin & Alf Violinmakers First of America Bank Ford Electronics Thomas B. McMullen Company Michigan Radio Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.
The Monroe Street Journal O'Neal Construction Project Management
Associates WDET WEMU
Foundations Chamber Music America Herrick Foundation
LEADERS
Individuals Robert and Martha Ause Maurice and Linda Binkow Barbara Everitt Bryant Dr. and Mrs. James P. Byrne Edwin F. Carlson Mr. Ralph Conger Katharine and Jon Cosovich Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas C. Evans Ken, Penny and Matt Fischer (ohn and Esther Floyd Sue and Carl Gingles Mercy and Stephen Kasle lohn and Dorothy Reed Prudence and
Amnon Rosenthal Don and
Judy Dow Rumelhart Maya Savarino Professor Thomas J. and
Ann Sneed Schriber Raymond Tanter Richard E. and
Laura A. Van House Mrs. Francis V. Viola III Marion T. Wirick and
James N. Morgan
Businesses AAA of Michigan Arbor Temporaries
Personnel Systems, Inc. Butzel Long Attorneys Environmental Research
Institute of Michigan KeyBank
MaudesMain Street Ventures St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Target Waldenbooks
Foundations The Mosaic Foundation (of Rita and Peter Heydon)
PRINCIPALS
Individuals
Dr. and Mrs. Gerald Abrams
Professor and Mrs.
Gardner Ackley Dr. and Mrs. Robert G. Aldrich Janet and Arnold AronofT Mr. and Mrs. Max K. Aupperle Dr. Emily W. Bandera Bradford and Lydia Bates Raymond and Janet Bernreuter Joan A. Binkow Howard and Margaret Bond Jim Botsford and
Janice Stevens Botsford Jeannine and Robert Buchanan Lawrence and Valerie Bullen Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Burstein Letitia J. Byrd Betty Byrne
Jean and Kenneth Casey Pat and George ( li.it.i-. Mr. and Mrs. John Alden Clark David and Pat Clyde Leon and Heidi Cohan Maurice Cohen Susan and Arnold Coran Alan and Bette Cotzin Dennis Dahlman Peter and Susan Darrow Jack and Alice Dobson Jim and Patsy Donahey Jan and Gil Dorer Cheri and Dr. Stewart Epstein David and Jo-Anna Featherman Adricnne and Robert Feldstein Ray and Patricia Fitzgerald Richard and Marie Flanagan Robben and Sally Fleming Ilene H. Forsyth Michael and Sara Frank Margaret Fisher and
Arthur French Mr. Edward P. Frohlich Lourdes and Otto Gago
Marilyn G. Gallatin Beverley and Gerson Geltner William and Ruth Gilkey Drs. Sid Gilman and
Carol Barbour Enid M. Gosling Norm Gottlieb and
Vivian Sosna Gottlieb Ruth B. and
Edward M. Gramlich Linda and Richard Greene Frances Greer Susan R. Harris Walter and Dianne Harrison Anne and Harold Haugh Debbie and Norman Herbert Dr. and Mrs. Sanford Herman Bertram Herzog Julian and Diane 1 loll Mr. and Mrs.
William B. Holmes Robert M. and Joan F. Howe John and Patricia Huntington Keki and Alice Irani Stuart and Maureen Isaac Herbert Katz
Thomas and Shirley Kauper Emily and Ted Kennedy Bethany and
A. William Klinke II Michael and Phyllis Korybalski Helen and Arnold Kuethe Mr. and Mrs. Leo Kulka Barbara and Michael Kusisto Bob and Laurie LaZebnik Elaine and David Lebenbom Carolyn and Paul Lichter Peter and Sunny Lo Robert and Pearson Macek Alan and Carla Mandel Judythe and Roger Maugh Paul and Ruth McCracken Joseph McCune and
Georgiana Sanders Rebecca McGowan and
Michael B. Staebler Dr. and Mrs. Donald A. Meier Jeanne and Ernie Merlanti
Dr. H. Dean and
Dolores Millard Myrna and Newell Miller Andrew and Candice Mitchell Dr. and Mrs. Joe D. Morris George and Barbara Mrkonic Sharon and Chuck Newman William A. and
Deanna C. Newman Bill and Marguerite Oliver
(Pastabilities) Mark and Susan Orringer Constance L. and
David W. Osier Mr. and Mrs. William B. Palmer Dory and John D. Paul John M. Paulson Frances M. Pendleton Maxine and Wilbur K. Pierpont Donald H. Regan and
Elizabeth Axelson Professor and Mrs.
Raymond Reilly Glenda Renwick Molly Resnik and John Martin Jack and Margaret Ricketts Dr. Nathaniel H. Rowe Dick and Norma Sarns Rosalie and David Schottenfeld Janet and Mike Shatusky Dr. Hildreth H. Spencer Steve and Cynny Spencer Lloyd and Ted St. Antoine Victor and Marlene Stoeffler Dr. Isaac Thomas III &
Dr. Toni Hoover Jerrold G. Utsler Charlotte Van Curler Mary Vanden Belt John Wagner Elise and Jerry Weisbach Angela and Lyndon Welch Roy and JoAn Wetzel Douglas and Barbara White Elizabeth B. and
Walter P. Work, Jr.
4 2 Principals, continued
Businesses
3M Health Care
Ann Arbor Public Schools
The Barfield CompanyBartech
Comerica Inc.
General Automotive
Corporation Hudson's
Jacobson Stores Inc. Kantner and Associates Michigan Car Service and Airport Sedan, LTD Mechanical Dynamics Pepper, Hamilton & Scheetz Riverview Lumber &
Building Supply Co., Inc. Shar Products Company Target
Foundations
Harold and Jean Grossman
Family Foundation The Lebensfeld Foundation The Power Foundation
BENEFACTORS
Individuals
Jim and Barbara Adams
Bernard and Raquel Agranoff
M. Bernard Aidinoff
Dr. and Mrs. Peter Aliferis
Dr. and Mrs. Rudi Ansbacher
Catherine S. Arcure
James R. Baker, Jr., M.D. and
Lisa Baker
Robert and Wanda Bartlctt Karen and Karl Bartscht Ralph P. Beebe Mr. and Mrs. Philip C. Berry Suzanne A. and
Frederick J. Beutler John Hlankley and
Maureen Foley Ron and Mimi Bogdasarian Charles and Linda Borgsdorf David and Tina Bowen Laurence Boxer, M.D.;
Grace J. Boxer, M.D. David and Sharon Brooks Kathleen and Dennis Cantwell Bruce and Jean Carlson Tsun and Siu Ying Chang
Mrs. Raymond S. Chase Sigrid Christiansen and
Richard Levey Roland J. Cole and
Elsa Kircher Cole James and Constance Cook H. Richard Crane Alice B. Crawford William H. and
Linda I. Damon III Benning and Elizabeth Dexter Judy and Steve Dobson Molly and Bill Dobson Elizabeth A. Doman Mr. and Mrs. Cameron B. Duncan Dr. and Mrs. John H. Edlund Mr. and Mrs. Charles Eisendrath Claudine Farrand and
Daniel Moerman Sidney and Jean Fine Clare M. Fingerle Mrs. Beth B. Fischer Daniel R. Foley Phyllis W. Foster Paula L. Bockenstedt and
David A. Fox
Dr. William and Beatrice Fox David J. Fugenschuh and
Karey Leach
Wood and Rosemary Geist Charles and Rita Gelman Henry and Beverly Gershowitz Margaret G. Gilbert Joyce and Fred M. Ginsberg Grace M. Girvan Paul and Anne Glendon Dr. Alexander Gotz Dr. and Mrs. William A. Gracie Elizabeth Needham Graham Jerry M. and Mary K. Gray Lila and Bob Green John R. and Helen K. Griffith Leslie and Mary Ellen Guinn Bita Esmaeli, M.D. and
Howard Gutstein, M.D. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer F. Hamel Mr. and Mrs. Ramon Hernandez Mrs. W.A. Hiltner Matthew C. Hoffmann and
Kerry McNulty
Janet Woods Hoobler Mary Jean and Graham Hovey David and Dolores Humes Ronald R. and
Gaye H. Humphrey Gretchen and John Jackson Jim and Dale Jerome Ed and Juliette Jonna Robert L. and Beatrice H. Kahn Richard and Sylvia Kaufman Robert and Gloria Kerry Howard King and
Elizabeth Sayre-King Dick and Pat King Tom and Connie Kinnear Jim and Carolyn Knake Samuel and Marilyn Krimm Hen and Catherine La Du Lee E. Landes
David and Maxine Larrouy John K. Lawrence Leo A. Legatski Myron and Bobbie Levine Evie and Allen Lichter Dean and Gwen Louis Mr. and Mrs. Carl J. Lutkehaus Brigitte and Paul Maassen John and Cheryl MacKrell Ken Marblestone and
Janisse Nagel
Hattie and Ted McOmber Ted and Barbara Meadows Walter and Ruth Metzger Mr. and Mrs. Francis L Michaels John and Michelle Morris Martin Neuliep and
Patricia Pancioli M. Haskell and
Jan Barney Newman Len and Nancy Niehoff Marylen and Harold Oberman Dr. and Mrs. Frederick C. O'Dell Mary R Parker William C. Parkinson Lorraine B. Phillips Mr. and Mrs. William J. Pierce Barry and Jane Pitt Eleanor and Peter Pollack Richard L. Prager, M.D. Jerry and Lorna Prescott
Richard H. and Mary B. Price Tom and Mary Princing Mrs. Gardner C. Quarton William and Diane Rado Mrs. Joseph S. Radom im and leva Rasmussen Stephen and Agnes Reading Jim and Bonnie Reece La Vonne and Gary Reed Dr. and Mrs.
Rudolph E. Reichert Maria and Rusty Restuccia Katherine and William Ribbens Barbara A. Anderson and
John H. Romani Mary R. Romig-deYoung Gustave and Jacqueline Rosseels Mrs. Doris E. Rowan Sheldon Sandweiss Meeyung and Charles Schmitter Mrs. Richard C. Schneider Joseph and Patricia Settimi Helen and George Siedel Mrs. Charles A. Sink Cynthia J. Sorensen Mr. and Mrs. Neil J. Sosin Mrs. Ralph L. Steffek Mr. and Mrs. John C. Stegeman Frank D. Stella Professor Louis and
Glennis Stout
Dr. and Mrs. Jeoffrey K. Stress Nancy Bielby Sudia Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Teeter James L. and Ann S. Telfer Dr. and Mrs. E Thurston Thieme Joan Lowenstein and
Jonathan Trobe Herbert and Anne Upton Joyce A. Urba and
David J. Kinsella Don and Carol Van Curler Gregory and Annette Walker Dr. and Mrs. Andrew S. Watson Willes and Kathleen Weber Karl and Karen Weick Raoul Weisman and
Ann Friedman Robert O. and
Darragh H. Weisman Dr. Steven W. Werns Marcy and Scott Westerman Mrs. Elizabeth Wilson Len and Maggie Wolin Frank E. Wolk Dr. and Mrs. Clyde Wu Nancy and Martin Zimmerman
Businesses
The Ann Arbor News The Ann Arbor District Library B-Because Company's Coming Coffee Express Co. General Systems Consulting
Group Jewish Federation of
Metropolitan Chicago Arbor TemporariesPersonnel
Systems, Inc.
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital United Jewish Foundation of
Metropolitan Detroit Van Boven Shoes, Inc.
Foundations
Shiffman Foundation Trust ASSOCIATES
Individuals
Anastasios Alexiou Christine Webb AJvey Dr. and Mrs. David G. Anderson Hugh and Margaret Anderson David and Katie Andrea Harlene and Henry Appelman Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Ashe Essel and Menakka Bailey Julie and Bob Bailey Gary and Cheryl Balint Lesli and Christopher I!.ill.ml John and Betty Barfield Norman E. Barnett Dr. and Mrs. Mason Barr, Jr. Leslie and Anita Bassett Ami ill B. Beck and
David Noel Freedman Kathleen Beck Neal Bedford and
Gerlinda Melchiori Harry and Betty Benford RE. Bennett
Ruth Ann and Stuart J. Bergstein Jerry and Lois Beznos John and Marge Biancke Mary Steffek Blaske and
Thomas Blaske Cathie and Tom Bloem Ruth E. and Robert S. Bolton Roger and Polly Bookwalter C. Paul and Anna Y. Bradley Richard Brandt and
Karina Niemeyer Betsy and Ernest Brater Mr. Joel Bregman and
Ms. Elaine Pomeranz Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Bright Mary Jo Brough June and Donald R. Brown Morton B. and Raya Brown Arthur and Alice Burks Edward and Mary Cady Joanne Cage Jean W. Campbell Jim and Priscilla Carlson Marchall F. and Janice L. Carr Jcannette and Robert Carr Janet and Bill Cassebaum Andrew and Shelly Caughey James S. Chen Dr. Kyung and Young Cho Nancy Cilley Janice A. Clark Cynthia and Jeffrey Colton Edward J. and Anne M. Comeau Lolagenc C. Coombs Mary K. Cordes
Merle and Mary Ann Crawford Ed and Ellie Davidson Laning R. Davidson, M.D. John and Jean Debbink Elena and Nicholas Delbanco Louis M. DeShantz Delia DiPietro and
Jack Wagoner, M.D. Dr. and Mrs. Edward F. Domino Thomas and Esther Donahue Cecilia and Allan Dreyfuss Martin and Rosalie Edwards Dr. Alan S. Eiser Joan and Emil Engel Don Faber and Jeanette Luton Dr. and Mrs. Stefan Fajans Dr. and Mrs. John A. Faulkner Dede and Oscar Feldman Dr. James F. Filgas Herschel and Annette Fink Joseph J. Fitzsimmons Stephen and Suzanne Fleming Jennifer and Guillermo Flores Ernest and Margot Fontheim James and Anne Ford Deborah and Ronald Freedman Harriet and Daniel Fusfeld Bernard and Enid Galler Gwyn and Jay Gardner Professor and Mrs.
David M. Gates
Thomas and Barbara Gelehrter Elmer G. Gilbert and
Lois M. Verbrugge James and Janet Gilsdorf Maureen and David Ginsburg Albert and Almeda Girod DASH
Mary L. Golden Dr. Luis Gonzalez and
Ms. Vilma E. Perez Mrs. William Grabb Dr. and Mrs. Lazar J. Greenfield Carleton and Mary Lou Griffin Mark and Susan Griffin Ken and Margaret Guire Philip Guire Don P. Haefner and
Cynthia J. Stewart George N. Hall Margo Halsted
Michael C. and Deanne A. Hardy M. C. Harms Clifford and Alice Hart Kenneth and Jeanne Heininger John L. Hcnkel and
Jacqueline Stearns Bruce and Joyce Herbert Fred and Joyce Hershenson Herb and Dee Hildebrandt Louise Hodgson Dr. and Mrs. Ronald W. Holz John and Lillian H. Home Linda Samuelson and Joel Howell Che C. and Teresa Huang Ralph and Del Hulett Mrs. Hazel Hunsche George and Kay Hunt Thomas and Kathryn Huntzicker Robert B. Ingling Professor and Mrs.
John H. Jackson
K. John Jarrett and
Patrick T. Sliwinski Wallie and Janet Jeffries Mr. and Mrs. Donald L Johnson Billie and Henry Johnson Kent and Mary Johnson Tim and Jo Wiese Johnson Steven R. K.ilt and
Robert D. Heercn Dr. and Mrs. Mark S. Kaminski Allyn and Sherri Kantor Anna M. Kauper David and Sally Kennedy Richard L. Kennedy Donald F. and Mary A. Kiel Rhea and Leslie Kish Paul Kissncr M.D. and
Dana Kissner M.D. James and Jane Kister Dr. George Kleiber Philip and Kathryn Klintworth Joseph and Marilynn Kokoszka Charles and Linda Koopmann Dimitri and Suzanne Kosacheff Barbara and Charles Krause Doris and Donald Kraushaar Konrad Rudolph and
Marie Kruger Thomas and Joy Kruger Henry and Alice Landau Marjorie Lansing Mr. and Mrs. Henry M. Lapeza Ted and Wendy Lawrence John and Theresa Lee Richard LeSueur Jody and Leo Lighlhammer Leslie and Susan Loomans Dr. and Mrs. Charles P. Lucas Edward and Barbara Lynn Donald and Doni Lystra Jeffrey and Jane Mackie-Mason Frederick C. and
Pamela J. MacKintosh Sally C. Maggio Steve and Ginger Maggio Virginia Mahle Marcovitz Family Edwin and Catherine Marcus Gcraldine and Sheldon Markel Rhoda and William Martel Sally and Bill Martin Dr. and Mrs. Josip Matovinovic Mary and Chandler Matthews Mary Mazure and Andy Tampos Margaret E. McCarthy Kevin McDonagh and
Leslie Crofford Griff and Pat McDonald James and Kathleen McGauley Leo and Sally Miedler Jeanette and Jack Miller Dr. M. Patricia Mortcll Sally and Charles Moss Dr. Eva L. Mueller Dr. and Mrs. Gunder A. Myran Marianne and Mutsumi Nakao Edward and Betty Ann Navoy Frederick C. Neidhardt and
Germaine Chipault Barry Nemon and
Barbara Stark-Nemon
4 4 Associates, continued
Mr. and Mrs. James O'Neill Mark Ouimet and
Donna Hrozencik Donna D. Park Shirley and Ara Paul Dr. Owen Z. and Barbara Perlman Margaret D. and John Petersen Frank and Nelly Petrock William and Barbara Pierce Frank and Sharon Pignanelli Richard and Meryl Place Donald and Evonne Plantinga 1.111.1 and Henry Pollack Stephen and Tina Pollock Bill and Diana Pratt Larry and Ann Preuss Charleen Price Wallace Prince
Mr. and Mrs. Millard H. Pryor J. Thomas and Kathleen Pustell Leland and
Elizabeth Quackenbush Michael and Helen Radock Homayoon Rahbari, M.D. Anthony L Reffells and
Elaine A. Bennett Constance Rinehart Ken and Nina Robinson Gay and George Rosenwald Jerome M. and Lee Ann Salle Gary and Arlene Saxonhouse Dr. Albert J. and Jane L. Sayed
David and Marcia Schmidt
Marvin and Harriet Selin
Howard and Aliza Shevrin
George and Gladys Shirley
Alula and Gene Silverman
Scott and Joan Singer
John and Anne Griffin Sloan
Alene M. Smith
Carl and Jari Smith
Mrs. Robert W. Smith
Virginia B. Smith
Jorge and Nancy Solis
Dr. Elaine R. Soller
Lois and William Solomon
Katharine B. Soper
Dr. Yoram and Eliana Sorokin
luanita and Joseph Spallina
L. Grasselli Sprankle
Barbara and Michael Steer
Dr. and Mrs. Stanley Strasius
Charlotte Sundelson
Brian and Lee Talbot
Ronna and Kent Talcott
Mary D. Teal
Lois A. Theis
Edwin J. Thomas
Mr. and Mrs. W. Paul Tippett
Dr. Sheryl S. Ulin and
Dr. Lynn T. Schachinger Paul and Fredda Unangst Kathleen Treciak Van Dam Hugo and Karla Vandersypen
Jack and Marilyn van der Velde
Michael L. Van Tassel
William C. Vassell
John and Maureen Voorhees
Sally Wacker
Ellen C. Wagner
Mr. and Mrs. Norman C. Wait
Charles R. and
Barbara H. Wallgren Robert D. and Liina M. Wallin Dr. and Mrs. Jon M. Wardner Mrs. Joan D. Weber Deborah Webster and
George Miller Harry C. White and
Esther R. Redmount Janet F. White Shirley M. Williams Thomas and Iva Wilson Farris and Ann Womack Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Wooll Phyllis B. Wright Don and Charlotte Wyche Mr. and Mrs. Edwin H. Young Gail and David Zuk
Businesses
Atlas Tool, Inc.
Edwards Brothers, Inc.
Hagopian World of Rugs
John Leidy Shop, Inc.
Lewis Jewelers
Mariano Pallares, International
Translating Bureau, Inc. Scientific Brake and
Equipment Company University Microfilms
International
Foundations
Ann Arbor Area Community
Foundation Shlomo and Rhonda Mandell
Philanthropic Fund
ADVOCATES
Individuals
Jim and Jamie Abclson
John R. Adams
Tim and Leah Adams
Michihiko and Hiroko Akiyama
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon E. Allardyce
Michael Allcmang
James and Catherine Allen
Richard and Bettye Allen
Augustine and Kathleen Amaru
Helen and David Aminoff
Dr. and Mrs. Charles T. Anderson
Howard Ando and Jane Wilkinson
Drs. James and
Cathleen Culotta-Andonian Catherine M. Andrea T. L. Andrcsen
Dr. and Mrs. Dennis L. Angellis Elaine and Ralph Anthony Patricia and Bruce Ardcn Bert and Pat Armstrong Gaard and Ellen Arncson
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence E. Arnett
Jeff and Deborah Ash
Mr. and Mrs. Dan E. Atkins HI
Jim and Patsy Auilcr
Eric M. and Nancy Aupperle
Erik W. and Linda Lee Austin
Eugene and Charlene Axelrod
Shirley and Don Axon
Jonathan and Marlene Ayers
Virginia and Jerald Bachman
Jane Bagchi
Prof, and Mrs. J. Albert Bailey
Richard W. Bailey and
Julia Huttar Bailey Doris I. Bailo Robert L Baird Bill and Joann Baker Laurence R. Baker and
Barbara K. Baker Drs. Helena and Richard Balon Dr. and Mrs. Peter Banks Barbara Barclay John R. Bareham David and Monika Barera Cy and Anne Barnes Robert and Sherri Barnes Laurie and Jeffrey Barnett Donald C. Barnette, Jr. Mark and Karla Bartholomy Dorothy W. Bauer R. T. Bauer
Mr. and Mrs. Steven R. Beckcrt Marquita Bedway Walter and Antje Benenson Merete and Eriing Blondal Bengtsson Bruce Benner Linda and Ronald Benson Joan and Rodney Bentz Mr. and Mrs. 1b Bentzcn-Bilkvist Helen V. Berg Mr.andMrs.S.E.Bcrki L. S. Berlin
Abraham and Thelma Bcrman Gene and Kay Berrodin Andrew H. Berry, D.O. Robert Hunt Berry Mark Bertz Bharat C Bhushan William and Ilenc Birgc Elizabeth S. Bishop Art and Betty Blair Marshall and Laurie Blondy Henry Biosser Dr. George and Joyce Blum Beverly J. Bole
Mr. and Mrs. Mark D. Bomia Dr. and Mrs. Frank Bongiorno Rebecca and Harold Bonnell Ed and Luciana Borbely Lola ). Borchardt Gil and Mona Borlaza Dr. and Mrs. David Bostian Bob and Jan Bower Melvin W. and Ethel R Brandt Robert and Jacqueline Bree Professor and Mrs. Dale E. Briggs Allen and Veronica Britton Olin L. Browdcr Linda Brown and Joel Goldberg Molly and John Bruegcr Mrs. Webster Brumbaugh Dr. Donald and Lcla Bryant Phil Bucksbaum and Roberta Morris Trudy and Jonathan Bulklcy Dr. Frances E. Bull Sherry A. Byrnes Louis and Janet Callaway Susan and Oliver Cameron Jenny Campbell (Mrs. D.A.) Mr. and Mrs. Robert Campbell
Charles and Martha Canncll Dr. and Mrs. James E. Carpenter Jan and Steve Carpman Dennis B. and Margaret W. Carroll Carolyn M. Carty and Thomas H. Haug John and Patricia Carver Kathran M. Chan William and Susan Chandler J. Wchrley and Patricia Chapman Dr. Carey A. Charles loan and Mark Chester George and Sue Chism Catherine Christen Mr. and Mrs. C. Bruce Christenson Edward and Rebecca ChudacofF Robert I. Cicrzniewski Pat Clapper (ohn and Nancy Clark Brian and Cheryl Clarkson Charles and Lynne Clippert Roger and Mary Coe Dorothy Burke Coffey Hubert and Ellen Cohen Hilary and Michael Cohen Lois and Avern Cohn Gerald S. Cole and Vivian Smargon Howard and Vivian Cole The Michael Collier Family Ed and Cathy Colone Wayne and Melinda Colquitt Gordon and Marjorie Comfort Kevin and Judy Compton Patrick and Anneward Conlin Sandra S. Connellan Janet Cooke
Dr. and Mrs. William W. Coon Gage R. Cooper Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Couf Paul N. Courant and Marta A. Manildi Clifford and Laura Craig Marjorie A. Cramer Mr. Michael J. and Dr. loan Crawford Mr. and Mrs. Richard Crawford Lawrence Crochier Constance Crump and Jay Simrod Mr. and Mrs. James I. Crump, Jr. Min and Carolyn Rundell Culotta Richard ). Cunningham Mary R. and John G. Curtis Jeffrey S. Cutter Roderick and Mary Ann Daane Marylee Dalton Lee and Millie Danielson Jane and Gawaine Dart Dr. and Mrs. Charles Davenport Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Davidge Mr. and Mrs. Roy C. Davis David and Kay Dawson Joe and Nan Decker Lloyd and Genie Dethloff Elizabeth and Edmond DeVine A. Nelson Dingle Dr. and Mrs. Stephen W. Director Dr. and Mrs. Edward R. Doezema Fr. Timothy J. Dombrowski Hilde and Ray Donaldson Steven and Paula Donn Thomas Doran Dick and Jane Dorr Prof William Gould Dow Paul Drake and Joyce Penncr Roland and Diane Drayson Harry M. and Norrene M. Dreffs John Dryden and Diana Raimi Jean and Russell Dunnaback Edmund and Mary Durfee John W. Durstinc Gloria Dykhousc George C. and Roberta R. Earl
lacquetynnc S. Ecctes
Elaine Economou and Patrick Conlin
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Edgar
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Edman
Sara and Morgan Edwards
Rebecca Eisenberg and ludah Garber
David A. Eklund
ludgc and Mrs. S. J. Elden
Sol and Judith 1 ? 1km
Ethel and Sheldon Ellis
James Ellis and Jean Lawton
Mrs. Genevievc Ely
Mackenzie and Marcia Endo
Jim and Sandy Eng
David and Lynn Engelbert
Carolyne and Jerry Epstein
Stephen H. Epstein
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick A. Erb
Dorothy and Donald F. Eschman
James and Mary Helen Eschman
Eric and Caroline Elhington
Barbara Evans
Adclc Ewell
Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Fair, Jr.
Barbara and Garry C. Faja
Elly and Harvey Falil
Richard and Shelley Farkas
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Farrington, Jr.
Inka and David Felbeck
Reno and Nancy Feldkamp
Phil and Phyllis 1 dim
Ruth Fiegel
Carol Finerman
Clay Finkbeiner
C. Peter and Bev A. Fischer
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald B. Fischer
Lydia H. Fischer
Patricia A. Fischer
Eileen and Andrew Fisher
Dr. and Mrs. Richard L. Fisher
Susan R. Fisher and John W. Waidley
Winifred Fisher
Barbara and James Fitzgerald
Linda and Thomas Fitzgerald
Morris and Debra Flaum
David and Ann Flucke
Scott and Janet Fogler
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Ford
Susan Goldsmith and Spencer Ford
Bob and Terry Foster
Ronald Fracker
Tom Franks, Jr.
Richard and Joann Freethy
Andrew and Deirdre Freiberg
Otto W. and Helga B. Freitag
Gail Fromes
Philip And Renee Frost
Lcla J. Fuester
Joseph E. Fugere and
Marianne C. Mussett Ari and liana Garni Jane Galantowicz Thomas H. Galanlowicz Arthur Gallagher Mrs. Shirley H. Garland Del and Louise Garrison Janet and Charles Garvin Jutta Gcrber Ina Hanel-Gerdenich Michael Gerstenbcrgcr W. Scott Gerstenbcrgcr and
Elizabeth A. Sweet Beth Gcnne and Allan Gibbard James and Calhie Gibson Paul and Suzanne Gikas Man Gittlcn
Peter and Roberta Gluck Sara Goburdhun Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gockel
Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Godsalve
Albert L Goldberg
Dr. and Mrs. Edward Goldberg
Ed and Mona Goldman
Irwin J. Goldstein and Marty Mayo
Mrs. Eszter Gombosi
Mitch and Barb Goodkin
Selma and Albert Gorlin
William and )ean Gosling
Charles Goss
Naomi Gottlieb and
Theodore Harrison DDS sin Gottlieb Michael L. Gowing Christopher and Elaine Graham Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Graham Dr. William H. and Maryanna Graves Alan Green and Mary Spcncc Jeff Green
Bill and Louise Gregory Daphne and Raymond Grew Mr. and Mrs. James J. Gribble Werner H. Grilk Richard and Marion Gross Robert M. Graver Robert and Linda Grunawalt Dr. Robert and Julie Grunawalt Arthur W. Gulick, M.D. Sondra Gunn Joseph and Gloria Gurl Margaret Gutowski and
Michael Marietta Caroline and Roger Hackett Helen C. Hall
Harry L. and Mary L. Hallock Sarah I. Hamcke
Mrs. Frederick G. Hammitt
Dora E. Hampel
Lourdes S. Bastos Hansen
Charlotte Hanson
Herb and Claudia Harjes
Dr. Rena Harold
Nile and Judith Harper
Stephen G. and Mary Anna Harper
Mr. and Mrs. Randy ]. Harris
Robert and Susan Harris
Robert and lean Harris
Phyllis Harrison-Ross
M. lean Harter
Jerome P. Hartweg
Elizabeth C. Hassinen
Harlan and Anne Vance Hatcher
Jeannine and Gary Haydcn
Dr. Lucy K. Hayden
Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Hayes
Charles S. Heard
Bob and Lucia Hcinold
Mrs. Miriam Heins
Sivana Heller
Margaret and Walter Helmrcich
Karl Henkel and Phyllis Mann
Margaret Martin Hermcl
C.C. Herrington, M.D.
Carl and Charlene Herstein
Peter G. Hinman and
Elizabeth A. Young Ms. Teresa Hirth Jacques Hochglaube, M.D., P.C. Jane and Dick Hoerner Anne Hoff and George Villec Bob and Fran Hoffman Carol and Dieter Hohnke
4 6 Advocates, continued
John and Donna Hollowell Arthur G. Homer, Jr. Dave and Susan Horvath George M. Houchens and Caroline Richardson Dr. Nancy Houk Dr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Houle Fred and Betty House Jim and Wendy Fisher House Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Housner Hclga Hover
Drs. Richard and Diane Howlin Charles T. Hudson Mr. and Mrs. William HufTord Joanne Winkleman Hulce Ann D. Hungerman Diane Hunter and Bill Ziegler Jewel and John C. Hunter Mr. and Mrs. David Hunting Russell and Norma Hurst Mr. & Mrs. Jacob Hurwitz Eileen and Saul Hymans Edward Ingraham Margaret and Eugene Ingram Ann K. Irish Perry Irish Carol and John Isles Morito lto Judith G. Jackson Dr. and Mrs. Manuel Jacobs Harold and Jean Jacobson Marilyn G. Jeffs
Professor and Mrs. Jerome lelinek Keith Jensen foAnn J. Jeromin
Paul and Olga Johnson Dr. Marilyn S. (ones Stephen G. Josephson and
Sally C. Fink Tom and Marie luster Mary Kalmes and Larry Friedman Paul Kantor and
Virginia Weckstrom Kantor Mr. and Mrs. Irving Kao Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Kaplan Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Kaplin Thomas and Rosalie Karunas Bob and Atsuko Kashino Alex F. and Phyllis A. Kato Maxine and David Katz Nick and Meral Kazan lanice Keller
lames A. Kelly and Mariam C. Noland lohn B. Kennard Frank andPatricia Kennedy Linda Atkins and Thomas Kenney Paul and Leah Kileny Andrew Kim
William and Betsy Kincaid Dr. David E. and
Heidi Castleman Klein Mm a and Steve Klein Drs. Peter and Judith Kleinman Sharon L. KnightTide Research Ruth and Thomas Knoll Rosalie and Ron Kocnig Melvyn and Linda Korobkin Edward and Marguerite Kowaleski Richard and Brenda Krachenberg lean and Dick Kraft
David and Martha Krchbicl
William J. Bucci and Janet Kreiling
William G. Kring
Alan and lean Krisch
Bert and Geraldine Kruse
Danielle and George Kuper
Ko and Sumiko Kurachi
Dr. and Mrs. Richard A. Kutcipal
Dr. and Mrs. lames Labes
lane Laird
Mr. and Mrs. Seymour Lampert
Janet Landsberg
Patricia M. Lang
Lome L. Langlois
Carl and Ann La Rue
Ms. JU1 Utta and Mr. David S. Bach
Beth and George Lavoie
Robert and Leslie Lazzerin
Chuck and Linda Leahy
Fred and Ethel Lee
Moshin and Christina Lee
Diane and Jeffrey Lehman
Mr. and Mrs. Fernando S. Leon
Ron and Leona Leonard
Sue Leong
Margaret E. Leslie
Davtd E. Levine
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Levine, 111
Deborah Lewis
Donald and Carolyn Dana Lewis
Jacqueline H. Lewis
Norman Lewis
Thomas and tinlv Lewis
Lawrence B. Lindemer
Mark Lindley
Mr. Ronald A. Lindroth
Rod and Robin Little
Vi-Cheng and Hsi-Ycn Liu
Naomi E. Lohr
lane Lombard
Dan and Kay Long
Ronald Longhofer
Armando Lopez K.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Lord
Joann Fawn Love
Ross E. Lucke
Pamela and Robert Ludolph
Fran Lyman
Susan E. Macias
Marcia MacMahan
Suzanne and Jay Mahler
Deborah Malamud and Neal Plotkin
Claire and Richard Malvin
Melvin and Jean Manis
Alice and Bob Marks
Ann W. Martin
Rebecca Martin
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen D. Marvin
Debra Mattison
Margaret Maurer
Jeffrey and Sandra Maxwell
Mr. and Mrs. Donald C. May, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Brian McCall
Thomas and lackie McClain
Margaret and Harris McClamroch
Dores M. McCrce
Jeffrey T. McDole
Eileen Mclntosh and
Charles Schaldenbrand Mary and Norman Mclver Bill and Ginny McKeachie Fred McKenzie
Daniel and Madclyn McMurtrie Nancy and Robert Meader Anthony and Barbara Medeiros Samuel and Alice Meisels Robert and Doris Melling Mr. and Mrs. Warren A. Merchant Debbie and Bob Merion Hely Meri
Bernice and Herman Merle
Russ and Brigette Merz
Henry D. Messer Carl A. House
Ms. Anna Meyendorff
Professor and Mrs. Donald Meyer
Valerie Meyer
Shirley and Bill Meyers
Dr. William P. Mies
William and loan Mikkelsen
Carmen and Jack Milter
Robert Rush Miller
Kathleen and James Mitchiner
Mr. and Mrs. William G. Moller, Jr.
Imi and Jeanne Montic
Lester and Jeanne Monts
Rosalie E. Moore
Mr. Erivan R. Morales and
Dr. Seigo Nakao Arnold and Gail Morawa Robert and Sophie Mordis Dr. and Mrs. George W. Morley Paul and Terry Morris Robert C. Morrow Brian and Jacqueline Morton Cyril and Rona Moscow James and Sally Mueller Marci Mulligan and
Katie Mulligan (youth) Gavin Eadie and Barbara Murphy Laura and Charles Musil Linda M. Nadeau Rosemaric Nagel Isabclle Nash
Randy and Margaret Nesse Susan and Jim Newton John and Ann Nicklas Mrs. Marvin Niehuss Shinobu Niga Susan and Richard Nisbett Laura Nitzberg and Thomas Carli Dr. Nicole Obregon John and Lexa O'Brien Patricia O'Connor Richard and Joyce Odell Mr. J. L. Ondey
Karen Koykka O'Neal and Joe O'Neal Kathleen I. Operhall Dr. Jon Oscherwitz Lillian G. Ostrand Julie and Dave Owens Penny and Steve Papadopoulos Michael P. Parin Evans and Charlene Parrott Mr. and Mrs. Brian P. Patchen Mr. and Mrs. Ronald J. Patterson Robert and Arlene Paup Hon. Steven and Janet Pepe Susan A. Perry Ann Marie Petach Joyce and Daniel Phillips Joseph W. Phillips Mr. and Mrs. Frederick R. Pickard Robert and Mary Ann Pierce Roy and Winnifred Pierce Dr. and Mrs. James Pikulski Martin Podolsky
Russell and Elizabeth Pollard Hincs Robert and Mary Pratt Jacob M. Price Ernst Pulgram
Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell RadclifT Patricia Randle and James Eng Alfred and Jackie Raphaelson Dr. and Mrs. Robert Rapp Mr. and Mrs. Douglas J. Rasmussen Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Rasmussen Sandra Reagan Katherinc R. Rcebel Stanislav and Dorothy R. Rehak John and Nancy Reynolds
Alice Rhodes
Ms. Donna Rhodes
Paul Rice
fames and Helen Richards
Mrs. RE. Richart (Betty)
John and Marilyn Rintamaki
Sylvia Ristic
Mary Ann Ritter
Kathleen Roelofs Roberts
Peter and Shirley Roberts
Dave and loan Robinson
Janet K. Robinson, Ph.D.
Richard C. Rockwell
Mary Ann and Willard Rodgers
Marilyn L. Rodzik
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen J. Rogers
Mary P. Loeffler and
Richard K. Rohrer Elizabeth A. Rose Bernard and Barbara Rosen Drs. Stephen Roscnblum and
Rosalyn Sarver
Richard Z. and Edie W. Rosenfeld Marilynn M. Rosenthal Michael and Margie Rudd Roger and ().I. Rudd Dr. and Mrs. Raymond W. Ruddon Samuel and Irene Rupert Robert and Beth Ruskin Mitchell and Carole Rycus Ellen and Jim Saalberg Theodore and loan Sachs Arnold Sameroff and
Susan McDonough Miriam S. )offe Samson Ina and Terry Sandalow John and Rcda Santinga Sarah Savarino Helga and Jochen Schacht Lawrence and Marilyn Schlack Courtland and Inga Schmidt Charlene and Carl Schmult, Jr. Thomas Schramm Carol Schreck
Gerald and Sharon Schreibcr Sue Schroedcr Albert and Susan Schultz Aileen M. Schulze Drs. R. R. Lavellc and M. S. Schuster Alan S. and Sandra Schwartz Ed and Sheila Schwartz Jonathan Bromberg and
Barbara Scott David and Darlcnc Scovell Michael and Laura Seagram E. 1. Sedlandcr Sylvia and Leonard Segcl Suzanne Sclig Ccrda Scligson
Stan and Judalyn Greer Seling Louis and Sherry L. Scnunas George H. and Mary M. Sexton Dr. and Mrs. J. N. Shanbergc Matthew Shapiro and
Susan Garetz, M.D. David and Elvera Shappirio Rev. William ]. Sherzer Cynthia Shevel Drs. Jean and Thomas Shope Hollis and Martha Showalter Pam and Ted Shultz Ned Shure and Jan Onder John and Arlene Shy Milton and Gloria Siegel Eldy and Enrique Signori Drs. Dorit Adler and Terry Silver Costella Simmons-Winbush Sandy and Dick Simon Prances U. and Scott K. Simonds Michael and Maria Simontc
Robert and Elaine Sims
Donald and Susan Sinta
Mrs. Loretta M. Skewes
[r mi). Sklenar
Beverly N. Slater
Dr. and Mrs. Michael W. Smith
Susan M. Smith
Richard Soble and Barbara Kcssler
Richard and Julie Sohnly
James A. Somers
Mina Diver Sonda
Mrs. Herbert W. Spendlove {Anne)
JefTSpindler
Edmund Sprungcr
Francync Stacey
Samuel T. and Randy Dean Stahl
David and Ann Staiger
Betty and Harold Stark
Dr. and Mrs. William C. Stebbins
Bert and Vickie Steck
Ron and Kay Stcfanski
Virginia and Eric Stein
William and Georgine Steude
Barbara and Bruce Stevenson
Harold and Nancy Stevenson
Steve and Gayle Stewart
John and Beryl Stimson
Mr. James L. Stoddard
Robert and Shelly Stoler
W. F. Stolper
Anjanettc M. Stoltz, M.D.
Ellen M. Strand and Dennis C Regan
Mrs. William H. Stubbins
Valerie Y. Suslow
Peg Talburtt and Jim Peggs
Larry and Roberta Tankanow
Jerry and Susan Tarpley
Frank and Carolyn Tarzia
Leslie and Thomas Tender
George and Mary Tewksbury
Gauri Thcrgaonkar and Giri Iyengar
Paul Thielking
Bette M. Thompson
Mrs. Peggy Tieman
Mr. Andrew Tomasch
Dr. and Mrs. Merlin C. Townley
James W. Toy
Angie and Bob Trinka
Sarah Trinkaus
Kenneth and Sandra Trosien
Luke and Merling Tsai
Marilyn Tsao and Steve Gao
Jeff and Lisa Tulin-Silver
Jan and Nub Turner
Carol Turner
Dolores J. Turner
Dr. Hazel M. Turner
William H. and Geriiyn K. Turner
Taro Ueki
Alvan and Katharine Uhle
Mary L. Unterburgcr
Dr. and Mrs. Samuel C. Ursu
Emmanuel-George Vakalo
Madeleine Vallier
Carl and Sue Van Applcdorn
Tanja and Rob Van der Voo
Rebecca Van Dyke
Robert P. Van Ess
Bram and Lia van Leer
Fred and Carole S. Van Rcesema
Kate and Chris Vaughan
Phyllis Vegter
Sy and Florence Veniar
Alice and Joseph Vining
Jane and Mark Vogel
Carolyn and Jerry Voight
Wendy L. Wahl, M.D. and
William Lee, M.D. Jerry Walden and Julia Tiplady Richard and Mary Walker
Bruce and Raven Wallace Mr. and Mrs. Chip Warrick Lorraine Nadelman and
Sidney Warschausky Ruth and Chuck Watts Robin and Harvey Wax Barry and Sybil Wayburn Edward C. Weber Joan M. Weber
Leone Buyse and Michael Webster lack and Jerry Weidcnbach Donna G. Weisman Barbara Weiss Carol Campbell Welsch and
John Welsch
Rosemary and David Wesenberg Mr. and Mrs. Peter Westen Tim and Mim Westerdale Ken and Cherry Westerman Susan and Peter Westerman Marjorie Westphal Paul E Duffy and Marilyn L Wheaton Ruth and Gilbert Whitaker B. Joseph and Mary White Iris and Fred Whitehousc Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Whitesidc Mr. and Mrs. Carl A. Widmann William and Cristina Wilcox Brymer and Ruth Williams Reverend Francis E. Williams Beverly and Hadley Wine Jan and Sarajane Winkelman Beth and I. W. Winsten Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence D. Wise Charles Witke and Aileen Gatten Jeffrey and Linda Witzburg Charlotte Wolfe
Patricia and Rodger Wolff
Dr. and Mrs. Ira S. Wollner
Muriel and Dick Wong
Nancy and Victor Wong
I D. Woods
Charles R. and Jean L. Wright
Ben and Fran Wylie
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Yagle
Teruhiko Yamazaki
Toshihiko Yarita
Sandra and Jonathan Yobbagy
Frank O.Youkstetter
James P. Young
Mr. John G. Young
Ann and Ralph Youngren
Dr. and Mrs. Joe H. Yun
Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Zeister
Peter and Teresa Ziolkowski
David S. and Susan H. Zurvalec
Businesses
Ann Arbor Bivouac, Inc. Garris, Garris, Garris &
Garris Law Office Loomis, Sayles and Co. I.I' Organizational Designs Alice Simsar Fine Art, Inc. University Bank
Foundations
Alan and Marianne Schwartz-The Shapiro Foundation
MEMORIALS
John H. Bryant Margaret Crary Mary Crawford George R. Hunsche Alexander Krezel, Sr. Kathcrine Mabarak Frederick C. Matthaei, Sr. Steffi Reiss Ralph L. Steftck Clarence Stoddard William Swank Charles R. Tieman John F. Ullrich Ronald VandenBelt Francis Viola III Carl H. Wilmot Peter Holderness Woods Helen Ziegler
IN-KIND GIFTS
Bernard and Ricky Agranoff Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Anneke's Downtown Hair
and Company Applause Salon Catherine Arcurc The Ark
Bj Because Company's Coming Dr. Emily Bandera Paulett and Peter Banks Gail Davis Barnes Ede Bookstein Janice Stevens Botsford The Boychoir of Ann Arbor Brewbakers Barbara Everitt Bryant Butzcl Long
David G. UeselCafe Marie Tomas Chavez Chelsea Flower Shop Chianti Tuscan Grill Elizabeth Colburn Conlin Travel Curtin & AJf Violinmakcrs Mary Ann and Roderick Daane Sam Davis
Katy and Tony Derezinski Dough Boys Bakery Rosanne Duncan Einstein's Bagel Pat Eriksen
Espresso Royale Caffes Damian and [Catherine Farrcll Judy Fike of)'Cakes Beth and Joe Fitzsimmons Guillermo and Jennifer Flores Ford Electronics Gallery Von Glahn The Gandy Dancer Beverly and Gerson Geltner Generations for Children Lee GillesGreat Frame Up Renee Gram mat icoVoila Linda and Richard Greene Daphne Grew Inn Harbaugh Foundation Marilyn HarberGeorgetown Gifts Esther Heitler J. Downs Herald ? Matthew and Kerry Hoffmann Kim Hornberger Kay and Tom Huntzicker Stuart and Maureen Isaac John Isles
Jeffrey Michael Powers Beauty Spa
Urban Jupena and Steve Levicki
Gerome Kamrowski
Stephen and Mercy Kasle
Katherinc's Catering
Martha Rock Keller
Ed Khun
Craig L. Kruman
Diane Kurbatoff
Henry and Alice Landau
John Leidy Shop
Don and Gerri Lewis
Stephanie Lord
Market Strategies, Inc.
Marty's Menswear
Michigan Theater
Ron Miller
Moe Sport Shops
Monahan's Seafood Market
Motif Hair by Design
The Moveable Feast
Rosemaric Nagcl
Susan and Richard Nisbett
John and Cynthia Nixon
Baker O'BrienThe Labino Studio
Christine Oldenburg
Karen Koykka O'Neal
Mary and Bill Palmer
Pen in Hand
Maggie LongPerfectly Seasoned
Chris W. Petersen
Mary and Randall Pittman
Polygram
Sharon and Hugo Quiroz
Radrick Farms Golf Course
leva Rasmussen
Regrets Only
Nina Hauscr Robinson
Richard and Susan Rogel
Susan Tait of Fitness Success
Maya Savarino and Raymond Tanter
Sarah Savarino
Ann and Tom Schriber
Boris Sellers
Richard Shackson
Janet and Mike Sbatusky
Aliza and Howard Shcvrin
George Shirley
John Shultz
Dr. Herbert Sloan
David Smith
Steven Spencer
John Sprentall
Deb Odom Stern
Nat Lacy and Ed Surovcll
Sweet Lorraine's
Tom Thompson
TIRA's Kitchen
Donna Tope
Tom TrocchioAtys
University of Michigan
Charlotte Van Curler
Kathleen and Edward VanDam
Karla Vandcrsypen
Warner Electric Atlantic
Emil Wcddige
Ron and Eileen Weiser
Marina and Robert Whitman
Whole Foods
Sabrina Wolfe
Young People's Theater
Troubadours
Ann and Ralph Youngren
Zingerman's
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42 Afterwords
27 Ann Arbor Acura
50 Ann Arbor Commerce Bank
12 Ann Arbor Reproductive
Medicine
32 Ann Arbor Symphony
Orchestra
39 Austin Diamond 8 Bank of Ann Arbor 11 Beacon Investments 26 Blue Nile Restaurant 31 Bodman, Longley, and
Dahling
14 Butzel Long 50 Cafe Marie
26 Charles Reinhart Company 44 Chelsea Community
Hospital
34 Chris Triola Gallery 38 The Dental Advisor 50 Dobb's Opticians
13 Dobson-McOmber 47 Dough Boys Bakery
24 Edward Surovell Co.Realtors 31 Emerson School 47 ER1M
15 Fraleighs Landscape Nursery
33 Ford Motor Company 46 Garris, Garris, Garris,
& Garris
37 General Motors Corporation
27 Glacier Hills
42 Gubbins & McGlynn Law
Offices 13 Harmony House
38 Harris Homes
35 Hill Auditorium Campaign
28 Howard Cooper Imports 34 Individualized Home Care
Nursing
13 Interior Development 50 John Leidy Shop, Inc. 44 Kerrytown Bistro
18 KeyBank
30 King's Keyboard House 3 Lewis Jewelers 39 Market Strategics
19 Maude's
41 Michigan Media
12 Miller, Canfield, Paddock,
& Stone
Mir's Oriental Rugs Mundus and Mundus NBD Bank Nina Howard Studio Performance Network Red HawkZanzibar Regrets Only Schwartz Investment
Council, Inc. Seva Restaurant SKR Classical Sweet Lorraine's Sweetwaters Cafe Ufer and Company U-M Matthaei Botanical
Gardens
U-M Vocal Health Center University Productions Van Boven Shoes WDET WEMU
Whole Foods Market WUOM

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