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Season: 2003 Winter
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University Musical Society
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FROM THE UM PRESIDENT
The University of Michigan (UM) would like to join the University Musical Society (UMS) in welcoming you to the 2002 2003 season. Additionally, we would like to thank you for your support of the performing arts. We are proud of the wonderful partner?ship we have developed with UMS and of our
role as co-sponsor and co-presenter of several events on this season's calendar. These events reflect the artistic beauty and passion that are integral to the human experience. They are also wonderful opportunities
for University of Michigan students and fac?ulty to learn about the creative process and sources of inspiration that motivate artists and scholars.
The current season marks the second resi?dency by the Royal Shakespeare Company of Stratford, England which performs three plays in March: The Merry Wives of Windsor, Coriolanus, and Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children. UM and UMS co-presentations are not limited to theater, but also include per?formances by the Vienna Philharmonic, the Bolshoi Ballet, and a special event entitled "Evening at the Apollo," in which the best performing groups from Detroit and Ann Arbor are given a chance to compete for a slot at Harlem's Apollo Theater Amateur Night, where Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, Billie Holiday, and other legends of 20th-
century American music got their big breaks. As befits the educational missions of both the University and UMS, we should also recognize the co-sponsorship of educational program?ming involving, among others, the Abbey Theatre of Ireland, Grupo Corpo, Sekou Sundiata and creative co-sponsorship of presentations by the Hubbard Street Dance Company and the well-known female a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock.
Most significantly, I would like to thank the faculty and staff of UM and UMS for their hard work and dedication to making this partnership a success. UMS staff, in particular, work with the University's faculty and students to create learning opportunities for our campus, and in the case of the larger residencies, for the greater community.
The University of Michigan is pleased to support the University Musical Society during its 0203 season. We share the goal of making our co-presentations the type of academic and cultural events that benefit the broadest possible constituency.
Sincerely,
Mary Sue Coleman,
President, University of Michigan
FROM THE UMS PRESIDENT
Thank you for joining us for this UMS performance. We appreciate your support of the performing arts and of UMS, and we hope we'll see you at more of our programs this season. Check the complete listing of UMS's 2003 Winter Season events beginning on p. 29 of the glossy pages of this program
and on our website at www.ums.org.
We welcome UM President Mary Sue Coleman to the southeast Michigan community and to membership on the UMS Board of Directors. The
university from which President Coleman came to Michigan has a distinguished record in its support of creative artists. During the Millennium season alone, while Dr. Coleman was president, the University of Iowa's Hancher Auditorium premiered over 20 new works in music, dance, and theater, all of them com?missioned by Hancher. This unprecedented level of support of creative artists by a uni?versity presenting organization captured the attention of the performing arts field world?wide and reinforced the idea that research in the performing arts is as important and as valid to a great university as is research in other fields. We thank Dr. Coleman and her predecessors Lee C. Bollinger and B. Joseph White for the extraordinary level of UM sup?port for the second residency of the Royal Shakespeare Company March 1-16 and of eight other UMS projects this season that offer special value to the University's mission of teaching, research, and service.
This season offers some special challenges for UMS with the closing of Hill Auditorium
for restoration and renovation. With your understanding and support, we know we will overcome these difficulties and have a successful season. As we await our reopening concert scheduled for January 2004, UMS is creating special opportunities for our patrons to see and hear world-renowned artists in outstanding venues in Detroit, Ypsilanti, and Ann Arbor. You won't want to miss the February 27 return of the Vienna Philharmonic for the first time in the region since 1988. For many of our Detroit performances, UMS is offering transportation by luxury coach to our Ann Arbor patrons.
Yes, things are different this season. The UMS staff is determined to do everything we can to make this season run as smoothly as possible for you and our other patrons. Please let us know if you have any questions or problems. Call our ticket office at 734.764.2538, now led by Ticket Services Manager Nicole Paoletti, successor to Michael Cowing who retired last year. You should also feel free to get in touch with me about anything related to UMS. If you don't see me in the lobby at our performances, you can send me an email message at kenfisch@umich.edu or call me at 734.647.1174.
Very best wishes,
Kenneth C. Fischer UMS President
U MS leadership
LETTER FROM THE CHAIR
As I start my tenure as Chair of the Board of Directors of the University Musical Society, I am honored to serve an organization that brings rich and exciting cultural offerings to the University, to Ann Arbor, and to the larger community of southeastern Michigan. Where, outside of a major metropolis, could one have the opportunity to attend such a wide variety of events as Hubbard Street Dance, Medea, Tamango and Urban Tap, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and Bill T. Jones in a single academic year When my husband Ami and I first considered moving from Boston to the Midwest, UMS was an important part of our decision. The cultural life of Ann Arbor -it seemed to us then and continues to us now -is vital and accessible, equal only to major cities in the US. Many others share these same feelings. UMS remains one of our best recruiting tools, attracting people from all over the world to our community by bring?ing the most distinguished performing artists to our doorsteps. (Of course, this year, one of our "doorsteps" is temporarily fenced in and surrounded by a big hole!) Through UMS offerings we educate ourselves, enjoy ourselves and come to a fuller understanding of different cultures.
Of course, we could not possibly accomplish our goals of arts presen?tation, audience education and creation of new works without the generosity of UMS donors -individuals, corporations, philanthropic foundations, and government agencies. We are very grateful for the support they provide for our programs.
We look forward to continuing to present the best performing artists in the world to you each season, and we hope to see you at many perform?ances this winter.
Sincerely,
Prue Rosenthal
Chair, UMS Board of Directors
CORPORATE LEADERS FOUNDATIONS
John M. Rintamaki
Group Vice President, Chief of Stajf, Ford Motor Company
"At Ford Motor Company, we believe the arts educate, inspire and bridge differences among cultures. They present for us all a common language and enhance our knowledge of each other and the world. We continue to support the University Musical Society and its programs that through the arts bring forth the human spirit of creativity and originality."
David Canter
Senior Vice President, Pfizer, Inc. "The science of discovering new medicines is a lot like the art of music: To make it all come together, you need a diverse collection of very brilliant people. What you really want are people with world-class talent--and to get those people, you have to offer them a special place to live and work. UMS is one of the things that makes Ann Arbor quite special. In fact, if one were making a list of the things that define the quality of life here, UMS would be at or near the very top. Pfizer is honored to be among UMS's patrons."
Douglass R. Fox
President, Ann Arbor Automotive "We at Ann Arbor Automotive are pleased to support the artistic variety and program excellence given to us by the University Musical Society."
William M. Broucek
President and CEO, Bank of Ann Arbor "Bank of Ann Arbor is pleased to contribute to the rich?ness of life in our community by our sponsorship of the 20022003 UMS season. We look forward to many remarkable performances over the year. By your atten?dance you are joining with us in support of this vibrant organization. Thank you."
Habte Dadi
Manager, Blue Nile Restaurant "At the Blue Nile, we believe in giving back to the community that sustains our business. We are proud to support an organization that provides such an important service to Ann Arbor."
Greg Josefowicz
President and CEO, Borders Group, Inc. 'As a supporter of the University Musical Society, Borders Group is pleased to help strengthen our com?munity's commitment to and appreciation for artistic expression in its many forms."
Carl Brauer
Owner, Brauer Investments
"Music is a gift from God to enrich our lives. Therefore, I enthusiastically support the University Musical Society in bringing great music to our community."
Len Niehoff
Shareholder, Butzel Long
"UMS has achieved an international reputation for excellence in presentation, education, and most recently creation and commissioning. Butzel Long is honored to support UMS, its distinctive and diverse mission, and its important work."
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."
Clayton Wilhite
Managing Partner, CFI Group, Inc. "We're pleased to be in the group of community businesses which supports UMS Arts and Education. We encourage those who have yet to participate to join us. Doing so feels good."
Richard A. Collister
Executive Vice President, Comerica Incorporated President, Comerica Charitable Foundation "The University Musical Society is renowned for its rich history and leadership in the performing arts. Comerica understands the nurturing role UMS plays in our commu?nity. We are grateful to UMS for coordinating this 124th grand season of magnificent live performances."
W. Frank Fountain
President, DaimlerChrysler Corporation Fund "DaimlerChrysler is committed to nurturing strong and vibrant communities through its support of the arts. We are pleased to partner with UMS in its effort to promote the cultural and economic vitality of our community."
Fred Shell
Vice President, Corporate and Government Affairs, DTE Energy
"Plato said, 'Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul.' The DTE Energy Foundation congratulates UMS for touching so many hearts and souls by inspiring, educating and enriching the lives of those in our community."
Edward Surovell
President, Edward Surovell Realtors
'It is an honor for Edward Surovell Realtors to support the distinguished University Musical Society. For over a century it has been a national leader in arts presentation, and we encourage others to contribute to UMS's future."
Leo Legatski
President, Elastizell Corporation of America "The University Musical Society is a leading presenter of artistic groups--music, dance and theater. Please support their efforts in the development of new works, which they combine with educational workshops in the region."
Rick M. Robertson
Michigan District President, KeyBank ;KeyBank is a proud supporter of the performing arts and we commend the University Musical Society on its contributions to the cultural excellence it brings to the community."
Jan Barney Newman
Michigan Regional Director, Learning Express 'Learning Express-Michigan is committed to promoting toys that excite imaginations of children. It is therefore with pleasure that we support the stimulating and diverse presentations of UMS that educate and enrich the entire community."
Eugene "Trip" Bosart
Senior Managing Director, McDonald Investments, Inc. "McDonald Investments is delighted to partner with the University Musical Society and bring world class talent and performances to audiences throughout southeastern Michigan."
Albert M. Berriz
President and CEO, McKinley Associates, Inc. "The success of UMS is based on a commitment to present a diverse mix of quality cultural performances. McKinley is proud to support this tradition of excel?lence which enhances and strengthens our community."
Erik H. Serr
Principal, Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone, P.L.C. "As 2002 marked Miller Canfield's 150th anniversary, we salute and appreciate the University Musical Society for presenting wonderful cultural events to our com?munity for more than 120 years. Miller Canfield is proud to support such an inspiring organization."
Robert J. Malek
Community President, National City Bank "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."
Joe Sesi
President, Sesi Lincoln Mercury Volvo Mazda "The University Musical Society is an important cultural asset for our community. The Sesi Lincoln Mercury Volvo Mazda team is delighted to sponsor such a fine organization."
Thomas B. McMullen
President, Thomas B. McMullen Co., Inc. "I used to feel that a UM-Ohio State football ticket was the best ticket in Ann Arbor. Not anymore. UMS pro?vides the best in educational entertainment."
Sharon L. Beardman
Regional Vice President, TIAA-CREF Individual and Institutional Services, Inc.
"TIAA-CREF works with the employees of the perform?ing arts community to help them build financial security, so that money doesn't get in the way of the art. We are proud to be associated with the great tradition of the University Musical Society."
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY of the University of Michigan
UMS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Prudence L. Rosenthal,
Chair Clayton Wilhite,
Vice-Chair Jan Barney Newman,
Secretary Erik H. Serr, Treasurer
Michael C. Allemang Janice Stevens Botsford William M. Broucek
Kathleen G. Charla Mary Sue Coleman Jill A. Corr Hal Davis Sally Stegeman DiCarlo Aaron P. Dworkin David Featherman Beverley B. Geltner Debbie Herbert Carl Herstein Toni Hoover
Alice Davis Irani Gloria James Kerry Barbara Meadows Lester P. Monts Alberto Nacif Jan Barney Newman Gilbert S. Omenn Randall Pittman Philip H. Power Rossi Ray-Taylor Doug Rothwell
Judy Dow Rumelhart Maya Savarino Timothy P. Slottow Peter Sparling James C. Stanley B. Joseph White Clayton Wilhite Karen Wolff
UMS SENATE
(former members of the UMS Board of Directors)
Robert G. Aldrich Herbert S. Amster Gail Davis Barnes Richard S. Berger Maurice S. Binkow Lee C. Bollinger Paul C. Boylan Carl A. Brauer Allen P. Britton Barbara Everitt Bryant Letitia J. Byrd Leon S. Cohan Peter B. Corr Jon Cosovich Douglas Crary Ronald M. Cresswell
Robert F. DiRomualdo James J. Duderstadt Robben W. Fleming David J. Flowers William S. Hann Randy). Harris Walter L. Harrison Norman G. Herbert Peter N. Heydon Kay Hunt Stuart A. Isaac Thomas E. Kauper David B. Kennedy Richard L. Kennedy Thomas C. Kinnear F. Bruce Kulp
Leo A. Legatski Earl Lewis Patrick B. Long Helen B. Love Judythe H. Maugh Paul W. McCracken Rebecca McGowan Shirley C. Neuman Len Niehoff Joe E. O'Neal John D. Paul John Psarouthakis Gail W. Rector John W. Reed Richard H. Rogel Ann Schriber
Daniel H. Schurz Harold T. Shapiro George I. Shirley John O. Simpson Herbert Sloan Carol Shalita Smokier Jorge A. Solis Lois U. Stegeman Edward D. Surovell James L. Telfer Susan B. Ullrich Eileen Lappin Weiser Gilbert Whitaker Marina v.N. Whitman Iva M. Wilson
ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Louise Townley, Chair Raquel Agranoff, Vice
Chair Morrine Maltzman,
Secretary Jeri Sawall, Treasurer
Barbara Bach Paulett M. Banks Milli Baranowski Lois Baru Judi Batay-Csorba Kathleen Benton
Mimi Bogdasarian Jennifer Boyce Mary Breakey leannine Buchanan Victoria Buckler Laura Caplan Cheryl Cassidy Elly Rose Cooper Nita Cox Norma Davis Sally Stegeman DiCarlo Lori Director Michael Endres
Nancy Ferrario Sara B. Frank Anne Glendon Alvia Golden Kathy Hentschel Anne Kloack Beth LaVoie Stephanie Lord Judy Mac Esther Martin Mary Matthews Ingrid Merikoski Jeanne Merlanti
Candice Mitchell Bob Morris Bonnie Paxton Danica Peterson Wendy Ransom Swanna Saltiel Penny Schreiber Sue Schroeder Aliza Shevrin Loretta Skewes Maryanne Telese Dody Viola Wendy Woods
UMS STAFF
Administration Finance
Kenneth C. Fischer,
President Lisa Herbert, Director of
Special Projects Elizabeth E. Jahn,
Assistant to the
President John B. Kennard, Jr.,
Director of
Administration Chandrika Patel, Senior
Accountant John Peckham,
Information Systems
Manager
Choral Union Thomas Sheets,
Conductor Jason Harris, Assistant
Conductor Andrew Kuster, Associate
Conductor Kathleen Operhall,
Manager Donald Bryant,
Conductor Emeritus
Development
Susan McClanahan,
Director Mary Dwyer, Manager of
Corporate Support Julaine LeDuc, Advisory
Committee and Events
Coordinator
Lisa Michiko Murray,
Manager of Foundation
and Government
Grants M. Joanne Navarre,
Manager of Individual
Support Lisa Rozek, Assistant to
the Director of
Development J. Thad Schork, Direct
Mail and Gift
Processing Manager
EducationAudience Development
Ben Johnson, Director Erin Dahl, Youth
Education Assistant Kristin Fontichiaro,
Youth Education
Manager Dichondra Johnson,
Manager Warren Williams,
Manager
MarketingPublic Relations
Sara Billmann, Director Susan Bozell, Marketing
Manager Gulshirin Dubash,
Public Relations
Manager Nicole Manvel,
Promotion Coordinator
Programming Production
Michael ). Kondziolka,
Director Emily Avers, Production
Administrative Director Jeffrey Beyersdorf,
Technical Coordinator Christine Field,
Production Assistant Jasper Gilbert, Technical
Director Jeffrey Golde, Production
and Programming
Assistant Susan A. Hamilton,
Artist Services
Coordinator Mark Jacobson,
Programming Manager Bruce Oshaben, Head
Usher
Ticket Office
Nicole Paoletti, Manager
Angela Clock, Assistant
Manager Sally A. Cushing,
Associate
Christine Field, Assistant Jennifer Graff, Associate Robert W. Hubbard,
Assistant Lakshmi Kilaru, Group
Sales Coordinator William P. Maddix,
Assistant Manager
Work-Study Pearl Alexander Aubrey Alter Nicole Blair April Dawn Chisholm Kindra Coleman Carla Dirlikov Barbara Fleming Jamie Freedman Alexandra Jones Dawn Low Natalie Malotke Melissa McGivern Lauren Molina Claire Molloy Bridget Murphy Vincent Paviglianiti Nadia Pessoa Fred Peterbark Rosie Richards Jennie Salmon Corey Triplett Sean Walls
Interns
Shirley Bartov Vineeta Bhandari Jennifer Gates Milena Grubor Lindsay Mueller Sameer Patel
President Emeritus Gail W. Rector
UMS TEACHER ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Fran Ampey Kitty Angus Alana Barter Joseph Batts Linda Batts Kathleen Baxter Elaine Bennett Lynda Berg Yvette Blackburn Barbara Boyce Lctitia Byrd
Doug Cooper Nancy Cooper Gail Davis Barnes Ann Deckert Gail Dybdahl Keisha Ferguson Doreen Fryling Yulonda Gill-Morgan Brenda Gluth Louise Gruppen Vickey Holley Foster
Linda Jones Deborah Katz Deb Kirkland Rosalie Koenig Sue Kohfeldt David Leach Rebecca Logie Dan Long Laura Machida Ed Manning Kim Mobley
Ken Monash Eunice Moore Denise Murray Michelle Peet Rossi Ray-Taylor Gayle Richardson Victoria Scott Rondeau Katy Ryan Nancy Schewe Karen Schulte Derek Shelton
Joan Singer Sue Sinta Grace Sweeney Sandy Trosien Melinda Trout Sally Vandeven Barbara Wallgren Jeanne Weinch
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GENERAL IN FORMATION
Barrier-Free Entrances
For persons with disabilities, all venues have barrier-free entrances. Wheelchair locations are available on the main floor. Ushers are available for assistance.
Listening Systems
For hearing-impaired persons, the Power Center, Mendelssohn Theatre and Detroit Opera House are equipped with infrared listening systems. Headphones may be obtained upon arrival. Please ask an usher for assistance.
Lost and Found
For items lost at Rackham Auditorium, Trueblood Theatre, Power Center, and Mendelssohn Theatre please call University Productions at 734.763.5213. For items lost at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Michigan Theater, Pease Auditorium, Detroit Opera House and Orchestra Hall please call the UMS Production Office at 734.764.8348.
Parking
Parking for Ann Arbor events is available in the Liberty Square (formerly Tally Hall), Church Street, Maynard Street, Thayer Street, Fletcher Street and Fourth Avenue structures for a minimal fee. Parking for Detroit events
is available in the Orchestra Hall lot, Detroit Opera House garage and People Mover lots for a minimal fee. Limited street parking is also available. Please allow enough time to park before the performance begins. UMS members at the Principal level and above receive 10 complimentary parking passes for use at the Thayer Street or Fletcher Street structures in Ann Arbor.
UMS offers valet parking service for per?formances in the 0203 Choral Union series. Cars may be dropped off in front of the per?formance venues beginning one hour prior to performance. There is a $10 fee for this service. UMS members at the Producer level and above are invited to use this service at no charge.
For up-to-date parking information, please see the UMS website at www.ums.org.
Refreshments
Refreshments are served in the lobby during intermissions of events in the Power Center, Detroit Opera House and Orchestra Hall, and are available in the Michigan Theater. Refresh?ments are not allowed in the seating areas.
Smoking Areas
University of Michigan policy forbids smok?ing in any public area, including the lobbies and restrooms.
TICKETS
In Person
The UMS Ticket Office and the University Productions Ticket Office have merged! Patrons are now able to purchase tickets for UMS events and School of Music events with just one phone call.
As a result of this transition, the walk-up window is conveniently located at the League Ticket Office, on the north end of the Michigan League building at 911 North University Avenue. The Ticket Office phone number and mailing ad?dress will remain the same.
Mon-Fri: 10am-6pm Sat: 10am-lpm
By Phone 734.764.2538
Outside the 734 area code, call toll-free 800.221.1229
By Fax 734.647.1171
By Internet WWW.UITlS.Org
By Mail
UMS Ticket Office
Burton Memorial Tower
881 North University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1011
Performance hall ticket offices open 90 minutes prior to each performance.
Returns
If you are unable to attend a concert for which you have purchased tickets, you may turn in your tickets up to 15 minutes before curtain time by calling the Ticket Office. Refunds are not available; however, you will be given a receipt for an income tax deduc?tion. Please note that ticket returns do not count toward UMS membership.
GROUP TICKETS
The group sales program has grown incred?ibly in recent years, and our success is a direct result of the wonderful leaders who organize their friends, families, congrega?tions, students, and co-workers and bring them to one of our events.
Last season over 10,000 people came to UMS events as part of a group, and they saved over $50,000 on some of the most popular events in our season. Don't miss our current season, featuring world-renowned artists such as Sweet Honey in the Rock, the Vienna Philharmonic, Audra McDonald, Dave Holland, and many more, including our spe?cial Brazil Series, all at special group rates!
Imagine yourself surrounded by ten or more of your closest pals as they thank you for getting great seats to the hottest shows in town. It's as easy as picking up the phone and call?ing Lakshmi Kilaru, Group Sales Coordinator, at 734.763.3100. Don't wait--rally your friends and reserve your seats today!
DISCOUNTED STUDENT TICKETS
Did you know Since 1990, students have purchased over 122,000 tickets and have saved more than $1.8 million through special UMS student programs! UMS's commitment to affordable student tickets has permitted thousands to see some of the most impor?tant, impressive and influential artists from around the world. For the 0203 season, stu?dents may purchase discounted tickets to UMS events in three ways:
1. Each semester, UMS holds a Half-Price Student Ticket Sale, at which students can purchase tickets for all UMS events for 50 off the published price. This extremely popu?lar event draws hundreds of students every fall--last year, students saved nearly $100,000 by purchasing tickets at the Half-Price
Student Ticket Sale! Be sure to get there early as some performances have limited numbers of discounted tickets available.
2. Students may purchase up to two $10 Rush Tickets the day of the performance at the UMS Ticket Office, or 50 off at the door, subject to availability.
3. Students may purchase the UMS Card, a pre-paid punch card that allows students to pay up front ($50 for 5 punches, $100 for 11 punches) and use the card to purchase Rush Tickets during the 0203 season. Incoming freshman and transfer students can purchase the UMS Card with the added perk of buying Rush Tickets two weeks in advance, subject to availability.
GIFT CERTIFICATES
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 eighty events throughout our season, wrapped and delivered with your personal message, the UMS Gift Certificate is ideal for weddings, birthdays, Christmas, Hanukkah, Mother's and Father's Days, or even as a housewarming present when new friends move to town.
In an effort to help reduce distracting noises and enhance the theater-going experience, Pfizer Inc is providing compli?mentary HallsO Mentho LyptusO cough suppressant tablets to patrons attending UMS performances throughout our 0203 season.
THE UMS CARD
UMS and the following businesses thank you for your generous support by pro?viding you with discounted products and services through the UMS Card, a privilege for subscribers and donors of $100 or more. Patronize these businesses often and enjoy the quality products and services they provide.
Amadeus Cafe
Ann Arbor Art Center
Ann Arbor Automotive
Back Alley Gourmet
Bivouac
The Blue Nile
Restaurant Bodywise Therapeutic
Massage Cafe Marie Dough Boys Bakery Gandy Dancer Great Harvest John's Pack and Ship Kerrytown Bistro King's Keyboard
House
Le Dog
Michigan Car Services,
Inc. and Airport
Sedan, LTD Nicola's Books, Little
Professor Book Co. Paesano's Restaurant Randy Parrish Fine
Framing Ritz Camera One Hour
Photo Shaman Drum
Bookshop Washington Street
Gallery
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UMS HISTORY
Through an uncompromising commitment to Presentation, Education, and the Creation of new work, the University Musical Society (UMS) serves Michigan audiences by bringing to our community an ongoing series of world-class artists, who represent the diverse spectrum of today's vig?orous and exciting live performing arts world. Over its 124 years, strong leadership coupled with a devoted community has placed UMS in a league of internationally-recognized performing arts presenters. Indeed, Musical America selected UMS as one of the five most influential arts presenters in the United States in 1999. Today, the UMS seasonal program is a reflection of a thoughtful respect for this rich and varied history, balanced by a com?mitment to dynamic and creative visions of where the performing arts will take us in this millennium. Every day UMS seeks to cultivate, nurture, and stimulate public interest and participation in every facet of the live arts.
UMS grew from a group of local university and townspeople who gathered 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 per?formed 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. UMS 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, commissioning of new works, youth programs, artist residencies and other collaborative projects, UMS has maintained its reputation for quality, artistic distinction and innovation. UMS now hosts approximately 90 perform?ances and more than 150 educational events each season. UMS has flourished with the support of a generous community that this year gathers in 11 diverse venues in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and Detroit.
While proudly affiliated with the University of Michigan, housed on the Ann Arbor campus, and a regular collaborator with many University units, UMS is a separate not-for-profit organ?ization that supports itself from ticket sales, corporate and individual contributions, foundation and government grants, special project support from UM, and endowment income.
UMS CHORAL UNION
Throughout its 124-year history, the UMS Choral Union has performed with many of the world's distinguished orchestras and conductors.
Based in Ann Arbor under the aegis of the University Musical Society, the 150-voice Choral Union is known for its definitive per?formances of large-scale works for chorus and orchestra. Nine years ago, the Choral Union further enriched that tradition when it began appearing regularly with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO). Among other works, the chorus has joined the DSO in Orchestra Hall and at Meadowbrook for subscription performances of Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms, John Adams's Harmonium, Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, Orff's Carmina Burana, Ravel's Daphnis et Chloe and Brahms's Bin deutsches Requiem, and has recorded Tchaikovsky's The Snow Maiden with the orchestra for Chandos, Ltd.
In 1995, the Choral Union began accept?ing invitations to appear with other major regional orchestras, and soon added Britten's War Requiem, Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius, the Berlioz Requiem and other masterworks to its repertoire.
The Choral Union opened its current season with performances of Mahler's Symphony No. 3 with the DSO, followed by a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 with the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra. In December the chorus presented its 124th series of annual performances of Messiah, using the rarely-heard Mozart revision of Handel's great work in Michigan Theater. The Choral Union's season will conclude in March with a pair of magnificent French choral works: Honegger's King David, accom?panied by members of the Greater Lansing Symphony Orchestra, and Durufle's mystical Requiem, accompanied by organist Janice Beck.
The Choral Union's 0102 season includ?ed performances of Messiah, Ives's Symphony No. 4 with Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and Brahms's Ein deutsches Requiem with Thomas Sheets conducting the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, all in Hill Auditorium. To conclude its 123rd season, the Choral Union joined the DSO and Neeme Jarvi in three critically acclaimed performances of Beethoven's Missa Solemnis.
During the 20002001 season, the UMS Choral Union appeared in two series with the DSO. The season culminated in a performance of Berlioz's Requiem with the Greater Lansing Symphony Orchestra, along with tenor Stanford Olsen and members of the UM School of Music Symphony Band in Hill Auditorium.
The Choral Union is a talent pool capable of performing choral music of every genre. In addition to choral masterworks, the Choral Union has performed Gershwin's Porgy and Bess with the Birmingham-Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra, and other musical the?atre favorites with Erich Kunzel and the DSO at Meadowbrook. The 72-voice Concert Choir drawn from the full chorus has performed Durufle's Requiem, the Langlais Messe Soletmelle, and the Mozart Requiem. Recent programs by the Choral Union's 36-voice Chamber Chorale include "Creativity in Later Life," a program of late works by nine composers of all historical periods; a joint appearance with the Gabrieli Consort and Players; a performance of Bach's Magnificat, and a recent joint performance with the Tallis Scholars.
Participation in the Choral Union remains open to all by audition. Composed of singers from Michigan, Ohio and Canada, members of the Choral Union share one common passion--a love of the choral art. For more information about membership in the UMS Choral Union, e-mail choralunion@ umich.edu or call 734.763.8997.
VENUESBURTON MEMORIAL TOWER
With the 18-month closing of Hill Auditorium for renovations, the 0203 UMS season will include performances by the world's celebrated music, theater and dance artists in 11 venues in three cities: Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Detroit.
Ann Arbor Venues Hill Auditorium
The 18-month, $38.6-million dollar reno?vation to Hill Auditorium began on May 13, 2002 under the direction of Albert Kahn Associates, Inc., and historic preservation architects Quinn EvansArchitects. Hill was first opened to Michigan audiences in 1913 and this current renovation project will update all of its infrastructure systems and restore much of the interior decor to its original splendor.
Exterior renovations will rebuild brick paving and stone retaining walls, restore the south entrance plaza, rework the west barrier-free ramp and loading dock, and improve the landscaping which surrounds the building.
Interior renovations will create additional restrooms, improve audience circulation by providing elevators, replace main-floor seating to increase patron comfort, introduce barrier-free seating and stage access, replace audio?visual systems, and completely replace all mechanical and electrical infrastructure sys?tems for heating, ventilation, and air condi?tioning.
Upon reopening in January 2004, Hill Auditorium will decrease in seating capacity from 4,169 to 3,710.
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
Notwithstanding an isolated effort to estab?lish a chamber music series by faculty and students in 1938, UMS regularly 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. The superlative Mendelssohn Theatre has been the home of the UMS Song Recital series for the past eight years.
Michigan Theater
The historic Michigan Theater opened January 5, 1928 at the peak of the vaude?villemovie palace era. Designed by Maurice Finkel, the 1,710-seat theater cost around $600,000 when it was first built. 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. At its opening the theater was acclaimed as the best of its kind in the country. Since 1979, the theater has been operated by the not-for-profit Michigan Theater Foundation.
In the fall of 1999, the Michigan Theater opened a new 200-seat screening room addi?tion, which also included expanded restroom facilities for the historic theater. The gracious facade and entry vestibule was restored in 2000, and balcony restorations have been completed.
Power Center for the Performing Arts
The Power Center for the Performing Arts grew out of 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 inter?ested, realizing that state and federal government were unlikely to provide financial support for the construction of a new theatre.
No seat in the Power Center is more than 72 feet from the stage. The lobby of the Power Center features two hand-woven tap?estries: Modern Tapestry by Roy Lichtenstein and Volutes by Pablo Picasso.
Rackham Auditorium
Sixty years ago, chamber music concerts in Ann Arbor were a relative rarity, presented in an assortment of venues including Univer?sity Hall (the precursor to Hill Auditorium), Hill Auditorium, and Newberry Hall, the cur?rent 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 studies.
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
In 1950, Father Leon Kennedy was appoint?ed 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 dedi?cated 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 in 1950 to more than 2,800 today. The present church seats 900 people and has ample free parking. In 1994 St. Francis purchased a splen-
did three manual "mechanical action" organ with 34 stops and 45 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 con?templation of sacred a cappella choral music and early music ensembles.
Ypsilanti Venues
EMU Convocation Center
An exciting new era in EMU athletics was set in motion in the fall of 1998 with the opening of the $29.6-million Convocation Center. The Barton-Malow Company along with the architectural firm Rossetti Associates of BirminghamThe Argos Group began con?struction on the campus facility in 1996. The Convocation Center opened its doors on December 9, 1998 with a maximum seating capacity of 9,510 for center-stage entertain?ment events.
Pease Auditorium
Built in 1914, Pease Auditorium was reno?vated in 1995. Earlier this year, the resto?ration of the AeolianSkinner pipe organ was completed and the interior of the auditorium was refurbished. Pease Auditorium can seat up to a total of 1,541 concertgoers.
Detroit Venues
Detroit Opera House
The Detroit Opera House opened in April of 1996 following an extensive renovation by Michigan Opera Theatre. Boasting a 75,000-square-foot stage house (the largest stage between New York and Chicago), an orchestra pit large enough to accommodate 100 musicians and an acoustical virtue to rival the world's great opera houses, the
2,735-seat facility has rapidly become one of the most viable and coveted theatres in the nation. As the home of Michigan Opera Theatre's grand opera season and dance series, and through quality programming, partnerships and educational initiatives, the Detroit Opera House plays a vital role in enriching the lives of the community.
Orchestra Hall
Orchestra Hall was dedicated in 1919 as the new home of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. In 1939, after the depression, the orchestra moved to the Masonic Temple Theatre and the facility was renamed the Paradise Theatre. The Paradise became one of the nation's most famous stages for African-American Jazz musicians (1941-1951).
In the late 1950s, the building was aban?doned and fell into disrepair. In 1964, it was headed for the wrecking ball, but local citizens rallied to save the great concert hall. DSO musicians and volunteers founded Save Orchestra Hall, Inc., to marshal citizen sup?port for the retention and restoration of the building to its former architectural grandeur.
In September 1989 the DSO returned to Orchestra Hall, now its permanent home, cap?ping a multi-million-dollar restoration effort.
In 1996, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra launched Orchestra Place, an $80-million development project on eight acres of land surrounding Orchestra Hall.
Burton Memorial Tower
Seen from miles away, Burton Memorial Tower is one of the most well-known University of Michigan and Ann Arbor land?marks. Completed in 1935 and designed by Albert Kahn, the 10-story tower is built of Indiana limestone with a height of 212 feet. UMS administrative offices returned to our familiar home at Burton Memorial Tower in August 2001, following a year of significant renovations to the University landmark.
This current season marks the second year of the merger of the UMS Ticket Office and the University Productions Ticket Office. Due to this new partnership, the UMS walk-up ticket window is now conveniently located at the Michigan League Ticket Office, on the north end of the Michigan League building at 911 North University Avenue. The UMS Ticket Office phone number and mailing address remains the same.
A of the University of Michigan 2003 Winter Season
Event Program Book
Friday, January 10 through Monday, January 20, 2003
General Information
Children of all ages are welcome at UMS Family and Youth Performances. Parents are encouraged not to bring children under the age of 3 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 accompanying them, will be asked by an usher to leave the auditori?um. 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 prohibited 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 digital watches, ringing cellular phones, beeping pagers and clicking portable computers should be turned off during performances. In case of emergency, advise your paging service of auditorium and seat location in Ann Arbor venues, and ask them to call University Security at 734.763.1131.
In the interests of saving both dollars and the environment, please retain this program book and return with it when you attend other UMS performances included in this edition. Thank you for your help.
Sweet Honey in the Rock with 7
Toshi Reagon and Big Lovely
Friday, January 10, 8:00 pm Michigan Theater Ann Arbor
Bill T. JonesArnie Zane Dance Company
with the
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
featuring the
Orion String Quartet
Saturday, January 11, 8:00 pm 13
Sunday, January 12, 4:00 pm 27
Power Center Ann Arbor
blessing the boats 31
Friday, January 17, 8:00 pm Saturday, January 18, 8:00 pm Sunday, January 19,2:00 pm Trueblood Theatre Ann Arbor
Sekou Sundiata and Band 37
Monday, January 20, 8:00 pm Michigan Theater Ann Arbor
'Dear U!MS Tatrons,
7t's time to celebrate the New Year and UMS's 2003 Winter Season! As with all events, I want to extend a special "thank you" to each of you attending tonight's presentation. I certainly hope you will enjoy the performance, and I look forward to seeing you at upcoming events in the months to come. For a complete listing of UMS's winter events please visit our website at www.ums.org.
As the Director of Education and Audience Development, I am constantly re-examining the important role that art and artists canshoulddo play in the community. Many times, our audiences aren't aware of all of the really positive and important community work that UMS plans in con?junction with their performances; it is this type of work that lets you, the UMS patron and arts advocate, know that your money is being well spent. It is also this type of work that reminds you that UMS is living up to its mission of being an exemplary presenter of world-class artistry and thoughtful community engagement, as well as an advocate for the creation of new work.
Our commitment to our community is exemplified in some of the upcoming performances listed in this program book edition:
Sweet Honey in the Rock with Toshi Reagon and Big Lovely-These
Ann Arbor favorites are back to celebrate their 30th anniversary. Their founder, Bernice Johnson Reagon (prounounced "ree' gon"), has invited her daughter Toshi to perform with her group, Big Lovely. They are not only performing a new UMUMS-commissioned piece, but they will also be performing for over 2,800 K-12 students as part of our Youth Education Program. Sweet Honey is one of the rare companies that travels with its own sign-language interpreter, and with special support from Pfizer, nearly 200 deaf students and their friends will participate in these shows. UMS is also pleased to honor and acknowledge the simultaneous 30th anniversary of the UM Women's Studies Department as part of this special Sweet Honey anniversary.
Bill T. JonesAmie Zane Dance Company with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center featuring the Orion String Quartet It is not
every day that you get to see classical chamber musicians and post-modern dancers on stage at the same time! But that is what you will see during these performances. Bill T. Jones is one of America's preeminent choreogra?phers, and these performances will allow you to see some of his recent
choreographic forays. While the company is in residency, they will be travel?ing to Spain Middle School in Detroit to conduct a special presentation for over 800 middle school dance students as part of a unique UMS partnership with the Detroit Public School Dance Program.
Sekou Sundiata's blessing the boats Sekou Sundiata is one of our great contemporary musicianpoetperformers. His autobiographical work-in-progress, blessing the boats, is a one-man, interdisciplinary performance about his experience of going through the US hospital system dealing with kidney failure and subsequent neck injury. While he is in Ann Arbor, he will be working with area hospital patients, spoken word performing teenagers, university poets, and Detroit-based spoken word artists, among others. He is the example of the positive impact that an artist can have when they go into a community.
Sekou Sundiata and Band with special guests Khary Kimani Turner and the Black Bottom Collective For UM's Martin Luther King, Jr. com?memoration, Mr. Sundiata will "raise the roof" to honor MLK's important legacy. On board with Mr. Sundiata is local poetmusician Khary Kimani Turner and his band, the Black Bottom Collective, an ensemble named after the historic African American neighborhood in Detroit. Their combination of poetry, music, and activism makes this definitely a performance you won't want to miss!
It is this important, all-encompassing work that you have come to expect from us. I hope that you are able to attend many of our upcoming offerings: from performances, to education events, to fundraisers. We feel that UMS serves an increasingly important and integral role in the quality of life for our patrons and the larger Michigan community. Your presence and sup?port validates all of our efforts.
If you would like to share any feedback on these performances, or share anything, please feel free to e-mail me at benjohn@umich.edu. I would be thrilled to hear from you!
Once again, thank you, and I hope to see you soon!
Sincerely,
Ben Johnson
UMS Director of Education and Audience Development
UMS Education
vents
UMS Educational Events through Monday, January 20,2003
All UMS educational activities are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted ($). Please visit www.ums.org for complete details and updates.
Bill T. JonesArnie Zane
Dance Company
with the
Chamber Music Society
of Lincoln Center
featuring the
Orion String Quartet
UMS Artist Interview and Lecture: Bill T. Jones and Bjorn G. Amelan Interviewed by Peter Sparling, UM Department of Dance.
This lectureinterview will delve into their collaborative process and what it means to create "beautiful" art. Seating limited to capacity. Friday, January 10, 4-5:30 pm UM Dance Building Studio D, 2nd Floor 1310 N. University Ct.
A UMS Education collaboration with the UM Department of Dance.
Meet the Artists:
Bill T. JonesArnie Zane
Dance Company and Orion
String Quartet
Saturday, January 11,
post-performance
Power Center
Sekou Sundiata
UMS Artist Interview: Sekou Sundiata Interviewed by Jon Onye Lockard, UM Lecturer of AfroAmerican and African Studies. Mr. Sundiata will discuss his career and his semi-autobio?graphical performance bless?ing the boats with fellow visual artist and activist, Jon Onye Lockard. Monday, January 13, 12 noon, Center for AfroAmerican and African Studies, 4701 Haven Hall, (505 S. State)
A UMS Education collaboration with the UM Center for Afro?American and African Studies.
PanelSymposium: "Understanding the Patient Experience through the Arts: Kidney Disease and Transplantation" Panelists include Sekou Sundiata, poet and perfor?mance artist, Dr. Lester Monts, UM Senior Vice Provost of Academic and Multicultural Affairs, and Dr. Akinlolu Ojo, UM Professor of Internal Medicine.
As part of the UM Health, Arts, and the Human Condition Series, this sym?posium will explore the social implications of organ transplantation as seen through the lens of the African American experience. Monday, January 13, 4-5:30 pm, Michigan League Hussey Room and Concourse 2nd Floor, 911 N. University Ave.
A UMS Education collaboration with the UM Life Sciences, Society and Values Program.
UMS
and
Pfizer Global Research and Development, Ann Arbor
Laboratories
present
Sweet Honey in the Rock
Ysaye Maria Barnwell Nitanju Bolade Casel Aisha Kahlil
with
Toshi Reagon and
Big Lovely
Carol Lynn Maillard Bernice Johnson Reagon Shirley Childress Saxton
Program
Friday Evening, January 10 at 8:00 Michigan Theater Ann Arbor
Tonight's program will be announced by the artists from the stage.
40th Performance of the 124th Season
Ninth Annual
African-American
Series
The photographing or sound recording of this concert or possession of any device for such photographing or sound recording is prohibited.
This performance is sponsored by Pfizer Global Research and Development, Ann Arbor Laboratories.
Special thanks to Dr. David Canter of Pfizer Global Research and Development, Ann Arbor Laboratories for his generous support of the University Musical Society.
Tonight's premiere performance by Sweet Honey and the Rock with Toshi Reagon and Big Lovely is co-commissioned with the University of Michigan through a special UMUMS partnership that furthers a mutual commitment to education, creation and presentation in the performing arts.
Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Additional support provided by media sponsors WEMU 89.1 FM and WDET 101.9 FM.
Sweet Honey in the Rock and UMS would like to honor and congratulate the UM Department of Women's Studies on their 30th Anniversary.
Special thanks to Pfizer, UM Mentorship Program, Department of Women's Studies, the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, the Center for World Performance Studies, Center for AfroAmerican and African Studies, and UM Department of Theater and Drama, and the Ann Arbor Public Schools for their involvement in this residency.
Large print programs are available upon request.
Sweet Honey in the Rock is still on the journey more than a quarter of a century after her first concert performance at Howard University, November 1973. According to music historian Horace Boyer writing in the intro?duction to Continuum, the name Sweet Honey in the Rock has its own unique history:
On February 28, 1927 in Memphis, Tennessee, the blind sanctified singer Mamie Forehand recorded a refrain based on Psalm 81:16. In this passage of scripture, the poet and musi?cian David advised his people that if they would serve the Lord, they would be rewarded by being fed 'honey out of the rock....' While Forehand titled her song, Honey in the Rock and sang those words, random congregations soon added the adjective 'sweet' to the title, and the song has come down through history as 'Sweet Honey in the Rock.'
Growing up in Southwest Georgia, Bernice Johnson Reagon heard the song sung by quartets, and although she had never sung it herself, it was a song that was constantly singing in her head as she called together a group of the strongest singers from her vocal workshop with the DC Black Repertory Company. It was 1973, and that evening the first song she taught the group was Sweet Honey in the Rock.
As Sweet Honey evolved into an ensem?ble of African American women, so did their understanding of the legacy of African American women in the struggle for the survival and continuance of their people was, that land that was so rich, that when one cracked the rock, honey flowed forth.
With work extending beyond the con?cert stage, Sweet Honey was featured in the sound track of the HBO TV movie, Boycott, a 2001 film about the historic 381-day Montgomery Bus Boycott sparked by the arrest of Rosa Parks. That momentous boy?cott resulted in the rise to leadership of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and the US Supreme Court decision declaring illegal
the practice of segregated seating on Alabama's buses. The film soundtrack features Aaron Neville and Sweet Honey performing Ella's Song, composed by Reagon in tribute to organizer-activist Ella Baker, who worked in Montgomery during the boycott.
With composer James Homer, Sweet Honey created and recorded the soundtrack for the film Freedom Song, produced by Danny Glover and directed by Phil Robinson. This project tells the story of Bob Moses and student organizers of SNCC (Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee) arriving in McComb, Mississippi and join?ing with local leaders and students to launch a voter registration campaign.
Sweet Honey continued her annual young people's concerts in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, with perfor?mances in Boston sponsored by the Algebra Project and MIT; in New York City at the Washington Irving High School; and in their home base of Washington, DC, at the Union Temple Baptist Church. This week?end of events was capped by a live appear?ance on ABC's Good Morning America, on the actual holiday morning.
The group's latest recording, Still the Same Me (Rounder Records) was nominated for a Grammy and received the Silver Award from the National Association of Parenting Publications.
Carol Lynn Maillard, an original member of Sweet Honey, closes her historical essay in Continuum speaking of those energies that have held the group steady: "As we move ahead into Sweet Honey's future, we take not only the voices of all the women who have sung on a Sweet Honey stage (there have been 22), but we also take the love of every?one who has supported us over the years."
Tonight's performance marks Sweet Honey in the Rock's fifth appearance under UMS aus?pices. The ensemble made their UMS debut in January 1993.
A powerhouse of energy with a deep commitment to her music and social ideals, Toshi Reagon is one of the most dynamic and soulful artists today. Whether fronting her band Big Lovely or playing to a group of friends in her living room, she delivers a musical feast of humor and intel?ligence through her dynamic voice and fierce guitar playing.
A throwback to classic R&B artists like Prince, Stevie Wonder and Led Zepplin, Toshi Reagon is able to take a style of music and update it, making it her own with
incredible ease. Mixing her musical loves rock, soul, funk, blues and folk she has per?formed with Miriam Makeba, Albita and others. As an already sea?soned performer, she jumped into the spotlight when she dropped out of
college after Lenny Kravitz tapped her to open for him on his first world tour. Since then, Ms. Reagon has earned the respect of numerous musicians including Elvis Costello, who asked her and Big Lovely to back him up for his appearance on the "Late Night Show with David Letterman."
She has performed at the Hollywood Bowl, the Brooklyn Academy of Music's 1999 tribute to Prince, Central Park's Summer Stage, the Smithsonian's Folklife Festival and at the International African Arts Festival.
Born in Atlanta and raised in Washington DC, Ms. Reagon cites her musical abilities from her family, particularly her mother, Bernice Johnson Reagon. Both of her parents belonged to the SNCC's (Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee) The Freedom Singers, a folk group that sprung
from the Civil Rights Moment and toured the country to teach people about civil rights through song. Her musical heritage led to her becoming saturated in many traditional styles of music, feeding her desire to explore a range of music, from blues to Kiss. Ms. Reagon has developed a style that transcends classification, but also expresses a political and social consciousness.
Ms. Reagon's acclaimed releases include Kindness, The Righteous Ones, on which she collaborated with Sweet Honey in the Rock on the song "Real Love," and her latest album, entitled Toshi.
Tonight's performance marks Toshi Reagon and Big Lovely's UMS debuts.
Ysaye Maria Barnwell is a native New Yorker now living in Washington, DC. Since 1979, she has performed with Sweet Honey in the Rock and written many of the ensembles contemporary compositions. Dr. Barnwell spends much of her time off stage working as a master teacher and choral clinician in cultural performance theory. She has con?ducted her workshop, Building a Vocal Community: Singing in the African American Tradition for both singers and non-singers all over the United States, Great Britain and Australia. A prolific composer, Barnwell has been commissioned to create a number of dance, choral, film, and stage productions. As an actress her credits include a principle role on the television series A Man Called Hawk and an appearance in the film Beloved, directed by Jonathan Demme. Barnwell pro?duced TWENTY-FIVE...(RYKP Records), Sweet Honey's 25th anniversary recording, served as editor of Continuum: The First Songbook of Sweet Honey in the Rock (A CappellaHal Leonard, 1999). Her first chil?dren's book, No Mirrors In My Nana's House (Harcourt Brace, 1998) based on her com?position by the same name, was illustrated
by Synthia Saint James. Um Hiimm, (Windhorse ProductionsSounds True Label) her recording of personal and tradi?tional stories and songs, was released in 2000.
Nitanju Bolade Casel came to Sweet Honey bringing her unique performance experience in African vocal styles, jazz, improvisational rhythms, and hip-hop after four years of study, performance and cultural organizing in Dakar, Senegal. While in Africa, Casel co-founded with Marie Guinier, ADEA (Artistes des Echanges Africaines), an orga?nization dedicated to the exchange of ideas and services between African artists of the diaspora. Joining Sweet Honey in 1985, she has expanded the ensemble's repertoire through her original compositions and contemporary arrangements of traditional African songs. Her extensive training, research, and teaching experience in African-derived traditions has its base in those pioneering communities of the late sixties which led the way to redefining and making accessible African expressive culture in the United States. Bolade's compositions have been included in: World of Music (Silver Burdett & Ginn), a textbook for children and The Box, a TV pilot from Robert de Niro's Tribeca Production Company. Casel also appeared in the Smithsonian production, Duke Ellington's Great Ladies of Song. She is currently co-director, with her sister Aisha Kahlil, of First World Productions, a cultural and educational performance arts organiza?tion. Casel made her film debut in Beloved directed by Jonathan Demme. Nitanju Bolade Casel is wife of Mfundishi Tayari Casel and mother of Obadele Jumoke Ajamu Jaja Bayete Casel.
Aisha Kahlil joined Sweet Honey in 1981. As an experienced performer of jazz-African song and dance traditions, she moved the ensemble into new ground in the exploration of vocal improvisation. Kahlil is Sweet
Honey's strongest blues singer, a genre she had not explored before coming to the group. In 1994, CASA (Contemporary A Capella Society of America) named Kahlil Best Soloist for her performances of See See Rider and Fulani Chant. Some of the group's most innovative and experimental work occurs in the performance of her compositions including Fulani Chant, Wodaabe Nights, and Mystic Ocean. Wodaabe Nights was included in the 1998 PBS film series, Africans in America, produced by WGBH TV. Fulani Chant has also been included in the soundtracks of Down in the Delta, directed by Maya Angelou, and Climb Against the Odds a film produced by the Breast Cancer Fund. In her work as a per?forming artist and master teacher in voice and dance, Kahlil specializes in the integra?tion of traditional and contemporary forms of music, dance and theater. Her credits as vocalist and dancer include: the Raymond Sawyer Dance Theater, Sounds of Awareness, Sundance, and the African Heritage Dancers and Drummers. She has taught at the Institute for Contemporary Dance, Leslie College, Dance Works, Dance Place, Joy of Motion, and the Levine School of Music. Kahlil is currently at work on a recording project of her original compositions and arrangements.
Carol Lynn Maillard is an original member of Sweet Honey in the Rock. As a student at Catholic University she majored in theater and brought her passion for the stage to the DC Black Repertory Company where she worked as assistant to Bernice Johnson Reagon. Maillard is an accomplished film, television, and stage actress. Her onand off-Broadway credits included performances in Eubie, Don't Get God Started, Comin Uptown, It's so Nice to Be Civilized, Beehive, and Forever My Darling. She also appeared in the Negro Ensemble Company: Home, Zooman, and The Sign; with the New York
Shakespeare Festival: Spunk, Caucasian Chalk Circle, and Under Fire. Maillard can be seen in the feature films Beloved, and Thirty to Life. On television, Carol appeared in For Colored Girls Who have Considered Suicide and Hallelujah! (American Playhouse Series). As a vocalist, Maillard can be heard with Horace Silver on his Blue Note recording Music of the Sphere, Betty Buckley's live con?cert recording Betty Buckley at Carnegie Hall, and Sounds of Light (SYDA Foundations Inspirational Recordings). Maillard's arrangement and lead performance of the spiritual Motherless Child (RYKO Records, TWENTY-FIVE), is heard as a part of the soundtrack of The Visit. A native of Philadelphia, Ms. Maillard lives in New York City with her son Jordan. SGMKJ!
Bernice Johnson Reagon, founder and artistic director of Sweet Honey in the Rock, is a scholar, composer, singer, activist, Curator Emerita at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History, and Distinguished Professor of History at American University. In 1992 Ms. Reagon was featured on the Emmy nominated The Songs Are Free: Bernice Johnson Reagon with Bill Moyers. Her publications include We'll Understand It Better By and By: Pioneering African-American Gospel Composers (Smithsonian Press, 1992) and We Who Believe in Freedom: Sweet Honey in the Rock: Still on the Journey (Anchor Books, 1993), and Compositions One: The Original Compositions and Arrangements of Bernice Johnson Reagon. She has served as music consultant, composer and performer for several film and video projects, including the award-winning Eyes on the Prize. Ms. Reagon also served as principal scholar, conceptual producer, and host of the path breaking Peabody Award-winning radio series Wade in the Water: African-American Sacred Music Traditions, produced by NPR in 1994. Most recently she has served as
composer and compiler of the sound score for WGBH's Peabody Award-winning Africans in America film series for PBS.
Shirley Childress Saxton is a veteran pro?fessional Sign Language interpreter having learned American Sign Language from her Deaf parents. For more than a quarter of a century she has worked providing Sign interpreting services in a wide range of life situations including education, employment, legal, medical, performing arts and music. Saxton conducts master workshops in Sign interpreting music. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Deaf Education and is a certified member of the Registry of Interpreters of the Deaf, Inc., which published a tribute to her in an article entitled, Shirley Childress Johnson, The Mother of Songs Sung in ASL. She has been recognized for her work in Deaf advocacy with awards from Women Unlimited, Deafpride, Inc., and the Silent Mission at Shiloh Baptist Church in Washington, DC. She has published three articles on her experiences as a child of Deaf adults (CODA): We Who Believe in Freedom: Sweet Honey in the Rock... Still on the Journey, Continuum: The First Songbook of Sweet Honey in the Rock, and Souls of My Sister: Black Women Break Their Silence, Tell Their Stories and Heal Their Spirit. Her sons, Reginal and Deon, both sign. Shirley is mar?ried to long-time friend Pablo Saxton.
UMS
and
Borders
present
Bill T. JonesArnie Zane Dance Company
Bill T. Jones, Artistic Director
Dancers
Germaul Yusef Barnes
Denis Boroditski
Eric Bradley
Asli Bulbul
Catherine Cabeen
Leah Cox
Ayo Janeen Jackson
Wen-Chung Lin Malcolm Low Toshiko Oiwa
with the
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
David Shifrin, Artistic Director featuring the
Orion String Quartet
Daniel Phillips, Violin Todd Phillips, Violin
Steven Tenenbom, Viola Timothy Eddy, Cello
Program
Saturday Evening, January 11 at 8:00 Power Center Ann Arbor
Verbum
INTERMISSION
World II (18 Movements to Kurtag)
INTERMISSION
D-Man in the Waters
41st Performance of the 124th Season
12th Annual Dance Series
The photographing or sound recording of this concert or possession of any device for such photographing or sound recording is prohibited.
This performance is sponsored by Borders Group, Inc.
The educational activities associated with this performance are presented with support from the Whitney Fund, a supporting organization of the Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan.
Funded in part by the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts, with lead funding from National Endowment for the Arts and Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Additional funding provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and Philip Morris Companies, Inc.
Additional support provided by media sponsors WDET 101.9 FM, WGET 91.3 FM and Metro Times.
Special thanks to the Detroit Public School Dance Program, the Michigan Dance Council, UM Department of Dance, and the Center for AfroAmerican and African Studies for their involvement in this residency.
Bill T. JonesArnie Zane Dance Company appears by arrangement with IMG Artists, New York, NY.
Exclusive Representation for the Orion String Quartet is provided by Kirshbaum Demler & Associates, New York, NY.
Large print programs are available upon request.
Verbum (2002)
Choreography Music
Set Design Costume Design Lighting Design Dancers
Bill T. Jones
Ludwig van Beethoven
Quartet for Strings in F Major, Op. 135 Performed by the Orion String Quartet
Bjorn Amelan Liz Prince Robert Wierzel
Denis Boroditski
Eric Bradley
Asli Bulbul
Leah Cox (or Catherine Cabeen)
Ayo Janeen Jackson
Wen-Chung Lin
Malcolm Low (or Germaul Barnes)
Toshiko Oiwa
Verbum is dedicated to Bill Katz.
Thank you to Daniel Bernard Roumain' for all of his help.
World II (18 Movements to Kurtag)
(2002)
Choreography Music
Set Design Costume Design Lighting Design Dancers
Bill T. Jones
Gyorgy Kurtag String Quaret, Op. 1 Hommage a Mihdly Andrds, Op. 13 Twelve Microludes for String Quartet Performed by Members of Chamber Music Society Two and Guests
Bjorn Amelan Liz Prince Robert Wierzel
Denis Boroditski Eric Bradley Asli Bulbul Catherine Cabeen Leah Cox
Ayo Janeen Jackson Wen-Chung Lin Malcolm Low Toshiko Oiwa
World II is dedicated to Chris Komar.
D-Man in the Waters
(1989, revised 1998)
Choreography
Music
Costume Design Lighting Design Dancers
Bill T. Jones
Felix Mendelssohn
Octet for Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 20 Performed by the Orion String Quartet and Members of Chamber Music Society Two and Guests
Liz Prince Robert Wierzel
Germaul Yusef Barnes Denis Boroditski Eric Bradley Asli Bulbul Catherine Cabeen Leah Cox
Ayo Janeen Jackson Wen-Chung Lin Malcolm Low Toshiko Oiwa
"In a dream you saw a way to survive and you were full of joy."
Jenny Holzer
D-Man in the Waters is dedicated to Demian Acquavella.
The first movement of D-Man in the Waters was commissioned by The St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, and was made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts.
The Art of Collaboration
If music and dance go hand in hand, then live music and dance share a more intimate embrace. It is the exhilarating potential inherent in that partnership that has fueled the collaboration between Bill T. JonesArnie Zane Dance Company and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.
During the course of this joint project, the two companies created three new repertory works set to a diverse series of chamber music pieces. The musical selections include some pillars in the chamber music repertoire as well as more contemporary works arrestingly beautiful in their own right. Performing with live musicians is nothing new for Mr. Jones, but it has become an increasing priority. In fact, it was the collaboration between Mr. Jones and the Orion String Quartet at a Classical Action benefit at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in 1998 that inspired this project. Here, Bill T. Jones and David Shifrin tell the story of this unique partnership, describing the thrill and challenges of working in and between these two artistic forms.
Jones: It all started when Charlie Hamlin of Classical Action invited me to perform at a benefit at the Majestic Theater. I said yes, and that I would like to dance to Beethoven. Of course I was scared to death of Beethoven, but I was very much enamored with the "Adagio" from the Op. 135 quartet. Charlie said, "Oh yes, and I will get the Orion String Quartet to play for you." The Orion and I had great fun. There was something about the ritualistic aspect of how they as musi?cians get on stage, how they behave on stage when they are a visual presence, and how they take their bows that we explored. They found all this extremely challenging, novel, and inspiring, and they wanted to do more. When the prospect of doing a new work that used live music came up, I began to look for a way of working the Orion into it.
Shifrin: Bill works with music in a way that is different than many other choreographers and dancers, in that it is much more part of the whole experience. When he worked with the Orion String Quartet players at BAM, even just working with the players on the
bow, and how they acknowledged the applause from the audience after one move?ment of the Beethoven quartet was inspiring. He got the musicians to think not just about how they were playing, but how they were moving onstage. It was not accompaniment in the pit, playing the rhythms and the sounds to make a dancer move. It was all part of a larger experience. What Bill did at that time was absolutely stunning in the way that he made the music part of the choreog?raphy and the choreography part of the live music performance. We thought, "Wouldn't it be nice to do more"
When Bill was considering which works to choreograph for this collaboration, we talked about everything the entire history of chamber music. He listened to Schubert, Bartok, Beethoven and Shostakovich. We wanted him, first and foremost, to choose works that worked for his vision and chore?ography and with his dancers. At the same time, I wanted it to be music that was absolutely first rate. The late Beethoven quartets are pillars in the canon, bridging the classical era and the great legacies of
Haydn and Mozart with the 19th century and the great drama and unbelievable depth of emotion found at that time.
The Kurtag is something entirely differ?ent, musically speaking, and it was a brilliant choice to have something recently composed and very different in language. Kurtag's music is very dramatic. It is episodic, espe?cially the microludes each one of these pieces is very short. Some of them are only 20 seconds long. Some of the things that are striking to the listener are the extreme con?trasts in his work: from very quiet to much more extroverted, dramatic, louder playing and his use of silence. There are many places where absolutely nothing happens in the music, and yet a lot happens because of the drama of the silence.
Jones: In the last five or six years, I have been listening to and thinking a lot more about romantic music, and romantic cham?ber music is extremely powerful. The accomplishment of the early Romantics was that they were able to suggest, through very succinct forms, a wide range of emotions, but with great precision. After all, there are only four instruments, and they take you many, many places. Once the early Romantics had sort of captured my attention and my heart, I began to think about the form of the string quartet with more sophistication and ultimately became more adventuresome. That is how I got to the Kurtag.
With the Beethoven quartet, we handed out the musical scores to the dancers. We actually had the dancers on the floor articu?lating learned phrases or creating material using the parts. One group would take the cello; another group would take the viola. I have never really done that before with a group of dancers. On the surface, the Beethoven is very simple and very moving, but the actual architecture of it is a serious thing. I wanted the dancers to understand that and to have greater respect for how this seemingly simple music is made. I also
wanted to rein myself in so as not to work purely from imagination but actually to try to understand the structure of the music more profoundly as I began to expand with it.
The two works that make up Shostakovich's Prelude and Scherzo for String Octet, Op. 11 are breathtaking in their brevi?ty, richness and evocative power. The music, by 18-year-old Shostakovich, is scored for a double string quartet and invites us to explore an athletic, rhythmically propelled vocabulary enhanced by rapid changes in emotional pitch, gesture and musicality.
Shifrin: When you think of dance ballet or modern you think of the dance being dominant and the music being secondary to accompany the dance. But the sensibility of Bill T. Jones and his really sincere desire to combine art forms rather than just take dance and find ways to dress it up with other mediums makes this different. I believe his love of music and his appreciation of the musicians will set this collaboration apart from what it might have been with another choreographer and another dance company. And for the Chamber Music Society fans, there is the element of hearing repertoire that is part of the canon, and that most of our core audience knows quite well, but hearing it and seeing it in a very different way.
Jones: It is said that dance and music are made for each other. As dancers we know that every performance is different. The air in the room is different. The floor is differ?ent. And as a result, that is what is exciting for the connoisseurs of dance to see how a step is performed night after night or how a series of movements work. The same is true of live music. When a dance work is made, the relationship between the dancers and musicians is unpredictable. With live music it is alive and dramatic. And the dancers can never grow blase. Every time we meet as a group of artists who inhabit the same time and I dare say space, as we are with musi-
cians, there are more reasons to be alert. The event becomes more charged, more resonant and dramatic. That is what we seek from live performance.
Words from the Orion String Quartet:
w
e chose to program these movements of Ravel's String Quartet (heard on Sunday afternoon's program) for their sensual beauty and vivid imagery. They also offer something different in character from the rest of the program. Music historians have called Ravel's compo?sitional style impressionistic, and it does seem to conjure up a fantastic musical palette in the imagination akin to the great Impressionist painters such as Monet or Renoir. Ravel wrote his only string quartet while he was still a student at the Paris Conservatoire in 1902. Even then he was a consummate composer, writing music with exotic sounds influenced by Claude Debussy's revolutionary work and his own fascination with music and art of other cul?tures. The quartet is in four movements, of which we will be playing the last two. The first movement you will hear is marked Tres lent (very slowly), and it has some of the most exquisite melodies and gorgeous sound textures ever written for quartet. The musical themes are integrated so completely among the four instruments that it is some?times hard to tell where the melody is com?ing from even when you're watching closely. The final movement is marked Vifet agite (agitated). Being around the incredibly skilled and powerfully expressive bodies of our dancing colleagues can be a little intimi?dating, but in this movement, our hands, at least, have a chance to rival the dancers' ath?leticism as we scrub our bows and move our fingers madly on our strings.
Working on this project with Bill T. Jones and each amazingly gifted dancer in his
company has been nothing short of revela?tory. The genius of the choreography and its marvelously artistic realization powerfully illuminates the inner life of the music in ways we had not perceived or imagined before.
Bill T. JonesArnie Zane Dance Company, founded as a multicul?tural dance company in 1982, is the product of an 11-year collab?oration between Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane. It emerged onto the international scene in 1982 with the world premiere of Intuitive Momentum with legendary drummer Max Roach, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Since then, the 10-member Company has performed its ever-enlarging repertoire (currently over 75 works) in over 130 American cities and 30 countries, including Australia, Brazil, Japan, Portugal, Greece, South Africa and the Czech Republic. The Company has taught and performed under the aegis of the US Information Agency in Asia and Southeast Asia. Audiences of approximately 100,000 annually see the Company across the country and around the world.
Bill T. JonesArnie Zane Dance Company's work has often been described as a fusion of dance and theater. The reper?toire is highly diverse in subject matter, visual imagery, and length of each dance, ranging from fifteen minutes to two hours. Some of its most celebrated creations are evening-length works, including Last Supper at Uncle Tom's CabinThe Promised Land (1990), premiered as part of the Next Wave Festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music; StillHere (1994), premiered at the Brooklyn Academy of Music; and Mr. Jones's solo production, The Breathing Show (1999).
The Company has received numerous awards, including New York Dance and Performance Awards, "Bessies," for its 1986 Joyce Season, D-Man in the Waters, and for musical scoring and costume design for
Uncle Tom's CabinThe Promised Land. Recently, the Company was nominated for the 1999 Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance and Best New Dance Production for We Set Out Early... Visibility Was Poor. Last year, the Dance Heritage Coalition named Bill T. Jones one of America's Irreplaceable Dance Treasures. Offstage, the company's work has been seen in such documentaries as Uncle Tom's CabinThe Promised Land (Great Performances series), Bill T. Jones: StillHere with Bill Moyers, I'll Make Me a World: A Century of African American Artists, and Free To Dance: The Presence of African-Americans in Modern Dance.
These performances mark Bill T. JonesArnie Zane Dance Company's fourth and fifth appearances under UMS auspices. The com?pany made its UMS debut in performance of StillHere in March 1995.
The Chamber Music Society Of Lincoln Center (CMS) is the resi?dent company at Lincoln Center devoted to the outstanding perfor?mance and creation of chamber music. Its pioneering structure a core of distinguished Artist Members augmented by invited guests allows Artistic Director David Shifrin to present concerts of every instrumentation, style and historical period. CMS's wide-ranging activities include not only concerts at Lincoln Center, but also national and international tours, nationally televised broadcasts on Live From Lincoln Center, and regular appearances on National Public Radio's Performance Today.
CMS's core of resident Artist Members numbers 19 musicians. They are: Artistic Director and clarinetist David Shifrin; vio?linists Ani Kavafian, Ida Kavafian, Cho-Liang Lin and Joseph Silverstien, violist Paul Neubauer; cellists Gary Hoffman and Fred Sherry; bassist Edgar Meyer, flutist Ransom Wilson; oboist Stephen Taylor; bassoonist
Milan Turkovic; pianists Lee Luvisi, Anne-Marie McDermott and Andre-Michel Schub; and the Orion String Quartet, CMS's Quartet-in-Residence. In addition, current Chamber Music Society Two members are flutist Demarre McGill, violinists Jennifer Frautschi, Judith Ingolfsson, and Colin Jacobsen; vio-list Che-Yen Chen; cellists Adrian Brendel and Mark Kosower; pianists Anna Polonsky, Pei-Yao Wang, Orion Weiss and Shai Wosner; and the Miro String Quartet.
In 1965, as plans for Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts were in the final stages, the distinguished American composer and President of Lincoln Center William Schuman first conceived of an organization dedicated to performing the finest chamber music. This organization, to be housed in its own specially designed recital hall, would take its place among the finest ballet, symphonic and opera companies at Lincoln Center. In 1969, CMS began with 20 concerts; during the current and 34th season, under the artistic directorship of clarinetist David Shifrin, it will present over 100 performances.
As the nation's premiere repertory company for chamber music, CMS strives to bring audiences the finest performances of an extraordinary body of repertoire, dating as far back as the Renaissance and continuing through the centuries to the finest works of our time. Chamber music, like other art forms, is dependent upon the infusion of new works into the literature in order to continue as a dynamic means of artistic expression. CMS has commissioned over 110 new works from a formidable array of composers, including Bruce Adolphe, Samuel Barber, Leonard Bernstein, William Bolcolm, John Corigliano, George Crumb, Lukas Foss, John Harbison, Alberto Ginastera, Morton Gould, Keith Jarrett, and Bright Sheng. CMS also supports the work of living composers by awarding the Elise L. Stoeger Prize, a cash award given annually to each of two outstanding composers of chamber music.
In keeping with its mandate to reach a
broad audience, CMS presents national and international tours and multi-concert series outside New York. In addition, CMS appears at some of the country's most prestigious music festivals, including the Lincoln Center, Mostly Mozart and Ravinia festivals. CMS has also performed throughout Canada and Mexico, traveled to Australia in 1984 and 1987 and toured Japan in 1989. In May 1996, CMS made its first trip to Israel. The ambitious level of touring activity amounts to over 40 concerts annually outside New York City.
CMS is committed to developing young audiences as well as young artists. School-based educational programs Chamber Music Beginnings, Young Musicians Program, Student Tickets Subsidy Program, Musicians Up Close reach some 11,000 elementary, junior and senior high school students from the tri-state area annually. CMS also presents a family concert series called "Meet the Music!," designed to introduce chamber music to children ages 6-12 and their fami?lies in an engaging style. The Chamber Music Society also offers Pre-Concert Composer Chats. In 1995-1996, CMS launched Chamber Music Society Two, a two-year program showcasing the next generation of world-class chamber musicians and offering
them multi-faceted performance and teach?ing opportunities. Violinists Timothy Fain and Ruggero Allifranchini, violist Hsin-Yun Huang, and cellist Sophie Shao, who are fea?tured during the course of the joint project with the Bill T. JonesArnie Zane Dance Company, are all current or past members of Chamber Music Society Two and are in demand internationally as soloists and chamber musicians.
CMS's discography ranges from Bach to Zwilich and includes critically acclaimed recordings of Dvorak's Serenade and Quintet, Beethoven's Septet and Serenade, music by Carl Maria von Weber and Walton's Facade with Lynn Redgrave as narrator. Hi-Fi Magazine named CMS's recording of Bach's complete Brandenburg Concertos "one of the best recordings of the year" in 1996. Recent releases include The Complete Chamber Music of Claude Debussy on the Delos label and George Rochberg's Eden: Out of Time and Out of Space. An all-Mendelssohn recording is slated for release during the 0203 season.
These performances mark the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's ninth and tenth appearances under UMS auspices. The ensemble made its UMS debut in October 1978.
The Orion String Quartet was founded in 1987. The Orion String Quartet is Quartet-in-Residence of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and of the Mannes College of Music. Known for its interpreta?tions of Beethoven, in May of 2000 the Quartet performed all 17 Beethoven quar?tets in a series of free concerts at Alice Tully Hall, with additional outreach activities tak?ing place in the four Boroughs of New York. Presented by the CMS, Beethoven 2000 hon?ored six New York City community arts organizations for their contributions to the lives of children. In addition to its appear?ances with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the quartet performs in the major music centers of the world and has been featured three times on ABC's Good Morning America and on A&E's Breakfast With the Arts.
Members of the Quartet, dedicated to the development of the next generation of musical artists, are faculty members of the Mannes College of Music, as well as of other institutions, where they teach privately, give chamber music classes, and offer coaching programs. They have been faculty members of the Isaac Stern Chamber Music Workshop at Carnegie Hall, the Summer Institute for Advanced Studies in Aspen, and have held summer residencies at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.
For Sony Classical, the Orion has recorded Wynton Marsalis's String Quartet No. 1, commissioned by the Chamber Music Society and premiered by the ensemble. For Arabesque, the group has recorded Dvorak's American String Quartet and Piano Quintet with Peter Serkin and Mendelssohn's Octet with the Guarneri String Quartet.
The Orion String Quartet chose its name from the Orion constellation as a metaphor of the distinctive personality each of its musicians brings to the group in its collective pursuit of musical excellence.
These performances mark the Orion String Quartet's third and fourth appearances under UMS auspices. The ensemble made their UMS debut in November 1996.
Bill T. Jones (Artistic Director Choreographer), a 1994 recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, began his dance training at the State University of New York at Bing-hamton (SUNY), where he studied classical ballet and modern dance. After living in Amsterdam, Mr. Jones returned to SUNY, where he became co-founder of the American Dance Asylum in 1973. Before forming Bill T. JonesArnie Zane Dance Company (then called Bill T. JonesArnie Zane & Company) in 1982, Mr. Jones choreographed and per?formed nationally and internationally as a soloist and duet company with his late part?ner, Arnie Zane.
In addition to creating more than 50 works for his own company, Mr. Jones has received many commissions to create dances for modern and ballet companies including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Axis Dance Company, Boston Ballet, Lyon Opera Ballet, Berkshire Ballet, Berlin Opera Ballet and Diversions Dance Company, among others. He has also received numerous com?missions to create new works for his own company, including premieres for the Next Wave Festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and for St. Luke's Chamber Orchestra. In 1995, Mr. Jones directed and performed in a collaborative work with Toni Morrison and Max Roach, Degga, at Alice Tully Hall, commissioned by Lincoln Center's Serious Fun Festival. His collaboration with Jessye Norman, How! Do! We! Do! premiered at New York's City Center in 1999 as part of Lincoln Center's Great Performers New Visions series. The Breathing Show, Mr. Jones's evening long solo, premiered at Hancher Auditorium in Iowa City in the fall of 1999.
In 1990, Mr. Jones choreographed Sir Michael Tippet's New Year under the direc?tion of Sir Peter Hall for the Houston Grand Opera and the Glyndebourne Festival Opera. He conceived, co-directed and choreographed Mother of Three Sons, which was performed at the Munich Biennale, New York City Opera, and the Houston Grande Opera. He also directed Lost in the Stars for the Boston Lyric Opera. Mr. Jones's theater involvement includes co-directing Perfect Courage with Rhodessa Jones for Festival 2000, in 1990. In 1994, he directed Derek Walcott's Dream on Monkey Mountain for the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, MN.
Television credits for Mr. Jones include Fever Swamp, which was filmed for PBS's Great Performances series, and Untitled for Alive from Off Center, which aired on PBS in 1989. In 1992, a documentary on Bill T. Jones' Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin The Promised Land was aired on Dance in America as part of PBS's Great Performances series. CBS Sunday Morning broadcast two features on Mr. Jones's work, once in 1993 and again in 1994. StillHere was co-directed for television by Bill T. Jones and Gretchen Bender and aired nationally and interna?tionally. The making of StillHere was also the subject of a documentary by Bill Moyers and David Grubin entitled "Bill T. Jones: StillHere with Bill Moyers, which premiered on PBS in 1997. Mr. Jones's work was profiled in the Blackside documentary entitled ' Make Me a World: A Century of African-American Arts, which aired in 1999. Mr. Jones's D-Man in the Waters is included in Free to Dance, a documentary that chronicles modern dance's African-American roots, which aired on PBS in 2001.
In addition to the MacArthur Fellowship, Mr. Jones has received several other presti?gious awards. In 1979, Mr. Jones was granted the Creative Artists Public Service Award in Choreography, and in 1980,1981 and 1982, he was the recipient of Choreographic
Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. In 1986, Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane were awarded a New York Dance and Performance ("Bessie") Award for the Joyce Theater season, and in 1989 and 2001, Mr. Jones was awarded two more Bessies for his work, D-Man in the Waters (1989), and The Table Project and The Breathing Show (2001). Mr. Jones, along with his collaborators Rhodessa Jones and Idris Ackamoor, received an Izzy Award for Perfect Courage in 1990. In 2001, Mr. Jones received another Izzy for his work, Fantasy in C Major, with Axis Dance Company. Mr. Jones was honored with the Dorothy B. Chandler Performing Arts Award for his innovative contributions to performing arts in 1991. In 1993, Mr. Jones was presented with the Dance Magazine Award. In 2000, the Dance Heritage Coalition named Mr. Jones "An Irreplaceable Dance Treasure." Mr. Jones has received honorary doctorates from the Art Institute of Chicago, Bard College, The Juilliard School, Swarth-more College, and the SUNY Binghamton Distinguished Alumni Award. Mr. Jones served as the 1998 Robert Gwathmey Chair at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Art and Science.
Pantheon Books published Mr. Jones's memoirs, Last Night on Earth, in 1995. An in-depth look at the work of Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane can be found in Body Against Body: The Dance and Other Collaborations of Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane, published in 1989 by Station Hill Press. Hyperion Books published Dance, a children's book written by Bill T. Jones and photographer Susan Kuklin, in 1998. Mr. Jones is proud to have contributed to Continuous Replay: The Photography of Arnie Zane published by MIT Press in 1999.
These performances mark Bill T. Jones's fourth and fifth appearances under UMS auspices.
Liz Prince (Costume Designer) has worked extensively with Bill T. Jones designing numerous productions for his company as well as his productions on the Boston Ballet, Berlin Opera Ballet and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Other recent work includes designing for: Doug Varone for his works on his company and the Jose Limon Company; Mikhail Baryshnikov's White Oak Dance Project; Mark Dendy for works on his com?pany and his productions on the Pacific Northwest Ballet and the Dortmund Theater Ballet; Trey Mclntyre and his productions on the Houston Ballet and the Pennsylvania Ballet; Ralph Lemon; Jane Comfort; Heidi Latsky and Larry Goldhuber. Prince's cos?tumes have been exhibited at the Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, The Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris and the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. She received a 1990 New York Dance and Performance Award for costume design.
Robert Wierzel (Lighting Designer) has col?laborated with Bill T. Jones and Bill T. Jones Arnie Zane Dance Company for over 15 years on numerous projects, including You Walk; StillHere and Last Supper at Uncle Tom's CabinThe Promised Land; Dream on Monkey Mountain at The Guthrie Theater; as well as with the Boston Lyric Opera; Lyon Opera Ballet; the Welsh dance company, Diversions; London's Contemporary Dance Trust and the Deutsche Opera Berlin. Mr. Wierzel is the recipient of a 1993 New York Dance and Performance Award ("Bessie") for Sustained Achievement in Lighting Design for his work with the Company. Robert has worked with choreographers Margo Sappington, Molissa Fenley, Goldhuber & Latsky and J. Fregalette-Jansen. He has also worked with Philip Glass on 1000 Airplanes on the Roof and Hydrogen Jukebox, and Les Enfants Terribles. Mr. Wierzel's extensive Opera work includes productions at
Glimmer glass Opera; the New York City Opera; Paris Opera; Houston Grand Opera; Tokyo Opera; Canadian Opera; and Seattle Opera. His theater work in the US includes productions on and off Broadway, at the Arena Stage, Mark Taper Forum, NYSF-Public Theatre, Center Stage, Hartford Stage, Long Wharf, Yale Rep, Berkley Rep, and the Goodman Theatre, among many others. Mr. Wierzel has his MFA from the Yale School of Drama, and is currently on the faculty of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.
Janet Wong (Rehearsal DirectorAssistant to Choreographer) received her dance training in Hong Kong and London. From 1985 -1993, she danced with the Berlin Ballet, where she met Mr. Jones. In August 1993, she moved to New York to learn and unlearn. Janet has been the Rehearsal Director for the company since 1996 and still loves her dialogue with Mr. Jones, the work, the company, time and space.
Katherine McDermott (Stage Manager) is thrilled to be working with the Bill T. Jones Arnie Zane Dance Company. She has stage managed for Performance Space 122, Carlota Santana Spanish Dance Company, Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company, the Toyota Comedy Festival, Emerging Artist Theatre Company, and numerous regional theaters throughout the south. Thanks to family and friends for their love and support.
Miki Takahashi (Lighting Supervisor) is a Hong Kong native and has been living in the US for the last eight years. Ms. Takahashi has worked in numerous cities, most notably St. Louis, Los Angeles, Seattle, and New York. Her most recent design projects include: The Table Project (choreographed by Bill T. Jones), Sense-8 (choreographed by the dancers of the Bill T. JonesArnie Zane Dance Company), Moliere One-Acts, Hansel and Gretel (directed by Claudia Zahn), and
The Balcony (directed by Leslie Swackham-mer). Ms. Takahashi has her MFA from the University of Washington in Seattle.
Bill T. JonesArnie Zane Dance Company
Bill T. Jones, Artistic Director
Julia Blackburn, Executive Director
Bjorn G. Amelan, Associate Artistic Director
Janet Wong, Rehearsal DirectorAssistant to the
Choreographer
Dr. Daniel Bernard Roumain, Music Director Bill Katz, Artistic Consultant Matthew Eggleton, Production Manager Miki Takahashi, Lighting Supervisor (Catherine McDermott, Stage Manager Ishanee DeVas, Company Manager Gregory Bain, Company Archivist Dona Lee Kelly, Development Director Alison P. Schwartz, Operations Director Nsenga Farrell, Community Outreach Director Ellen Jacobs Associates, Press Representation
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Norma Hurlburt, Executive Director
David Shifrin, Artistic Director
Bruce Adolphe, Education and Music Advisor
Jay Albrecht, Subscription and Ticket Services Assistant
Mara Ast, Manager of Special Events
Martha Bonta, Director of Artistic Planning and Touring
Nancy Crowder, Production Coordinator
Melissa Fathman, Director of Education
Wendy Fisher, Development Associate-Institutional
Support
Bridget Fitzgerald, Production Intern Katherine Grantham, Director of Special Projects Marciano Guerrero, Controller Valerie Guy, Director of Operations Edward Harsh, Director of Development Elizabeth Hondl, Publication Manager
Peter Huitzacua, Executive Intern Erin Jeanette, Artistic Planning Associate Jihyun Kim, Artistic Planning and Touring Intern Keith Kriha, Administrative Director Catherine Levin, Director of Marketing and
Communication
Stacey Martilotta, Development Associate Marlisa Monroe, Public Relations Manager Rafael Ramirez, Subscription and Ticket Services
Assistant Nick Robinson, Manager of Subscription and Ticket
Services Joshua Saulle, Development Assistant
Kate Schaper, Manager of Touring
Eric Starr, Subscription and Ticket Services Assistant
Karen Van Guilder, Education Associate
This collaboration has been made possible by the Doris Duke Fund for Dance of the National Dance Project, a program administered by the New England Foundation for the Arts with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Philip Morris Companies, Inc.
This project is supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Cultural Challenge Program.
This program was partially developed at Aaron Davis Hall under the auspices of the Aaron Davis Hall Partnership Program. This program was developed, in January 2002, at the PepsiCo Theatre of the Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, State University of New York.
The Alice Tully Foundation provided leadership support for the presentation of the New York premieres of the project as part of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's 2002 Celebration Series, with additional support from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's season is made possible, in part, with public funds from the National endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
Major funding for the Bill T. JonesArnie Zane Dance Company provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Howard Gilman Foundation, the Rockefeller Brothers Trust and the Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund Program for Leading Dance Companies.
Bill T. JonesArnie Zane Dance Company www.billtjones.org
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center www.ChamberMusicSociety.org
European representation of Bill T. JonesArnie Zane Dance Company is provided by Gillian Newson Arts Consultancy (in association with IMG ArtistsNorth America).
UMS
and
Maurice and Linda Binkow
present
Bill T. JonesArnie Zane Dance Company
Bill T. Jones, Artistic Director
Dancers
Germaul Yusef Barnes
Denis Boroditski
Eric Bradley
Asli Bulbul
Catherine Cabeen
Leah Cox
Ayo Janeen Jackson
Wen-Chung Lin Malcolm Low Toshiko Oiwa
with the
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
David Shifrin, Artistic Director featuring the
Orion String Quartet
Daniel Phillips, Violin Todd Phillips, Violin
Steven Tenenbom, Viola Timothy Eddy, Cello
Program
Sunday Afternoon, January 12 at 4:00 Power Center Ann Arbor
Verbum
INTERMISSION
World II (18 Movements to Kurtag)
INTERMISSION
Maurice Ravel
Quartet for Strings in F Major (excerpts) Tres lent Vif et agite
Orion String Quartet PAUSE
Black Suzanne
42nd Performance of the 124th Season
12th Annual Dance Series
The photographing or sound recording of this concert or possession of any device for such photographing or sound recording is prohibited.
This performance is presented with the generous support of Maurice and Linda Binkow.
The educational activities associated with this performance are presented with support from the Whitney Fund, a supporting organization of the Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan.
Funded in part by the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts, with lead funding from National Endowment for the Arts and Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Additional funding provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and Philip Morris Companies, Inc.
Additional support provided by media sponsors WDET 101.9 FM, WGET 91.3 FM and Metro Times.
Special thanks to the Detroit Public School Dance Program, the Michigan Dance Council, UM Department of Dance, and the Center for AfroAmerican and African Studies for their involvement in this residency.
Bill T. JonesArnie Zane Dance Company appears by arrangement with IMG Artists, New York, NY.
Exclusive Representation for the Orion String Quartet is provided by Kirshbaum Demler & Associates, New York, NY.
Large print programs are available upon request.
Please refer to page 14 for complete information on Verbum.
Please refer to page 15 for complete information on World II (18 Movements to Kurtdg).
Black Suzanne
(2002)
Choreography
Music
Set
Costumes Lighting Dancers
Bill T. Jones
Dmitri Shostakovich
Prelude and Scherzo for String Octet, Op. 11 Music performed by the Orion String Quartet and Members of Chamber Music Society Two and Guests
Bjorn Amelan Liz Prince Robert Wierzel
Denis Boroditski Eric Bradley Catherine Cabeen Leah Cox
Ayo Janeen Jackson Wen-Chung Lin Malcolm Low Toshiko Oiwa
Bjorn Amelan wishes to thank Takashi Murakami for inspiring the backdrop's design.
Please refer to page 17 for information on tonight's artistic collaboration.
Please refer to pages 19-25 for complete biographical information on Bill T. JonesArnie Zane Dance Company, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the Orion String Quartet.
UMS
presents
blessing the boats
Written and Performed by
Sekou Sundiata
Directed by Rhodessa Jones
Program
Friday Evening, January 17 at 8:00 Saturday Evening, January 18 at 8:00 Sunday Afternoon, January 19 at 2:00 Trueblood Theatre Ann Arbor
blessing the boats
43rd, 44th, and 45th Performances of the 124th Season
Ninth Annual
African-American
Series
The photographing or sound recording of this concert or possession of any device for such photographing or sound recording is prohibited.
The residency activities associated with this performance are presented with support from the University of Michigan as part of a special UMUMS partnership that furthers a mutual commitment to education, creation and presentation in the performing arts.
The educational activities associated with this performance are presented with support from the Whitney Fund, a supporting organization of the Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan. Presented with sup?port from the National Endowment for the Arts.
This is a Heartland Arts Fund Program, supported by the National Endowment for the Arts and Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.
Additional support provided by media sponsor Michigan Radio.
blessing the boats is a production of MAPPMultiArts Projects & Productions, NYC.
Large print programs are available upon request.
Production Team
Roberta Uno, Dramaturg Michael Mazzola, Lighting Design
Bill Toles, Sound Design and Co-Producer of Soundtrack
Sage Marie Carter, Projections Design
Bill Toles, Production Manager Sound Engineer
Susan Hudspeth, Stage Manager
blessing the boats has been commissioned by Aaron Davis Hall's Fund for New Work in partnership with New Heritage Theatre Group; Miami Dade Community College in partnership with the Flynn Center for the Arts and the National Performance Network Creation Fund (sponsored by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation); Duke University Institute of the Arts, Durham, NC and the University Musical Society, Ann Arbor, MI. The development of blessing the boats is made possible, in part, by New Works for a New WORLD play development laboratory at New WORLD Theater, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Opening Excerpt from "The Knife," in Mortal Lessons: Notes on the Art of Surgery, by Richard Selzer. Copyright O1974, 1975, 1976, 1987 by Richard Selzer. Reprinted by permission of Georges Borchardt, Inc., Literary Agency.
Excerpt from "Afterlife: Notes from an Organ Donation," by Maria Torres and Charlene Donnan, Connect 3, p. 134. By permission of Arts International and the authors.
"Sound Sketches" by Craig Harris, excerpt from live concert, used with permission.
"Flippin the Script" by Sekou Sundiata, O1997, Mouth Almighty Records, used with permission.
"Raga Madhu Kauns" by G.S. Sachdev, used with permission.
"Ah George We Hardley Knew Ya" written by Don Pullen, performed by Don Pullen & The African Brazilian Connection Andredon Music Co., O1993, used with permission.
"The Outerbanks" by Bill Toles, used with permission.
"Early, My God, Without Delay" by Richard Allen Singers. From the compilation African American Congregational Singing: Nineteenth Century Roots-Wade in the Water Volume II, SmithsonianFolkways Recordings.
An excerpt from the film My Am by Linda Goode Bryant, used with permission.
Sekou Sundiata is a poet who writes for print and performance as well as music and theater. He has recorded and performed with a wide variety of artists, including Craig Harris, David Murray, Nona Hendryx and Vernon Reid. He co-produced a series of concerts at the American Center in Paris. Mr. Sundiata wrote and performed in the highly acclaimed performance-theater work The Circle Unbroken Is A Hard Bop, and his music-theater work, The Mystery of Love, was presented by New VoicesNew Visions at Aaron Davis Hall, and later produced by the American Music Theater Festival. UDU, a music-theater work that he wrote (music composed by Craig Harris), was produced by 651 Arts in Brooklyn and was presented by the International Festival of Art and Ideas in New Haven, the Walker Art Center and Penumbra Theater in Minneapolis, Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, the Flynn Center in Vermont, and Miami Dade Community College. It had its New York premiere at the BAM Harvey Theater pre?sented by 651 Arts in January 2001.
Sekou Sundiata received a BESSIE New York Dance and Performance Award and two AUDELCO Awards. He was a Sundance Institute Screenwriting Fellow, a Columbia University Revson Fellow, and the first
Writer-in-Residence at the New School University. Mr. Sundiata was a Master Artist in Residence at the Atlantic Center for the Arts, and he is a professor at Eugene Lang College in New York City. He was featured in the Bill Moyers PBS series on poetry, The Language of Life, and as part of Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam on HBO. Mr. Sundiata and his band toured nationally with Ani DiFranco in the Summer 2001. Other recent concert performances include the Celebrate Brooklyn Festival, the Fringe Festival, the IAM Black Music Conference, the African American Museum Project at the Smithsonian Institution, the Crossing Borders and North Sea Jazz Festivals in Holland, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, and Lehigh University. As a recording artist, Mr. Sundiata released his first CD, The Blue Oneness of Dreams, to critical acclaim on the Mouth AlmightyMercury record label. His second album, longstoryshort, was released on Righteous Babe Records in 2000.
These performances mark Sekou Sundiata's UMS debut. He will appear on Monday evening, January 20 at 8:00pm in Ann Arbors Michigan Theater in performance with his eponymous band under UMS auspices.
Rhodessa Jones {Director) is Co-Artistic Director of the San Francisco performance company, Cultural Odyssey. She is an actress, director, dancer, teacher, singer, and writer. Ms. Jones is also the Founder and Director of the award-winning Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women, which is a perfor?mance workshop that is designed to achieve personal and social transformation with incarcerated women. Her most recent solo performance, Hot Flashes, Power Surges, and Private Summers has recently toured to Anchorage, Alaska at Out North Contemp?orary Art House; Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center's Shimberg Theater; and Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven, CT. While in residence at Yale, Ms. Jones led workshops and conducted master classes for the MFA students. She also lectured at the African American Cultural Center at Yale University and was honored with a Master's Tea hosted by Faculty of the Yale School of Drama.
A series of lectures offered by Ms. Jones has helped her forge a place as a major social scientist of our time. Among these lectures are the following titles, Creative Survival, Creative Performance, Theater for the Twenty-First Century, and Women Saving Their Own Lives. In October 2002, she pro?vided the keynote speech at the Cabrillo College Women's Studies Conference and the Center Force Summit 2002 Conference, Inside-Out: Fostering Healthy Outcomes for the Incarcerated and Their Families. Her most recent directing credits include Deborah Edward's From Whores to Matriarchs and Will Power's The Gathering. Ms. Jones is currently a featured artist contributing to Building the Code: Understanding Community Based Arts in America, a research and publi?cation project sponsored by the National Performance Network.
Roberta Uno {Dramaturg) is a director and dramaturg whose work includes: dramaturg for Project 2050, director of Stop Kiss by
Diana Son, Clothes by Chitra Divakaruni, Unmerciful Good Fortune by Edwin Sanchez, the bodies between us by thuy le, Fly in West by Pearl Cleage, and Sheila's Day by Duma Ndlovu. She was the founding Artistic Director of the New WORLD Theater, a visionary cultural institution dedicated to works by artists of color, which she headed for 23 years. Her most recent book is The Color Of Theater: Race, Culture, and Contemporary Performance, which includes the performance text of Sekou Sundiata's Elijah. She has recently joined the Ford Foundation as the Program Officer for Arts and Culture.
Since the mid-1980s, Michael Mazzola's critically lauded lighting has been seen all over the US and Europe, in venues ranging from opera houses to circus tents to out?door amphitheaters. Beyond his work as res?ident lighting designer for Oregon Ballet Theatre, the two-time New York Dance and Performance Award-winning designer has created lighting for the Bebe Miller Company, for whom he has designed since 1986; Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Company; Steve Paxton and Lisa Nelson; Yoshiko Chuma; the multimedia symphony Babar composed by Raphael Mostel; as well as a large number of dance companies including Milwaukee Ballet, Nashville Ballet, AspenSanta Fe Ballet Company, Trinity Irish Dance Company and Hubbard Street Dance Company. Recent projects have included UDU, a work written by Sekou Sundiata with music by Craig Harris; and the scenic and lighting design for the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange's premiere of Uneasy Dances, celebrating the world of Leonard Bernstein at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. Recently, Mr. Mazzola was the Production Designer for Stars Of The New York City Ballet, perform?ing under the stars in a garden he designed especially for the event in the South of
France. Upcoming projects this season include a new work by Trey Mclntyre for Hubbard Street and North Carolina Dance Theatre.
Bill Toles (Sound Design and Co-Producer of Soundtrack) is a music producer and film?maker. He has done sound design, musical direction andor composing for Black Spectrum Films, Lisa Jones' Rodeo Caldonia, Ubu Theatre, NYSF, NEC, NPR Radio Theater, Amiri BarakaNew Federal Theater, New VoicesAaron Davis Hall, Crossroads Theater, Brown University's Rites & Reason TheaterAmerican Theater Festival, Diane MclntyreOlu Dara, Def Dance Jam, Judith Jackson, Latino Experimental Fantastic Theatre, and the Audelco Awards. He is currently collaborat?ing on Marlies Yeaby and Craig Harris' Brown Butterfly set to debut in 2003. He has scored several recent documentaries, includ?ing: Paul Robeson: Here I Stand, produced for PBSAmerican Masters (1999), directed by St. Clair Bourne and winner of the Strand Award for "Best Documentary" from the International Documentary Association; and Innocent Until Proven Guilty directed by Kirsten Johnson, which can be seen on the HBO Signature channel. As a producer, musical director, guitarist, tour producer, manager, and engineer, Toles has worked with Arrested Development, Me'Shell NdegeOcello, Caron Wheeler, Living Colour, Screaming Headless Torsos, Diana King, Atlantic Starr, Noel Pointer, The Black Rock Coalition Orchestra, Toshinobu Kubota, Word: Life Spoken Word Conference & CyberSimulcast, The Tongues of Fire Choir and Craig Harris and Sekou Sundiata's opera UDU. Last year Mr. Toles split duties engineering and performing with Sekou Sundiata on a USCanadian tour of 24 cities opening for Ani DiFranco. His film-direct?ing debut Wanderlust is set to premiere later this year.
Sage Marie Carter's (Projections Designer) theatrical credits include: Oo Bla Dee (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Broadway, Steppenwolf Theatre Company and BITE Festival, London), Miss Saigon (Big League Theatricals US National Tour), The Cripple of Inishmaan (The Joseph Papp Public Theatre), Missing Footage (The Helen Hayes Performing Arts Center), Having Our Say (Broadway, The McCarter Theatre, and the National Tour), Elvis Live and In Concert (Mid-South Coliseum and Pay-Per-View), Cakewalk (American Repertory Theatre), and Techno Sacre (Guggenheim Works & Process program). She is currently living in Brooklyn, New York working as a Projections Designer and Consultant.
MultiArts Projects & Productions (MAPP)
is a NYC-based arts organization dedicated to producing and sustaining performing artists as they develop multidisciplinary projects that raise questions about the com?plexities of our time. MAPP works in close collaboration with artists, arts organizations and other arts professionals to provide a holistic set of production services tailored to the specific nature and needs of each pro?ject. MAPP was founded in 1994 by Executive Director, Ann Rosenthal, and since 1998 has been co-directed by Ms. Rosenthal and Cathy Zimmerman. MAPP has managed and produced music, dance and theater projects by more than 40 artists from eight countries. In June 2000, MAPP introduced MAPP on Tour, to tour the pro?jects produced by MAPP and its artists. MAPP is currently developing the MAPP Residency Center for the Performing Arts to provide mid-career artists with the time and facilities to develop high-caliber work in a nurturing environment.
Special thanks to Lucille Clifton, Roberta Uno, and Georgiana Pickett.
blessing the boats is dedicated, with love and gratitude, to my inspirations: Katea Stitt, Maurine Knighton, Claude Johnson, Bill Terry, Sydney Inis and the woman with the cell phone.
There are many people who have made this work possi?ble in many different ways. Some of them influenced the creation and production of blessing the boats, others influenced my treatment and recovery from End Stage Renal Disease. But that is splitting hairs because the work is tied to my recovery. It is a vital part of it. My gratitude is complete and undying.
Aida Paige Ntianu Riddle Pamela Stitt Catherine Turnquest Rasikananda Das Virginia Myrtle Feaster Mattie Rice
Bill and luanita Feaster Dr. Khalid Butt Karen Farkas Dr. Suboh Saggi Dr. Brian Hoch YanNg
Hakimat Akinfeleye Liza B. Rombo Zoleka Adams Margaret Lawrence Talvin Wilks Mark Russell George C. Wolfe Jane Lazarre Bea ]i.iiHi Mike Adams Craig Harris Ani DiFranco
For further information about Sekou Sundiata and this project, contact:
MAPPMultiArts Projects & Productions, NYC www.multiartsprojects.com
Ann Rosenthal, Executive Director
Cathy Zimmerman, Co-Director
Jordana Phokompe, Projects Manager
Lisa Phillips, Director of Booking, MAPP on Tour
Web sites related to organ donation and transplantation:
Coalition on Donation www.shareyourlife.org
New York Organ Donor Network www.nyodn.org
National Minority Organ Tissue Transplant Education
Project (MOTTEP)
www.nationalmottep.org
National Council on Minority Education in Transplantation (COMET) www.transweb.orgcomet
TransWeb all about transplantation and donation www.TransWeb.org
James Redford Institute for Transplant Awareness www.jrifilms.org
National Kidney Foundation www.kidney.org
United Network of Organ Sharing www.unos.org
Association of Organ Procurement Organizations www.aopo.org
National Transplant Assistance Fund www.transplantfund.org
UMS
presents
Sekou Sundiata and Band
Sekou Sundiata, Band Leader, Spoken Vocals
Marc Cary, PianoKeyboards
Fred Cash, Bass Guitar
Damon DueWhite, Drums
Alan Burroughs, Guitar
Gina Breedlove, Vocals
with opening artists
Khary Kimani Turner
and Detroit's Black Bottom Collective
Khary Kimani Turner, Lead Vocals Karen Bennett, Vocals Tunesia Turner, Vocals Mark "Swami" Harper, Keyboards
Teduardo, Guitar
Kamau Davis, Bass
Djallo Djakate Keita, Drums
Program
Monday Evening, January 20 at 8:00 Michigan Theater Ann Arbor
Tonight's program will be announced by the artists from the stage.
46th Performances of the 124th Season
Ninth Annual
African-American
Series
The photographing or sound recording of this concert or possession of any device for such photographing or sound recording is prohibited.
The residency activities associated with this performance are presented with support from the University of Michigan as part of a special UMUMS part?nership that furthers a mutual commitment to education, creation and pre?sentation in the performing arts.
The educational activities associated with this performance are presented with support from the Whitney Fund, a supporting organization of the Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan. Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.
This is a Heartland Arts Fund Program, supported by the National Endowment for the Arts and Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.
Additional support provided by media sponsors WEMU 89.1 FM and Metro Times.
The Steinway piano used in this evening's performance is made possible by Hammell Music, Inc., Livonia, Michigan.
Special thanks to the UM Center for AfroAmerican and African Studies, UM Life Sciences Society and Values Program, Detroit Public Schools, Pioneer High School, Neutral Zone, InsideOut Literary Arts Project, ACCESS Cultural Arts Program, Detroit City-Wide Poets, UM Residential College, UM Association of Black Faculty, Administrators, Professionals and Staff, Gift of Life Minority Organ Tissue Transplant Education Program, and Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life.
Production and Tour representation for Sekou Sundiata and Band are provided by MAPPMultiArts Projects & Productions, NYC.
Large print programs are available upon request.
Please turn to page 33 in your program for Sekou Sundiata's complete biography.
This evening's performance marks Sekou Sundiata's fourth appearance under UMS auspices. He performed the solo role in this past weekend's performances oblessing the boats in Trueblood Theatre, written and conceived by Sekou Sundiata.
Gina Breedlove (Vocals), a Brooklyn native, is a singer, songwriter and actress who has toured nationally and internationally with her band and as featured vocalist for other artists. Ms. Breedlove's Broadway and regional theater credits include the original cast of The Lion King, Sheila's Day and
These Shoes__Gina will be performing this
summer as featured vocalist for jazz gui?tarist Ronnie Jordan at jazz festivals across the country.
Marc Cary (pianokeyboards) is one of the most inventive and unique keyboardists on the scene today. His musical expressions have taken many forms in his career. In the early 1990s, the Washington, DC-raised pianist was taken under the wing of vocalist Betty Carter and later became accompanist and musical director for Abbey Lincoln; receiving Grammy Nominations for his work with both Ms. Carter and Ms. Lincoln. After gigs with Roy Hargrove and Arthur Taylor, Mr. Cary became a leader in his own right, releasing a series of well-wrought acoustic trio albums on the Enja, Arabesque, and Jazzateria labels. Additionally, Marc Cary leads the Brazilian-based ensemble Indigenous People. In 2000, Mr. Cary was the winner of the First Annual BillboardBET "Best New Jazz Artist Award." Also known on the underground dance-
music scene as producer Marco Polo, Mr. Cary keeps many irons in the fire tradi?tional jazz, electronic jazz, dance music, world music, etc. Mr. Cary relishes in the multiple personalities of his musical identity: "I'm not moving away from the tradition...I'm expanding."
Damon DueWhite (drums, percussion) a native of Twin Oaks, Pennsylvania, a Philadelphia suburb, learned to play the drums at the age of six from his father. At the age of 14, he was playing in local bands in the Philadelphia and the New York Tri-State area. Prior to embarking on his first tour with the vocalist Roberta Flack in 1982, Mr. DueWhite attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Mr. DueWhite has performed andor recorded with Rachelle Ferrell, Joe, Chico DeBarge, Joan Osborne, George Duke, Branford Marsalis, Roberta Flack, Vernon Reid, Hugh Masekela, Miriam Makeba, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Chuck Berry, Alex Bugnon, Regina Carter, Nona Hendryx, Craig Harris, Johnny Clyde Copland, Johnnie Johnson, Onaje Allen Gumbs, Carla Cook, Jonathan Butler, Sarah Dash, Mick Taylor and Harry Belafonte. He recently completed the first US tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk. He has per?formed in a number of music festivals around the world, including the North Sea Jazz Festival, Montreaux Jazz Festival, Banlieues Bleues Festival in Paris, Montreal Jazz Festival, Long Beach Jazz Festival, Chicago Jazz Festival, Fort Meade Jazz Festival and the Capital Jazz Festival. Along with his countless performances in the US, Mr. DueWhite has toured Africa, Brazil, Japan, Europe, Canada and the Caribbean.
Detroit-based hip-hop, soul-poetry band, the Black Bottom Collective was started by Def Poetry semifinalist Khary Kimani Turner. The group takes its name from the legendary thriving Detroit neigh?borhood of the 1940s, '50s and '60s. Black Bottom Collective has shared stages with artists Talib Kweli, DJ Clue, Nappy Roots, and Stevie Wonder among others; and was a featured act at the 2002 Detroit Electronic Music Festival. Mr. Tuner has also opened for Jill Scott and performed with Dianne Reeves at the 2001 African World Festival. In addition, Mr. Turner has also published a poetry collection entitled Outta You: Early Selfoveractivism.
Tonight's performance marks the Black Bottom Collectives UMS debut.
Please turn to page 35 in your program for Bill Toles's complete biography.
Please turn to page 35 in your program for MultiArts Projects & Productions' (MAPP) complete biography.
Production
Bill Toles, Sound Engineer and Production Supervisor
For further information about Sekou Sundiata and this project, contact:
MAPPMultiArts Projects & Productions, NYC www.multiartsprojects.com
Ann Rosenthal, Executive Director
Cathy Zimmerman, Co-Director
Jordana Phokompe, Projects Manager
Lisa Phillips, Director of Booking, MAPP on Tour
experience
THE 2003 UMS WINTER SEASON
Please note that a com?plete listing of all UMS Educational activities will now be conveniently located within the concert program section of your program book. All Education activities are also posted on the UMS website at www.ums.org.
'Forest Health Services presents the 124th Annual Choral Union series.
Sweet Honey in the Rock with Toshi Reagon and Big Lovely
Friday, January 10, 8 p.m.
Michigan Theater
Sponsored by Pfizer.
Presented with support from the
National Endowment for the Arts.
Media Sponsors WEMU 89.1 FM and
WDET 101.9 FM.
Bill T. JonesArnie Zane
Dance Company
with the
Chamber Music Society
of Lincoln Center
featuring the
Orion String Quartet
Saturday, January 11,8 p.m. Sunday, January 12, 4 p.m. Power Center
The Saturday performance is sponsored
by Borders.
The Sunday performance is presented
with the generous support of Maurice
and Linda Binkow.
Related educational activities presented
with support from the Whitney Fund.
Funded in part by the National Dance
Project of the New England
Foundation for the Arts.
Media Sponsors WGTE 91.3 FM,
WDET 101.9 FM and Metro Times.
blessing the boats
A solo performance written and conceived by Sekou Sundiata Friday, January 17, 8 p.m. Saturday, January 18, 8 p.m. Sunday, January 19, 2 p.m. Trueblood Theatre Related educational activities presented with support from the Whitney Fund. Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. This is a Heartland Arts Fund program. Media Sponsor Michigan Radio.
Sekou Sundiata and Band
Monday, January 20, 8 p.m. Michigan Theater Co-presented with the UM Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives. Relaied educational activities presented with support from the Whitney Fund. Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. This is a Heartland Arts Fund program. Media Sponsors WEMU 89.1 FM and Metro Times.
Egberto Gismonti
Saturday, February 1, 8 p.m. Michigan Theater Presented with support from JazzNet. Media Sponsor WEMU 89.1 FM.
Michigan Chamber Players
Sunday, February 2, 4 p.m. Rackham Auditorium Complimentary Admission
Martha Clarke
Vienna: Lusthaus (revisited)
Martha Clarke, director and
choreographer Richard Peaslee, music Charles L. Mee, text Friday, February 7, 8 p.m. Saturday, February 8, 8 p.m. Power Center
Funded in part by the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts. Media Sponsors Michigan Radio and Metro Times.
Ying Quartet
Sunday, February 9,4 p.m. Rackham Auditorium Sponsored by Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. Media Sponsor WGTE 91.3 FM.
Dave Holland Quintet and New York Big Band
Dave Holland, bass Robin Eubanks, trombone Chris Potter, saxophones Steve Nelson, vibraphone &
marimba
Billy Kilson, drums Saturday, February 15, 8 p.m. Michigan Theater Sponsored by TIAA-CREF. Presented with support from the Wallace-Reader's Digest Funds. Additional support is provided by lazzNet.
Media Sponsors WEMU 89.1 FM, WDET 101.9 FM and Metro Times. Presented in conjunction with the 2003 UM Jazz Festival.
Eos Orchestra
The Celluloid Copland:
Copland's Music for the Movies
(performed with original films) Jonathan Sheffer, conductor Sunday, February 16, 4 p.m. Michigan Theater Sponsored by the CFI Group. Media Sponsor WGTE 91.3 FM.
Vienna Philharmonic
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Thursday, February 27, 8 p.m.
Detroit Opera House
This performance is co-presented with
the University of Michigan.
Media Sponsor WGTE 91.3 FM.
Royal Shakespeare Company Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor Rachel Kavanaugh, director Saturday, March 1, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 8, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 9, 1:30 p.m. Power Center
The Royal Shakespeare Company resi?dency is presented in association with the University Musical Society and the University of Michigan. Sponsored in part by Ford Motor Company Fund. Sponsored in part by Pfizer. Additional support is provided by The Power Foundation. Related educational activities presented with support from the Whitney Fund. Media Sponsor Michigan Radio.
Royal Shakespeare Company Shakespeare's Coriolanus David Farr, director Sunday, March 2, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 7, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 8, 1:30 p.m. Power Center
The Royal Shakespeare Company resi?dency is presented in association with the University Musical Society and the University of Michigan. Sponsored in part by Ford Motor Company Fund. Sponsored in part by Pfizer. Additional support is provided by The Power Foundation. Related educational activities presented with support from the Whitney Fund. Media Sponsor Michigan Radio.
Royal Shakespeare Company Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children A new dramatization by Salman Rushdie, Simon Reade and
Tim Supple
Wednesday, March 12, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 13, 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 14, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 15, 1:30 p.m.
& 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 16,1:30 p.m. Power Center
The Royal Shakespeare Company resi?dency is presented in association with the University Musical Society and the University of Michigan. Sponsored in part by Ford Motor Company Fund. Sponsored in part by Pfizer. Additional support is provided by The Power Foundation.
Presented with support from the Ford Foundation.
Related educational activities presented with support from the Whitney Fund. Media Sponsor Michigan Radio.
Alban Berg Quartet
Monday, March 3, 8 p.m. Rackham Auditorium Sponsored by Bank of Ann Arbor Media Sponsor WGTE 91.3 FM.
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor Catherine Malfitano, soprano Alexander Neander and Wolfram von Bodecker, mimes Thursday, March 6,8 p.m. Michigan Theater Sponsored by DaimlerChrysler Corporation Fund.
This performance is co-presented with the University of Michigan. Media Sponsor WGTE 91.3 FM.
UMS Choral Union
Wind Ensemble of the Greater Lansing Symphony Orchestra Thomas Sheets, conductor Janice Beck, organ Saturday, March 22, 8 p.m. Pease Auditorium
Kodo
Monday, March 24, 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, 8 p.m. Michigan Theater Media Sponsor WDET 101.9 FM and Metro Times.
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano
Malcolm Martineau, piano Friday, March 28, 8 p.m. Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre Sponsored by TIAA-CREF.
Takacs Quartet and Muzsikas
Saturday, March 29, 8 p.m. Rackham Auditorium Sponsored by Learning Express-Michigan. Media Sponsor WGTE 91.3 FM.
Muzsikas
Featuring Marta Sebestyen Sunday, March 30, 4 p.m. Rackham Auditorium Co-presented with the Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs. Media Sponsor WDET 101.9 FM.
Evening at the Apollo
Friday, April 4, 8 p.m.
Michigan Theater
Saturday, April 5, 8 p.m.
Detroit Opera House
The Friday performance is sponsored
by Bank One.
The Saturday performance is
sponsored by Borders.
These performances are co-presented
with the University of Michigan and
presented in partnership with The Arts
League of Michigan.
Related educational activities presented
with support from the Whitney Fund.
Presented with support from the
National Endowment for the Arts.
Media Sponsors WEMU 89.1 FM and
Metro Times.
Bach Collegium Japan Bach's St. Matthew Passion
Masaaki Suzuki, conductor Wednesday, April 9, 7:30 p.m. St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
Matthias Goerne, baritone
Eric Schneider, piano Thursday, April 10, 8 p.m. Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre Sponsored by National City Bank.
Afro-Brazilian Dance Party
Saturday, April 12, 9 p.m. EMU Convocation Center Co-sponsored by Sesi Lincoln Mercury Volvo Mazda.
Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. Media Sponsors WEMU 89.1 FM and Metro Times.
An Evening with Audra McDonald Audra McDonald and Trio Ted Sperling, music director and piano
Peter Donovan, bass Dave Ratajczak, drums Friday, April 18, 8 p.m. Michigan Theater Presented with the generous support of Robert and Pearson Macek. Additional support provided by JazzNet. Media Sponsor WEMU 89.1 FM.
Gabrieli Consort and
Players
Bach's St. John Passion
Paul McCreesh, music director Saturday, April 19, 8 p.m. Michigan Theater Media Sponsor WGTE 91.3 FM.
The Hilliard Ensemble Morimur
Christoph Poppen, violin Thursday, May 1, 8 p.m. St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
EDUCATION & AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT
Considered one of the top performing arts educational programs in the country, UMS strives to illuminate the performing arts through education and community engagement, offering audiences a multitude of opportunities to make connections and deepen their understanding of the arts.
UMS Community Education Program
The following activities enlighten and inform audiences about the artists, art forms, ideas, and cultures presented by UMS. Details about specific 0203 educational activities will be announced closer to each event. For more information about adult education or community events, please visit the website at www.ums.org, email umsed@umich.edu, or call 734.647.6712.
Artist Interviews
These interviews engage the leading art-makers of our time in conversations about their body of work, their upcoming performance, and the process of creating work for the world stage.
Master Classes
Master classes are unique opportunities to see, hear, and feel the creation of an art form. Through participation andor observation, individuals gain insight into the process of art making and training.
Study Clubs
Led by local experts and educators, UMS Study Clubs offer audiences the opportunity to gain deeper understanding of a particular text, artist, or art form. The study clubs are designed to give a greater appreciation of a specific subject matter within the context of the performance.
Essential Primers
This series is designed for seasoned concert-goers as well as new audiences. Each "primer" is designed to build and deepen basic under?standing about a particular art form.
PREPs and Lectures
Pre-performance talks (PREPs) and lectures prepare audiences for upcoming performances.
Meet the Artists
Immediately following many performances, UMS engages the artist and audience in conversation about the themes and meanings within the performance, as well as the creative process.
Immersions
A series of events focused on a theme, culture, art form, or artist that may include master classes, films, panels and community engage?ment events. 20022003 Immersions include Abbey Theatre of Ireland: Euripides' Medea and Brazilian Dance and Music.
Artists-in-Residence
Many artists remain in Michigan beyond their performances for short periods of time to deepen the connection to communities throughout the region. Artists teach, create, and meet with community groups, university units, and schools while in residence. For the 0203 season, major residencies include the Bolshoi Ballet, Sekou Sundiata, and the Royal Shakespeare Company.
UMS YOUTH, TEEN, AND FAMILY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
UMS has a special commitment to educat?ing the next generation. A number of programs are offered for K-12 students, educators, and families to further develop understanding and exposure to the arts. For information about the Youth, Teen, and Family Education Program, visit the website at www.ums.org, email umsyouth@umich.edu, or call 734.615.0122.
Youth Performance Series
Designed to enhance the K-12 curriculum, UMS Youth Performances cover the full spec?trum of world-class dance, music, and theater. Schools attending youth performances receive UMS's nationally recognized study materials that connect the performance to the classroom curriculum. The 20022003 Youth Performance Series features:
Tamango and Urban Tap Herbie Hancock Quartet Sweet Honey in the Rock Sphinx Competition -free! Kodo
Teachers who wish to be added to the youth performance mailing list should call 734.615.0122 or email umsyouth@umich.edu,
The Youth Education Program is sponsored by
Teacher Workshop Series
As part of UMS's ongoing effort to incorporate the arts into the classroom, local and national arts educators lead in-depth teacher workshops designed to increase educators' facility to teach through and about the arts. UMS is in partner?ship with the Ann Arbor Public Schools as part of the Kennedy Center's Partners in Education Program. This year's Kennedy Center work?shops are:
Harlem with Kimberli Boyd Living Pictures: A Theatrical Technique for Learning Across the Curriculum with Sean Layne
Workshops focusing on UMS Youth Performances are:
The Steps and Rhythms of Urban Tap with Susan Filipiak Kodo: An Introduction to Japanese Percussion with Michael Gould
For information or to register for a workshop, please call 734.615.0122 or email umsyouth@ umich.edu.
First Acts Program
The First Acts Program provides opportunities for students in grades 4-12 to attend select evening and weekend performances with $6 tickets and reimbursed transportation costs. This year's First Acts roster includes Abbey Theatre of Ireland: Euripides' Medea, Orquestra de Sao Paulo, Gidon Kremer and Friends, Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra Holiday Concert, Ying Quartet, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Muzsikas, and Bach Collegium Japan per?forming Bach's St. Matthew Passion.
For more information, please call 734.615.0122 or email umsyouth@umich.edu.
Special Discounts for Teachers and Students to Public Performances
UMS offers group discounts to schools attending evening and weekend performances not offered through the First Acts Program. Please call the Group Sales Coordinator at 734.763.3100 for more information.
The Kennedy Center Partnership
UMS and the Ann Arbor Public Schools are members of the Kennedy Center Partners in Education Program. Selected because of its demonstrated commitment to the improve?ment of education in and through the arts, the partnership team participates in collabo?rative efforts to make the arts integral to edu?cation and creates professional development opportunities for educators.
Family Programming
These one-hour or full-length performances and activities are designed especially for chil?dren and families. UMS provides child-friendly, informational materials prior to family performances.
RESTAURANT & LODGING PACKAGES
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Celebrate in style with dinner and a show! A delectable meal followed by priority, reserved seating at a performance by world-class artists sets the stage for a truly elegant evening. Add luxury accommodations to the package and make it a perfect getaway. UMS is pleased to announce its cooperative ven?tures with the following local establishments:
The Artful Lodger Bed & Breakfast
1547 Washtenaw Avenue Call 734.769.0653 for reservations Join Ann Arbor's most theatrical host and hostess, Fred & Edith Leavis Bookstein, for a weekend in their massive stone house built in the mid-1800s for UM 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!
Gratzi Restaurant
326 South Main Street Call 888.456.DINE for reservations Dinner package includes guaranteed reserva?tions for a preor post-performance dinner (any selection from the special package menu plus a non-alcoholic beverage) and reserved "A" seats on the main floor at the performance. Packages are available for select performances.
Vitosha Guest Haus
1917 Washtenaw Avenue
Call 734.741.4969 for reservations
Join proprietors Christian and Kei Constantinov
for afternoon tea, feather duvets and owls in
the rafters in their expansive stone chalet
home. Catering to "scholars, artists and the
world-weary," this historic complex features
old English style decor, 10 guest rooms, each with their own private bath and many with a gas fireplace, a neo-Gothic parsonage, coach house tearoom, and a Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired church. The Vitosha Guest Haus also offers group discount rates and can accom?modate conferences, musical and performing arts events, weddings and family celebrations. Call to inquire about special package prices.
UMS PREFERRED RESTAURANT PROGRAM
Visit and enjoy these fine area restaurants. Join us in thanking them for their generous support of UMS.
Arbor Brewing Co.
114 East Washington 734.213.1393 Award-winning brewpub featuring a full bar and menu. Casual downtown dining. Smokeless restaurant and bar. Private parties for 25-150.
Bella Ciao Trattoria
118 West Liberty 734.995.2107 Known for discreet dining with an air of casual elegance, providing simple and elaborate regional Italian dishes for you and your guests' pleasure. Reservations accepted. www.bellaciao.com.
Blue Nile
221 East Washington Street 734.998.4746 Join us for an authentic dining adventure to be shared and long remembered. Specializing in poultry, beef, lamb and vegetarian specialties. Outstanding wine and beer list. http:annarbor.org.pages.bluenile.html
Cafe Marie
1759 Plymouth Road 734.662.2272 Distinct and delicious breakfast and lunch dishes, creative weekly specials. Fresh-squeezed juice and captivating cappuccinos! A sunny, casual, smoke-free atmosphere. Take out available.
The Chop House
322 South Main Street 888.456.DINE Ann Arbor's newest taste temptation. An elite American Chop House featuring U.S.D.A. prime beef, the finest in Midwestern grain-fed meat, and exceptional premium wines in a refined, elegant setting. Open nightly, call for reservations.www.thechophouserestaurant.com
D'Amato's Neighborhood Restaurant
102 South First Street 734.623.7400 D'Amato's Italian Restaurant (corner First St. & Huron) is casual dining at its best. Classic and contemporary Italian cuisine. Premium wines by the glass, international design. Piano Bar Thursday-Saturday. 'Four stars' by the Detroit Free Press, 9 out of 10 by the Ann Arbor News, open 7 days, moderate prices. www.damatos.com.
Just downstairs is Goodnite Grace Jazz & Martini bar featuring talented local jazz groups and the best martinis in town. Never a cover or minimum, always great entertainment.
The Earle
121 West Washington 734.994.0211 French and Italian dining, offering fresh fish, pastas, duck and beef tenderloin accompa?nied by our house-made desserts. Wine Spectator's "Best of Award of Excellence" 1991-2002.
Gratzi
326 South Main Street 888.456.DINE Celebrated, award-winning Italian cuisine served with flair and excitement. Sidewalk and balcony seating. Open for lunch and dinner. Reservations accepted, www.gratzirestaurant.com
The Kerrytown Bistro
At the corner of 4th Avenue and Kingsley Street in Kerrytown 734.994.6424 The Kerrytown Bistro specializes in fine French Provincial inspired cuisine, excellent wines and gracious service in a relaxed, intimate atmosphere. Hours vary, reservations accepted.
La Dolce Vita
322 South Main Street 734.669.9977 Offering the finest in after-dinner pleasures. Indulge in the delightful sophistication of gourmet desserts, fancy pastries, cheeses, fine wines, ports, sherries, martinis, rare scotches, hand-rolled cigars and much more. Open nightly, www.msventures.com
Palio
347 South Main Street 888.456.DINE Zestful country Italian cooking, fresh flavors inspired daily. Featuring the best rooftop seating in town. Open for dinner nightly. Reservations accepted, large group space available, www.paliorestaurant.com
Real Seafood Company
341 South Main Street 888.456.DINE As close to the world's oceans as your taste can travel. Serving delightfully fresh seafood and much more. Open for lunch and dinner. Reservations accepted. www.realseafoodcorestaurant.com
Red Hawk Bar & Grill
316 South State Street 734.994.4004 Neighborhood bar & grill in campus historic district, specializing in creative treatments of traditional favorites. Full bar, with a dozen beers on tap. Lunch and dinner daily. Weekly specials. Smoke-free. No reservations.
Weber's Restaurant
3050 Jackson Avenue 734.665.3636 Weber's casual-to-elegant atmosphere and fine American cuisine features their famous prime ribs of beef, live lobster, aged steaks and jet-fresh seafood.
Zanzibar
216 South State Street 734.994.7777 Contemporary American food with Mediterranean & Asian influences. Full bar featuring classic and neo-classic cocktails, thoughtfully chosen wines and an excellent selection of draft beer. Spectacular desserts. Lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch and outside dining. Space for private and semi-private gatherings up to 120. Smoke-free. Reservations encouraged.
UMS DELICIOUS EXPERIENCES
Back by popular demand, friends of UMS are hosting a variety of dining events to raise funds for our nationally recognized education programs. Thanks to the generosity of the hosts, all proceeds from these delight?ful dinners go to support these important activities. Treat yourself, give a gift of tickets, or come alone and meet new people! For more information or to receive a brochure, call 734.936.6837.
UMSsupport
UMS volunteers are an integral part of the success of our organi?zation. There are many areas in which volunteers can lend their expertise and enthusiasm. We would like to welcome you to the UMS family and involve you in our exciting programming and activities. We rely on volunteers for a vast array of activities, including staffing the edu?cation residency activities, assisting in artist services and mailings, escorting students for our popular youth performances and a host of other projects. Call 734.936.6837 to request more information.
ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The 48-member UMS Advisory Committee serves an important role within UMS. From ushering for our popular Youth Performances to coordinating annual fundraising events, such as the Ford Honors Program gala and "Delicious Experiences" dinners, to marketing Bravo!, UMS's award-winning cookbook, the Committee brings vital volunteer assistance and financial sup?port to our ever-expanding educational pro?grams. If you would like to become involved with this dynamic group, please call 734.936.6837 for more information.
SPONSORSHIP & ADVERTISING Advertising
When you advertise in the UMS program book you gain season-long visibility among ticket-buyers while enabling an important tradition of providing audiences with the detailed pro?gram notes, artist biographies, and program descriptions that are so important to perform?ance experience. Call 734.647.4020 to learn how your business can benefit from advertising in the UMS program book.
Sponsorship
As a UMS corporate sponsor, your organiza?tion comes to the attention of an educated, diverse and growing segment of not only Ann Arbor, but all of southeastern Michigan. You make possible one of our community's cultural treasures, and also receive numerous benefits from your investment. For example, UMS offers you a range of programs that, depending on your level of support, provide a unique venue for:
? Enhancing corporate image
? Cultivating clients
? Developing business-to-business relationships
? Targeting messages to specific demographic groups
? Making highly visible links with arts and education programs
Recognizing employees
Showing appreciation for loyal customers
For more information, please call 734.647.1176.
INTERNSHIPS & COLLEGE WORK-STUDY
Internships with UMS provide experience in performing arts administration, mar?keting, publicity, promotion, production and arts education. Semesterand year-long internships are available in many of UMS's departments. For more information, please call 734.615.1444.
Students working for UMS as part of the College Work-Study program gain valuable experience in all facets of arts management including concert promotion and marketing, fundraising, arts education, event planning and production. If you are a University of Michigan student who receives work-study financial aid and who is interested in working at UMS, please call 734.615.1444.
USHERS
Without the dedicated service of UMS's Usher Corps, our events would not run as smoothly as they do. Ushers serve the essential functions of assisting patrons with seating, distributing program books and pro?viding that personal touch which sets UMS events above others.
The UMS Usher corps comprises over 400 individuals who volunteer their time to make your concert-going experience more pleasant and efficient. The all-volunteer group attends an orientation and training session each fall or winter. Ushers are responsible for working at every UMS performance in a specific venue for the entire concert season.
If you would like information about becoming a UMS volunteer usher, call the UMS usher hotline at 734.913.9696.
SUPPORT FOR THE UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
This performance--and all of UMS's nationally recognized artistic and educational pro?grams--would not be possible without the generous support of the community. UMS gratefully acknowledges the following individuals, businesses, foundations and government agencies--and those who wish to remain anonymous--and extends its deepest gratitude for their support. This list includes current donors as of November 1, 2002. Every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. Please call 734.647.1178 with any errors or omissions.
SOLOISTS $25,000 or more
Randall and Mary Pittman Philip and Kathleen Power
MAESTROS $10,000-$24,999
Carl and Isabelle Brauer Dr. Kathleen G. Charla Peter and Jill Corr Ronnie and Sheila Cressvvell Hal and Ann Davis Jim and Millie Irwin Robert and Pearson Macek Tom and Debby McMullen Ann Meredith Charlotte McGeoch
VIRTUOSI $7,500-$9,999
Maurice and Linda Binkow Beverley and Gerson Geltner Prudence and Amnon Rosenthal Edward and Natalie Surovell Marina and Robert Whitman
CONCERTMASTERS $5,000-$7,499
Michael Allemang
Herb and Carol Amster
Douglas D. Crary
Dennis Dahlmann
David and Phyllis Herzig
Dr. Toni Hoover
Doug and Gay Lane
Leo and Kathy Legatski
Paul and Ruth McCracken
Gilbert Omenn and Martha Darling
Erik and Carol Serr
Loretta M. Skewes
Lois A. Theis
Ann and Clayton Wilhite
PRODUCERS $3,500-$4,999
Kathy Benton and Robert Brown
David and Pat Clyde
Katharine and Jon Cosovich
Michael and Sara Frank
Debbie and Norman Herbert
Shirley Y. and Thomas E. Kauper
Charles H. Nave
Don and Judy Dow Rumelhart
Herbert Sloan
Lois and John Stegeman
LEADERS 52,500-53,499
Bob and Martha Ause
Emily W. Bandera, M.D.
Bradford and Lydia Bates
Raymond and anet Bernreuter
Barbara Everitt Bryant
Edward and Mary Cady
Maurice and Margo Cohen
Mr. Ralph Conger
Mr. Michael J. and Dr. Joan S. Crawford
Jack and Alice Dobson
Jim and Patsy Donahey
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Evans
Ken and Penny Fischer
John and Esther Floyd
Ilene H. Forsyth
Betty-Ann and Daniel Gilliland
Sue and Carl Gingles
Jeffrey B. Green
Linda and Richard Greene
Carl and Charlene Herstein
Janet Woods Hoobler
John and Patricia Huntington
Keki and Alice Irani
Robert and Gloria Kerry
Dorian R. Kim
Paula and Henry Lederman
Marc and Jill Lippman
Judy and Roger Maugh
Neil and Suzanne McGinn
Mrs. Charles Overberger (Betty)
Jim and Bonnie Reece
John and Dot Reed
Barbara A. Anderson and
John H. Romani Maya Savarino James and Nancy Stanley Don and Carol Van Curler Mrs. Francis V.Viola III Don and Toni Walker B. Joseph and Mary White
PRINCIPALS $l,000-$2,499
Dr. and Mrs. Gerald Abrams
Mrs. Gardner Acklcy
Jim and Barbara Adams
Michael and Marilyn Agin
Bernard and Kaquel Agranoff
Jonathan W. T. Ayers
Essel and Menakka Bailey
Lcsli and Christopher Ballard
Dr. and Mrs. Robert Bartlett
Astrid B. Beck and David Noel Freedman
Ralph P. Bcebe
Patrick and Maureen Belden
Harry and Betty Benford
Ruth Ann and Stuart J. Bergstein
L. S. Berlin
Philip C. Berry
Suzanne A. and Frederick J. Beutler
loan Akers Binkow
Elizabeth and Giles G. Bole
Howard and Margaret Bond
Bob and Sue Bonficld
Laurence and Grace Boxer
Dale and Nancy Briggs
Virginia Sory Brown
leannine and Robert Buchanan
Robert and Victoria Buckler
Lawrence and Valerie Bullen
Mr. and Mrs. Richard . Burstein
Letitia J. Byrd
Amy and Jim Byrne
Betty Byrne
Barbara and Albert Cain
lean W. Campbell
Michael and Patricia Campbell
Thomas and Marilou Capo
Kdwin and Judith Carlson
Jean and Kenneth Casey
Janet and Bill Cassebaum
Anne Chase
James S. Chen
Don and Berts Chisholm
Janice A. Clark
Mr. and Mrs. John Alden Clark
Leon and Heidi Cohan
Carolyn and L. Thomas Conlin
Jim and Connie Cook
Jane Wilson Coon
Anne and Howard Cooper
Hugh and Elly Cooper
Paul N. Courant and Marta A. Manildi
Malcolm and Juanita Cox
George and Connie Cress
Kathleen Crispell and Thomas Porter
Judy and Bill Crookcs
Peter and Susan Darrow
Pauline and Jay J. De Lay
Lloyd and Genie Dethloff
Lorenzo DiCarlo and
Sally Stegcman DiCarlo Macdonald and Carolin Dick Steve and Lori Director
Molly and Bill Dobson
AlDodds
Elizabeth A. Doman
Dr. and Mrs. Theodore E. Dushane
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Edman
Martin and Rosalie Edwards
Charles and Julia Eisendrath
Leonard and Madeline Eron
Bob and Chris Euritt
Claudine Farrand and Daniel Moerman
Eric Fearon and Kathy Cho
David and Jo-Anna Featherman
Yi-tsi M. and Albert Feuerwerker
Mrs. Gerald J. Fischer (Beth B.)
Ray and Patricia Fit2gcrald
Bob and Sally Fleming
Otto and Lourdes E. Gago
Marilyn G. Gallatin
Bernard and Enid Galler
Marilyn Tsao and Steve Gao
Charles and Rita Gelman
James and Cathie Gibson
William and Ruth Gilkey
Drs. Sid Gilman and Carol Barbour
Richard and Cheryl Ginsburg
Paul and Anne Glendon
Alvia G. Golden and
Carroll Smith-Rosenberg Elizabeth Needham Graham Frances Greer John and Helen Griffith Leslie and Mary Ellen Guinn Julian and Diane I lull Robert M. and Joan F. Howe Dr. H. David and Dolores Humes Ann D. Hungerman Susan and Martin Hurwitz Stuart and Maureen Isaac Wallic and Janet Jeffries Timothy and Jo Wiese Johnson Robert L. and Beatrice H. Kahn Herbert Katz
Richard and Sylvia Kaufman David and Sally Kennedy Connie and Tom Kinnear Diane Kirkpatrick Jim and Carolyn Knake Victoria F. Kohl and Thomas Tecco Samuel and Marilyn Krimm Amy Sheon and Marvin Krislov Bud and Justine Kulka Ko and Sumiko Kurachi Barbara and Michael Kusisto Jill M. 1 .iii.i and David S. Bach Ted and Wendy Lawrence Laurie and Robert LaZebnik Peter U'c and Clara Hwang Carolyn and Paul Lichter Evic and Allen Lichter Lawrence and Rebecca Lohr Leslie and Susan Loomans John and Cheryl MacKrell Sally and Hill Martin Natalie Matovinovic Chandler and Mary Matthews
Susan M ( I.in,ih.in and
Bill Zimmerman
Joseph McCune and Georgiana Sanders Rebecca McGowan and
Michael IS. Staebler Ted and Barbara Meadows Andy and Candice Mitchell Therese M. Molloy Lester and Jeanne Monts Grant W. Moore Alan and Sheila Morgan Julia S. Morris
Brian and Jacqueline Morton Cruse W. and Virginia Patton Moss Eva I.. Mueller
Martin Neuliep and I'atricia Pancioli M. Haskcll and Jan Barney Newman William and Deanna Newman Eulalie Nohrden Marylcn and Harold Oberman Dr. and Mrs. Frederick C. O'Dcll Mrs. William B. Palmer William C. Parkinson Dory and John D. Paul Margaret and Jack Pctersen Elaine and Bertram Pitt Eleanor and Peter Pollack Donald H. Regan and Elizabeth Axelson Ray and Ginny Reilly Maria and Rusty Restuccia Kenneth J. Robinson Dr. and Mrs. Irving Rose Mrs. Doris E. Rowan Dr. Nathaniel H. Rowe James and Adriennc Rudolph Craig and Jan Ruff Alan and Swanna Salticl Dick and Norma Sams Mceyung and Charles R. Schmitter Mrs. Richard C. Schneider Sue Schroeder
Steven R. and Jennifer L. Schwartz Dr. John J. M. Schwarz Janet and Michael Shatusky Helen and George Siedel Donald C. and Jean M. Smith Susan M. Smith Carol and Irving Smokier Curt and Gus Stager Gus and Andrea Stager David and Ann Staigcr Michael and Jcannettc Bittar Stern Victor and Marlene Stocfflcr Jan and Nub Turner Susan B. Ullrich
Joyce A. Urba and David J. Kinsclla Michael L. Van Tassel Elly Wagner Florence S. Wagner John Wagner
Willes and Kathleen Weber Karl and Karen Weick Robert O. and Darragh H. Weisman Angela and Lyndon Welch Marcy and Scott Westcrman
Principals, continued
Roy and JoAn Wetzel Harry C. White and Esther R.
Redmount
Iris and Fred Whitehouse Max Wicha and
Sheila Crowlcy Marion T. Wirick and
James N. Morgan Phyllis B. Wright Paul Yhouse Ed and Signe Young Gerald B. and
Mary Kay Zelenock
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Dr. and Mrs. Robert G. Aldrich Michael and sn.in Alexander Anastasios Alexiou Dr. and Mrs. David G. Anderson Dr. and Mrs. Rudi Ansbachcr Elaine and Ralph Anthony Janet and Arnold Aronoff Norman E. Barnctt Mason and Helen Barr Lois and David Ham Tom and Judith Batay-Csorba Dr. Wolfgang and Eva Bernhard John Blankley and
Maureen Folcy Tom and Cathie Blocm Jane Bloom, MD and
William L. Bloom Charles and Linda Borgsdorf David and Sharon Brooks Morton B. and Raya Brown Sue and Noel Buckner Trudy and Jonathan Bulkley Dr. Frances E. Bull H. D. Cameron
Douglas and Marilyn Campbell Bruce and Jean Carlson Jack and Wendy Carman Marshall and Janice Can Carolyn M. Carty and
Thomas H. Haug Tsun and Siu Ying Chang Hubert and Ellen Cohen Clifford and Laura Craig Jean Cunningham and
Fawwaz Ulaby Roderick and Mary Ann Daanc Delia DiPictro and
Jack Wagoner, M.D. Patricia Enns Ms. Julie A. Erhardt Stefan S. and Ruth S. Fajans Dr. and Mrs. S.M. Farhat Dr. and Mrs. John A. Faulkner Dede and Oscar Feldman Dr. and Mrs. James Fcrrara Sidney and Jean Fine Carol Fincrman Clare M. Fingerle Herschel Fink
John and Karen Fischer
Guillermo Flores
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Ford
Phyllis W. Foster
Betsy Foxman and
Michael Bochnke Dr. Ronald Freedman Professor and
Mrs. David M. Gates Drs. Steve Geiringcr and
Karen Bantel
Thomas and Barbara Gelchrter Beverly Gershowitz Cozette Grabb
Dr. and Mrs. Lazar J. Greenfield David and Kay Gugala Carl and Julia Guldberg Don P. Haefner and
Cynthia J. Stewart Mr. and Mrs. Elmer F. Hamcl Robert and Jean Harris Paul Hysen and Jeanne Harrison Clifford and Alice Hart Jeannine and Gary Hayden Henry R and Lucia Hcinold Mrs. W.A. Hiltncr Louise Hodgson John ! I. and
Maurita Peterson Holland Drs. Linda Samuelson and
Joel Howell
Eileen and Saul Hymans John and Grctchen Jackson Jean Jacobson Jim and Dale Jerome Emily Kennedy John Kennedy Dick and Pat King Hermine R. Klingler Philip and Kathryn Klintworth Joseph and Maritynn Kokoszka Charles and Linda Koopmann Lee and Tcddi Landcs Mr. John K. Lawrence Mr. and Mrs. Fernando S. Leon facquclinc II. I i-wis Daniel Little and
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Piotr Michalowski Jeanctte and Jack Miller Myrna and Newell Miller Cyril Moscow Edward C. Nelson Roy and Winnifred Pierce Stephen and Bettina Pollock Rick Price
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Jonathan Allen Cohn Rudolph and Sue Reichert Molly Resnik and John Martin
11. Robert and Kristin Reynolds Jay and Machrce Robinson Peter C. Schabcrg and
Norma J. Amrhcin Rosalie and David Schottcnfcld Juliannc and Michael Shea Thomas and Valeric Yova Sheets 1 toward and Aliza Shevrin Pat Shure
Frances U. and Scott K. Simonds Irma J. Sklenar Alene and Stephanie Smith Lloyd and Ted St. Antoinc lames Steward and Jay Pekala lefTStoller Prof. Louis J. and
Cilennis M. Stout Dr. and Mrs. Stanley Strasius Charlotte B. Sundelson Hob and Betsy Teeter Elizabeth H. Thieme William C. Tyler Dr. Sheryl S. Ulin and
Dr. Lynn T. Schachinger Dr. and Mrs. Samuel C. Ursu Charlotte Van Curler Jack and Marilyn van der Vcldc Mary Vandcn Belt Kale and Chris Vaughan Joyce L. Watson and
Martin Warshaw Robin and Harvey Wax Phil and Nancy Wcdcmcycr Raoul Wcisman and
Ann Friedman Dr. Steven W. Wcrns Brymcr Williams Max and Mary Wisgerhof Dean Karen Wolff J. D. and Joyce Woods David and April Wright
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$250-$499
Jesus and
Benjamin Acosta-Hughcs Tin and l.eah Adams Dr. Dorit Adlcr Robert Ainsworth Mr. and Mrs. Roy I. Albert Helen and David Aminoff David and Katie Andrea Harlenc and Henry Appclman Jeff and Deborah Ash Mr. and Mrs. Arthur ). Ashe, III Dwight T. Ashley Dan and Monica Atkins Erie M. and Nancy Aupperle Robert L Baird
I jurence R. and Barbara K. Baker Lisa and Jim Baker Barbara and Daniel Balbach I'aulctt Banks John R. Barcham David and Monika Barera Mrs. Jcrc M. Bauer Clary Bcckman and Karla Taylor
Professor and Mrs. I r I in:-.
Ulondal Hengtsson Dr. and Mrs. Ronald M. Benson Joan and Rodney Bent. James A. Bergman and
Penelope Horn me) Steven J. Bernstein Donald and Roberta Blitz David and Martha Bloom Dr. and Mrs. Bogdasarian Victoria C. Botek and William
M. Ed wards
Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Bozell Paul and Anna Bradley June and Donald R. Brown Donald and Lcla Bryant Margaret E. Bunge Susan and Oliver Cameron Margot Campos Jeannette and Robert Carr Dr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Ccrny Thomas Champagne and
Stephen Savage Dr. Kyung and Young Cho Robert J. Cierniewski Reginald and Beverly Ciokajlo Brian and Cheryl Clarkson Nan and Bill Conlin Merle and Mary Ann Crawford Peter C. and Lindy M. Cubba Richard J. Cunningham Marcia A. Dalbcy Ruth E. Date Dr. and
Mrs. Charles W. Davenport Ed and Ellic Davidson Peter A. and Norma Davis ohn and Jean Debbink HIcna and Nicholas Dclbanco Richard and Sue Dempscy Elizabeth Dexter lack and Claudia Dixon Judy and Sieve Dobson Heather and Stuart Dombey Dr. Edward F. Domino Thomas and Esther Donahue John Dryden and Diana Raimi Rhetaugh Graves Dumas Swati Dutta Dr. Alan S. Eiser Judge and Mrs. S. J. Elden Ethel and Sheldon Ellis Mr. John VV.Etsweiler.ilI Mark and Karen Ealahec Elly and Harvey Falit Dr. John W. Farah Drs. Michael and
Bonnie Fauman Joseph and Nancy Fcrrario Karl and Sara Fiegenschuh Dr. James F. Filgas Susan Fitipiak
Swing City Dance Studio C. Peter and Ucv A. Fischer Gerald B. and
Catherine L Fischer Susan R. Fisher and
John W. Waidlcy Howard and Margaret Fox Jason I. Fox Lynn A. Freeland Dr. Leon and Marcia Friedman Lcla J. Fucster
Mr. and Mrs. William Pulton Harriet and Daniel Fusfcld Deborah and Henry Gerst Elmer G. Gilbert and
Lois M. Verbrugge Matthew and Debra Gildea James and Janet Gilsdorf Maureen and David Ginsburg Albert and Almeda Girod Irwin Goldstein and
Martha Mayo William and Sally Goshorn Enid M. Gosling Charles and Janet Goss Michael L Gowing Maryanna and
Dr. William H. Graves, III Jerry M. and Mary K. Gray l.ila and Hob Green Victoria Green and
Matthew Toschlog Sandra Gregcrman Bill and Louise Gregory Raymond and Daphne M. Grew Mark and Susan Griffin Werner H.Grilk Dick and Marion Gross Bob and Jane Grover Susan and ohn Halloran Claribcl Halstead Yoshiko Hamano Tom Hammond Ixiurdes S. Bastos Hansen David B. and Colleen M. Hanson Martin D. and Connie D. Harris Nina E. llauser
Kenneth and Jeanne Heiningcr Paula B. Hencken and
George C. Collins J. Lawrence and
Jacqueline Stearns Hi-nkcl Dr. and Mrs. Keith S. Henley Kathy and Rudi Hentschel Mr. and Mrs. William B. Holmes John I. HritzJr. Jane H. Hughes Dr. and Mrs. Ralph M. Hulett Jewel P. I lunter Marilyn C. Hunting Thomas and Kathryn Huntzickcr Robert B. Ingling Margaret and Eugene Ingram Kent and Mary Johnson Paul and Olga Johnson Stephen Joscphson and Sally Fink Douglas and Mary Kahn Dr. and Mrs. Mark S. Kaminski George Kaplan and Mary Haan Arthur A. Kaselcmas Professor Martin E. Katz Julie and Phil Kearney James A. Kelly and
Mariam C. Noland John B. and Joanne Kennard Prank and Patricia Kennedy Mr. and Mrs. Roland Kibler Donald F. and Mary A. Kiel Mrs. Rhea K. Kish Paul and Dana Kissner James and Jane Kister Dr. David E. and Heidi
Castlcman Klein Sieve and Shira Klein
Laura Klcm
Anne Kloack
Thomas and Rulh Knoll
Dr. and Mrs. Melvyn Korobkin
Bert and Gcraldine Krusc
David W. Kuchn and
Lisa A. Tedesco Mrs. David A. I .mm', Mr. and Mrs. Henry M. Lapeza Neal and Anne Laurance Beth and George I.aVoie David Ibcnbom Cyril and Ruth Lcdcr John and Theresa Lee (rank Legacki and Alicia Torres Jim and Cathy Ix'onard Sue Lcong Carolyn Ixpard Myron and Bobbie Levine Donald ). and
Carolyn Dana Lewis Ken and lane Lieberthal Leons and Vija Liepa Rod and Robin Little Vi-Cheng and Hsi-Yen Liu loan lxmcnstcin and
)onathan Trobe Ronald Longhoferand
Norma McKenna Richard and Stephanie Lord Charles and ludy Lucas Carl J. I.utkchaus Pamela J. MacKintosh Virginia Mahlc Latflca Mangrulkar Melvin and Jean Manis Nancy and Philip Margolis Ann W. Martin and Russ Larson James H. and Barbara Martin Vincent and Margot Massey Dr. and Mrs. Ben McCallister Margaret E. McCarthy Hrnest and Adelc McCarus Margaret and
Harris McClamroch Michael G. McGuire James Mclntosh Nancy A. and Robert E. Meader Gerlinda S. Melchiori Ph.D. Ingrid Merikoski Bernice and Herman Mcrtc George R. and Brigittc Merz Henry D. Mcsscr Carl A. I louse Ms Heidi Meyer Shirley and Bill Meyers Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Miller Sonya R. Miller Edward and Barbara Mills Thomas Mobley William G. and
Edith O.MoIler, Jr. Jane and Kenneth Mortarty Thomas and Hedi Mulford Gerry and Joanne Navarre Frederick C. Neidhardt and
GermaineChipault Alexander Nelson James G. Nelson and
Katherine M. Johnson Laura Nitzberg and
Thomas Carli
Arthur and Lynn Nushaum Dr. Nicole Obregon
Robert and Elizabeth Oncal Constance and David Osier Marysia Oslafin and
George Smillic Drs. Sujit and Uma Pandit William and Hcdda Panzer Nancy K. Paul Wade and Carol Peacock Zoe and Joe Pearson Karen Tyler Perry Mr. and
Mrs. Frederick R. Pickard Wayne Pickvet and Bruce Barrett Frank and Sharon Pignaneili Richard and Meryl Place Donald and Evonnc Plantinga Bill and Diana Pratt Jerry and Lorna Prescott Larry and Ann Preuss J.Thomas and Kathleen Pustcll Leland and
Elizabeth Quackcnbush Patricia Randlc and James Eng Jim and leva Rasmusscn Anthony I.. RefTclls and
Elaine A. Bennett Jack and Margaret Ricketts Constance O. Rineharl Kathleen Roclofs Roberts Mr. and Mrs. Stephen J. Rogers Robert and Joan Rosenblum Mr. Haskell Rothstcin Doug and Sharon Kothwcll Sally Rutzky Arnold SamerofTand
Susan McDonough Ina and Terry Sandalow Miriam Sandweiss John and Keda Santinga Michael and Kimm Sarosi Dr. Stephen J. and Kim R. Saxc Gar)1 and Arlene Saxonhousc Albert J. and Jane L, Saycd Frank J. Schauertc Richard Black and
Christine Schcsky-BIack David and Marcia Schmidt Jean vIk-II David E. and
Monica N. Schteingart Richard A. Seid Mrs. Harriet Selin Judith and Ivan Sherick George and Gladys Shirley Jean and Thomas Shopc Hollis and Martha A. Showaltcr John and Arlene Shy Carl Simon and Bobbi Low Robert and Elaine Sims Tim and Marie Slottow Carl and Jari Smith Mrs. Robert W. Smith Dr. F.laine R. Soller Arthur and F.lizabeth Solomon Yoram and Eliana Sorokin Tom Sparks
Ijrry and Doris Sperling Jeffrey D. Spindlcr Burnetts Staebler Gary and Diane Stahle Frank D. Stella Rick and Lia Stevens Stephen and Gayle Stewart
Ellen M. Strand and
Dennis C. Kcgan Donald and Barbara Sugcrman Richard and Diane Sullivan Brian and Lee Talbot Margaret Talburtt and
James Pcggs Eva and Sam Taylor Stcphan Taylor and
Elizabeth Stumbo James L. and Ann S. Tclfcr Paul and Jane Thiclking Edwin J. Thomas Bette M. Thompson Nigel and Jane Thompson Dr. and Mrs. Robert P. Todd Falricia and Tcrril Tompkins Dr. and Mrs. Merlin C. Townley Jim Toy
Bill and Jewell Tustian Tanja and Rob Van der Voo I oniilc-. Vclcz, MD Wendy L. Wahl and
William R. Lee Chalks R. and
Barbara H.Wallgren Carol Weber Deborah Websler and
George Miller Lawrence A. Weis Susan and Peter Westcrman Iris and Fred Whitchouse Leslie Clare Whitficld Professor Steven Whiting Nancy Wiernik Reverend Francis li. Williams Christine and Park Willis Thomas and Iva Wilson Beverly and lladley Wine Beth and 1. W. Winsten I-awrcnce and Mary Wise Charles Witke and Aileen Gatien Charlotte A. Wolfe Aland AlmaWooll Don and Charlotte Wyche Richard Yarmain MaryGrace and Tom York Ann and Ralph Youngren Gail and David Zuk
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Ronald Alhuchcr and Kevin Ffau Gordon and Carol Allardycc Phyllis Allen
Richard and Bettye Allen Barbara and Dean Alscth Forrest Alter Richard Amdur Dr. and
Mrs. Charles T. Anderson Joseph and Annette Anderson Catherine M. Andrea Jill B. and
Thomas I. Archamhcau M.D. Helen Aristar-Dry Bert and Fat Armstrong Thomas and Mary Armstrong Caard and Ellen Arneson Jack and Jill Arnold Dr. and Mrs. Allan Ash
Advocates, continued
fames and Doris August John and Rosemary Austgcn Ink and Linda Lee Austin Ronald and Anna Marie Austin William E. and
Patricia K. Austin, Jr. Shirley and Donald Axon Virginia and Jcrald Bachman Mr. Robert M Bachteal Mark Bacrwolf Prof, and Mrs. J. Albert Bailey Joe and Helen Logelin Helena and Richard Baton Maria Kardas Barna Laurie and JcfF Barnett Robert and Carolyn Bartle Leslie and Anita Bassett Francis I. Bateman Charles Baxter
Deborah Bayer and Jon Tyman Kenneth C. Beachler lames and Margaret Bean Frank and Gail Beaver Robert Beckley and
Judy Dinesen Nancy Bender Walter and Antjc Bencnson Mr. and
Mrs. Ib Bentzcn-Bilkvist Dr. Rosemary R. Berardi Helen V. Berg
James K. and Lynda W. Berg Harvey Bcrman and
Rochelle Kovacs Berman Kent Berridge Gene and Kay Berrodin Mark Bcrtz
Ralph and Mary Beuhler T. Patrick and Sarah Bidigarc Rosalyn Biedcrman Christopher Bigge Eric and Doris Billes Jack Billi and Sheryl Hirsch Sara Biilmann and Jeffrey Kuras William and Ilene Birge Elizabeth S. Bishop Leslie and Roger Black Martin and Mary Black Mary Stcffek Blaskc and
Thomas Blaske Mark and Lisa Bomia Seth Bonder
Harold W. and Rebecca S. Bonnell Lynda Ayn Boone Ed and Luciana Borbely Morris and Rcva Bomstein Icannc and David Bostian Jim Botsford and
Janice Stevens Botsford Bob and Jan Bower William R. Brashear Enoch and Li Brater Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Bright Paul A. Bringer Olin and Alccta Browder Linda Brown and Joel Goldberg Edward and Jcancttc Browning Molly and John Brueger John and Nancy Buck Elizabeth Buckncr and
Patrick Herbert Marilyn Burhop Joanne Cage
Brian and Margaret Callahan Louis and Janet Callaway Barb and Skip Campbell Susan Y. Cares
James and Jennifer Carpenter Dennis B. and
Margaret W. Carroll
John and Patricia Carver
Cynthia Castcel
Margaret and William Cavcncy
K. M. Chan
Samuel and Roberta Chappcll
Felix and Ann Chow
Catherine Christen
Edward and Rebecca ChudacofT
Sallie R. Churchill
Nancy Cilley
Barbara Cingel
Donald and Astrid Cleveland
Mr.FredW.Cohrs
Willis Colburn and Dcnise Park
Michael and Marion T. Collier
Ed and Cathy Colonc
Wayne and Melinda Colquitt
Kevin and Judith Complon
M. C. Con ray
Jeff Cooper and Peggy Daub
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Couf
Brian T. and Lynne P. Coughlin
Marjorie A. Cramer
Richard and Penelope Crawford
Mary C. Crichton
Mr. and Mrs. fames I. Crump
Peggy Cudkowicz
Townley and Joann Culbertson
John and Carolyn Rundcll Culotta
Marcio Da Fonseca
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Dale
Marylec Dalton
Mr and
Mrs. Robert L Damschroder Timothy and Robin
Damschroder
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Dancy Stephen Darwall and
Rosemarie Hester 1 .u I nni.i and Robert Dascola Carol Dasse Ruth E. Datz Sally and Jack Dauer Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Davidgc Mark and Jane Davis State Rep. and
Mrs. Gene Dc Rossett Dr. and Mrs. Raymond F. Decker Joe and Nan Decker Peter and Deborah Deem Rossana and George DeGrood George and Margaret DcMuth Pamela DcTullio and
Stephen Wiseman Don and Pam Devine Martha and Ron DiCccco Timothy L. Dickinson and
Anja Lchmann
Andrzcj and Cynthia Dlugosz Ruth I. Doanc Mrs. Ruth P. Dorr-Maffctt Bill and Mary Doty Victor and Elizabeth Douvan Roland and Diane Drayson Mary P. Dubois Ronald and Patricia Due ( minic K. i hml.ip Richard P. Dunn Jean and Russell Dunnaback Dr. and Mrs. Wolf Duvernoy Gavin Eadicand Barbara Murphy Anthony and Sarah Earlcy Richard and Myrna Edgar Morgan H. and Sara O. Edwards Vernon J. and Johanna Ehlcrs Karen Eiscnbrcy Chris and Betty Elkins Lawrence Ellcnbogcn Anthony and Paula Elliott Julie and Charles Ellis
H. Michael and Judith L Endrcs Id.iii and 1 mil Engel Karen Epstein and
Dr. Alfred Franzblau Steve and Pamela Ernst Dorothy and Donald Eschman Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Fair. Jr. Garry and Barbara Faja lnk.i and David Fclbeck David and Karen Fcldman Phil and Phyllis Fellin Larry and Andra Ferguson Dennis and Claire Fernly Carol Ficrke Lydia H. Fischer Dr. and Mrs. Richard L Fisher Beth and )oe Fitzsimmons George and Kathryn Foltz Susan Goldsmith and
Spencer Ford Burke and Carol Fossee Scott Fountain William and Beatrice Fox Dan and fill Francis Hyman H. Frank Lora Frankel Lucia and Doug Freeth Richard and Joann Frecthy Otto W. and Hclga B. Frcitag Sophia L French Joanna and Richard Friedman Marilyn L Friedman and
Seymour Koenigsbcrg Susan Froelich and
Richard Ingram Gail Frames Jerry Frost Ms. Carolyn Frost Joseph E. Fugere and
Marianne C. Mussctt Douglas J. Futuyma Frances and Robert Gamble Mr. and Mrs. lames E. Gardner Karen Gardstrom n.imi Gargaro
R. Dennis and anct M. Garmcr Jack J. and Helen Garris C. Louise Garrison Janet and Charles Garvin Tom Gasloli
Wood and Rosemary Geist Michael and
Ina Hanet-Gerdenich W. Scott Gerslenberger and
Elizabeth A. Sweet Leo and Renatc Gcrulaitis Beth Gcnne and Allan Gibbard Paul and Suzanne Gikas Zita and Wayne Gillis loyce and Fred Ginsberg Kathleen Glezen Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gold Kd and Mona Goldman Mrs. Esztcr Gombosi Mitchell and Barbara Goodkin Selma and Albert Gorlin William and Jean Gosling Kristin A. Goss
Christopher and Elaine Graham Helen M. Graves Isaac and Pamela Green Deborah S. Grcer Linda Grcgerson and
Steven Mullancy G. Robinson and Ann Gregory Linda and Roger Grekin Lauretta and Jim Gribble Rita and Bob Gricrson Laurie Gross Robin and Stephen Gruber
Arthur W. Gulick, M.D. Lorraine Gutierrez and
Robert Peyser Barbara H. Hammitt Dora E. 11.impel Don and Jan Hand Grace ft Hanninen Rachel Brett Harley Stephen G. and
Mary Anna Harper Ed Sarath and Joan Harris Laurelynne D. and
George Harris Susan Harris James R. Hartley Anne M. Hcacock Henry and Mary S. Hcaley Dr. and Mrs. James Heiter William G. Heifer Sivana Heller Dr. and
Mrs. John W. Henderson Karl Henkcl and Phyllis Mann Al and Jolene Hermalin Jeanne Hernandez Ken and Carrie Herr Roger and Dawn Hertz Ronald D. and Barbara J. Hertz Roger E Hewitt John and Martha Hicks Herb and Dee Hildebrandt Peter G. Hinman and
Elizabeth A. Young James and Ann Marie Hitchcock Frances C. Hoffman Carol and Dieter Hohnke Scott M. Holda Gad Holland Mrs. Howard Holmes Kenneth and foyce Holmes Dave and Susan Horvath Paul Hossler Dr. Nancy Houk James and Wendy Fisher House Jeffrey and Allison Housner Gordon Housworth Kenneth and Carol Hovey Mrs. V. C. Hubbs Jude and Ray Huetteman Harry and Ruth Huff JoAnne W. Hulce Alan and Karen Hunt Virginia E. Hunt Edward C. Ingraham Perry Irish Kali Israel
Sid and Harriet Israel fudith G. Jackson Prof, and Mrs. John H. Jackson David Jahn Elizabeth Jahn Donald E. and
Vivienne B. fahnckc Dr. and Mrs. Joachim Janeckc Nick and Julia Janosi Dean and Leslie Jarrctt Ifii Javowiaz and
Ann Marie Petach Marilyn G. Jeffs Frances and Jerome Jclinek Keith D. and Kathryn H. Jensen Margaret Jensen Christopher P. and
Sharon Johnson Mark and Linda Johnson Constance L. Jones Dr. Marilyn S. Jones Paul R. and Mcrcdyth Jones Mary Kalmes and
Larry Friedman
Allyn and Sherri Kantor Mr. and Mrs. Irving Kao Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Kaplan Carol and H. Peter Kappus Alex and Phyllis Kato Deborah and Ralph Katz Allan S. Kaufman, M.D. Dennis and Linda Kayes Brian Kelley Richard Kennedy Linda D. and Thomas K. Kcnney George L. Kenyon and
Lucy A. Waskell David J. and )oAnn Z. Kcosaian Nancy Keppelman and
Michael Smerza John Kiely
Paul and Leah Kileny Jeanne M. Kin Howard King and Elizabeth
Sayre-King
Jean and Arnold Klugc Dr. and Mrs. William L Knapp Rosalie and Ron Koenig Michael I. Kondziolka Alan and Sandra Kortesoja Dr. and Mrs. Richard Krachenbcrg lean and Dick Kraft Barbara and Ronald Kramer Doris and Don Kraushaar Edward and Lois Kraynak Sara Kring William G. Kring Alan and Jean Krisch Mr. and Mrs. ohn LahirT Tim and K.ithy Laing Mr. and Mrs. Seymour lmpcrt Henry and Alice Landau David and Darlene Landsittel Jerry and Marilyn Largin Carl F. and Ann L LaRue Judith and Jcrold Lax Fred and Ethel Lee Diane Lehman Jeffrey Lehman Ann M. Leidy Richard and Barbara Lcitc Dcrick and Diane Lenters Richard LeSucur David E. Levine Harry and Melissa LeVine George and Linda Levy David Lewis
Norman and Mira Lewis Ralph and Gloria Lewis Robert and Julie Lewis Tom and Judy Lewis Arthur and Karen Lindcnberg Mark Lindley and Sandy Talbott Dr. and Mrs. Richard II. Lincback Michael and Debra Lisull Margaret K. Liu and
Diarmaid M. O'Foighil Dr. and Mrs. F.A.Locke Dr. Lcnnart H. Lofstrom Julie M. Loftin lane Lombard David I onti'm Florence Lopatin Armando Lopez Rosas Barbara R. and Michael Lott Christopher and Carla Ixving Lynn Luckcnbach Marjory S. Luther Elizabeth L Lutton William T. Lyons Walter Allen Maddox Morrinc Maltzman Pia Maly Sundgrcn Pearl Manning
Sheldon and Gcraldinc Market
Erica and Harry Marsden
iiwin and E r.in Martin
III. Mason
Wendy Massard
Dcbra Mattison
lanet Max
Glenn I). Maxwell
Carole Mayer
Olivia Maynard and
Olof Karlstrom Patrick McConnell Bob and Doris Mclling Allen and Marilyn Menlo I u i and Jim Mercier Arthur and Elizabeth Mcssitcr Helen Metzncr Don and Lee Meyer Mrs. Suzanne Meyer LcoandSaJly Micdlcr William and Joan Mikkclscn Carmen and lack Miller Gerald A. and Carol Ann Miller Bob and Carol Milstcin James and Kathleen Mitchiner Elaine Mogerman Olga Ann Moir Mary Jane Molcsky Mr. Erivan R. Morales and
Dr. Seigo Nakao Jean Marie Moran and
Stefan V. Chmielewski Arnold and Gail Morawa Robert and Sophie Mordis Dr. and Mrs. George W. Morley A. A. Moroun John and Michelle Morris Rick Motschall James and Sally Mueller Bcrnhard and Donna Mullcr Marci and Katie Mulligan Lisa Murray and Mike Gatti Lora G. Myers Lorraine Nadelman and
Sidney Warschausky Arthur and Dorothy Nesse Sharon and Chuck Newman William and Ellen Newsom Mr. and Mrs. lames K. Newton John and Ann Nicklas Mrs. Marvin Nichuss Richard and Susan Nisbelt Donna Parmclec and
William Nolting Christcrand Outi Nordman Richard and Caroline Norman Richard S. Nottingham Jolanta and Andrzcj Nowak Patricia O'Connor Maury Okun and Tina Topalian Elizabeth Olson and Michcle Davis Nets R. and Mary H. Olson Paul L and Shirley M. Olson Kathleen 1. Opcrhall Fred Ormand and
luh.i Broxholm
David Orr and Gwynnc Icnnings Dr. Jon Oschcrwitz Mr. and Mrs. James R. Packard Daniel and I.him Palomaki Anthea Papista Donna D. Park Bill and Katie Parker Sarah Parsons Robert and Arlcnc Paup William and Susan Pcnner Steven and Janet Pepc Mr. Bradford Perkins Susan A. Perry
Advocates, continued
Douglas Phelps and
Gwendolyn Jessie-Phelps Nancy S. Pickus Robert and Mary Ann Pierce William and Betty Pierce Dr. and Mrs. James Pikulski Susan Poll,in-, and Alan Levy Patricia J. Pooley Robert and Mary Pratt Jacob M. Price Tony and Dawn Procassini Lisa M. Profera Krnst Pulgram Jonathan Putnam Dr. G. Robina Quale-Leach Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Radcliff Dr. and Mrs. Robert Rapp Mr. and
Mrs. Robert H. Rasmussen Maxwell and Marjoric Rcade Richard and Patricia Redman Michael J. Redmond Russ and Nancy Reed Dr. and Mrs. James W. Reese Mr. and Mrs. Stanislav Rehak Mr. and
Mrs. Bernard E. Rcisman J. and S. Remen Anne and Fred Remlcy Duane and Katie Ren ken Nancy Reynolds Alice Rhodes I mi and Sheila Rice Walton and Sandra Rice James and Helen Richards Carol P. Richardson Betty Richart Lila Ristinc
Dave and loan Robinson Janet K. Robinson, Ph.D. Jim and Kathleen Robinson Jonathan and Anala Rodgcrs Mary Ann and Willard Rodgers Michael J. and Yelena M. Romm Edith and Raymond Rose Elizabeth A. Rose Stephen Roscnbtum and
Rosalyn Sarvcr Richard Z. and
Edie W. Rosenfeld diaries W. Ross Dr. and Mrs. Walter S. Rothwell William and Lisa Rozck Gladys Rudolph Dr. Glenn R. Ruihlcy Scott A. Ryan Mitchell and Carole Rycus James and Ellen Saalberg Joan Sachs Brian Salesin Ms. Stephanie Savarino Sarah Savarino Jcri Sawall
Drs. Edward and Virginia Sayles Jochcn and Helga Schacht Mary A. Schicve (.urn (I.mil and Inga Schmidt Elizabeth L Schmitt Susan G. Schooner Dietrich and Mary Schulzc Peter and Kalhlecn Scullcn i i.ink and Carol Scidl Suzanne Sclig Janet Sell
Louis and Sherry Senunas Richard II. Shackson Terry Shade Matthew Shapiro and
Susan Garctz David and Elvera Shappirio
Larry Shear and
George Killor.m I nj'.i nl and Cliff Sheldon Bright Sheng Lorraine M. Shcppard Patrick and Carol Sherry Mary Alice Shulman l.ui Onder
Douglas and Barbara Siders Dr. Bruce M. Siegan Hldy and Enrique Signori Susan Silagi
Costclla Simmons-Winbush Mildred Simon Michael and Maria Simonte Alice A. Simsar Alan and Eleanor Singer Scott and Joan Singer Donald and Susan Sinta Bernard J. Sivak and
Loretta Polish Beverly N. Slater David E. Smith Don and Dorothy Smith I laldon and Tina Smith Dr. and Mrs. Michael W. Smith Paul and lulu Smith Susan E. Smith Mr. Webster Smith Hugh and Anne Solomon James A. Somers Dr. Sheldon and Sydcllc Sonkin Errol and Pat Soskolne liocki Spanglcr and Peyton Bland Peter Sparling and
John Gutoskey Elizabeth Spencer and
Arthur Schwartz Steve and Cynny Spencer liin Spevak
liuK and Paul Spradlin Charles E. Sprogcr Constance I'. StankraufT Mr. Stephen S. Stanton Stephanie and Chad Stasik Mr. and Mrs. William C. Stcbbins Virginia and Eric Stein Dr. Georginc M. Stcude Jim and Gayle Stevens Sue A. Stickcl John and Beryl Stimson James L Stoddard Mr. and Mrs. )amcs Bower Stokoe Bob and Shelly Stoler Benjamin and Mona Stolz Eric and Ines Storhok Clinton and Ailecn Slrocbcl Thomas Stulberg Roger Stutcsman Nancy Biclby Sudia Earl and Phyllis Swain Mike and Donna Swank Thomas and Anne Swantck Richard and June Swartz Michael W. Taft and
Catherine N. Herrington l.arry and Roberta Tankanow Gerald and Susan Tarpley Michael and Ellen Taylor Sharon Gambin and
Robert Teicher James B. Tcrrill
Denisc Thai and David Scobcy Mary H. Thicmc ('.irol and Jim Thiry Catherine Thoburn Norman and Elaine Thorpe Michael Thoule&s Anna Thurcn Peggy Ticman
Bruce Tobis and Alice Hamcle Konald and Jacqueline 'Ibnks John and Gcraldine Topliss Sarah Trinkaus Kenneth and Sandra Trosicn Roger and Barbara Trunsky Jeff and Lisa Tulin-Silvcr Michael Udow Mr. Thomas W. Ufcr Alvan and Katharine Uhle Paul and Fredda Unangst Bernice G. and
Michael L Updike Madeleine Vallicr Clarl and Sue Van Appledorn Rebecca Van Dyke Bram and Lia van Leer Fred and Carole van Recsema Virginia Vass Sy and Florence Vcniar Kalherine Verdery Ryan and Ann Vcrhcy-Henke Marie Vogt
Harue and Tsuguyasu Wada Virginia Wail David C. and
Elizabeth A. Walker Timothy Wang Jo Ann Ward
Drs. Philip and Maria Warren Arthur and Renata Wasserman Leo Wasserman Mr. and Mrs. Warren Watkins loan D. Weber
Richard and Madelon Weber (Carolyn J. Weiglc Donna G. Weisman luliii. Carol and Ian Welsch ohn and Joanne Werner Michael and Edwenna Werner Helen Michael West Paul E. Duffy and
Marilyn L Whcaton Mary Ann Whipple Gilbert and Ruth Whitakcr lames B. and Mary F. While Thomas F. Wieder William and Cristina Wilcox Sara S. Williams Shelly F. Williams Anne Marie and Robert J. Willis Donna Winkelman and
Tom East hope
Sarajanc and Ian Winkelman Mark and Kathryn Wintcrhalter Julie M. Wotcott Ira and Amanda Wollner Richard E. and Muriel Wong Konald and Wendy Woods Stan and Pris Woollams Israel and Fay WoronofT Alfred and Corinne Wu Patricia Wulp Robert Wurtz Fran and Ben Wylic John and Mary Jean Yablonky James and Gladys Young Mayer and Joan Zald Sarah Zcarfoss and
Stephen Hiyama Susan Zcrwcck
CORPORATE FUND $100,000 and above
Ford Motor Company Fund Forest Health Services
Corporation Pfizer Clobal Research and
Development: Ann Arbor
Laboratories University of Michigan
$20,000-$49,999 Borders Group, Inc. DaimlerChrysler
Corporation Fund Office of the Senior Vice
Provost for Academic Affairs TIAA-CREF Individual and
Institutional Services, Inc.
$IO,OOO-$19,999 Bank of Ann Arbor Bank One Brauer Investments CFI Group, Inc. DTU Hnergy Foundation KeyBank
McDonald Investments, Inc. McKinley Associates, Inc. Sesi Lincoln Mercury
Volvo Mada Thomas I). McMullen
Company, Inc.
$5,000-$9,999
Ann Arbor Automotive Butzcl Long Attorneys Comerica Incorporated Dennis Dahlmann Inc. Hdward Surovell Realtors 1'l.istizell Corporation of
America
Learning F-xprcss-Michigan MASCO Charitable Trust Miller Canfield Paddock and
Stone, P.LC. National City Bank Pepper Hamilton LLP
$l,000-$4,999
Alf Studios Blue Nik-Cafe Marie
Chase Manhattan Mortgage Comcast Holcim (US) Inc. loscph Curtin Studios Lewis Jewelers ProQucst Republic Bank TCP Bank
$W0-$999 Aysc's Courtyard Cafe" Ann Arbor Builders Ann Arbor Commerce Bank Bed & Breakfast on Campus BKR Dupllifi & Ryden, P.C. Burns Park Consulting Cemex Inc.
Clark Professional Pharmacy Coffee Express Dr. Diane Marie Agresta lidward Brothers, Inc. Fleishman Hillard Inc. Galamp Corporation Garris, Garris, Garris
& Garris, P.G Guardian Industries Malloy Lithographing Michigan Critical Care
Consultants Quinn EvansArchitects Rosebud Solutions Seaway Financial
AgencyWayne Milewski SeloShevel Gallery Swedish Women's Educational
Association Thalner Electronic
Laboratories Inc.
FOUNDATION ANI
GOVERNMENT
SUPPORT
UMS gratefully acknowledges the support of the following foundations and government agencies:
$100,000 and above
The Ford Foundation JazzNetDoris Duke Charitable
Foundation Michigan Council for Arts and
Cultural Affairs The Power Foundation Wallace-Reader's Digest Funds
$50,000-$99,999 Community Foundation for
Southeastern Michigan The Whitney Fund
$10,000-$49,999 Association of Performing Arts
Presenters Arts Partners
Program National Endowment for
the Arts New Hngland Foundation for
the Arts National Dance l'rojcct
$l,000-$9,999
Arts Midwest Gdman Educational
Foundation Heartland Arts Fund The Lebensfcld Foundation Mid-America Arts Alliance Molloy I-'oundation Montague Foundation THE MOSAIC FOUNDATION
(ofR. and P. Heydon) Sarns Ann Arbor Fund Rosalie KdwardsVibrant Ann
Arbor Fund
$100-$999 Erb Foundation Maxineand Stuart J-rankcl Foundation
TRIBUTE GIFTS
Contributions have been received in honor andor memory of the following individuab:
Esscl and Mcnakka Bailey
T. Earl Douglass
Alice Kclscy Dunn
Michael Gowing
Dr. William Haeck
.u"K:i Houston
I larold facobson
foci K.ilin
Elizabeth K. Kennedy
Ted Kennedy, r.
William McAdoo
Frederick N. McOmber
Gwen and Hmcrson Powric
Professor Robert Putnam
Ruth Putnam
StcfTl Reiss
Margaret Rothstein
Eric H. Rothstein
Ned Shurc
Dora Maria SonderhofT
Wolfgang F. Stolper
Diana Stone Peters
Isaac Thomas
Charles R. Tieman
Francis V. Viola III
Horace Warren
Carl H. Wilmot
Peter Holderncss Woods
Elizabeth Vhouse
BURTON TOWER SOCIETY
The Burton Tower Society recog?nizes and honors those very spe?cial friends who have included UMS in their estate plans. UMS is grateful for this important support, which will continue the great traditions of artistic excel?lence, educational opportunities and community partnerships in future years.
Anonymous
Carol and 1 ierb Amster
Dr. and Mrs. David G. Anderson
Mr. Neil P. Anderson
Catherine S. Arcure
Mr. Hubert Beyer
Elizabeth Bishop
Mr. and Mrs. Pal K. Borondy
Barbara Bvcriti Bryant
Pat and George Chatas
Mr. and Mrs. John Alden Clark
1 )ouglas D. Crary
H. Michael and Judith L Endres
licverley and Gerson Geltncr fohn and Martha Hicks Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ivcs Marilyn Jeffs Thomas C. and
Constance M. Kinncar Charlotte McGeoch Michael G. McGuire Dr. Eva Mueller Ijcn and Nancy Nichoff Dr. and
Mrs. Frederick C. O'Dell Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Powers Mr. and Mrs. Michael Radock Mr. and Mrs. Jack W. Ricketts Mr. and Mrs. Willard L Rodgers Prudence and
Amnon Roscnthal hni.i J. Skclnar Herbert Sloan Art and Elizabeth Solomon Roy and JoAn Wetzel Mr. and Mrs. Ronald G. Zollars
I
ENDOWED FUNDS
The future success of the University Musical Society is
secured in part by income from UMS's endowment. UMS extends its deepest appreciation to the many donors who have established andor contributed to the following funds.
H. Gardner Ackley
Endowment Fund Amster Designated Fund Catherine S. Arcure Endowment
Fund
Choral Union Fund Hal and Ann Davis Endowment
Fund
Ottmar Eberbach Funds Epstein Endowment Fund JazzNet Endowment Fund William R. Kinncy
Endowment Fund NEA Matching Fund Ialmer Endowment Fund Mary R. Romig-dcYoung Music
Appreciation Fund ?udes A. Sink Memorial Fund Catherine S. A rcurc Herbert E.
Sloan Endowment l-'und University Musical Society
Endowment Fund
IN-KIND GIFTS
A-l Rentals, Inc.
Kaquel and Bernard AgranofT
Alexandra's in Kerrytown
Amadeus Cafe
Ann Artxr Automotive
Ann Arbor Art ('enter
Ann Arbor Women's City Club
Arbor Brewing Co.
Ashley Mews
Avanti Hair Designers
The Hack Alley (iourmel
[lames Ace Hardware
11 ri and David Baru
Baxter's Wine Shop
Kathleen Beck
Bella Qao Trattoria
Kjthy liiiiii hi and Boh Brown
Bivouac
The Blue Nile Restaurant
Bodywise Therapeutic Massage
Mimi and Ron Bogdasarian
Borders Itook and Music
Janice Stevens Botsford
Susan llozell
Tana Breincr
Barbara everitt Bryant
By the Pound
Cafe Marie
( .ipH'llus Hair Salon
(xjach Me Fit
Bill and Nan Conlin
M.C. Con my
Hugh and I !K Quipcr
Cousins Heritage Inn
Roderick and Mary Ann Daanc
11'Am.iiu's Italian Restaurant
David Smith Photography
Peter and Norma Davis
Robert Derkacz
The Display Group
Dough Boys Bakery
The Karlc
Eastover Natural Nail Care
Katherine and Damian FarrcII
Ken and Penny Fischer
Food Art
Sara Frank
The Candy Dancer
[teverlcy and Gcrson Geltncr
Great Harvest Bread (Company
Linda and Richard Greene
Nina Hauscr
John's Pack & Ship
Steve and Mercy Kasle
Cindy Kellerman
Kcrrytown Bistro
Kilwin's i Iku nl.iic Shoppc
King's Keyboard House
Kinko's Copies
Uky's Salon
Ray Linn-
("icorge and Beth Li me
LcDog
U-opold Bros. Of Ann Arbor
Richard I,eSueur
(.ul Lutkehaus
Doni I.yslra
Mainstreet Ventures
Frnest and Jeanne Merlanli
John Mctzger
Michael Susannc Salon
Michigan Cjr Services, Inc. and
Airport Sedan, LTD Moe Sport Shops Inc. Robert and Melinda Morris In.imilNavarre Nicola's Books, Little Professor
Book Co.
Paesano's Restaurant I'fizer Global Research and
Development: Ann Arbor
Laboratories Preview Properties Produce Station Randy Parrish Fine Framing Red Hawk Bar & Grill Regrets Only Rightside Cellar Ritz Camera One I lour Photo Don and Judy Dow Rumelhart s.H.i Salon and Pay Spa Salon Vertigo Rosalyn Sarvar Maya Savarino Penny and Paul Schreibcr Shaman Drum Bookshop Lorctta Skewes Dr. FJainc R. Soller Maureen Stocffler STUDIOsixleen Two Sisters Gourmet Van Bovens
Washington Street Gallery Whole Foods Weber's Restaurant Zanzibar
UMS ADVERTISERS
20 Alden B. Dow Home
& Studio
40 Ann Arbor Builders 42 Ann Arbor Symphony
Orchestra 44 Automated Resource
Management, Inc. 24 Bank of Ann Arbor
42 Bellanina Day Spa 44 Beresh Jewelers
22 Bodman, Longley and
Dahling, LLP 18 Butzel Long 52 Charles Reinhart
Realtors 22 Chelsea Musical
Celebrations 10 Comerica, Inc. 34 Dr. Regina Dailey 38 Dobson McOmber 20 Edward Surovell
Realtors
22 Forest Health Services 24 Fraleigh's Nursery 56 Glacier Hills 38 Howard Cooper
Import Center
43 Huron Valley Tennis Club
34 IATSE Local 395 38 Journeys International 12 Kellogg Eye Center 43 Kerrytown Bistro
44 Key Bank 18 King's Keyboard 13 Lewis Jewelers 24 Littlefield & Sons
Furniture Service 40 Miller, Canfield,
Paddock & Stone 34 Mundus and Mundus 22 National City Bank--
Private Investment
Advisors
47 Performance Network 20 Q Ltd. 34 Red Hawk Bar and
GrillZanzibar 34 Rudolf Steiner School
of Ann Arbor 24 Sweetwaters Cafe 40 Ufer&Co. 38 UM Museum of Art 32 UMS Development 16 UM School of Music 40 United Bank & Trust 42 University Commons
Blue Hill
Development 28 WDET 10 WEMU 32 WGTE 30 WKAR C WUOM

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