performs in FSC Chamber Series
(Jan. 22, 2002) - Florida Southern College welcomes the Eighth Blackbird
ensemble for a Chamber Series performance on Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m.
in the Anne MacGregor Jenkins Recital Hall on campus.
The Eighth Blackbird,
a sextet of clarinet, flute, violin, cello, piano and percussion,
is currently ensemble-in-residence at Northwestern University and
the University of Chicago. Praised by the New York Times as a "superb
contemporary music sextet," the ensemble has received numerous
awards, including the prestigious Naumberg Chamber Music Award in
2000. The group was founded in 1996 at Oberlin Conservatory and
has performed throughout the United States including Washington,
D.C., New York City, Philadelphia and San Francisco.
$10 at the door and $5 for non-FSC students. FSC students are admitted
free of charge. For ticket information, please contact the Branscomb
Auditorium box office at (863) 680-4296.
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.