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Events scheduled for Monday, July 8 (after 5 p.m.), through Monday, July 29 (before 5 p.m.)


Canadian Brass

TOP BRASS-On July 26 the Eastman School of Music will host Canadian Brass, one of the world's leading brass ensembles. The 7:30 p.m. performance in Eastman Theatre is part of a special two-day summer residency at Eastman. Participants, who will be coached by the Canadian Brass during the weekend residency, will present a free performance in Kilbourn Hall at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 28.


July 10-Summer Smorgasbord Lecture. "The Mysterious Brotherhood: The Pre-Raphaelites in England." Lucy Winters Durkin explores the elegant yet often subversive works by members of the "secret" society known as the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in Victorian England. Tickets required. Auditorium, 10:30 a.m. to noon.

July 15-18-Especially For Educators. "Art as Story Starters." Using the gallery's collection, teachers explore ways to integrate art and storytelling into the classroom. Registration fee required. To register, or for more information, call 473-7720, ext. 3072, or e-mail 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

July 17-Summer Smorgasbord Lecture. "Passionate Artemisia and Brave Judith: Artemisia Gentileschi and the Judith Story." Italian Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi has recently been the subject of a controversial show at the Metropolitan Museum, a novel, and a movie. Sue Nurse examines Gentileschi's depictions of the Biblical heroine Judith. Tickets required. Auditorium, 10:30 a.m. to noon.

July 22-25-Especially For Educators. "Art as Visual Record." Using the Gallery's collection, teachers explore ways to integrate art and storytelling into the social studies curriculum. Registration fee required. To register or for more information, call 473-7720, ext. 3072, or e-mail 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

July 24-Summer Smorgasbord Lecture. "Romantic Visionary: Joseph M. W. Turner." Lucy Winters Durkin looks at Turner's masterworks. Tickets required. Auditorium, 10:30 a.m. to noon.


At Memorial Art Gallery

Gallery Highlights Tour-Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. July 11, 18, 25, 6:30 p.m.

Through July 22-Creative Workshop Teen Student Show. This exhibition features work by teen students at the Creative Workshop.

Through August 25-Circa 1900: From the Genteel Tradition to the Jazz Age. Beginning with the height of the Gilded Age, the exhibition offers works from the turn of the century and World War I and ends with the dawn of the Jazz Age. The 93 works include paintings by Cézanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Sargent; sculptures by Picasso, Matisse, and Saint-Gaudens; glass by Tiffany and Steuben; furniture by Frank Lloyd Wright; and photographs by Stieglitz, Steichen, and Kasebier. Meet at the admission desk for tours. Free with admission. Fridays and Sundays, 2 p.m.

Through September 8-Portrait of Life: The Etchings of Arthur William Heintzelman. Critics have compared the etchings of artist Arthur William Heintzelman to visual poetry. The 48 prints on view in the exhibition-all from the gallery's permanent collection-include portraits of poor and working class people as well as religious scenes from both Europe and America.

Long-term installations

Through 2002-New Acquisitions for a New Millennium. Showcases 21 masterworks acquired during the last four years, including the Inner Coffin of Pa-debehu-Aset, an Egyptian official of the fourth century B.C.E.

Through 2003-About Face: Copley's Portrait of a Colonial Silversmith. An interactive installation about Colonial American portrait painter John Singleton Copley and silversmith Nathaniel Hurd. Dorothy McBride Gill Education Center.

At Rush Rhees Library

Through August-Display of Books Illustrated by Fritz Kredel (1900-1973). A small sampling of works by renowned book illustrator Kredel. Free and open to the public. Hilfiker Gallery of the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation in Rush Rhees Library. Summer hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Through August-Beauty for Commerce: Publishers' Bookbindings 1830-1910. This exhibition chronicles the aesthetic and technical changes in English and American cloth bookbindings. Department of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation in Rush Rhees Library. Summer hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


The Center for Lifetime Wellness-Monroe Community Hospital, 435 E. Henrietta Road.

July 12, 19, 26-Strong and Stable Shoulders. Join a fitness class that provides information and exercises for developing strong and stable shoulders. Registration fee required. Call Barb Battle at 760-6602. Education Room, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

CPR Classes-Classes are offered by the Office for Educational Resources (OER) from January through June. Registration fee required. All classes held in the OER Department (2-7500 area of the Medical Center). To register, call x5-7666.

July 9-Basic Life Support Refresher Course, 1-5 p.m.

July 16-Basic Life Support Original Course, 1-4 p.m.

July 19-Basic Life Support Refresher Course, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

July 23-Basic Life Support Original Course, 1-4 p.m.

Noon Hour Health Bites-Informational monthly series of topics related to health and wellness. Sponsored by the Strong Employee Assistance Program. No fee or pre-registration is required. Feel free to bring a lunch. For more information, call x5-4987 or visit

July 9-Women and Depression. Linda Chaudron, director of Psychiatric Consultation Liaison Service and of Strong Behavioral Healthcare for Women, gives comprehensive information about depression in women, including how to identify depression; gender issues in depression; and depression during the premenstrual period, pregnancy, postpartum, and peri-menopause. She will also address treatment options specifically for women. Ambulatory Care Facility Rooms A & B (2-1322 & 2-1218), noon to 1 p.m.


Eastman School of Music-24-hour music line x4-1100, Events are free unless otherwise noted.

July 8-Jazz Fantasy Camp: Janet Planet and John Harmon, guest artists. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m.

July 10-Gene Bertoncini. Jazz guitar. Tickets required; discount tickets for University faculty and staff; students with ID and children free. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m.

July 11-Jazz Fantasy Camp Combo Concert. Kilbourn Hall, 2 p.m.

July 11-Music Horizons Chamber Ensemble Concert. Kilbourn Hall, 7 p.m.

July 12-Jazz Fantasy Camp Big Band Concert. Eastman School, Rm. 120, 4 p.m.

July 12-Music Horizons Choral Concert. Kilbourn Hall, 10 a.m.

July 12-Music Horizons Solo Recital. Kilbourn Hall, 7 p.m.

July 16-Pipe Organ Encounter. Silent film The Phantom of the Opera shown with live organ accompaniment. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m.

July 19-Improvisation for All. Final student concert. Kilbourn Hall, 2 p.m.

July 26-CED Harp Workshop Final Student Concert. Kilbourn Hall, noon.

Eastman Guitar Festival-Eastman Professor of Guitar Nicholas Goluses welcomes student guitarists from around the country for his second Eastman Guitar Festival. In addition to workshops for the participants, the festival features several free concerts in Kilbourn Hall.

July 13-Nicholas Goluses, 7:30 p.m.

July 14-Paul O'Dette, 3 p.m.

July 15-Scott Tennant, 7:30 p.m.

July 17-Petar Kodzas and Aaron Brock, 7:30 p.m.

July 18-Final Concert. Performance features all festival participants, 1 p.m.

Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition-This sixth annual Summer Piano Festival brings some of the world's finest young players (ages 14-18) to Rochester. Free and open to the public unless noted. Kilbourn Hall, 1 p.m.

July 20-Preliminaries I

July 21-Preliminaries I

July 22-Preliminaries II

July 23-Preliminaries II

July 24-Finals. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m.

July 27-Winners Concert. General admission tickets available at the door only. Free to University ID holders and all students. Eastman Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

Piano Festival Recitals-A series of piano recitals showcasing some of the guest artists and Eastman students involved in the School's annual Piano Festival. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m.

July 25-Hyun-Jung Oh, soloist.

July 26-Amy Sze, soloist.

Summer Session Residency by the Canadian Brass-The leading brass ensemble opens a special two-day summer residency at Eastman.

July 26- Canadian Brass: Special Concert. Tickets required; discounts available to University ID holders. Eastman Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

July 28-Canadian Brass: Final Participants' Performance. Kilbourn Hall, 2 p.m.

Summer Sings-Series of choral music reading sessions. Open to singers of all ages and abilities. Free and open to the public (a $5 donation is suggested). Scores and refreshments are provided, and parking is free in the East End Garage. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m. For more information call x4-1440.

July 9-Sun Min Lee, conductor. Schubert's Mass in A-flat.

July 23-Judith Willoughby, conductor, Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass.

River Campus

The Hopeman Memorial Carillon Summer Recital Series-Free and open to the public. For more information, call the Department of Music at the College at x5-2828. Eastman Quadrangle in front of Rush Rhees Library, 7 p.m., rain or shine.

July 15-Gloria Werblow, carillonneur at Calvary Episcopal Church in Williamsville, N.Y., and at the Rainbow Tower Carillon, Niagara Falls, Ontario, performs.

July 22-Julia Walton, organist at St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Lansing, Mich., performs.


River Campus Interfaith Chapel-x5-4321;

Roman Catholic Mass

Sunday Mass: July 14, 21, 28, 10:30 a.m., River Level.

Medical Center Interfaith Chapel

Roman Catholic Communion Service

July 12, 19, 26, 12:30 p.m.

Interdenominational Protestant Worship

July 14, 21, 28, 10:15 a.m.


Discounts for activities are available to all University staff, faculty, and students through the University Activities Program. All tickets are available at the hospital Cashier's Office and the Customer Service Center in the Susan B. Anthony Halls on the River Campus. The Eastman School and Memorial Art Gallery carry movie theater tickets only. For further information check the University Activities Program flier or call x5-7942. The current list can be accessed at

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