Zukerman Featured at Music Scholarship Benefit Concert

Posted: April 27, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Eugenia Zukerman, world-renowned flutist, is the special guest artist featured at the Department of Music’s fourth annual Scholarship Benefit Concert. Held Sunday, April 30, at 7 p.m., the concert also features the George Mason University Symphony Orchestra and Choruses. Dennis Owens, of WGMS 103.5 FM, hosts the concert, and all proceeds fund scholarships for George Mason music students.

Praised as one of the finest flutists of our time, distinguished concert and recording artist Zukerman is internationally known for her elegant sound, artistic phrasing, brilliant agility, and graceful stage presence. She has performed in North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, appearing as a soloist with the English Chamber Orchestra, Israel Chamber Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic, Prague Chamber Orchestra, and National Symphony.

The program includes the world premiere performance of Beyond Sight, commissioned by the College of Arts and Sciences and written by internationally known composer Dan Welcher. (See tomorrow’s Daily Gazette for more information about Beyond Sight.)

Tickets are $8 for students and $15 for all others. For ticket information, contact the Box Office at x39888. For special group ticket rates, call x38788. To purchase tickets by credit card, call ProTix at (703) 218-6500.

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