Love and laughter will be
symphonic band theme
The Eugene Symphonic Band, conducted by G. "Mancho" Gonzalez, will present a "Concert for Love and Laughter" at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Beall Concert Hall at the University of Oregon School of Music, 961 E. 18th Ave.
Admission is $5 at the door. It's $3 for students and senior citizens, $8 for families.
Gonzalez is the conductor in residence at Oregon State University, where he directs the university's Symphonic Wind Ensemble.
plans public performance
Encore Theatre will present "Life!" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Cesar Chavez Elementary School, 1510 W. 14th Ave.
Donations of $5 to $10 are suggested. Admission is free for young people.
The program consists of stories, songs and raps based on the performers' lives. It touches on parenting, substance abuse, grief and loss, as well as trusting your own judgment and other topics.
The show is now on its spring tour of Oregon schools and juvenile facilities.
Final inaugural concert
today for church organ
Organist Liuwe Tamminga and baroque cellist Marc Vanscheeuwijck will perform at 5 p.m. today at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 3925 Hilyard St.
The program of 16th and 17th century Italian organ music is the final inaugural concert employing the church's new Brombaugh organ. A collection will be taken to support the church's music ministry.
Born in Friesland, the Netherlands, Tamminga is the organist at San Petronio Basilica in Bologna, Italy. He plays with L.F. Tagliavini, Gustav Leonhardt, Yuko Hayashi and Bruce Dickey, and with orchestras including the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Orchestra Verdi of Milan.
Vanscheeuwijck is a Belgian native. He is on the University of Oregon's musicology faculty and directs the Collegium Musicum. His book on "The Cappella Musicale of San Petronio in Bolgna Under Giovanni Paolo Colonna (1674-95)' was published in 2003 by the Belgian Historical Institute.
Eugene choir will perform
for Major League crowd
The Oregon Young Men's Ensemble, directed by Jason and Cate Caffarella, has been chosen to sing the national anthem June 22 before a Minnesota Twins/Detroit Tigers baseball game at the Metrodome in Minneapolis.
The Eugene choir was selected from an audition pool of more than 1,000 acts. It is one of seven choirs within the Oregon Children's Choir organi- zation.
Barbershop singers next
in the Hult SHOcase series
Sweet Adelines singers from the Pride of Portland Chorus will be featured in a free concert at 12:15 p.m. Thursday in the lobby of the Hult Center, Seventh Avenue and Willamette Street.
The 45-minute concert is part of a series sponsored by Support Hultcenter Operations, the Hult Center support organization.
From 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, parking will be free on the third level and above in the Hult parking garage at Sixth Avenue and Olive Street.