Choral concert features scholarship winners
Women's Choral Society scholarship winners Hallie Silverston and Naomi Erickson will be featured in the society's winter concert, at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Beall Concert Hall at the University of Oregon School of Music, 961 E. 18th Ave.
Directed by Jim Steinberger, with Vicki Brabham as the accompanist, the 60-voice choir will sing Magnificat by Ralph Vaughan Williams, with Silverston and flutist Cathy Patton, and ``Standchen'' by Franz Schubert with Erickson as the soloist.
The program also includes folk, pop and show tune favorites.
Admission is $3 for children, students and senior citizens, $5 for the general public. Tickets will be sold at the door.
Lane Community College hosts dance showcase
Local dancers and choreographers will be showcased in ``Dance for a Reason'' at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Lane Community College theater.
Produced by Geni Morrow and sponsored in part by the LCC dance program, the annual event this year will benefit the Young Writers Association, a nonprofit organization that publishes young authors and organizes educational activities.
Taking part are Lane Dance Company, EDGE Breakers, Musical Feet Tap Dance Co., DAC Nooners, Eugene Youth Ballet, Lindy Co. Hoppers, Dance Factory, the Slug Queen and her family, Cherry Blossom Musical Arts, University of Oregon Dance Team, Staver Ballroom Dancers, Wongai West African Dance, ZAPP Dancers, Walter Kennedy and The EDGE.
Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for students and $12 for kids 12 and younger. Tickets are available at Backstage Dancewear and The EDGE and also will be sold at the door.
New Horizons band to play noon Hult show
The New Horizons Band will be featured in a free SHOcase mini-concert at 12:15 p.m. Thursday in the lobby of the Hult Center, at Seventh Avenue and Willamette Street.
Directed by Sherry Cossey and Jeff Turay, the band consists of people over the age of 40 who have begun playing, or have resumed playing, a band instrument in a structured group.
The program is part of a series presented by SHO, a Hult Center volunteer group. Hult Center garage parking is free on the third level and above between 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Thursdays during these performances.
OFAM plans dinner
fund-raiser on Feb. 3
The Oregon Festival of American Music will hold a dinner at the Eugene Country Club on Feb. 3 to raise money for the scholarship fund of OFAM's American Music Institute. Tickets are $75, tax-deductible. For more information, call Katie Higgins at 687-6526.
The dinner will be on the same evening as an OFAM jazz concert featuring Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker and Roy Hargrove at the Hult Center. Concert tickets are being sold separately through the Hult Center (682-5000).