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School of Arts & Humanities

News contact: Sadie Prater, UTD, (972) 883-2972, sprater@utdallas.edu

UTD to Present Grave Performances,
An Evening of Family Halloween Fun

RICHARDSON, Texas (Oct. 15, 2003) - The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) will present Grave Performances, a free concert featuring the UTD Chamber Singers and voice students in a ghoulish evening of spooky fun for the whole family. The Oct. 31 Halloween performance will take place in the Jonsson Performance Hall (JO 2.604) on the UTD campus, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

No tickets are necessary for Grave Performances, and costumes are encouraged.

Grave Performances is part of the Rising Stars series at UTD that highlights bright new talent. The concert will feature the UTD Chamber Singers, the university’s premiere vocal ensemble, and UTD voice students performing spooky selections from classic works such as The Witches’ Scene from Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Painted Emblems of a Race" and "When the Night Wind Howls" from Ruddigore, madrigals by Gesualdo and Montiverdi, Duetto Buffo di Due Gatti (Comic Duet for Two Cats) by Gioachino Rossini, Nine Epitaphs by Theodore Chanler, “O Black Swan” from The Medium by Giancarlo Menotti and musical theater pieces including “This is Halloween” from The Nightmare before Christmas by Danny Elfman, A Real Live Girl, Bewitched, Witchcraft, A Ghost of a Chance, and readings from the works of Edward Gorey.

For information about the many musical, arts, theatre, dance and other performances and exhibitions held throughout the year at UTD, please call 972-UTD-ARTS (972-883-2787), e-mail sprater@utdallas.edu or visit the School of Arts and Humanities’ web site at http://ah.utdallas.edu
Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations may call 972-883-2982, Texas Relay Operator: 1-800-RELAYVV.

About UTD
The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor, enrolls about 13,700 students. The school's freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores. The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs. For additional information about UTD, please visit the university's web site at www.utdallas.edu.


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