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Lowenstern to present recital Feb. 14

JACKSON, Tenn.Feb. 8, 2006 – Bass clarinetist and composer Michael Lowenstern will present a guest recital at Union University Feb. 14.

As a clarinetist, Lowenstern is on the roster of the New Jersey Symphony and has performed and recorded with musicians and groups as diverse as The Klezmatics, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Steve Reich and Musicians, John Zorn and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

As a composer, he has an active career as a producer of electronic music both for his own works and in collaboration with other composers. His playing can be found on more than 40 recordings, including three solo discs: the critically acclaimed “Spasm” and “1985,” and his newest, “Ten Children,” which garnered a “Parenting Pick” award in Parenting Magazine’s music listing for 2004.

The recital begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Hartley Recital Hall, located in Jennings Hall on the west end of the Union campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Media contact: Tim Ellsworth, news@uu.edu, 731-661-5215

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Union University Announcement for March 6

Due to inclement weather, all Union campuses will be closed on Friday, March 6, with all classes canceled.

The wellness center will open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m., and the aquatic center will be open from 1-3 p.m.

Friday's Preview Day has been canceled.

Brewer Dining Hall will be open from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Friday. The Lex will be closed. No breakfast will be served.

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