Amherst College Receives $700,000 for Science Education

April 10, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.-Amherst College will receive $700,000 for undergraduate science education from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the nation's largest private supporter of science education from elementary school through postdoctoral studies.

Chicago Tribune Architecture Critic To Speak at Amherst College

April 10, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Blair Kamin, the Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic at the Chicago Tribune and a 1979 graduate of Amherst College, will speak about "Activist Criticism and the Inescapable Art" on Wednesday, April 12, at 4:15 p.m. in Room 202 of Fayerweather Hall. His talk is free and the public is invited.

Concert Choir Sets Performance at Amherst College

April 10, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Concert Choir will present "Matters of the Heart," on Saturday, April 29, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall. The concert is free and the public is invited. The choir, directed by Mallorie Chernin, will perform a program that includes madrigals of Monteverdi, El Arbor del Arvido of Ginastera, The Water is Wide, arranged Yumiko Matsuoka, and Psalm 116: Das ist mir Lieb, by Heinrich Schütz.

Spratlan, Professor of Music at Amherst College, Receives Pulitzer Prize

April 10, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Lewis Spratlan, Peter R. Pouncey Professor of Music at Amherst College, has received the 2000 Pulitzer Prize in music for his composition, Life is a Dream, Opera in Three Acts: Act Two, Concert Version, which received its world premiere at Amherst in January.

Women’s Chorus Sets Spring Concert at Amherst College

April 10, 2000
Director of Media Relations
413/542-8417

AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Women’s Chorus will present its annual Spring Concert, "Music of the World," on Friday, April 28, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall. The concert is free and the public is invited.

The chorus, directed by Mallorie Chernin, will perform a program that includes music of di Lasso, Morley, Duruflé, Casals and Poulenc. Nikki Stoia will be the guest pianist. The assistant conductor is Mara Levi ’99.

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