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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

5th Annual College of Fine Arts Distinguished Alumni Awards Assembly @ University of Utah (Officer's Club on September 26th)

Please join us for the 
5th Annual College of Fine Arts Distinguished Alumni Awards Assembly
Thursday September 27th, 10:45am-12:15pm
Nancy Peery Marriott Auditorium, Kingsbury Hall

Featuring stunning performances and riveting screenings from the talented students in the College of Fine Arts and honoring our remarkable 2012-13 Distinguished Alumni

The honorees are: Art & Art HistoryBruce Lindsey, Dean of the College of Architecture and of the Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. Ballet --Sandra Birch Allen, Associate Professor of Dance at Brigham Young University and was Associate Chair of the Dance Department from 2009-2011.  Film & Media Arts -- Trent Harris, writer and director of six feature films, many experimental movies, and more than one hundred documentaries for PBS, National Geographic, NBC and others.  Modern Dance -- Keith Johnson, from Keith Johnson /Dancers and Professor at California State University Long Beach.  Music -- Raymond ChobazProfessor of Music and Conductor Laureate of the Gainesville Symphony Orchestra and Music Director/Conductor of the University of Florida Symphony Orchestra.  Theatre -- Timothy McCuen PiggeeAssociate Professor and Area Head for Musical Theatre at Cornish College of the Arts.  
The honorees will be presented a bronze medal and certificate at the CFA Awards Banquet Wednesday September 26th at the Officer´s Club at Fort Douglas on the U of U campus.  The Awards Assembly the following morning brings the entire college to the stage featuring performances from the School of Music and the Departments of Ballet, Theatre and Modern Dance. There will be a video presentation from the Department of Art & Art History and a animated short film screening from the Department of Film & Media Arts. 
The Assembly is free and open to the public.  We welcome all for an entertaining morning as we champion the arts.   Please join us in Kingsbury Hall, September 27th at 10:45AM. For more information on this event please visit www.finearts.utah.edu, or call 801.581.6764.

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