(Oct. 13, 2011) -- Rita Linard, UTSA associate professor of music, will present a flute recital, "A Celebration of Life" at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 16 in the Arts Building Recital Hall on the UTSA Main Campus. As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the event is free and open to the public.
A recent cancer patient, Linard will be accompanied by musicians who are cancer survivors or cancer patient advocates. Accompanists will be harpist Laurie Buchanan and guitarist Leslie Lyon.
Linard coordinates the UTSA wind and percussion program and teaches flute, aural skills and flute ensemble.
In addition to frequent solo-recital and chamber music appearances with the Linard-Buchanan Flute and Harp Duo, the King William Winds, the Nova Flute and Guitar Duo and the Sonora Flutes, she is principal flute in the Mid-Texas Symphony and frequently plays with the San Antonio Symphony and Austin Lyric Opera.
In the summer months, Linard teaches and performs at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp with numerous performances broadcast on Michigan Public Radio and National Public Radio. She also directs the UTSA Flute Camp for area high school and middle school students, giving them the opportunity to perform in both master classes and flute choir.
Linard received her doctoral degree from the University of Texas in Austin and attended Indiana University, University of Illinois and Northern Illinois University.
For more information, contact Rita Linard at 210-458-5684.
The Spring Research Conference offers graduate and undergraduate students pursuing majors in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts the opportunity to present their original work in a forum of interested and critically engaged minds that is at the same time welcoming and inclusive.
Various locations, Main Campus
Mimi Marziani, executive director of the Texas Civil Rights Project, will speak about civil rights advocacy, political campaigns, election law and nonprofit management.
SAWS Headquarters, 2800 U.S. Highway 281 North, San Antonio
Join the Center for Military Families for a panel on Politics in the Service of Military Families, featuring Cedric Leighton, David Splitter, Steve Huerta, and the Office of Congressman Henry Cuellar. The event is free and open to the public.
Buena Vista Street Building, Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
UTSA Dance classes will take the stage and share their talents and passion for dance! Come support our growing dance program! $10 admission
Buena Vista Street Building Theater (BVB 1.326), Downtown Campus
This panel presentation will look at the history of the YWCA and the impact the organization has had on women in the San Antonio community.
McKinney Humanities Building (MH 2.02.10), Main Campus
The Demography Lecture Series continues with Dr. Barbara Bird of American University. Her topic focuses on Insights Into a Hard to Find Population: Latino Entrepreneurs in Metro Washington, D.C. Event is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the pay stall spaces of the Monterrey surface lot.
Monterrey Building (MNT 3.240), Downtown Campus
This video tells the story of four Latina lesbians who fought for exoneration after being wrongfully convicted of sexually assaulting two girls during the Satanic Panic witch-hunt era of the 1980s and 1990s.
North Paseo Building (NPB 1.114), Main Campus
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Main Building (MB 2.404), Main Campus
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