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Short Takes on the arts, March 16, 2017

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 09:01 pm

FAME composition premieresThe 2017 FAME Northeast Festival premiere of "Twelve Chinese Animals" will be 3 p.m. Sunday in the Anthony Wayne Ballroom at the Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd. This year several fourth-grade FAMEous student composers collaborated with David Crowe, FAME Composer-In-Residence to help create an original musical composition entitled "Twelve Chinese Animals."  

The composers utilized a music composition and notation cloud app called Noteflight http://www.noteflight.com, along with music technology workstations and iPads to compose their Musical Signature Compositions, and as an exciting extension of the project, the emerging young student composers have been, and will be composing additional music compositions using the app at home. 

The project culminates with a Mini-Rehearsal and Premiere Performance of "Twelve Chinese Animals," presented by the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Youth Symphony and Youth Concert Orchestras, FAME Composer-In-Residence, David Crowe, Conductor, and the Fort Wayne Ballet Youth Company. 

Golf for Science Central

Science Central's 14th annual Golf Classic will be June 1 at Pine Valley Country Club, 10960 Pine Mills Road. The event includes a Florida Scramble with 12:30 p.m. Shotgun Start, dinner, prizes and silent auction. Sponsorships are available.

For sponsorship information, call 260-424-2400, Ext. 423 or email Developmentr@sciencecentral.org.

To register, visit sciencecentral.org. 

Stratford bus trip

First Presbyterian Theater's 2017 Stratford Theater Festival bus tour will be June 23-25 to Stratford, Ontario, and includes transportation, two nights lodging, three meals and tickets to four group-rate shows. Cost will be $670 to $970 depending on how many are in a room. A valid passport is required to enter Canada. For more information or for a full itinerary, call Thom at 426-7421, Ext. 103 or go to firstpresbyteriantheater.com.

Revisit the rivalry

One of the greatest rivalries in college sports history will come to the Embassy Theatre at 7:30 p.m. May 17 with An Evening with Coach Bob Knight and Coach Gene Keady with special guest Bob Hammel. The two will square off for a night of reminiscing and off-the-cuff conversation. Posing questions and moderating the event will be Bob Hammel. 

In their 41 head-to-head matchups over the years (highlighted by Knight's infamous 1985 chair-throwing episode), they batrtled almost to a draw, with Purdue edging IU 21-20. Both coaches are multiple winners of the Big Ten and National Coach of the Year awards and members of the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame and the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame. 

Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. tomorrow. Prices are $29-$99. For tickets, call 800-745-3000, go to Ticketmaster.com or stop by the STAR Bank box office. 

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