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Vol. 1, No. 15
North Carolina School of the Arts
May 4, 1967
Anna Condodina, presently a
member of the Jose Limon company and
American Dance Theatre conducted a
week-long session of classes in mod
ern dance at NCSA.
Her academic pursuits have led
her to an A.B. degree from Temple
University in Philadelphia, graduate
work at Smith College, and a diploma
in dance from Julliard.
Miss Condodina has trained with
Ballet Theatre, Robert Joffery Bal
let Center, and American Ballet Cen
ter. She taught for three years at
Smith and one year at Mt. Holyoke
College. For one season, she taught
and assisted Jose Limon at the Per
forming Arts Academy in Pennsylvania.
In 1962 Miss Condodina received
a grant from the U.S. Information
services to perform an extensive
lecture-demonstration series in
Greece. She was a soloist with the
Greek Chorodrama for the Greek
National Modern Dance Company.
The past five summers have been
spent as a faculty member at Conr
8:00 - 12:30
If you have wondered what that
scribbled notation on your cafeteria
tray would sound like, you will have
your chance on May 16, at 7:00 in the
auditorium. The composition majors
(that zany bunch that writes music on
everything) will then present their
Bob Vodnoy will have two of his
compositions performed. Sonata for
violin will be played by Lucy Chapman,
accompanied by Mark Walsh on the piano.
The first movement of Bob’s symphony
will also be performed by the orches
A duet for soprano and tenor, ”To
a Stranger", based on Walt Whitman’s
poem, will be one of Michael Colina’s
pieces to be premiered. This will be
performed by Sandra Plexico and Douglas
Decatur with Mike accompanying on the
piano. Both Mike's Overture for orches
tra and Canto for orchestra will be
Octet by Keith Gates will feature
Maura Giannini, violin; Margaret Tait,
cello; Ransom Wilson, flute; Robert
Sorton, oboe; Arturo Ciompi, clarinet;
Mr. Mark Popkin, bassoon; Gary Buchanan,
trumpet; and John Epperson, horn. Two
arias from Keith's opera "Escurial"
will be debuted by Douglas Decatur,
tenor. Keith will perform his own Suite
All three of these composers are
students of Dr. Louils Mennini.
ALL THREE DEPARTMENTS COMBINE
FOR PROGRAM IN ASHEVILLE
All three departments were repre
sented Friday, May 5, in Asheville^ .
North Carolina. A fund raising program
was being held at Asheville-Biltmore
College in which members of the drama,
dance, and music departments performed.
Students of the drama department did a
series of improvisations; the dance
department performed "Eine Kleine Nacht-
music" by Mozart; and Sandra Plexico,
accompanied by Hal Tyson sang English
songs by Hageman and Duke, the French
song "Nell” by Faure, and "0 Mio
Babbino Caro" from GIANNI SCHICCHI by