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Concert highlights chemistry between science, music

March 9, 2009 By Jill Sakai

The Science, Arts and Humanities Program of the Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will present its inaugural concert, “Concert at Chemistry,” at 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, in Room 1315 of the Daniels Chemistry Building, 1101 University Ave.

This musical performance will feature UW–Madison faculty and students from a mix of science and music backgrounds, including chemistry professor John Berry (viola), chemical engineering professor John Yin (cello), pre-med undergraduate Krista Stewart (violin), music graduate students Stephanie Frye (tuba) and Kirstin Ihde (piano), and music professors Marc Fink (oboe) and Christopher Taylor (piano).

The concert will also feature the world premiere of Berry’s composition “Sonata for Tuba and Piano.” The event is free and open to the public.