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Cellist János Starker Remembered In Live Broadcast Event

WFIU will present a live simulcast from IU Bloomington's Musical Arts Center of "Celebrating the Life of János Starker."

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Cellist János Starker (July 5, 1924 – April 28, 2013)

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Celebrating the Life of János Starker

Remembering the life of the famed cellist through musical peformances, remembrances, and archival audio and video.


IU Musical Arts Center

September 22, 2013 @ 4pm

free

Jacobs School of Music event calendar

On Sunday, September 22 at 4pm, Indiana University and the Jacobs School of Music will remember the life of famed cellist and Distinguished Professor János Starker who died  April 28, 2013.  Celebrating the Life of János Starker will also be simulcast on WFIU, with coverage beginning at 3:55pm.

The event will feature performances by Tsuyoshi Tutsumi, Shigeo Neriki, William and Alexandra Preucil, and Mark Kosower. IU President Michael McRobbie and Jacobs School Dean Emeritus Charles Webb will join members of the Starker family and Starker Institute Executive Vice President Allen Ketchersid in remembrances. The music of János Starker will be represented through archival audio and video selections.

The Jacobs School will also be webstreaming the event live from their website.

 

David Wood

Originally from Leavenworth, Kansas, David Wood moved to Bloomington in 2005. He received his Bachelor of Music from Kansas State University, and his Master of Music from the University of North Texas. He studied ensemble direction at the Jacobs School of Music's Early Music Institute and joined WFIU in 2006 as an announcer. In 2008 he became WFIU's Music Director and also served as Art Bureau Chief from 2008-2013. David’s interests include Irish music and language (particularly traditional singing), music and religion, running, the outdoors, and, of course, classical music!

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