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The College of Fine Arts & Communication (COFAC) at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is pleased to present a program of events exploring the connection between music and art.

Calendar of Events:

Sunday, February 24 - 1 p.m.
Music of Fauré and John Cage accompanied by interactive computer-generated graphics. Susan Bender, soprano, Nell Buchman, pianist, and Christopher Burns, computer-generated visuals.
Scarabocchio Art Museum |  800 Main Street

Saturday, March 16 - 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
(((clang))) interactive sound/sculpture installation featuring 3D sound design by Nathaniel Bartlett and sculpture by Andrée Valley.
Scarabocchio Art Museum | 800 Main Street

Sunday, March 17 - 7:30 p.m.
timeSpacePlace - Nathaniel Bartlett, marimba/computer programming. Original music inspired and accompanied by Toby Kaufmann-Buhler’s video work: Unseasonal Events Change Hands.
Noel Fine Arts Center | Room 240 | 1800 Portage Street

Tuesdays, April 2 & 9 - 7:30 p.m.
But Only if you Listen: Audience Responsibility in Modern Art
Seven Shades: The Inspiration of Ted Nash
Professor Larry Ball presents a two-part lecture series on the artists and paintings which inspired Ted Nash’s Portrait in Seven Colors: Chagall, Matisse, Monet, Picasso, Pollock, Dali, and Van Gogh.
Noel Fine Arts Center | Room 221 | 1800 Portage Street

Thursday, April 11 - 7-9 p.m.
Jazz & Poetry Night. Poetry readings alongside a 1940’s bebop jazz quintet.
UWSP Albertson Hall | 900 Reserve Street

April 15-May 2
Visual Art Connections by UWSP Students
Student Painting Exhibition Inspired by Great Masters - Mezzanine Cases
Action Pollock Painting (open to the public) sponsored by UWSP Painting Students Tuesdays and Thursdays April 23-May 2, 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Noel Fine Arts Center Courtyard
iPad Digital Paintings on screen during Ted Nash Concert, May 1
Noel Fine Arts Center | 1800 Portage Street

Sunday, April 21 - 1 p.m.
Student recital featuring baritone Cullen Sutherland with pianist Mara Beckman and cellist Dan Janik performing music inspired by the paintings of master artists.
Scarabocchio Art Museum | 800 Main Street

April 29, 30 & May 1
Composer/Saxophonist Ted Nash residency. Nash will rehearse with the UWSP Jazz Ensemble, visit classes, present masterclasses, and give a lecture on his suite Portrait in Seven Shades Wednesday, May 1 at 6 p.m. in room 221.
Noel Fine Arts Center | 1800 Portage Street

Wednesday, May 1 - 7:30 p.m.
UWSP Jazz Ensemble featuring Ted Nash.  Portrait in Seven Shades.
Noel Fine Arts Center | Michelsen Hall | 1800 Portage Street