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August 30, 2002

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Auditions September 6 All students taking music lessons for the first time at MHC are required to audition. Auditions will be held Friday, September 6, from noon to 3 pm. Call x2306 to make an appointment. Auditions will be held at the following locations in Pratt Hall: piano, room 211; violin, viola, and cello, room 215; flute, room 209; and voice, room 203. For all other instruments, please see the music adminstrative assistant. All students—not just students majoring or minoring in music—are welcome to audition for MHC ensembles. Sign up for your painless, private audition on the bulletin board across the hall from the music office in Pratt Hall. Ensemble offerings include Concert Choir; Glee Club; orchestra; chamber music for strings, and winds; Flute Choir; Klezmer ensemble; Euridice ensembles; and early music, and jazz ensembles.

Other Musical Notes The Music 100 exemption exam will be given September 6, at 4 pm in room 109 of Pratt Hall. Students may take one semester of individual performance with Music 100, but continued study is dependent on enrollment in or exemption from Music 100. Grant-in-aid students who receive financial aid from the College are eligible to apply for grant-in-aid to help pay for music lessons. Applications are available in the music office. The application deadline is September 6, at 4 pm. Students must apply for grant-in-aid every semester. There are no automatic renewals.

Calling All Musicians Five College Early Music Program auditions will be held during the first week of classes. There are openings for singers and instrumentalists of all sorts and for those who wish to start recorder and other Renaissance winds, viol, and lute. Ensembles include Collegium, Women’s Vocal Ensemble, Baroque/Classical Orchestra, and others; group and private lessons are offered as well. For further information and the full schedule of audition times and locations, contact the Early Music Office at x2079 or email

Attention Faculty and Staff Faculty and staff members who are interested in adding their names to a confidential email list for LGBT faculty and staff should send a request to Kristin Pepe at This list has been in existence for many years and is a way for people who are new to MHC to connect with others. The group hosts a monthly potluck dinner, which is held at volunteers’ homes in the area. Partners and children are always welcome to attend these events.

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