The Jupiter String Quartet, the School of Music's quartet-in-residence, performs the Brahms Sextet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 36 with winners of the quartet's second annual Guest Artist Award: Kim Uwate, viola, and Seungwon Chung, cello. Also on the program is the DvorÃ¡k String Quartet in F Major, Op. 96, "American," written during a vacation in Spillville, Iowa, which was home to a Czech immigrant community.
The Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism and the Office of Recreation and Park Resources is hosting a two-day summit that will bring together individuals from various agencies and organizations within the state that are responsible for the design, delivery, and execution of youth sports. Speakers will highlight relevant research and trends, promoting a conversation among practitioners aimed at identifying potential solutions, collaborations, and action steps to improve the quality of youth sport in the state of Illinois.
The Institute for Genomic Biology will be offering the Kauffman Foundation FastTracÂ® TechVentureâ¢ program in spring 2015. FastTrac TechVenture is a program for entrepreneurially minded MD students, DVM students, PhD students, and Post-Doctoral Associates in engineering, life sciences, and related disciplines who are interested in understanding the business, economic, and legal issues in scientific and high technical start-up ventures. Anyone interested in the program is welcome to attend an information session on Wednesday, September 24th at noon in 612 IGB. Pizza will be provided at the information session. More information about the course can be found online at www.igb.illinois.edu/cem.
Join us for a fun evening of farm-to-table food and conversation! Guest Chef Thad Morrow of Champaignâs Bacaro will highlight the flavors of the season with produce from the University of Illinoisâ Sustainable Student Farm and meat from Triple S Farm (Stewardson, IL).
Come out to support Allerton Park and these local farms as you enjoy delicious tasting-portion samples of Chef Morrowâs culinary mastery, complemented with beer from JT Walkerâs Brewery (Mahomet, IL). Wine will also be available.
5:00 pm â Live music/Cocktail hour
6:00 pm - Dinner (Menu will be posted online when available)
Tickets are limited and may be purchased for $100 until Wednesday, September 17. Call 217-333-3287 or visit allerton.illinois.edu to purchase online.
All proceeds will go towards stewardship and educational efforts in Allertonâs natural areas.
For more information contact Bridget Frerichs at email@example.com or call 217-333-3287.