April 4, 2008
The Leo Kucinski Academy of Music at Morningside College will present two wind and percussion recitals at 5:30 and 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, in Eppley Auditorium, 3625 Garretson Ave.
The concerts are free and open to the public. Both programs will feature the efforts of more than 20 private students. String, piano and voice recitals will be held April 22 and 23 at 6 and 7:30 p.m.
The Leo Kucinski Academy of Music, which opened in 2004, serves student musicians from age 4 through college. Private instruction is available for those who wish to study violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, clarinet, oboe, trumpet, low brass, percussion, piano or voice. Scholarships are available to those who demonstrate financial need.
In addition to private lessons, the academy offers monthly workshops, performance classes and early string group classes. It also manages the Siouxland Youth Orchestras and the Bishop Heelan Catholic School String Program.
The academy is made possible in part by a partnership between Morningside College and the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra. Additional information on academy programs is available by contacting Jill Wilson, academy director, by phone at 712-274-5357 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Information is also available at the academy Web site, webs.morningside.edu/kucinskiacademy.