The University Record, January 22, 2001

Photo Story: Life Sciences Orchestra debuts Jan. 28

From left to right, violinists Heather Stringham, research investigator, Biostatistics, School of Public Health; Fran Wakefield, nurse anesthetist, Anesthesiology, University Hospital; Lisa Chu, fourth-year medical student; and Eric Snyder, biology student, LS&A, practice for the Life Sciences Orchestra (LSO) concert.

The LSO, composed of faculty, staff and students involved in medicine and life sciences, will debut in a free performance at 2 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Michigan Theater. Under the direction of School of Music graduate Mitchell Williams, it will perform Brahms’ Academic Festival Overture, Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7.

Gilbert S. Omenn, executive vice president for medical affairs, will introduce the LSO, which is sponsored by the Gifts of Art program with assistance from the School of Music. Free parking will be available in the city structure on Maynard Street. For more information, call (734) 936-2787, visit the Web at www.umich.edu/~lsorch or send e-mail to orchestra@umich.edu. Photo courtesy Life Sciences Orchestra