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September 20, 2012

Arts Roundup: Burke Museum activities, organ music and poetics

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UW singers perform at a recent CarolFest concert. The UW School of Music holds public auditions for choirs on Friday, Sept. 21. The auditions started on Thursday, Sept. 20.School of Music

Weekend activities at the Burke Museum, Renaissance organ music in Kane Hall and a UW Bothell conference on poetics lead the last quiet week in UW arts before the new school year starts.

If you’d like to sing for a UW School of Music choir, Friday’s public auditions are your chance.

Also, UW students have a host of activities to choose from as part of Dawg Daze 2012, through Sept. 28.

School of Music choral ensemble auditions, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sept. 21. Gotta sing? The School of Music understands, and offers public auditions for its Chamber Singers, University Chorale and Recital Choir. It’s the second of two days of auditions. Learn more and sign up online. Questions? Email uwchoirs@u.washington.edu.

Burke weekend activities, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sept. 22, 29. The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture is now offering special gallery activities on weekends. This month, learn about marine invertebrates. Free with museum admission.

Fabio Ciofini

Littlefield Organ Series: Fabio Ciofini, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25. Italian organist Ciofini will perform Italian music from the Renaissance and Baroque eras on the UW’s Littlefield Organ in Kane Hall’s Walker-Ames Room. Tickets are $15, cash or check at the door. 206-685-8384.

“Convergence on Poetics,” Sept. 27-30. UW Bothell is holding a conference at its North Creek Events Center that explores contemporary poetics through keynote panels and poetry performances. The event also marks the launch of Bothell’s new masters of fine arts in creative writing and poetics. Poetry performances at 8 p.m. on Sept. 28, 29. Free but registration is required, and the full schedule is online. For more information, call 425-352-3406 or email poeticsconference@uwb.edu.