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A SCHOLARSHIP BENEFIT CONCERT, featuring mezzo-soprano Rose Taylor and pianist Timothy Lovelace, will be held at the Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd. Sponsored by Mu Phi Epsilon, a non-profit international professional music fraternity. Tickets $6-$8 advance, $8-10 at the door. Sun, March 16, 7pm. 249-7025.

THE GRINNELL SINGERS will perform in the St. Cecilia Music Series, held monthly at the First Presbyterian Church, 8001 Mesa Dr. $6 suggested donation at the door. Tue, March 18, 7:30pm. 345-8866.

THE SILVER ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION of the 25th Annual Austin Independent School District All-City Band Festival will be held at Palmer Auditorium, S. First & Riverside Dr. To commemorate the event, two world premiere performances of original band compositions written by Frank Ticheli and James Barnes will be presetned. The festival will feature the Middle/Junior High School and High School All-City Bands. Performances are free and open to the public. Tue, March 18, 7pm. 499-1700.

QUARTETTO VOCI, a premiere Austin vocal arts ensemble, will present a performance of vocal chamber music at The Bishop's Hall, 203 E. 10th. The program will include works by Brahms, Britten and Schumann. No admission is charged, but a donation of $10 is suggested. Fri, March 21, 8pm. 472-4540.

THE LENTEN ORGAN CONCERT SERIES is presented weekly during the Lenten season at St. David's Episcopal Church, 304 E. Seventh. Free, followed by a hot lunch ($4). March 19: Jon Stuber, Director of Music and Organist at St. Thomas Moore Catholic Church. Wednesdays, 12:05pm. 471-1196.

THE NOONDAY CONCERT SERIES is held weekly at the Central Presbyterian Church, Eighth & Brazos. Free, followed by lunch ($3). Mar 20: Margaret Coltman-Smith, cello/Felicity Coltman, piano. Thursdays, noon. 472-2445.

SOUTHWEST TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC For upcoming events. 512/245-2651.

SAN ANTONIO SYMPHONY hosts events for their '96-'97 Season. 210/554-1000.

UT SCHOOL OF MUSIC Call for recorded listings of upcoming events. 471-5401.




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