Violinist to perform in Wichita, Pretty Prairie

This weekend Kansans have two chances to hear violinist Dr. Maurice Sklar at two free events. The first is Friday October 1 in Wichita at the Metropolitan Baptist Church, 525 W. Douglas At McLean. The time is 7:00 pm. For more information, call 316-264-2354. The second event is Saturday October 2 at The Round Up Event at SK Ranch, 12508 West Parallel Road, Pretty Prarrie, KS. This event is at 2:30 pm. For more information, contact Pat Crampton at 316-960-5898. Dr. Maurice Sklar was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, to a Russian-Jewish family with a rich musical heritage. At age…
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Wichita’s Lynne Davis and Marcussen Organ

It's one of Wichita's and Kansas' finest cultural assets, and it needed tuning and repair. So in August, the Marcussen organ in Wichita State University's Wiedemann Recital Hall was placed in the care of Halfdan Oussoren, son of the organ's builder. I took the opportunity of the tuning to visit with Lynne Davis, who is Ann & Dennis Ross Endowed Faculty of Distinction in Organ and Associate Professor. More simply, she's in charge of the organ program at Wichita State University. Besides managing the program and teaching students, she performs regularly in Wichita and across the world. Lynne Davis at…
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