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New Paltz Summer Rep takes to
the stage in July with two shows

The New Paltz Summer Repertory Theatre’s 2006 season began with “Proof,” which concludes its run on July 9, and continues on July 13 with the opening of “Talley’s Folly.”

Lanford Wilson’s second play in the Talley Family series, “Talley’s Folly,” runs until July 23. It tells the story of Salley Talley, a young woman from a conservative, wealthy, Protestant family, who falls for an older, Jewish man named Matt Friedman.

Both productions take place in the Parker Theatre.

Tickets for both productions can be purchased online, by phone or in person. The Box Office is open 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and one hour prior to all performances. Tickets are $24 and $19 for seniors. A subscription discount is available. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact the Box Office at x3880 or visit the Web site at

PianoSummer opens 11th season

The 11th season of PianoSummer, the SUNY New Paltz international summer institute and festival for piano music, opens on July 15 and continues through Aug. 4.

All events are open to the public to provide the students with experience performing in front of an audience.

The season opens with the Faculty Gala at 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 15, in McKenna Theatre. Featured performers are PianoSummer artistic director Vladimir Feltsman (Music), as well as Robert Hamilton, Phillip Kawin, Alexander Korsantia, Paul Ostrovsky, Alexander Slobodyanik and Susan Starr.

The highlight of the season is the Symphony Gala with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, which closes the three-week program. Here, the winner of the Jacob Flier Piano Competition will perform a piano concerto with the Philharmonic.

There will also be recitals by Korsantia, Sergei Babayan and the PianoSummer students.

For a complete listing of the PianoSummer schedule, visit

Work Study Fair seeks participants

Departments with work-study allocations for the 2006-2007 fiscal year are invited to participate in the Work Study Job Fair from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 29 in the Multipurpose Room in the Student Union Building. If your department would like to participate, call Suzanne O'Driscoll at x3012 or e-mail her at For other questions, contact Kevin McFarland at x3247 or by e-mail at

JULY 3, 2006
Volume 4, Issue 13

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