April 17, 2008
String, piano and voice students from the Leo Kucinski Academy of Music (LKAM) will give recitals at 6 and 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 22 and 23, in Eppley Auditorium, 3625 Garretson Ave.
Academy students will perform recitals throughout the evening. Instructors for the students include Joe Shufro, Eunho Kim, Ilisja Sheri Moreland, Gary Fridley and Andy Goodell for strings; Michele Grossman, Marlene Grossman, Eleanor Tasker and Martha Moreland for piano; and Gail Dooley for voice.
Early string students will be performing on Monday, April 28, at 6:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 608 Nebraska St. Instructors for the early strings program are Tom Miller, violin; Ilisja Sheri Moreland, violin; Andy Goodell, cello; and Gary Fridley, violin, viola and cello.
LKAM opened in the fall of 2004 and focuses on private instruction, monthly workshops and performance classes for student musicians from beginner to high school. Through a partnership between the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra and Morningside College, the academy also directs the symphony’s three youth orchestras. Students come from Sioux City and from surrounding communities in Iowa, South Dakota and Nebraska.