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    <ong>“Exploring Organ Music” opens April 13, in honor of Messiaen

    Lawrence Archbold, professor of music and Enid and Henry Woodward College Organist, will perform in concert on Sunday, April 13 at 3 p.m. in the Carleton College Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

    This performance is the eighteenth in Archbold’s ongoing series “Exploring Organ Music.” The program, entitled “French Organ Music from Romanticism to Modernism: Program II,” celebrates the one-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Olivier Messiaen with a selection of French organ music from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Archbold will be performing Messiaen’s “Le Mystère de la Sainte Trinité” from “Les Corps glorieux” and the “Sixth Meditation” from “Méditations sur le mystère de la Sainte Trinité.” Also featured will be compositions by Saint-Saëns, Boulanger, Vierne, Widor, de Sévérac, Koechlin, and Milhaud.

    The Carleton College Concert Hall is located at First Street and Winona Street in Northfield. For more information or disability accommodations, contact the music department at (507) 222-4475.

    Faculty to present collaborative springtime string recital

    Accomplished violinist and Carleton College lecturer in music Mary Budd Horozaniecki will collaborate with Carleton colleague Elizabeth Ericksen and the University of Minnesota’s Paul Shaw to present a springtime string recital in the Carleton College Concert Hall on Friday, April 11 at 8 p.m. Along with Shaw, Horozaniecki will perform works by Franz Schubert, Marjorie Merryman and Johannes Brahms. Horozaniecki and Ericksen join together to perform violin duos by Grazyna Bacewicz and Lo-I Yin ’51. The performance is free and open to the public.

    For more information or disability accommodations, contact the Carleton College Music Department at (507)222-4475.

    Ashlee Simpson announces engagement to bassist Pete Wentz

    America’s best lip-syncer looks like she’ll be honing her skills at the altar in the near future. Ashlee Simpson recently announced her engagement to Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz. The couple, who has been going steady since 2006, aimed to end speculation through the announcement of their engagement. A good sign for Wentz. Simpson’s father and a potentially future father-in-law, Joe Simpson, said he is “totally happy” with the engagement. The newly engaged couple have been photographed with older sister Jessica and her new boyfriend, Cowboys quarterback, Tony Romo.

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