Faculty Recital at Skelton Center

The Vincennes University Department of Music will present a Faculty Recital featuring pianist Sean Cavanaugh, VU adjunct professor of music at 7 p.m. today at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center, 20 Red Skelton Blvd. Cavanaugh will perform Bach’s Partita No. 1 in B-flat Major, Liszt’s Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude, and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. Admission is free and the public is invited. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Cavanaugh is currently completing a doctorate in piano performance at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University where he studied with Karen Shaw. He performs frequently as a soloist and chamber musician. He teaches piano at VU and serves as a staff accompanist at DePauw University in Greencastle.

Sept. 11 Memorial Stair Climb

Vincennes University students, first responders, and the public will honor victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with a memorial stair climb on Wednesday.

The public is welcome at the event and is invited to participate in the climb, which will be held at the P.E. Complex from 6-9 p.m. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. The climb is scheduled to begin around 6:15 p.m.

T-shirts will be sold for $20 with proceeds benefiting the Fallen Firefighters Foundation, which will also receive any donations.

Organizers of the event include the Emergency Services Association in partnership with students from the VU Fire Science and VU Homeland Security programs, Eta Sigma Iota, VU Residential Life, and Sigma Pi Fraternity.

Great Strides event Sunday at VU

The annual Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis Walk will be Sunday at the track at Vincennes University. Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. and the opening ceremony at 1:30 p.m.

There are 10 teams, representing three states and several counties, registered so far for this year’s walk with the goal to raise $60,000. Contact Tammy Howell at 812-885-3215 or 812-899-2146 for more details and information about how you can be involved.

To make a donation, join a team, create a team or sign up as an individual walker, go online to www.fightcf.cff.org/greatstrides and click on “find a walk/team,” then search Vincennes.

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