Boulder concert to benefit victims of disasters in Japan

College of Music will donate all proceeds from Sunday performance to Red Cross
By Staff

Faculty, students and alumni from the University of Colorado Boulder College of Music will perform a concert to benefit relief efforts in Japan. The event begins at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 17, in the Music Theater (N1B95) at the Imig Music Building.

"This tragedy is difficult to comprehend and deeply saddens all of us," said Kaori Uno, bassoonist, who helped organize the event with the CU-Boulder College of Music, CU Stands With Japan, CU Japanese Student Association and the other performers. "We hope to assist the victims through our thoughts and donations, 100 percent of which will go to the Red Cross."

Checks given at the event should be made payable to the University of Colorado Boulder.

Performers besides Uno are Yoshi Ishikawa, bassoon; Mutsumi Moteki, piano; Yoriko Morita, cello; Annamaria Karacson, violin; Aniel Caban, viola; Lori Walker, piano; David Wheeler, shakhuachi; Yoko Hiraoka, koto; Crystal Lee, piano; Kaori Uno, bassoon; Christine Scheetz, voice; and the CU Japanese Ensemble.