Thomas Baird To Speak At Baylor Jan. 14-15

Jan. 11, 2002

by Richard Veit

Thomas Baird will present two master classes and a lecture/demonstration at Baylor University Jan. 14-15 as part of the School of Music's 2001-2002 Lyceum Series.

The sessions will open at 4 p.m. on Monday with a 90-minute master class in Roxy Grove Hall. A lecture/demonstration on a variety of dances will be held at 7 p.m. in Roxy Grove Hall.

On Tuesday, Baird will present another 90-minute master class at 5 p.m. in Recital Hall II.

Classically trained in ballet, Baird has been active as a performer, reconstructor, choreographer and teacher of baroque dance for nearly two decades. He tours nationally and internationally, participating in such major events as the Boston Early Music Festival, the Nakamichi Baroque Music Festival, the Carmel Bach Festival and Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival. He has taught master classes throughout the United States, Canada and Japan.

All three sessions are presented free are open to the public. The Lyceum Series is funded annually through the generosity of the Meadows Foundation of Dallas.

For more information, call the School of Music at 710-3991.

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