1967 Jan 9, UofU A Capella Choir article by Claron Burgon, choir president

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1967 Jan 9, UofU A Capella Choir article by Claron Burgon, choir president - Monday, Ja Funds Needed Choir May Refuse ToipP...
Monday, Ja Funds Needed Choir May Refuse ToipP By Claron Burgon A Capella President The University of Utah A Cappella Choir was recently invited invited to perform an exclusive concert in conjunction with the BYU Symphony Orchestra at the National Music Education Conference in Las Vegas. The concert, termed as "Utah Night", will be attended by the leading music educators of the country. This is indeed a profound profound honorfor the choir, the University, and even the State of Utah. Wouldn't itbe a shame if the choir couldn't make the trip to Nevada? This may be the case, however, if the University University 'administration does not allocate rrtpre funds for the travel costs. o In the past, the ASUU has exclusively born the' financial burdens of the Music Depart- - a soiution Pres V in fact, reali7in 'TaI' of the Pbi h from hisComi, The Problem fa thCTe has beeta Music Departmen ; -"- tinning the IT ": could fe in aiding the other"" w" represent the tj ? Jt ran be shown t. that allocations thV sand drarfi Pense of the musical, dents in music are of this injustice " The purpose of tl5 is to .demonstrate on- ..over the problem it, that the student am; trative organizations can rapidly reach a gether. " ment, even going so far, at times, as to provide money for purchasing instruments and music and building maintenance maintenance materials money which should come from department or maintenance sources. ASUU funds are limited, but because of lack of financialaid from the proper sources, the Music Department is forced to rel on theextendedbut short arm of the ASUU. Skeleton Budget The A Cappella and Concert Band requested $6,000 of the ASUU allocations for travel costs for their regular concert tours. Due to the war and other factors, the two groups have only been granted $4,000 which isn't enough, in ' view of the factthat a skeleton budget was submitted by the groups in the first place. (The A Cappella alonehadsacrificed $1,200 before before submitting its budget tc the ASUU). The administration was made aware of the group's problem, but still has not come up with ' AVa y yT TVi'l1 - 51- - I If revised w

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  1. The Daily Utah Chronicle,
  2. 09 Jan 1967, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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