© St. Petersburg Times, published December 9, 2001
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The Eckerd College Concert Choir and the Chancel Choir of the First United Methodist Church will present The Gift of Christmas, a cantata and carol sing, at 7:30 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church, 212 Third St. N. The Eckerd Ringers and the Fellowship Ringers also will perform.
Violinist Joshua Ulrich, a graduate of the Pinellas County Center for the Arts, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Dendy-McNair Auditorium. Ulrich is a sophomore at the College Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. He is the violinist for the Lied Trio, which has been accepted for chamber music study at the Tanglewood Music Festival. He will play works by Mozart, Ravel and Schumann and will be accompanied by Evan Solomon on the piano. This is part of the Academy of Senior Professionals at Eckerd College's Young Artists' Showcase.
The Academy of Senior Professionals at Eckerd College will present Our Pledge of Allegiance: Does It Still Make Sense? at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Lewis House. The speakers will be ASPEC members Ernest Mahaffey, an international banker based in Chicago, and Bill Oglesby, a retired foreign service officer for the U.S. Agency for International Development. This is part of the ASPEC Public Forum series.
-- Area universities and colleges offer educational lectures and programs open to the public. The Times lists these events in an occasional column. All events are free unless otherwise indicated. Send information at least two weeks in advance to Catherine Cushing, the Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731.