Tuesday, May 24, 2011
WHAT: Glenn Harman, M.D., Mayo Clinic medical oncologist and a talented pianist, will accompany Lacey Russ, Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2011, during a piano performance for May's Music is Good Medicine program. Dr. Harman has a "secondary career" performing on the piano and oboe/English horn. He has performed throughout North America, Hungary and the Philippines as a solo pianist and duo-pianist. He and his former duo-piano partner, Jeffrey Arnold, were invited to perform a recital in New York's Carnegie Hall in 1995. In the last six months, he has performed the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto with three different organizations in Ohio, North Carolina and Minnesota.
Russ is an accomplished pianist and vocalist and earned the highly competitive title of Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2011 in recognition of scholastic achievement, creative accomplishment and community involvement. Recently, Russ sang the national anthem at the televised Miss America pageant and travels the country to speak to youth about her platform P.U.R.E. Excellence. P.U.R.E. stands for Perseverance, Understanding, Respect and Encouragement and helps youth build character and values to make good decisions.
WHEN: 12:15 p.m., Thursday, May 26, 2011
WHERE: Nathan Landow Atrium, Gonda Building
200 First Street S.W.
NOTE: The program is free of charge and open to the public. Sponsored by the Officers and Councilors of Mayo Clinic, the Music is Good Medicine program is intended to share musical talents of voting and consulting staff with patients and employees, an expression that music is truly good medicine.
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