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Fairbanks Daily News Miner (Newspaper) - March 28, 2015, Fairbanks, AlaskaA2 Fairbanks daily news Miner saturday March 28,2015 a a up 8r running uhf women Scenter gala to Honor Suzanne Summerville by Gary Black Glac Kofu a women a organization at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is hosting its inaugural gala tonight and in doing so is honouring one of its own. Uhf s women Scenter is hosting a a a Celebration of women amp music Quot in which it will Honor Suzanne Summerville a retired music professor known locally nationally and internationally for her contributions to the music world and to the role of women in music. A it was such an incredible Surprise and it thrilled me very very much Quot Summerville said. A a it a one of the Good things about living in Fairbanks a what women can do. In a greatly honoured and its an unexpected its an Honor that be bestowed upon a More worthy woman said Karen Gustafson a uhf music professor and former colleague of Summerville a. A the first lady of women in music is Suzanne Summerville Gustafson said. A a she a done significant work in women in music internationally and Here in Alaska. She came to the top of my head and she a right Summerville founded the International Alliance of women in music in 1993 in Fairbanks and served As artistic director for women an International festival dedicated to compositions by female composers. The works of 118 female composers were presented during the five Day festival in 1993. Summerville a Mezzo Soprano choral conductor and music historian received her . In music from Randolph Macon woman a College a diploma in song and oratorio from the Vienna Academy of music a masters in music from the University of Houston and her doctorate in historical musicology from the Freie University to Berlin according to her biography. She was a Ful Bright scholar and has received Grants from the Alaska legislature the Alaska state Council on the arts the Alaska humanities forum the Fairbanks arts association and the National endowment for the humanities. She a performed at venues across the world and has Given recitals in new Yorkus Carnegie Hall London a Wigmore Hall Wip Zig a St. Thomas Church and other venues in the United states Germany Holland Poland France Norway and Canada. She retired from uhf in 1999 As professor of music and women a studies and while at uhf conducted the Fairbanks choral society the Fairbanks children a choir and taught voice and music history. She also went on to found the honors program at uhf As Well As the sing it your self Messiah which celebrated its 35th year this year in which the Public performs the popular Holiday work by Handel. John Hopkins former chairman of a aft a music department has known Summerville for about 40 years and was even a student of hers at the University of Iowa before she came to teach in Alaska. A i feel like for women in music she a been a great contributor a Hopkins said. Quot she a had presentations virtually All Over the world. She w As one of the first figures on that bandwagon too. She also recorded the history of music in Alaska and that a a major contribution to the Summerville a honors Are held in conjunction with the first women Scenter gala Tak ing place from 7-9 tonight in the Margaret Murie building lobby 982 Koyukuk drive on the uhf Campus. The event is free to attend and open to the Public. The Mission of the uhf women Scenter is to advocate if you go what a Celebration of women and music in support of the uhf women Scenter honouring or. Suzanne Summerville when 7-9 tonight where Margaret Murie building lobby 982 Koyukuk drive Cost free and open to the pubic Fri the event honors Summerville former professor of music at uhf for her work in advancing women in music music in Alaska and her contributions to the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Evening includes music dessert and commemorative events. For and empower women lesbian Gay bisexual and transgender people and their allies at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and beyond. Intact features editor Gary Black at 459-7504 or on twitter a fun features Summerville in Brief Sullivan opens Fairbanks office sen. Dan Sullivan has opened an office in Fairbanks and hired Izi Slie Hadukovich As his special assistant for the Interior. Hajdukovich served on the Fairbanks North Star Borough school Board from 2005-11, including three years As presi Dent. She also recently served As a statewide co chairwoman for the vote no on 1 Campaign which fought a repeal of the new Oil tax system. The office located at 101 12th ave., suite 328. Will serve As Sullivan a local Hub for constituent relations in the Region providing a place to answer questions find resources or resolve problems with the Federal government. The phone number is 456-0261. Nenana ice Lassie deadline nearing despite warm weather the ice remains More than three feet thick under the Nenana ice classic tripod on the Tanana River As the april 5 deadline to enter tickets approaches. As of thursday the ice was 36.5 inches which is a Little thinner than usual according to contest manager Cherrie forness. The ice has gradually thickened in the last few weeks As temperatures soar above freezing by Day and slip below freezing at night. The Nenana ice classic is a betting Pool based on when the ice w ill go out on the Tanana River in Nenana. It dates Back to bets Between Railroad engineers in 1917. Uhf hosting High school symposium a symposium for High school students to present academic research takes place this week in Fairbanks. I he Alaska statewide High school science symposium will be held at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. For More information go to . Edu ens Ash ass. Conservation groups to Appeal Timber decision Ketchikan a conservation groups plan to Appeal a Federal court ruling that allowed a logging project to proceed in the nation s largest Forest. The Ketchikan daily news reported environmental groups fighting the big Thome Sale in Southeast alaskans tongans National Forest plan to Appeal to the 9th circuit court. . District judge Ralph Beistline on March 20 ruled in favor of the . Forest service. The Agency last year approved Selling 6,000 acres fold growth Trees for logging As part of the Timber project on Prince of Wales Island West of Ketchikan. Environmental groups raised concerns about How the logging would affect Wolf and Deer populations. But Beistline ruled the plaintiffs failed to show the Forest service did no to follow proper procedure before making its final decision. Silka sound herring Harvest concludes Sitka a the Sitka sound Sac Roe herring fishery has concluded. A the daily Sitka Sentinel newspaper reported the fishery wrapped up at 6 . Wednesday after seiners caught the 150 tons that remained in the guideline Harvest Levels this year of about 8,700 tons. The fishery opened March 18. The Alaska department of fish and game plans to now conduct Aerial surveys daily to map spawning areas As part of its Stock assessment program. 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Fun for All Ages no charge $3 suggested donation. Sponsored by friends of Creamer s Field and a department of fish and game. Information 452-5162. 9 .-4 .�?22nd annual regional jump rope Competition hosted by the far North jumpers of Fairbanks at the uhf Patty Center. This will be the first year the event is held in Fairbanks. Spectators Are Welcome and there is no admission fee. Information wow. . 2 30 .�?Lathrop High school ballroom dance end of year show and silent auction in the Herm auditorium. Proceeds fund the Lathrop dance team. Calendar in print a6 Calendar online to read a full listing of Community Calendar items and in add your own event please go to . Get social the daily news Miner is All Over social Media. The news Miner is on Facebook where you can find local and state news As Well As items we be shared from readers who Are on Facebook. Go to wow. . 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