Vivian Adelberg Rudow’s electronic score Weeping Rocker will be presented as part of performances by choreographer Nancy Wanich Romita and dancers on Saturday, October 17, 4 and 7:30 PM at the Center for the Arts of Towson University, 8000 York Road in Towson, Maryland.

Weeping Rocker for tape and dance was written in 1992. The piece was commissioned was Nancy Wanich Romita in memory of her father who died of Alzheimers. The composer also wrote the piece in memory of those who die from Alzheimers and other degenerate diseases.

Dance performers will be Towson alumni and area dance companies including Full Circle Dance Company, The Collective, Kinetics and the newly reformed Moving Company.

Nancy Wanich Romita is celebrating her 25th year with Towson University as her artistic home. This performance is a retrospective of her unique blend of humor and humanism through dance.

Tickets for the 4 PM performance are $15; tickets for the 7:30 PM performance & reception are by donation- BOTH SHOWS ARE SOLD OUT. All proceeds benefit the Towson University Dance Department Endowment. For more about other Towson University arts and cultural events, visit http://www.towson.edu/main/artsculture/.

Read Vivian Rudow’s newsletter at http://www.jamesarts.com/releases/may09/VR_nws_051809.pdf. Her website is at http://www.vivianadelbergrudow.com/.

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