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UTD’s Swing Dance Event Returns March 23,
Will Feature Free Concert and Lessons

RICHARDSON, Texas (March 11, 2002) - The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) will present “Swing Thing,” a free musical swing dance event, in the Galaxy Room of the Student Union on Saturday, March 23. Free lessons will begin at 7 p.m., followed at 8 p.m. by a concert with the UTD Chamber Singers, guest directed by Mary Medrick, and the UTD Jazz Ensemble, directed by Kelly Durbin.

After the live concert, a disk jockey will give the audience a chance try out new swing moves.

For more information about the many musical, arts, theatre, dance and other performances and exhibitions held throughout the year at UTD, please call 972-UTD-ARTS (972-883-2787), e-mail [email protected], or visit the School of Arts and Humanities’ web site at  Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations may call 972-883-2982. Texas Relay Operator: 1-800-RELAYVV.

About UTD

The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor, enrolls more than 7,000 undergraduate and 5,000 graduate students. The school’s freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores. The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. For additional information about UTD, please visit the university’s web site at

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