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position, by composer Bruce Adolphe, honor of et accumsan et iusto odio dignissim quiinblandit the School’s 90th anniversary. Reach Out, Hope, praesent luptatum zzril delenit augue duisRaise dolore te Change Society, a cantata for chorus, woodwinds, and feugait nulla facilisi. Lorem ipsum dolor sit. percussion, will be performed on November 18 at the University of Michigan. The commission is a tesTation ullamcorper suscipit lobortis nisl ut aliquip tament to a generous, intellectually curious alumna ex ea commodo consequat. Duis autem vel eum who the arts and her work iriureseeks dolorconnections in hendreritbetween in vulputate velit esse as a clinical social worker. molestie consequat, vel illum dolore eu feugiat nulla facilisis at vero eros et accumsan iusto odio Fisch maintains an active private et practice specializdignissim qui blandit praesent. ing in the treatment of individuals and couples with relationship issues. She is especially interested in the Aliquam volutpat. Ut wisi ad minimShe impact oferat childhood trauma onenim relationships. veniam, quis nostrud exerci tation ullamcorper has also been a fieldwork instructor in the Schools of suscipitWork lobortis nislUniversity ut aliquipofexCalifornia, ea commodo Social at the Berkeconsequat. Duis autem vel eum iriure dolor in on ley, and San Jose State University and has served hendrerit in vulputate velit esse molestie consequat, nonprofit boards. vel illum dolore eu feugiat nulla facilisis at vero eros Fisch and herethusband Allan have become engaged et accumsan iusto odio dignissim qui blandit in the classical music scene in the San duis Francisco praesent luptatum zzril delenit augue doloreBay te Area, live.Lorem “Therapy candolor be emotionally feugaitwhere nullathey facilisi. ipsum sit amet, challenging, music is a great restorative,” says consectetuerand adipiscing. Fisch, who finds in chamber music, in particular, the intimacy forUt human connections that is at Aliquam and erat search volutpat. wisi enim ad minim the heartquis of social work. veniam, nostrud exerci tation ullamcorper suscipit lobortis nisl ut aliquip ex ea commodo A few years ago, the Fischs heard a captivating lecture consequat. Duis autem vel eum iriure dolor in by Bruce Adolphe, a well-known contemporary hendrerit in vulputate velit esse molestie consequat, composer based in New York. They sat with him at a vel illum dolore eu feugiat nulla facilisis at vero. concert and talked with him afterwards about commissioning. At that time, he was composing a piece Quis nostrud exerci tation ullamcorper suscipit for cellist Yo-Yo Ma in collaboration with Antonio lobortis nisl ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Dimasio, a neuroscientist at the University of SouthDuis autem vel eum iriure dolor in hendrerit in ern California. The multi-media work, Self Comes to vulputate velit esse molestie consequat, vel illum Mind, appealed to Fisch because of her professional dolore eu feugiat nulla facilisis at vero eros et interest in research in the brain and how it impacts accumsan et iusto odio dignissim qui blandit her work as a therapist, and she and her husband praesent luptatum zzril delenit augue duis dolore te supported that piece. feugait nulla facilisi. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer. Fisch found that she enjoyed the process of being involved in musical commissions. When she met Vel eum iriure dolor in hendrerit in vulputate velit 28 · University of Michigan School of Social Work

Exerci tation ullamcorper suscipit lobortis nisl ut with Lindsey Rossow-Rood, director of development aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis autem vel and alumni relations at the School, in San Francisco eum iriure dolor in hendrerit in vulputate velit esse in 2009, they discussed the upcoming 90th annivermolestie consequat, vel illum dolore eu feugiat nulla sary and the students’ interest in incorporating the facilisis at vero eros et accumsan et iusto odio arts into the anniversary celebrations. According to dignissim qui blandit praesent luptatum zzril delenit Rossow-Rood, “Joan definitely wanted to do someaugue duis dolore te feugait nulla facilisi. Lorem thing unique, so the idea of commissioning a piece of ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing. music was a perfect fit.” Fisch contacted Adolphe and he came up with the idea for the cantata. Magna aliquam erat volutpat. Ut wisi enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud tation ullamcorThe lyrics are derived from tenexerci multicultural texts per suscipit lobortis nisl ut aliquip ex ea commodo (poems, sayings, proverbs) that were suggested consequat. Duis autem vel eum iriure since dolorFisch in by SSW students and faculty. Indeed, hendrerit in vulputate velit esse molestie consequat, wanted this process to be “ground up rather than top vel illumshe dolore eu feugiat at. down,” is delighted thatnulla therefacilisis was involvement from the School in the selection of the texts. The cantata will be conducted by Jerry Blackstone, director of choral activities and professor of conducting at the U-M School of Music, Theatre & Dance, and performed by U-M music students. It is written for a 40-voice choir, woodwind quintet, and three percussionists. Like Fisch, Blackstone is excited to be involved with a new piece of music, saying, “It’s always an honor to work with a living composer on a new piece. To hear Adolphe’s imaginations and to vel respond in real Commodo consequat. Duis autem eum iriure time is a wonderful luxury. We are all looking forward dolor in hendrerit in vulputate velit esse molestie to learning and performing this cantata.” consequat, vel illum dolore eu feugiat nulla facilisis

Joan Fisch

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at vero eros to et underwriting accumsan et iusto odioofdignissim In addition the cost the new qui blandit praesent luptatum zzril delenit augue duis Adolphe composition, the Fischs have made several dolore te feugait nulla facilisi. Lorem ipsum dolor sit gifts to the School in support of student scholarships. amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. They know that the cost of social work education is the same as other graduate programs, but social Erat volutpat. Ut wisi enim as adother minim veniam, quis workers don’t earn as much professionals. nostrud exerci tation ullamcorper suscipit They appreciate that they are both workinglobortis and in nisl uthealth aliquip exhave ea commodo consequat. Duis good and the financial resources to make vel eum hendrerit inSchool vulputate aautem difference now.iriure Thisdolor gift ofinmusic to the will velitonly esse enhance molestie the consequat, vel illum dolore eu not 90th anniversary celebrations, nulla facilisisthe at connections vero eros et accumsan et itfeugiat will demonstrate between the iusto. arts and social work and leave a legacy that will be performed for many years to come. Aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis autem vel —Robin Adelson a past editor of Ongoing, is a eum iriure dolor Little, in hendrerit in vulputate velit esse freelance livingvel in illum Washington, molestie writer consequat, dolore D.C. eu feugiat nulla facilisis at vero eros et accumsan et iusto odio dignissim qui blandit praesent luptatum zzril delenit

Ongoing 2011 Winter/Spring  

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