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Michigan State University

Celebrating the Spectrum Welcome Concert

Cook Recital Hall

July 22, 2024

Performing Arts

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6:00 PM, Cook Rectial Hall, Music Building

Celebrating the Spectrum: A Festival of Music and Life
Celebrating the Life of Candy Lutz

Opening with a welcome recital open to the public, this event kicks off the week-long collegiate program that provides instruction, performance opportunities, lectures, and on-campus living for music students on the autism spectrum. This one-of-a-kind summer piano festival created by artists at the Michigan State University College of Music offers students a glimpse into the life of a music major.

Program Assistants: Sungyeon Ahn, Kelly Bohan, Jiwon Chun, Jingting Huang, Sunah Jeong, Tsubasa Ono, Jiwoon Sim, and Minmin Sun. Click here to view Program Assistant biographies.

On Saturday, July 27 at 4:00 p.m. in Cook Recital Hall, patrons can also enjoy the Celebrating the Spectrum Finale Concert, featuring student participants in the program.

Celebrating the Spectrum: A Festival of Music and Life is sponsored by Merritt Lutz in celebration of the life of Candy Lutz, Glen Brough and April Clobes, Lauren Harris, Anne Hiller, MSU Federal Credit Union, and TechSmith with special thanks to Dean Transportation for generously providing all transportation needs for festival participants.

To learn more about the program, visit Celebrating the Spectrum online