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Mayor Bach to present Spirit of the Springs Award
Thursday, June 19, 2014

Colorado Springs, Colo - Mayor Steve Bach will present the Spirit of the Springs Award to Susan Grace, senior lecturer, associate chair, and artist-in-residence with the Colorado College Music Department on Monday, June 23, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in Packard Hall Lobby, Colorado College. Packard Hall is located at 5 West Cache la Poudre Street on the southwest corner of Cascade Avenue and Cache la Poudre Street.

Grace, who was nominated for a 2005 Grammy Award for Best Small Ensemble Performance, is also music director of the Colorado College Summer Music Festival, currently celebrating its 30th anniversary.

The festival, an intensive three-week program for 49 advanced student musicians, draws young musicians and faculty members from across the country. Students at the festival participate in a concert series (including chamber music concerts), five orchestra performances (including a free children's concert), and several off-campus outreach concerts throughout the region.