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Retirement concert to celebrate career of J. Michael Roy

November 13, 2015

On Sunday, Nov. 15, the Music Department will be throwing a retirement concert for J. Michael Roy, who for the past twenty years served as music director for the St. Croix Valley Summer Theatre and the UWRF University Theatre. During this time he conducted musicals including “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” “Hello Dolly,” “Man of La Mancha,” and “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown.” Roy also taught at UWRF, teaching courses such as music theory, composition, and orchestration.

The concert in Sunday, Nov. 15 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building. People are encouraged to donate, with the donations going toward percussion equipment and scholarships to celebrate Roy’s time at UWRF. Donations can be made here: https:// www.uwrf.edu/Give/GiveNow.cfm. For more information, contact Kris Tjornehoj at kristen.tjornehoj@uwrf.edu.