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Former UK viola professor Deborah Lander, an advocate for CPR training, has died

Deborah Lander, the world-renowned violist who brought an Australian accent to the University of Kentucky’s string program and became an advocate for CPR training after her own cardiac arrest, died Friday in England. She was 49. Her sister, Sara Allsopp … Continue reading

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Violists unite

Deborah Lander, the University of Kentucky’s first full-time viola faculty member, is trying to foster some unity in the Lexington-area viola community. The Kentucky Viola Society held its first meeting over the weekend at Lander’s apartment and is aiming to … Continue reading

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Viola: the chocolate of instruments

As far as Deborah Lander is concerned, Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra fans are going to hear the chocolate of instruments Friday night. “Anyone who plays the viola will tell you that the reason they take it up is because they’ve fallen … Continue reading

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