The UI School of Music mourns the loss of two emeritus faculty in the past week.
Emeritus professor of cello Charles Wendt died Friday, July 29 at the Pleasantview Home in Kalona. Charles taught at UI for 34 years, retiring in 2000. He was also a member of the Stradivari Quartet at UI.
Emeritus professor Ronald Tyree, 78, of Iowa City died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011, at Mercy Hospice. Tyree taught bassoon and saxophone at UI from 1965-1997.