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UW-Eau Claire Wind Symphony and
Symphony Band to Perform Oct. 17

 MAILED:  Oct. 4, 2004

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Symphony Band and Wind Symphony will present a joint concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center.

The Symphony Band, conducted by Phillip Ostrander, assistant professor of music, will open the concert with Jack Stamp's "Fanfare for a Great Hall" and continue with "Resting in the Peace of His Hands" by John Gibson; "I'm Seventeen Come Sunday" by Percy Aldridge Grainger; Thomas Duffy's "Crystals"; and Vaclav Nelhybel's Symphonic Movement. The Symphony Band will close with Karl King's "Samson March."

The Wind Symphony, conducted by Dr. R. Mark Heidel, assistant professor of music, will begin its portion of the concert with "Fiesta!" by Philip Sparke. The band also will present "Jug Blues and Fat Pickin" by Don Freund; Oboe Concerto in C major by Domenico Cimarosa, featuring oboe soloist Dr. Christa Garvey, assistant professor of music; and "Four Scottish Dances, Op. 59" by Malcolm Arnold, with guest conductor Rodney Hudson, associate professor of music emeritus. The program will conclude with "Semper Fidelis" by John Philip Sousa.

Tickets, available at the University Service Center, (715) 836-3727 or (800) 949-UWEC, are $5 for the general public; $4 for those 62 and older, children 17 and younger and faculty and staff with a university ID; and $1.50 for students with a university ID.

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Updated: October 5, 2004