MAILED: April 29, 1997|
EAU CLAIRE --- The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Monday, May 5. All events are free and open to the public.
MONDAY, MAY 5:
• The Jazz Pedagogy Ensemble will present a concert at 8 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Fine Arts Center. The ensemble will be directed by Robert Baca, associate professor of music. Student directors will be Thomas Luer, a senior from Chippewa Falls, and Matt Mealey, a senior music major from New Richmond. The group will perform pieces by Benny Moten, Miles Davis, Robert Mellin, Sickler Fuller, Tom Brown and Dominic Spera.
• Contrapunctus Brass will present a student brass quintet recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Fine Arts Center. Members of the ensemble include Amy Minor, a senior music major from Canton, S. D., on trumpet I, Foster Beyers, a senior music major from Madison, on trumpet II, Becky Weber, a senior elementary education major from Menomonie, on French horn, Todd Schendel, a senior music major from Eau Claire, on trombone, and Jon Mattison, a sophomore criminal justice major from La Crosse, on tuba. The ensemble will perform pieces by Tomaso Albinoni, George Gershwin, Dmitri Shostakovich, Samuel Barber, Victor Ewald and Johann Sebastian Bach.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 7:
• BASSically BRASS will present a concert at 8 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Fine Arts Center. It will perform pieces by Giovanni Gabrieli, David Uber, John Stevens, Rodger Vaughan and an arrangement by Ronald C. Knoener. The ensemble will be conducted by Dr. Jerry Young, professor of music, and student conductor Edward Jacobs, a junior music major from Stillwater, Minn.
• Thomas Pamperin, a senior music major from Manawa, will present a student composition recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Fine Arts Center. The performance will include "Fanfares and Airs for Two Trumpets," "Music for Piano Trio," and "Sonata for Trombone and Piano."
SUNDAY, MAY 11:
• The Percussion Ensemble will present a concert at 8 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Fine Arts Center. It will be under the direction of Ronald Keezer, associate professor of music, and it will perform pieces by Ronald Keezer, Joshua Missal and Edgard Varese. The West African Music Society, under the direction of Gene Kulbeck, will perform "Lamba," "Drum Talk I," "Kou Kou," "Linjin," "Drum Talk II," "Kassa" and "Dundunba." Also, the Taiko Ensemble will perform "Oroshi," "Yatai - Part I," "Yatai - Part II," "Iwai" and "Matsuri Daiko."
Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: May 1, 1997