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UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield Hall 218
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Symphony Band To
Present May 10 Concert
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MAILED: May 4, 1998

EAU CLAIRE -- The Symphony Band will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 10, in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The ensemble is under the direction of associate professor Rodney Hudson.
The program will commence with the dedication of the Ross Hastings Music Library. Dr. Donald Patterson, professor of music, will perform the "Sonata in A minor" for piano, Movement One titled "Andante deciso: Allegro moderato" by Ross Hastings.
The dedication ceremony will consist of introductory remarks by Dr. David Baker, chair of the music and theatre arts department, and Dr. Jerry Richards, director of special gifts for University Advancement. The ceremony will conclude with the formal dedication given by Interim Chancellor Marjorie Smelstor.
The Symphony Band program will begin with the "Emissary Fanfare" by Verdi, arranged by Ross Hastings. It will continue with "Suite in F" by Thom Ritter George, "Pavane" by Gabriel Faure and "Fantasy, Fugue and Finale" by Ross Hastings, which will be guest conducted by Donald S. George, director of University Bands emeritus.
After a brief intermission, the ensemble will continue with "Dance of the New World" by Dana Wilson and "Gallimaufry" by Guy Woolfenden, which will be guest conducted by Todd Fiegel, director of University Bands.
The Symphony Band will close the concert with "Serenade" by Derek Bourgeois and "Tripoli (Symphonic March)" by Angelo D'Anna, arranged by Ross Hastings and guest conducted by Donald S. George.
Tickets for the concert are $4.75 for the general public; $3.75 for senior citizens, children under 17 and faculty and staff; or $1.25 with a university ID. Tickets are available at the Service Center, (715) 836-3727.


UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 218
(715) 836-4741

Updated: May 4, 1998