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UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
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Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Musical Events
for the Week of May 3
phone (715) 836-4741
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MAILED: April 23, 1999

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Monday, May 3. All events are free and open to the public.
  • Sara Paar, Verona, will present a junior soprano recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Freshman Heather McCornack will accompany on piano and sophomore Aimee Paar will assist on violin for a program including works by J.S. Bach, Edvard Grieg and Leonard Bernstein.

  • Student organizations Sigma Alpha Iota and Phi Mu Alpha will present a recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Student soloists performing will include seniors Mary Schaefer, Mt. Calvary, Lisa Speich, Reedsburg, Erin A. Curran, Green Bay, Amy Fiumefreddo, Sun Prairie, and Jamie Schoolmeesters, Harris, Minn.; juniors Chris Woller, Merrill, Sean Hanson, Duluth, Minn., Kipp Otterness, Spring Grove, Minn., Derek Curless, Janesville, Sara Henderson, Colfax, and Jeannine Stucklen, Rochester, Minn.; sophomores Andy Neesley, Glendale, and Kelly Heyer, Detroit Lakes, Minn.; and freshman Keith Hilson, Eau Claire. To close the concert, SAI and OMA will combine to perform William Billings' "When Jesus Wept."

    SUNDAY, MAY 9:
  • Under the direction of Ron Keezer, the University Percussion Ensemble will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The West African Music Society, directed by Gene Kulbeck, and the University Taiko Ensemble, directed by Ron Keezer, also will appear on the four-part concert. Part One will include the Percussion Ensemble's performance of "African Welcome Piece" by Mike Udow. Part Two will be performed by the West African Music Society, Part Three will include the Taiko Ensemble's premiere performance of Ron Keezer's "Shin Daiko," and Part Four is the premier performance of "Confluence," a collaborative four-movement piece including all three groups.

    UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

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

    Updated: April 23, 1999