MAILED: Oct. 5, 2000
EAU CLAIRE The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Monday, Oct. 16. All events are free and open to the public.
MONDAY, OCT. 16:
TUESDAY, OCT. 17:
- Senior Lona Wallace, Richland Center, will give a clarinet student recital at 5 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Lori Cruciani, associate lecturer of music and theatre arts, will provide accompaniment on the piano, and Robyn Smail, a senior from Sun Prairie, will play the viola. The students will play three selections: Mozart's Trio for Clarinet, Viola and Piano; Francis Poulenc's Sonata for Clarinet and Piano; and Stephen Brown's Sonata for Jazz Clarinet and Piano.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 18:
- Seniors Valerie Barton, Stoughton, and Jeffrey Dahlseng, Lowry, Minn., will give a student recital at 5 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Barton will play the horn and Dahlseng the bass trombone. Dr. Beverly Soll, performing arts and special events coordinator, and community member Judy Lies will provide accompaniment on the piano. Senior Sean Hanson, Duluth, Minn., will assist on the trumpet, and Ben Covi, a senior from Neenah, will assist on the trombone. The group will perform six selections, including Rhapsody for Bass Trombone by Frigyes Hidas and "Tin Roof Blues When the Saints Go Marching In" arranged by Scott Thornton. The Sinfonia Brass Quintet will provide assistance on Thornton's arrangement.
SATURDAY, OCT. 21:
- As part of the OcTUBAfest 2000 celebration, there will be a student solo recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Among the students to perform on euphonium are seniors Paul Rosen, Eden Prairie, Minn., and Derek Weiler, Rudolph, junior Tamara Plath, West Milwaukee, and sophomore Andrei Strizek, Sun Prairie. Seniors Derek Curless, Janesville, and Steve Skov, Fargo, N.D., sophomore Jeff Specht, Arden Hills, Minn., and Dr. Jerry Young, professor of music and theatre arts, each will play the tuba. Senior Monica Allen, Wausau, and sophomore Mariel Carter, Marinette, will provide accompaniment on piano.
SUNDAY, OCT. 22:
- Two concerts will be given as part of the UW-Eau Claire Choral Festival. Women's Concert Chorale, The Singing Statesmen and Vocal Jazz Ensemble each will perform four selections in the first concert at 1:15 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Green Bay Preble High School Concert Choir and UW-Eau Claire's Concert Choir will perform in the second concert, which will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall. The Choral Festival Honor Choir, which consists of outstanding vocalists from 40 Minnesota and Wisconsin high schools, also will participate in the 7:30 concert. The choral/voice division faculty of UW-Eau Claire will name as many as three soloists to receive a total of $1,500 in scholarships. The students will receive the scholarships if they attend UW-Eau Claire and participate in a choral ensemble as freshmen during the 2001-02 academic year.
- The Wisconsin Cello Society will give a concert at 2 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The concert, "A Celebration of Bach," is being held in honor of J.S. Bach's 250th anniversary. The program consists of Bach's six solo suites for violoncello to be performed by Paul Kosower, UW-Eau Claire professor of music and theater arts; Janet Anthony, Lawrence University; Pablo Mohave-Veglia, UW-Madison; Benjamin Whitcomb, UW-Whitewater; and Paula Kosower, Northwestern University.
Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: Oct. 6, 2000