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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

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Musical Events for the
Week of April 16
MAILED: April 4, 2001

          EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Monday, April 16. All events are free and open to the public.

TUESDAY, April 17:

  • Senior Sean Hanson, Duluth, Minn., will give a trumpet recital at 5 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Senior Monica Allen, Wausau, will accompany on piano. The four-piece program will include Malcolm Arnold's "Fantasy for B flat Trumpet" and Eugene Bozza's "Caprice."
  • Senior Aimee Paar, Verona, will perform on violin at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Senior Kevin Bartig, Wausau, will accompany on piano, and sophomore Jonathan Stark, Northfield, Minn., will assist on cello. The performance will include "Chaccone in G minor" by Tomaso Vitali and "Trio No. 7 in B flat major" by Ludwig van Beethoven.
WEDNESDAY, April 18:
  • The Student Woodwind Quintet will perform at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center followed by the Northwinds Saxophone Quartet. The woodwind quintet is made up of sophomores Sara Heitzinger, Stevens Point, flute, Sarah Goerg, Appleton, clarinet, and Bryan Jaeckel, Waunakee, French horn; and freshmen Jill Mary Johnson, Eau Claire, oboe, and Kelli Hanson, Duluth, Minn., bassoon. Their three-selection program includes George Gershwin's "Promenade for Woodwind Quintet" and Jacques Ibert's "Trois Pièces Brèves." The saxophone quartet comprises the following students: senior Jim Gornick, Lancaster; junior Jared Ziegler, Menomonie; sophomore Matt McVeigh, Stevens Point; and freshman Michael Stoczanyn, Pell Lake. The group will perform five pieces, including "Come Sweet Death" by Johann Sebastian Bach and "Le Petit Nègre" by Claude Debussy.
  • BASSically Brass will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Dr. Jerry Young, professor of music and theatre arts, directs the ensemble, and junior Keith Hilson, Eau Claire, is the student conductor. The program of jazz tunes played by euphoniums, tubas and a rhythm section includes Ted Wilson's "Wot Shigona Dew," Rich Matteson's "Gregory Is Here" and Glenn Martin's "Chops!"
THURSDAY, April 19:
  • Sophomore Jacob Karkula, St. Anthony, Minn., will give a recital on alto saxophone at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Community member Judy Lies will accompany on piano. Alto saxophonist Michael Roesch, a junior from Eau Claire, will assist on one piece. Karkula's program will include UW-Eau Claire professor of music and theatre arts Michael Cunningham's "Inventions," Op. 198, Paul Creston's "Concerto for Alto Saxophone," Op. 26, and Claude T. Smith's "Fantasia for Alto Saxophone."

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