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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

News Bureau • Schofield Hall 201Eau Claire, WI 54702
phone: (715) 836-4741
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The Singing Statesmen
To Perform May 4
MAILED: April 23, 2001

         EAU CLAIRE —The Singing Statesmen of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 4, in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center.
         Under the direction of Dr. Gary Schwartzhoff, associate professor of music and theatre arts, the group will perform selections including "Behold Man” by Ron Nelson, "An Die Musik” by Franz Schubert and "In Flanders Fields" by Tom Anderson, a senior from Aitkin, Minn. The performance will include a number of student solos.
         In February The Singing Statesmen performed as the guest choir at the Male Chorus Festival in Appleton and in March they performed at the UW Day Program in Madison. They will tour Italy and Austria in Summer 2002.
         Started in 1967 by Morris D. Hayes, professor emeritus of music, The Singing Statesmen currently consists of 57 male students with diverse academic backgrounds who share a passion for choral music. The ensemble has released a number of recordings throughout its 33-year history. Three of these recordings, including one produced for the group’s 25th anniversary, will be available for sale after the performance.
         Tickets, available at the University Service Center, (715) 836-3727, are $5 for adults; $4 for those age 62 and older, children 17 and younger, and faculty or staff with a university ID; or $1.50 for students with a university ID.

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Janice B. Wisner
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Updated: April 23 2001