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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

NEWS RELEASE
News Bureau   Schofield Hall 201  Eau Claire, WI 54702
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Musical Events
For the Week of May 7
MAILED: MAY 3, 2001

          EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Monday, May 7. All events are free and open to the public.

MONDAY, MAY 7:

  • The Percussion Ensemble and the West African Music Society will perform a joint concert at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The Percussion Ensemble, directed by associate professor of music and theatre arts, Ron Keezer, will perform first, showcasing a variety of works, including Edgard Varese’s “Ionisation” and Mark Ford’s “Head Talk.” The West African Music Society, directed by community member Gene Kulbeck, will perform five works, including “Kassa,” a rhythm for farmers while they work in the fields and “Jole,” a rhythm for a female mask dancer from the Temine people, which will be accompanied by dancers from the UW-Eau Claire Concert Dance Company.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9:
  • Pianist Andrew French, a junior from Plymouth, Minn., will perform a recital at 5 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Three works will be performed, including Chopin’s “Sonata in B-flat minor,” Op. 35.
  • The Student Chamber Ensemble will perform a recital at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The ensemble, comprised of various student groups, will perform nine works, including “Holy is God the Lord” by Felix Mendelssohn, “Colchester Fantasy” by Eric Ewazen, and “I Got Rhythm” by George Gershwin, directed by associate professor of music and theatre arts Rodney Hudson.

THURSDAY, MAY 10:
  • The University Brass Choir will give a concert at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The choir, directed by associate professor of music and theatre arts Rodney Hudson, will perform six works, including “Fanfare for the Lord Mayor of London” by Arthur Bliss, “Come Sweet Death” by Johann Sebastian Bach, and “Londonderry Air” arranged by John Iveson. The performance will feature a variety of student soloists.

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Updated: May 3, 2001