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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire


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The Singing Statesmen
To Perform Nov. 9 

MAILED: Nov. 5, 2001

         EAU CLAIRE  Before leaving town for their fall tour, The Singing Statesmen of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 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 a variety of selections, including "Consecrate the Place and Day" by Lloyd Pfautsch, African American folk song "Religion is a Fortune" arranged by Noble Cain, "Close Every Door" from "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" by Andrew Lloyd Webber and "Danny Boy" by Jameson Marvin. The performance will include a number of student solos.
         The Statesmen will be on tour Nov. 14-16. They also will tour Italy and Austria in Summer 2002.
         Started in 1967 by Morris D. Hayes, professor emeritus of music, The Singing Statesmen will celebrate their 35th Anniversary Season in 2002-03 as one of the premier university male choruses in the United States. One of seven choral ensembles at UW-Eau Claire, which has been recognized as "Wisconsin's Singing University," the ensemble has released a number of recordings, two of which will be available for purchase after the performance.
         Tickets, available at the University Service Center, (715) 836-3727 or 1-800-949-UWEC, are $5 for adults; $4 for those 62 and older, children 17 and younger and faculty or staff with a university ID; and $1.50 for students with a university ID.

UW-Eau Claire Home Administrative Offices | News Bureau
Judy Berthiaume
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 201
(715) 836-4741

Updated: Nov. 5, 2001