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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire


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Women's Chorus and University Band
Concert Set for Dec. 3 

MAILED: Nov. 29, 2001

         EAU CLAIRE  The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's music and theatre arts department will present a Women's Chorus and University Band concert at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 3, in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center.
         Women's Chorus, co-conducted by Dr. Alan Rieck, assistant professor of music and theatre arts and Dr. Gary Schwartzhoff, associate professor of music and theatre arts, will begin the program with "Cuncti simus" by Ricardo Soto. Various other works will be performed, including Z. Randall Stroope's "There Is No Rose," "Oh! Susanna" and "Some Folks," both by Stephen Foster and "Hold Fast Your Dreams" by David Brunner.
         Women's Chorus, one of seven choral ensembles at UW-Eau Claire, specializes in the study and performance of music written specifically for treble ensembles. The group is comprised of female students from a variety of disciplines within the university.
         During the second half of the concert, University Band, conducted by Dr. Randy Dickerson, assistant professor of music and theatre arts, will perform six works beginning with Jack Stamp's "Gavorkna Fanfare." Other works to be performed include "Songs of Sailor and Sea" by Robert W. Smith, "Home From the Hill" by Larry Daehn and "His Honor" by Henry Fillmore.
         University Band is comprised of students from a variety of majors, including music majors, some of whom choose to perform on a secondary instrument. The goal of the band is to offer students an opportunity to play quality repertoire at a high level of performance.
         Tickets, available at the University Service Center, (715) 836-3727 or 1-800-949-UWEC, are $3.75 for the general public; $2.75 for those 62 and older and children 17 and younger; and free for faculty, staff and students with a university ID.

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Judy Berthiaume
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Updated: Nov. 29, 2001