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For the Week of Oct. 21
MAILED: Oct. 9, 2002
EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Monday, Oct. 21. All events are free and open to the public.
Monday, Oct. 21:
- A recital will be presented at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center as part of OcTUBAfest 2002, which runs the entire month of October. The concert will begin with a performance on euphoniums by junior Dawn Holte, Sheboygan; sophomore Nick Johnson, Fridley, Minn.; and senior Andrei Strizek, Sun Prairie, of Sinfonia No. 9 in F minor, BWM 795 by J.S. Bach, arranged by Strizek. Following, junior Joel Helston, Stillwater, Minn., will perform Serenade No. 12 for Solo Tuba by Vincent Persichetti. Sophomore Kyle Peterson, Madison, will perform, on euphonium, “Minuet and Boureé” by J.S. Bach. W.J. Bell’s arrangement of “Air and Boureé” by J.S. Bach will be performed on tuba by sophomore David Temple, Green Bay. Freshman Glen Mercier II, Eau Claire, will continue with Walter S. Hartley’s Suite for Unaccompanied Tuba. Three Miniatures for Tuba and Cello by Rodger Vaughan will be performed by senior David Snyder, LaCrosse, on cello, and Dr. Jerry Young, professor of music, on tuba. Senior Jeff Specht, Arden Hills, Minn., on tuba, and sophomore Kristin Bar, Stoughton, on piano, will perform “Salut D’ Amour” by Edward Elgar. The concert will conclude with Herbert L. Clarke’s “From the Shores of the Mighty Pacific,” performed by junior Mark McGinnis, Maplewood, Minn., on tuba, and junior Kristin Yost, Sisseton, S.D., on piano.
Tuesday, Oct. 22:
- Trombone Studio will present a student recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The concert will begin with “Sinfonia” by G.B. Pergolesi and conclude with “Concertino Basso” by Richard Lieb. Trombone Studio performers include senior Sean Solberg, Minot, N.D.; freshman Randall Pingrey, Baraboo; junior James Yardley, Duluth, Minn.; freshman Kenyon Scheurman, River Falls; senior Joe Hartson, Oconomowoc; sophomore Adam Boll, Fifield; senior Josh Hertel, Denmark; senior Keith Hilson, Eau Claire; and senior Nathan Medsker, Eau Claire. Accompanists include junior Kristin Yost, Sisseton, S.D.; sophomore Yukiko Fujimura, Kanagawa, Japan; Chippewa Falls community member Judy Lies; and community member Dan Matthews.
Sunday, Oct. 27:
- Paul Kosower, professor of music, will present a faculty cello recital at 2 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Kosower, accompanied on piano by guest performer Jee-Won Oh, will begin the program with Twelve Variations on the Theme “Judas Maccabeus” from Handel by Ludwig van Beethoven, and conclude with Felix Mendelssohn’s Sonata No. II in D major, Op. 58.
- Also as part of OcTUBAfest, faculty performers Dr. Jerry Young, professor of music, on the tuba; Barbara Young, lecturer of music and theatre arts, on the piano; and Dr. Toni Poll-Sorensen, professor of dance, will present a joint faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The program will begin with the tuba and piano performance of Romantic Sonata, Op 79b, a composition by UW-Eau Claire professor of music Michael G. Cunningham, and conclude with Poll-Sorensen performing a modern dance to Neal Corwell’s “Aboriginal Voices,” performed by the Young’s.
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: October 9, 2002