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For the Week of Nov. 11
MAILED: Oct. 30, 2002
EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Monday, Nov. 11. All events are free and open to the public.
Tuesday, Nov. 12:
- Sarah Minette, Whitewater, will present a senior saxophone recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The senior, comprehensive music major will begin the program, accompanied on piano by community member Karol Hommen, with Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano by Robert Muczynski. Minette, assisted by senior Jared Ziegler, Menomonie, on alto saxophone, will continue with “Sonate en Re” by Jean-Marie Leclaire. The Saxophone Quartet — Minette on baritone sax, Ziegler on soprano sax, senior James Gornick, Fennimore, on alto sax, and senior Matt McVeigh, Stevens Point, on tenor sax — will perform “Deer Head Sketches” by Phil Woods. Minette’s recital will conclude with “5 Heads are Better than 1” by Michael Nelson. This piece will be performed by Minette on baritone saxophone; senior Dan Urness, Platteville, on trumpet; senior Sean Hanson, Duluth, Minn., on trumpet; junior Tom Johnstone, Sun Prairie, on trombone; and senior Aaron Broege, Sun Prairie, on soprano saxophone.
Wednesday, Nov. 13:
- Phi Mu Alpha, a student music organization, will present an American Music Recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The program will begin with the Men of Phi Mu Alpha performing the “Star Spangled Banner” by Francis Scott Key. The program will also include “Scherzo” by John Cheetam, performed by senior Greg Van Sickle, Pigeon Falls, on trumpet; junior Jake Morris, Maple Grove, Minn., on trumpet; community member Kelly Heidel, on horn; senior G. Nathan Medsker, Eau Claire, on trombone; and junior Joel Helston, Stillwater, Minn., on tuba. The Men of Phi Mu Alpha will conclude the concert with Sinfonia Songs by various composers.
Thursday, Nov. 14:
- Jacob Karkula, St. Anthony, Minn., will present a senior saxophone recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The senior comprehensive music major will begin the program with “Divertimento” by Roger Boutry. Karkula also will perform “Blue Caprice” by Victor Morosco, “Le Lievre et al Tortue” by Pierre Max Dubois, and “Prelude, Cadence et Finale” by Alfred Desenclos. The performance will conclude with Jazz Trio Sonata No. 2 by Andrew N. White III. In this piece Karkula will be assisted by senior Jared Ziegler, Menomonie, on alto saxophone; sophomore Jeremy Boettcher, Eau Claire, on bass; and sophomore Nathan Burdick, Princeton, Minn., on drums.
Sunday, Nov. 17:
- Dr. Michael Cunningham, professor of music, will present a faculty composition recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The program will begin with Alexandre Dossin, assistant professor of music, playing Cunningham’s Piano Sonata No. 7 Op. 216. Also included in the program is Cunningham’s Romantic Sonata Op. 79b, performed by Dr. Jerry Young, professor of music, on tuba, and Barbara Young, lecturer in music and theatre arts, on piano. The program will conclude with Piano Quartet, Op. 171, played by community member Nick Seeger, on violin; junior Nick Munagian, Wisconsin Rapids, on viola; senior David Snyder, LaCrosse, on cello; and Cunningham on piano.
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: October 30, 2002