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Musical Events for the Week of March 28

RELEASED: March 16, 2005

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Monday, March 28. All events are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, March 29:

Guest artist and UW-Eau Claire alumnus Jared Ziegler will present a saxophone recital at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Nancy McMillan, lecturer in the department of music and theatre arts, will assist on saxophone and freshman Xavier Suarez, San Juan, Puerto Rico, will accompany on piano. Ziegler will open the recital with "Caprice en forme de valse" by Paul Bonneau. Pieces by Paul Hindemith and Michael G. Cunningham, professor of music, also will be presented. The second half of the concert will open with "Grab It!" by Jacob ter Veldhuis (NOTE: This piece contains explicit language that is essential to the intent of the piece.) The concert will conclude with Barry Cockcroft's "Beat Me."

Thursday, March 31:

The voice studio of Mitra Sadeghpour, assistant professor of music, will present a recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The recital will feature the music of Johannes Brahms. Sophomore Claire Tiller, Fridley, Minn., will open the recital with "Bitteres zu sagen denkst du." She will be followed by senior Adriel Menard, Hastings, Minn.; senior Catherine Heidke, Muskego; sophomore Sarah Leitermann, Appleton; junior Jeffrey Adank, Fountain City; sophomore Megan Bernard, Lakeville, Minn.; senior Erin Spellacy, St. Joseph, Minn.; freshman Stephanie Lundmark, Shoreview, Minn.; sophomore Alex Krukowski, Waconia, Minn.; senior Amanda Blaylock, De Pere; freshman Courtney Doyel, North Pole, Alaska; freshman Lauren Tompkins, Chippewa Falls; and sophomore Stephanie Holte, Sheboygan. Senior Anna Nummelin, Stevens Point, will bring the performance to a conclusion with "Botschaft."

The Wisconsin Woodwind Quintet of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The Wisconsin Woodwind Quintet is the resident faculty ensemble at UW-Eau Claire. The members of the quintet are Kristine Fletcher, senior lecturer of music, on bassoon; Richard Fletcher, professor of music, on clarinet; Christa Garvey, assistant professor of music, on oboe; Timothy Lane, professor of music, on flute; and Verle Ormsby, senior lecturer of music, on horn. The ensemble will open with "Old Hungarian Dances" by Ferenc Farkas. The second half of the concert will begin with "Two Old Potatoes and Me" by Ivar Lunde, professor emeritus of music. The performance will conclude with "Fernando's Hideaway," an arrangement by Charles Fernandez.

Sunday, April 3:

Namji Kim, assistant professor of music and theatre arts, will present a faculty piano recital at 4 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. She will open the program with Prelude and Fugue No. 12 in F Minor from "The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II" and Toccata in D Major, both by J.S. Bach. The second half of the concert will feature Schumann's Fantasie in C Major, Op. 17.

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