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Musical Events For the Week of Oct. 17

RELEASED: Oct. 11, 2005

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Monday, Oct. 17. All events are free and open to the public.

Monday, Oct. 17:

  • Senior Jessica Moebius, Rice Lake, will present a flute recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. She will be joined by junior Holly Samson, Elk Mound, on piano and senior Amy Van Maldegiam, Slinger, on bassoon. The recital will open with a piece by Georg Telemann. Moebius also will feature "Sicilienne" by Philippe Gaubert. Claude Bolling's Suite for Flute and Piano will bring the recital to a close.

Tuesday, Oct. 18:

  • The oboe studio class of Christa Garvey, assistant professor of music, will perform a recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall. Junior Tim Baumann, River Falls, will open the recital with Concerto for Oboe and Strings by Ernst Eichner, and sophomore Ashley Singer, Muskego, will perform next with Jacques Ibert's "Escales." Freshman Emily Mueller, Port Washington; sophomore Charis Boersma, Wild Rose; senior Gregory Weeden, Sheboygan; junior Emily Weber, Marshfield; and freshman Lauren Zemlicka, Shorewood, also will perform solo pieces at the concert. Junior Holly Samson, Elk Mound, will close the recital with her performance of Concerto for Oboe by Alessandro Marcello.

Wednesday, Oct. 19:

  • The first of two OcTUBAfest concerts will be held at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall. OcTUBAfest was founded in 1973 at Indiana University. This year marks the 21st OcTUBAfest at UW-Eau Claire. The concerts feature tuba and euphonium students from the university in solo and small ensemble performances. The university's BASSically BRASS, conducted by Jerry Young, professor of music, will conclude the performance.
  • The closing OcTUBAfest concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The Clearwater Brass Choir will perform "Con te Partiro" by Lucio Quarantotto and Francesco Sartori. The piece was arranged by senior Mark McGinnis, Maplewood, Minn., who will also perform with the ensemble. Senior Andrei Strizek, Sun Prairie, will conduct the piece.

Sunday, Oct. 23:

  • The University Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Paul Kosower, professor of music, will present its fall concert at 2 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall. The ensemble will perform "Holberg Suite" by Grieg, as well as Hindemith's Five Pieces for String Orchestra. The group's performance of Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 will feature Namji Kim, assistant professor of music, as a piano soloist.
  • The 2005 Upper Midwest Trombone Summit will take place at 5 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall. The concert will feature the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Trombone Ensemble, Lawrence University Trombone Ensemble and the University of Minnesota Trombone Ensemble.

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