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Musical Events for the Week of Oct. 3

RELEASED: Sept. 26, 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. 3. All events are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Oct. 4:

  • Alejandro Cremaschi, an assistant professor of piano and piano pedagogy in the College of Music and the University of Colorado at Boulder, will present a program of classical music, primarily by Argentine composers, inspired by the popular tango. In conjunction with Latin American Studies Week, he will perform from 7:30-9 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Cremaschi also will present a master class from 1 to 3 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center.

Saturday, Oct. 8:

  • The Choral Division Concert will be held at 1:15 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center as part of the Choral Festival. The concert will feature UW-Eau Claire's Women's Concert Choral and the Singing Statesmen.
  • The annual Choral Festival Concert will take place at 7 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall. The concert will feature the UW-Eau Claire Concert Choir, Prior Lake High School Concert Choir, outstanding vocal soloists and the UW-Eau Claire Honor Choir.

Sunday, Oct. 9:

  • The Sonora Reed Trio will present a faculty recital at 2 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The Sonora Reed Trio features Christa Garvey, assistant professor of music, on oboe; Richard Fletcher, professor of music, on clarinet; and Kristine Fletcher, lecturer of music, on bassoon. The trio will begin with " Havana: Rhumba-Danzon" by Quinto Maganini and Henry Tomasi's "Concert Champêtre." Works by composers Désiré Dondeyne, Erzsébet Szónyi, Paquito d'Rivera and Ervin Schulhoff also will be featured.
  • Pianist Barbara Young, lecturer of music, and Jerry Young, professor of music, performing on tuba, will present a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The program will begin with a concerto by Arild Plau, followed by Finzi's "Five Bagatelles." The second half of the program will include a piece composed by Michael Cunningham, professor of music. Cunningham's work is titled "High Jinks" and is comprised of three movements, separately titled "The Prance," "Expressively" and "Truckin'." The duo will conclude with Rolf Wilhelm's Concertino.

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