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Musical Events for the Week of May 1

RELEASED: April 25, 2006

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Monday, May 1. All events are free and open to the public.

Monday, May 1:

  • Junior Adam Braatz, Sun Prairie, will perform a piano recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. He will open with "Traumes-Wirren" by Schumann and "Des pas sur la neige" by Debussy. He also will feature the work of Liszt and Victor Young. In the second half of the recital, Braatz will perform an original work of his own titled "Sorry in Advance."

Tuesday, May 2:

  • Senior Ryan Cavis, Hastings, Minn., will present a trumpet recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall. Cavis has chosen Bach's "Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen" as his first selection for the concert. He also will perform Sonata for Trumpet by Kent Kennan and Georges Enesco's "Legend." Cavis will close with Mendelssohn's Rhapsody No.2 for Brass Quintet.
  • Tim Lane, professor of music, on flute, and Namji Kim, assistant professor of music, on piano, will come together for a joint recital at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall. The duo will open with Alan Hovhaness's Sonata. They will also present the world premiere of Timothy Bowlby's "Permutations on a Theme by Brahms." The second half of the recital will include the world premiere of "YES A DANCE NOT" by Larry Baker and will close with Sonata by Lowell Liebermann.

Wednesday, May 3:

  • Soprano Anna Nummelin, a senior from Stevens Point, and tenor C. Max Athorn, a senior from Minneapolis, will present a vocal recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall. Athorn will open with "Il Fervido Desiderio" by Vincenzo Bellini and Nummelin will follow with Strauss' "Wiegenlied." The works of Mendelssohn, Francis Poulenc, Bernstein, Sondheim and Samuel Barber also will be featured.
  • Jazz Ensemble IV will present its spring concert, "Swing and Her Cousins," at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The first selections for the concert are Sammy Nestico's "The Heat Is On" and "That Warm Feeling." The ensemble also will perform "Rockin' in Rhythm" and "I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart" by Duke Ellington, "Things Ain't What They Used to Be" by Mercer Ellington and Fred Sturm's "Riverscape." Jazz IV will bring its concert to a conclusion with Tashiko Aykiyoshi's "Long Yellow Road."

Thursday, May 4:

  • Senior Casey Anderson, Stillwater, Minn., will present a recital on alto saxophone at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall. Bernhard Heiden's Sonata for E flat saxophone and piano and "Mai" by Ryo Noda are Andersons opening pieces. Jacques Charpentier's "Gavamnobi 2," Caprice en forme de valse by Paul Bonneau and Sammy Nestico's "A Study in Contrasts" also will be performed.

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