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Musical Events for the Week of March 27

RELEASED: March 20, 2006

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Monday, March 27. All events are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, March 28:

  • Juniors Paul Saganski, Sun Prairie, and Charles Willcutt, Bloomington, Minn., will present a horn recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The duo will open the recital with Handel's Concerto in F for Two Horns. The first half of the concert also will feature the music of Strauss and Mozart. Returning to the stage, Saganski and Willcutt will perform "Marceau de Concert" by Camille Saint-Saens and "Of Amber" by Jeffrey Hoover. The final two selections of the concert will be works by Lowell Shaw.

Wednesday, March 29:

  • Seniors Amy McCoy, Rosendale, and Jeanne Kolis, Eau Claire, will present a joint flute recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall. Kolis will open the performance with Sonata II in E Minor by Michel Corrette. She will be assisted by Nanette Lunde, emerita professor of music, on harpsichord and senior Kelli Lester, Duluth, Minn., on bassoon. Mc Coy will take the stage next, presenting "Histoire du Tango" by Astor Piazzolla. Works by Yury Obyedov and Darius Milhaud also will be performed in the concert. Chopin's flute duet, Nocturne in D Flat, will be the final selection for the pair.
  • The Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Gamma Beta Chapter will present "An American Music Recital & Phi Mu Alpha Follies" at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The recital will open with the Phi Mu Alpha Men's Chorus performing "The Star Spangled Banner" by Francis Scott Key, "Hail Sinfonia," arranged by S.V. Saar, and "America" by G. Ascher'. The rest of the performance will include a brass ensemble, the Clear Water Bones, the Hastings Players and the Eau-Funk All-Stars. The concert also will feature guest vocalists Robert Knight, professor of music, and Kathryn Proctor Duax, professor of music.

Thursday, March 30:

  • Senior sopranos Marilyn Spiess, Waconia, Minn., and Amanda Verstegen, Appleton, will present a recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall. For their first selection they will perform "Sull' aria" by Mozart. Spiess will then follow with Schubert's "Auf dem Wasser zu Singen" and "Gretchen am Spinnrade." Verstegen will present her German set of selections next with three pieces by Hugo Wolf. Also featured will be the music of Francis Poulenc, Adam Guettel and Richard Hundley. Spiess and Verstegen will close with "What is this Feeling?" a duet from "Wicked" by Stephen Schwartz.

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