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Musical Events for the Week of April 3

RELEASED: March 28, 2006

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Monday, April 3. All events are free and open to the public.

Monday, April 3:

  • The flute studio of Tim Lane, professor of music, will join to give a concert at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Various students will perform.
  • The UW-Eau Claire Percussion Ensemble will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The program will begin with "Nagoya Marimbas" by Steve Reich and "Trio Per Uno" by Nebojsa Zivkovic. The second half of the concert will include Gershwin's "Lullaby," Dave Samuels' "Square Corners" and Mark Ford's "Head Talk." The program will end with "Momentum" by William Kraft.

Tuesday, April 4:

  • Junior sopranos Sarah Leitermann, Appleton, and Amber Hayden, West Salem, will present a recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall. The recital will begin with Hayden and Leitermann together, performing "Laudamus Te" by Vivaldi. Other composers whose work will be featured are Henry Purcell, Mozart, Schubert, Gounod and Samuel Barber. After Hayden's performance of a set of John Duke works, the two sopranos will bring the concert to a close with "The Sisters" by Brahms.
  • The Cane Mutiny Bassoon Ensemble and the Eau Claire Oboe Band will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall. The concert will feature the works of Arthur Kelley, Lowell Shaw, Richard Rodgers and Irving Berlin. The Cane Mutiny Bassoon Ensemble features junior Claire Tiller, Fridley, Minn.; freshmen MaKenzie Kojis, Waterford, and Matthew Kruszka, Janesville; and Kristine Fletcher, senior lecturer of music. The Eau Claire Oboe Band features junior Emily Weber, Marshfield; sophmores Charis Boersma, Wild Rose, and Ashley Singer, Muskego; freshman Emily Mueller, Port Washington; and Christa Garvey, assistant professor of music.

Wednesday, April 5:

  • Junior soprano Stephanie Holte, Sheboygan, and sophomore baritone Kyle Robl, Merrill, will present a joint recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall. Holte will lead off the concert with "Allelujah" by Bach. Robl will follow with "Sleep" by Ivor Gurney, "Go not, happy day" and "So Perverse" by Frank Bridge. The rest of the concert will include the works of Brahms, Schumann and Debussy. The final selection for the concert will be Giacomo Puccini's "Poiche Tu Vuoi Saper."
  • Senior Steven Hobert, Hartland, is holding a recital at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall. For his first selection, Hobert will perform Mendelssohn's Andante and Rondo Capriccioso followed by two original works of his own titled "Childish" and "Fire Waves." Norman Dello Joio's Piano Sonata No. 3 also will be featured before Hobert closes with "Cry of the Unborn," another of his own works.

Thursday, April 6:

  • Senior Margaret Aspinwall, a mezzo soprano from Madison, will hold a recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall. The first selection, a work by Bach, will feature a cello, oboe, viola and violin quartet. Georges Bizet's "La Chason du fou" and Franz Schubert's "Auf dem Wasser zu singen" will conclude the first half. The second half of the concert will feature "Non più mesta" by Gioachino Rossini and "Songs of the Clown" composed by Erich Korngold. The concert will conclude with Christine Lavin's "Good Thing He Can't Read My Mind."

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