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Musical Events
for the Week of Dec. 4

RELEASED: Nov. 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, Dec. 4. All events are free and open to the public.

Monday, Dec. 4:

  • The violin and viola studio of music lecturer Bradley Johnson will present a recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The recital will open with Preludium and Allegro by Friz Kreisler. Johnson's students also will perform works by Schubert, Handel, Schumann, Maurice Ravel and Brahms.
  • The Percussion Ensemble will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The program will include "Living Room Music" by John Cage, "Shadow Chasers" by Michael Burritt and Istvan Marta's "Doll's House Story." Works by David Friedman, Nigel Westlake and Jarrett Robinett also will be featured in the concert.

Tuesday, Dec. 5:

  • Tenor trombonist Rachel Carter, a sophomore from Waukesha, and bass trombonist Justin Verhasselt, a junior from Green Bay, will present a recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The first selection will be Kazimierez Serocki's Sonatina for Trombone and Piano, followed by Frigyes Hidas "Meditation for Bass Trombone." The duo also will perform pieces by Jules Massenet, Leonard Bernstein and Gordon Jacob, concluding with Eric Ewazen's Conertino for Bass Trombone and Piano.
  • The Cane Mutiny Bassoon Ensemble and the Oboe Band will hold a concert at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The concert will feature eight oboe and bassoon students as well as Kristine Fletcher, senior lecturer in the music and theatre arts department, and Christa Garvey, assistant professor of music and theatre arts. The music of Lowell Shaw, Peter Schickele and Antonio Soler, among others, are planned for the performance.

Wednesday, Dec. 6

  • The BASSically BRASS and the Trombone Ensemble will present its fall concert at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The first half, featuring BASSically BRASS, will include the world premier of "Fool's Errand" by Michael B. Mitmoen, as well as a performance of Gioacchimo Rossini's Overture from "The Barber of Seville." The Trombone Ensemble will finish the concert with works by John Iveson, Giovanni Gabrieli and Brahms. The final selection will be "Galop" by Dmitri Shostakovich.

Thursday, Dec. 7:

  • The Flute Choir will perform a recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Eight flute students will perform Duo for Flute and Violin by Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, Sonata in G Major by Bach, and Guillame Dufay's "Par Droit Je Puis." The performance will conclude with a renaissance Kyrie and Gloria from William Byrd's Mass for Three Voices.

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