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Musical Events
for the Week of April 9

RELEASED: April 5, 2007

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Monday, April 9. All events are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, April 10:

  • Sean Hauer, Hudson, will present his senior alto saxophone recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Hauer's program includes Whitney's "Rumba," Schulhoff's "Hot-Sonate," Scinto's "Earth Shaker" and Caplet's "Lgende." Catherine Hennesy, marimba, will accompany Hauer with Sarah Miller and Judy Lies on piano. His final selection, Bashaw's "The Legend of Zelda," is a saxophone quartet. Senior David Bashaw, La Crosse, will play the soprano saxophone, Hauer the alto saxophone, senior Robert Bohnert, Mauston, the tenor saxophone, and senior Chris Taylor, Eau Claire, the baritone saxophone.

Wednesday, April 11:

  • Mezzo-soprano Caitlin Nelson, a senior from Green Bay, and tenor Chris Goltz, a junior from Marinette, will present a joint student voice recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Nelson will begin the program with "Gesang Weylas" by Wolf, "Die Soldatenbrat" and "Er Ist's" by Schumann. Nelson's other selections will include Aaron Copland's "The World Feels Dusty" and "The Chariot" from "Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson." Goltz will begin with Debussy's "Beau Soir" and Faur's "Adieu." Goltz will also perform Bridge's "Go Not, Happy Day," Donaudy's "Spirate Pur Spirate," and Brown's "It's Hard to Speak My Heart" from "Parade." Goltz and Nelson will conclude the program with a duet titled "No One Is Alone" from Sondheim's "Into the Woods." Senior Tiffany Torris, Onalaska, and junior Meghan Quinn, Shoreview, Minn., will accompany the voices on piano.
  • The Western Brass Quintet from the School of Music at Western Michigan University will present a guest artist recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. This resident faculty Quintet has performed in Thailand, China, Sweden, and Germany and at the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall. The ensemble includes Scott Thornburg and Stephen Jones, on trumpets; Lin Foulk,on horn; Dan Mattson, on trombone; and Deanna Swoboda, on tuba. The Quintet will perform selections from Monteverdi's "Four Madrigals," Ewazen's "Frost Fire" and Steven's "Seasons."

Thursday, April 12:

  • The Oboe Studio of Christa Garvey, professor of music and theatre arts, will present a joint student recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fines Arts Center. Junior Charis Boersma, Wild Rose, will begin the program with Handel's Sonata No. 3 in F Major. Senior Holly Samson, Elk Mound, will perform Vivaldi's Concerto for Oboe in D Minor. Junior Ashley Singer, Muskego, will play Concerto for Oboe in C Minor by Cimarosa. New Richmond sophomore Rebecca Czubin, will play Mozart's Concerto for Oboe in C Major. Junior Lauren Zemlicka, Shorewood, will perform Nielsen's "Fantasy Pieces." Sophomore Emily Mueller, Port Washington, will perform Britten's "Metamorphoses for Solo Oboe." Sophomore Kelsey Seline, St. Paul Park, Minn., will play Richardson's Sonatina for Oboe and Piano. Senior Tim Baumann, River Falls, will perform Seeger's "Diaphonic Suite." Senior Emily Weber, Marshfield, will conclude the program with Piston's Sonata for Oboe and Piano. Tim Baumann, Matt Lichtenwald, Emily Weber, Kathryn Hurd, John Turba and Leslie Bergmann will accompany the student artists on piano.
  • Seniors Amy Bowen and Andrew Sazama, both from Chippewa Falls, will present a joint student percussion recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The program will begin with a percussion ensemble titled "Daughters" by Mayer. Bowen will follow with Spencer's "After the Storm" on marimba. Sazama will then perform "Towels and Casters" by Cloyd. Sazama and Bowen join juniors Tyler Bartelt, West Bend, and Ben Lester, Eau Claire, to perform "Hook" by Fitkin. Sazama will conclude the program with "A Little Prayer" by Glennie.

Sunday, April 15:

  • Dr. Verle Ormsby Jr., lecturer of music and theatre arts, will present a faculty horn recital at 5 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The first half of the program includes Scherzo Concertante by Nelhybel, Nocturno by Strauss and Concerto No. 1, K. 412 by Mozart. The program will conclude with Huebler's Concerto for Four Horns. Barbara Wimunc-Pearson, professor of music, will assist Ormsby on piano. On horns will be guest artists Kelly Heidel and Andrew Parks. Also assisting on horn will be Randy Dickerson, associate professor of music and theatre arts.
  • Les Favorites will hold a concert at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The ensemble consists of Bradley Johnson, music and theatre arts lecturer, on baroque violin and viola; Ivar Lunde Jr., professor emeritus of music, on baroque oboe; Laura Handler, guest artist, on baroque violoncello; Lucinda Marvin, guest artist, on baroque violin and Nanette Lunde, professor emeriti of music, on harpsichord. The program features the Sonata a Tre in D Minor by Turini, Sonata IV in G Minor by William Babel and Sonata a Tre in C Minor by Giovanni Benedetto Platti. The second half of the concert will open and conclude with Marin Marais' Piece en Trio in C Major for Oboe, Two Violins and Basso Continuo.

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