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Musical Events
for the Week of April 16

RELEASED: April 12, 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 16. All events are free and open to the public.

Monday, April 16:

  • Kathryn Hurd, Fall Creek, will present her senior piano recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The program will include Rameau's "Gavotte et Six Doubles," Beethoven's Fantasy in G Minor, Op.77, Villa-Lobos' Bachianas Brasileiras No. Four, and Bowen's Tocatta, Op. 155.
  • The viola studio of Bradley Johnson, lecturer of music and theatre arts, will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Freshman Danielle Smith, Neenah, will begin the program with Bach's Cello Suite No. 1 in G major. Freshman Callie Keaton, Milwaukee, will follow with Campagnoli's Etude No. 1 for viola. Freshman Christiane Stagg, Madison, will perform Schubert's Arpeggione Sonata, accompanied by Bobbi Geissler on piano. Sophomore Martha Seroogy, De Pere, will play Schumann's Maerchenbilder, Op. 113 accompanied by Mike Renneke on piano. Junior Sarah Griesman, Burlington, will perform Hendemith's "Trauermusik," accompanied by Phillip Dorn on piano. Senior Steven Ethington, Madison, will play Mozart's Trio in E flat Major, K 498 with Andrea Johnson on clarinet and Phillip Dorn on piano. The recital will conclude with a viola ensemble by Telemann titled Sonata IV in D minor.
  • Jeffery Crowell, assistant professor of music and theatre arts, will present a student percussion ensemble concert at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Ensemble members will include seniors Amy Bowen, Chippewa Falls; Catherine Hennessy, Woodville; Andrew Sazama, Chippewa Falls; and junior Tyler Bartelt, West Bend. Other ensemble members include sophomores Matthew Gullickson, Mankato, Minn.; Robert Hagen, River Falls; Sarah Klein, Sun Prairie; Richard Richardson, Eau Claire; Cody Schleichert, North Prairie; and freshmen Peter Hanson, Princeton, Minn.; and David Power, Eau Claire. The program will begin with "Ogoun Badagris" by Rouse, Peer Gynt Suite No. One — "Ase's Death" by Grieg, and "Mudra" by Becker. The second half of the program will include Schmidt's "Refractions III," Miranda's "Displacements," and Fitkin's "Hook." Guest performers will be Brian Claxton, Peter Elkin, Nick LaMuro and Jeff Priesmeyer.

Tuesday, April 17:

  • Juniors Ashley Singer, Muskego, and Lauren Zemlicka, Shorewood, will present a joint student oboe recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Singer will perform Concerto for Oboe by Cimarosa and Seven Bagatelles for Solo Oboe by Jacob. Zemlicka will perform Fantasy Pieces, Op. 2 by Nielsen and Sonate for Oboe and Piano by Dutilleux. The program will conclude with Singer and Zemlicka performing two selections from "Carmen" by Bizet.
  • Tenor David Grossman, St. Paul, will present a senior voice recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Grossman's selections include Wanderlied Op. 35 No. 3 by Schumann, "Barcelona" by Sondhiem and "Sleep" by Gurney. Junior Matt Lichtenwald, Fond du Lac, will be Grossman's piano accompanist.
  • Joshua Lee, Ladysmith, will present a senior tuba recital at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Lee will be assisted by Emily Weber on piano and members of the Two Rivers Brass Quintet, i.e., Phil Snyder, Joshua Pauly, Mary Heimerman and Bradley March. Lee's recital will begin with Bozza's Concertino for Tuba and Orchestra. Next, Williams' "Six Studies in English Folk Song" will be performed. Lee's final two selections will be Arnold's The Quintet for Brass Op. 73 and "Fats" Waller's "Ain't Misbehavin'," with assistance by the Two Rivers Brass Quintet.

Wednesday, April 18:

  • Junior Luke DallaGrana, Madison, will present a saxophone recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Sarah Miller will assist on piano. DallaGrana will also be assisted by the Phi Mu Alpha Saxophone Quartet, i.e., Brian Handeland, Ben Cold and James Berger. The program will include Perconti's "Sicilienne," Bozza's "Aria" and Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra by Binge. The recital will conclude with the saxophone quartet playing "Valse Erica" by Wiedoeft.
  • Casey Anderson, Stillwater, Minn., will present a senior composition recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The recital will begin with "Dancing about Architecture" for solo bass trombone performed by Josh Becker. Adam Braatz will perform a piano composition titled "How to Sell Soul." "Oceans Ocean," a piece for string trio, will be played by Naomi Hasan and Bethany Webster on violin, and Katie Douglass, on cello. The program will also include "This is How We Quiet (Exit Music for Their Rest)" performed by Jonas Hacker, Adam Rubach, Chris Goltz, Mark Lundin, Cody Schleichert, Dave Power, Ben Lester, Catherine Hennessy, Abby Frederick, Brian Claxton and Anderson. The program will conclude with a mixed ensemble titled "Music for Smokestack Hearts."

Thursday, April 19:

  • David Billingsley, Racine, will present a senior piano recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of Haas Fine Arts Center. Billingsley's program will include selections from Beethoven's Sonata in C Minor Op. 13, the "Pathetique," "Valse Oubliee" by Liszt, and Gershwin's Three Preludes for the Piano. The program will conclude with "It is Well with my Soul" by Spafford.

Sunday, April 22:

  • Pianist Namji Kim will present a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of Haas Fine Arts Center. Kim, an assistant professor of music, will begin the concert with Bach's Prelude and Fugue No.18 in G-sharp Minor. Kim's second piece will be Mozart's Sonata No. 15 in F Major. Kim will conclude the concert with Brahms' Sonata No. 2 in F-sharp Minor, Op. 2. Kim, who earned degrees from the Julliard and Manhattan Schools of Music, has performed in Europe, Russia, Korea and North America.

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