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UW-Eau Claire Wind Symphony
to Present Spring Concert April 29

RELEASED: April 23, 2007

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Wind Symphony will perform a concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 29, in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center.

Directed by Richard Mark Heidel, associate professor of music, the ensemble will open with Clifton Williams' "Symphonic Dance No.3." The wind symphony will follow with "Mock Morris" by Percy Aldridge Grainger, "Fantaisie for Flute and Band" by Georges-Hue, featuring the winner of the 2007 Student Soloist Competition, senior flute soloist Jenny Ritchie, Sun Prairie. The ensemble will finish the first half of the concert with "Passacaglia (Homage on B-A-C-H)" by Ron Nelson and "The White Rose" by John Philip Sousa.

The second half of the concert will begin with George Gershwin's "Cuban Overture." Next, winner of the 2007 Student Conducting Competition, junior Mike Vallez, Burnsville, Minn., will guest conduct "Be Thou My Vision" by David Gillingham. The concert will conclude with "The Pines of Rome" by Ottorino Respighi.

Tickets, available at the University Service Center, 715-836-3727 or 800-949-UWEC, are $5 for the general public; $4 for those 62 and older, children 17 and younger and faculty and staff with a university ID; and $1.50 for students with a university ID.

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