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For the Week of March 26

RELEASED: March 15, 2007

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Monday, March 26. All events are free and open to the public.

Monday, March 26:

  • Brittany Borofka Zold, Eau Claire, will present a senior percussion recital at 5 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Her program will feature two of her own compositions:"Jupiter" written for marimba, and "Cold as Clay," for a percussion ensemble. Borofka Zold will also perform Firth's Etude No. 10 and Adagio for Strings by Samuel Barber.

Tuesday, March 27:

  • Music and theatre arts faculty members Mitra Sadeghpour and Barbara Wimunc-Pearson, along with four students, will present a faculty-student collaborative lecture and recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Featured students, all sopranos, include seniors Stephanie Holte, Sheboygan and Katie Lebrun, Eau Claire, junior Allison Wells, Eau Claire, and sophomore Courtney Doyel, North Pole, Alaska. The program will begin with Lebrun singing Dowland's "In Darkness Let Me Dwell." Doyel, Wells and Holte will follow with "Lo, How a Rose e're Blooming," "I Care Not for the Ladies," and "If My Complaints Could Passions Move." The singing portion of the program ends with Dowland's "In Darkness Let Me Dwell," sung by Sadeghpour. All voices are accompanied by Wimunc-Pearson on the piano. The program concludes with a Libby Larsen spoken piece titled "Try Me, Good King: Last Words of the Wives of Henry VIII."
  • Ethan Wickman, assistant professor of music and theatre arts, will present a concert featuring student performers and student compositions at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The program begins with junior Jennifer Tinberg, Chanhassen, Minn., on bass clarinet, playing Madison junior Michael Wolter's "Placebo for Bass Clarinet." Junior Corey Cunningham, Holmen, on saxophone, will play his own composition, "Stuck. A Piece for Solo Saxophone." Eau Claire sophomore Mary Webster's compositions "Ssse Harmonie" and Sonata for Solo Bassoon will be performed by sophomore pianist Anna Torgerson, Prior Lake, Minn., and senior Claire Tiller, Fridley, Minn., on bassoon. Eau Claire junior Caleb Price's "O suis-je?" will be performed by De Pere junior Kimberly Drewiske, on violin. The program will conclude with "woe es war," written by senior Casey Anderson, Stillwater, Minn. and Corey Cunningham and performed by Anderson on alto sax, Cunningham on tenor sax, freshman Andy Detra, Sun Prairie, on bass, and freshman Dave Power, Eau Claire on drums.

Wednesday, March 28:

  • Junior Sarah Larson, Appleton and sophomore Monica Waterhouse, Antigo, will present a joint student recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Soprano Waterhouse will sing four solos and begin the program with "Thou Art Gone Up on High" by Handel. Her other solos include "Chre Nuit" by Bachelet, "Prayer" by Guion and "Stars and the Moon" by Jason Robert Brown. Waterhouse will perform a duet with freshman tenor Jon Hacker, Lake Delton, for three pieces, including Schubert's "Der Tod und das Mdchen." Alto Larson will perform four voice solos and one cello solo. The voice solos include "Plaisir d'amour" by Martini, a trio of pieces by Enrique Granados, "Quella Fiamma" by Conti and Mozart's "Non so pi cosa son." Larson's cello solo, "legie" will be accompanied by Anne Kubiatowicz on the piano. Waterhouse and Larson's duet, "Duetto Buffo Di due Gatti" concludes the program.

Thursday, March 29:

  • Junior Matthew Lichtenwald, Fond du Lac, will present a student piano recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The program begins with Sonata in D No. 15 by Soler. Other pieces to be performed include Sonata in A minor, by Franz Schubert and Prelude and Fugue in A minor by Bach. Litchenwald will conclude the program with Kabalevsky's Sonata No. 3 Op. 48 in F Major.
  • Guest performers Mark Carlson, on euphonium and Martha Saywell, on piano, will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The first half of the program will feature Lintinen's "Lammesta," "Arion" by Pulkiss and "Chanson Sans Paroles" by Kuula. The second half of the program will begin with Concerto for Euphonium by Linkola. The program concludes with Notturno (Op. 51 1906) by Sibelius.

Sunday, April 1:

  • The University Chamber Orchestra, directed by Nobuyoshi Yasuda, associate professor of music, will present a concert at 2 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The orchestral program will include Mozart's Adagio and Fugue for String Orchestra and Barber's Adagio for Strings, Op. 11. The orchestra will conclude with "Serenade" from Mozart's "Eine kleine Nachtmusik."
  • The Wisconsin Woodwind Quintet will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The faculty ensemble features Christa Garvey on oboe, Richard Fletcher on clarinet, Kristine Fletcher on bassoon, Verle Ormsby Jr. on horn and Namji Kim, on piano. The ensemble will perform a Karl Stamitz piece titled Quartet in E-flat, Op. 8 No. 2; "Three Fairy Tales" by Heitor Villa Lobos; and "Five Pieces" by Bela Bartok. The program concludes with Beethoven's Quintette, Op. 16.

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