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for the Week of Nov. 12

RELEASED: Nov. 8, 2007

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Monday, Nov. 12. All events are free and open to the public.

Monday, Nov. 12:

  • The UW-Eau Claire department of music and theatre arts will present a joint recital by the Wind Chamber Ensemble I at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall. The recital will feature small group performances and will begin with David Uber's Suite for Woodwind Trio Op. 46. Next will be "Two for Three" by Gerald Warfield, featuring junior Angela Roehl, New London, on flute, senior Ashley Singer, Muskego, on clarinet and senior Lauren Zemlicka, Shorewood, on oboe. Next will be Franz Joseph Haydn's "Achieved is the Glorious Work" and Flor Peters' Suite for Four Trombones, Op. 2, featuring sophomore Andy Rosevold, Princeton, Minn.; and freshmen William Schwartz, Hartland, Nicole Brellenthin, Burnsville, Minn., and Jason Marshall, Oconomowoc. Following will be a performance of "Quintette Pour à Instruments Vent" by Paul Taffanel. The recital will close with Jacques Ibert's "Wind Quintet" with junior Kristen Sward, Rochester, Minn., on flute; senior Tim Baumann, River Falls, on oboe; junior Jennifer Tinberg, Chanhassen, Minn., on clarinet; senior Claire Tiller, Fridley, Minn., on bassoon; and junior Mike Renneke, Eagan, Minn., on horn.

Tuesday, Nov. 13

  • Senior Tim Baumann, River Falls, will present an oboe recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall. The recital will open with a performance of Johann Sebastian Bach's Sonata in G-minor for Flute and Cembalo obligato with sophomore Anna Torgerson, Prior Lake, Minn., assisting on piano and senior Katie Douglass, Lake Elmo, Minn., on cello. Next, Baumann will perform "Evocations for Hautbois Seul" by Henri Tomasi. Following an intermission, Baumann will present "Wings of the Grasses" by Hillary Tann, with senior soprano Courtney Karns, North Pole, Alaska, assisting on voice. The program will close with Paul Taffanel's "Quintette Pour à Instruments Vent." Assisting Baumann will be junior Kristin Sward, Rochester, Minn., on flute; junior Jennifer Tinberg, Chanhassen, Minn., on clarinet; senior Claire Tiller, Fridley, Minn., on bassoon; and junior Mike Renneke, Eagan, Minn., on horn.

Wednesday, Nov. 14:

  • The Flute Studio of Timothy Lane, professor of music, will perform at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall. The recital will feature 24 students performing various solos from the works of Johann Sebastian Bach, G.F. Handel, Paul Taffanel, Frederick Chopin, Gabriel Faur, Antonio Vivaldi, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, J. Le Montaine and others. The following students will perform: freshmen Emily Nyeggen, Eagan, Minn., Toni Laurich, Appleton, Jerissa Christianson, Eau Claire, Lauren Lamers, Appleton, Iansa Zaldariagga, St. Paul, Tyler Adam, Chanhassen, Minn., Kim Weiss, Middleton, Katherine Riley, Delafield, Anna Weyhrich, Milwaukee, Caitlin Rosborough, Ottawa, Ill., and Alexandria Zunker, Conrath; sophomores Lucy Marquardt, Tomah, Nicholas Handahl, Onalaska, and Rebecca Czachor, De Pere; juniors Tamar Reim, Eau Claire, Carolann Franke, Weston, Angela Roehl, New London, and Kristen Sward, Rochester, Minn.; and seniors Jim Geddes, Fond du Lac, Nessa Severson, New Glarus, Kira Zeman, Washburn, Anne Bitney, Shell Lake, and Jennifer Ritchie, Sun Prairie.
  • Violinist Peter Chang, a senior from Eau Claire, will present a degree recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall. Chang will open with "Oblivion" and "Primavera Portena" by Astor Piazzolla. Assisting on "Primavera Portena" will be freshman Mary Zimmerman, Green Bay, on piano and junior Amanda Spindler, Manitowoc, on cello. Chang also will perform "Partita No. 2" by Johann Sebastian Bach. Next will be a performance of Dmitri Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 2, with junior Martha Seroogy, DePere, on viola; senior Hayley Nelson, Minneapolis, on cello; and sophomore Bethany Webster, Shawano, on violin. After a short intermission, Chang will conclude with Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D Major, with community member Roger Bethard assisting on piano.

Friday, Nov. 16:

  • Guest artist Kenneth Kroesche, associate professor of trombone, euphonium and trombone at Oakland University in Rochester, Mich., will present a trombone and euphonium recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall. Assisted on piano by Barbara Young, lecturer of music, Kroesche will open the recital with "Concertino" by Lars-Erik Larsson, followed by "Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen" by Gustav Mahler. Following an intermission, Kroesche will perform Concert Piece No. 1 by Joseph Turrin and conclude the recital with Jan Bach's "Concert Variations." Kroesche has appeared with a number of ensembles, including a guest appearance as a concerto artist with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Kroesche also has become a regular conductor for the Michigan Chamber Brass and recently accepted a position as musical director and conductor of the Capital Brass Band of Lansing, Mich..

Sunday, Nov. 18:

  • The UW-Eau Claire department of music and theatre arts will present a joint faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall. The recital will open with Bela Bartok's "Contrasts," with Richard Fletcher, professor of music, on clarinet; Nobuyoshi Yasuda, associate professor of music, on violin; and Barbara Wimunc-Pearson, professor of music, on piano. Following will be a performance of "Elegy" by Mario Lavista, featuring Tim Lane, professor of music, on flute; and Beverly Soll, assistant director of University Centers for activities and programs, on piano. Next will be Vincent Persichetti's "Parable XIX for Piano," featuring pianist Donald Patterson, professor of music. The recital will conclude with Alberto Ginastera's "Duo for Flute and Oboe," with Lane on flute and Christa Garvey, assistant professor of music, on oboe.

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