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Musical Events
for the Week of Oct. 8

RELEASED: Oct. 1, 2007

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Monday, Oct. 8. All events are free and open to the public.

Monday, Oct. 8:

  • The Voice Studio of Dr. Mitra Sadeghpour, associate professor of music and theatre arts, will present a recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Sixteen voice students will perform works by Vivaldi, Schumann, Mozart, Monteverdi, Rossini and others, accompanied on piano by seniors Katie Eckes, David Hurd, Tiffany Torris and Matt Lichtenwald; and junior Johnathan Turba.

Tuesday, Oct. 9:

  • Junior Heather Patton, Green Bay, and senior Kyle Scheible, Eden Prairie, Minn., will present a joint trumpet recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Scheible will open the recital with "Incantation," the second part of "Two Portraits" by Joseph Turrin. Patton will then perform "Legende" by George Enesco, followed by Scheible performing Richard Lane's "Song for Coronet and Piano." Patton will continue with Aaron Copland's "Quiet City," assisted by community member Cayden Milton on English horn. Scheible will follow with two pieces: the third movement of Kent Kennan's Sonata for Trumpet and Piano and "Someone to Watch Over Me" by George and Ira Gershwin. Patton will close the recital with "Napoli" by Herman Bellstedt. Community member Anne Kubiatowicz will provide piano accompaniment.

Wednesday, Oct. 10:

  • Dr. Mitra Sadeghpour, associate professor of music, with voice students Allison Wells and Katie LeBrun, both seniors from Eau Claire, will present a lecture presentation on "Contemporary American Opera" at 7:30 p.m. in Riverside Theatre in the Haas Fine Arts Center. LeBrun will answer the question, "What is 'American' about American Opera?" Wells will speak on "Women in American Opera," and Sadeghpour will talk about "The Creation of the New American Opera." The presentation will include short performances from Andr Previn's "A Streetcar Named Desire," Mark Adamo's "Little Women," John Harbison's "The Great Gatsby," John Corigliano's "The Ghosts of Versailles," John Adams' "Nixon in China," Thea Musgrave's "Simne Bolvar," and David Conte's "The Dreamers." Dr. Barbara Wimunc-Pearson, professor of music, will assist on piano. This project was supported with funds from the UW-Eau Claire Faculty/Student Research Collaboration Differential Tuition Grants Program.

Thursday, Oct. 11:

  • Senior Ashley Singer, Muskego, will present a clarinet recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. She will begin the performance with "Allegro" by George Frideric Handel, followed by Mozart's Concerto for Clarinet. The second half of the performance will begin with Philip Parker's "Grooves for Clarinet and Piano," followed by Rimsky-Korsakoff's "Flight of the Bumble Bee" and Gerald Warfield's "Two for Three." Singer will be assisted by music lecturer Lori Cruciani, on piano, and juniors Lauren Zemlicka on oboe and Angela Roehl on flute.

Sunday, Oct. 14:

  • Assistant professor of music Dr. Christa Garvey will present a faculty oboe recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Garvey will open the program with Vivaldi's Concerto for Oboe, followed by "Speigel im Spiegel" by Arvo Pärt and "Salutation for Solo Oboe" by UW-Eau Claire assistant professor of music Dr. Ethan Wickman. The second half of the recital will feature "Half Moon at Checkerboard Mesa: Fantasy for Oboe, Frogs, Crickets and Coyotes," by Phillip Kent Bimstein, and Sonatine by Maurice Ravel. Garvey will be assisted by Dr. Beverly Soll on piano.

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