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UW-Eau Claire Summer Sounds Series to Feature
Music for Flute, Oboe and Piano

RELEASED: July 7, 2008

EAU CLAIRE — University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music faculty Dr. Christa Garvey (oboe), Dr. Tim Lane (flute), and Dr. Namji Kim (piano) will present the fourth Summer Sounds series concert at 2 p.m. July 20 in Phillips Recital Hall in the university's Haas Fine Arts Center.

Lane and Kim will perform sonatas by Francis Poulen and Serge Prokofiev. Garvey will perform a piece for solo oboe by UW-Eau Claire faculty composer Ethan Wickman and also collaborate with Kim on a piece by Richard Toensing.

Dr. Christa Garvey
Dr. Christa Garvey

Garvey, who joined the UW-Eau Claire faculty in 2003, teaches oboe, aural skills and chamber music and leads the Eau Claire Oboe Band. She is an active recitalist and a member of the Wisconsin Woodwind Quintet, the Sonora Reed Trio and the Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra. Garvey holds a bachelor's degree from Indiana University, Bloomington, and master's and doctor of musical arts degrees from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her teachers include Marc Lifschey, James Brody and Elaine Douvas.

Dr. Namji Kim
Dr. Namji Kim

Kim graduated from the National Superior Conservatory of Paris with first prizes in piano, chamber music and harmony. She earned her bachelor's and master of music degrees from The Juilliard School and her doctor of musical arts degree from the Manhattan School of Music. Her teachers include, among others, Gyorgy Sandor and Ventsislav Yankoff. She participated in master classes given by Olivier Messiaen. A prizewinner at the International Beethoven Sonata Piano Competition in Memphis, Kim's concert schedule has included performances around North America, Europe, Russia and Korea. She is an assistant professor of piano at UW-Eau Claire.

Dr. Timothy Lane
Dr. Tmothy Lane

Lane has taught at UW-Eau Claire since 1989. He also serves as principal flutist for the Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra, as a member of the Wisconsin Woodwind Quintet and as baroque flutist with the period instrument ensemble Les Favorites. He has performed live solo and ensemble performances on Wisconsin Public Radio, and he has recorded a solo disc titled "Shards of Glass: Romantic Twentieth Century Music" for the now defunct Zuma label. Lane earned his bachelor of music degree from Cleveland Institute of Music and his master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Summer Sounds, presented by UW-Eau Claire's department of music and theatre arts, is a series of seven solo and chamber music recitals featuring weekly Sunday afternoon performances of music for winds, voice, guitar and piano. The series provides an opportunity for Eau Claire audiences to hear quality classical music in the summertime and to interact with musicians from the faculty and community. The atmosphere is casual and informal.

The fifth recital of the 2008 Summer Sounds series will feature UW-Eau Claire voice faculty members Dr. Mitra Sadeghpour, Dr. Jessica Riley, Dr. Robert Knight and Dr. Mark Mowry; they will be accompanied by UW-Eau Claire piano faculty member Dr. Nicholas Phillips and 2008 UW-Eau Claire graduate Matthew Lichtenwald at 2 p.m. July 27 in Phillips Recital Hall in the Haas Fine Arts Center.

Summer Sounds concerts are free and open to all.

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