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Musical Events
for the Week of Nov. 10

RELEASED: Nov. 3, 2008

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Nov. 10. All events are free and open to the public.

Monday, Nov. 10:

  • Senior soprano Atalia Dana, Delafield, and senior baritone Ryan Metcalf, Eau Claire, will present a joint voice recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Dana will perform selections by Henry Purcell, Samuel Barber and Jacques Offenbach. Metcalf will perform pieces by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Maurice Ravel, Virgil Thompson and Kurt Bestor. Dana and Metcalf will join in a performance of selections from Mozart's "Don Giovanni."
  • The UW-Eau Claire Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Jeffery Crowell, associate professor of music, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The Ensemble, comprised of 10 music students along with five guest performers, will begin with "Hello? A Ringtone Fantasy" by Graeme Leak, "20 Years Gone" by Steven Schmidt and "Third Construction" by John Cage. The second half of the performance will include "Shifty" by Dennis Desantis, "Hallelujah" by Leonard Cohen and "Tribeca Sunflower" by Julie Spencer.

Tuesday, Nov. 11:

  • Senior Ashley Singer, Muskego, will present an oboe recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The recital will begin with Concerto in A Minor, RV 461 by Antonio Vivaldi and Oboe Quartet in F Major, K, 370 by Mozart. Singer will be assisted on violin by junior Naomi Hasan, on viola by senior Sarah Griesman and on cello by senior Katherine Douglass. Following a brief intermission, the recital will continue with Benjamin Britten's "Six Metamorphoses after Ovid," Op. 49. The recital will conclude with "Miniatures" by William Grant Still. Singer will be assisted on piano by Elizabeth Wilson and on flute by senior Angela Roehl.

Wednesday, Nov. 12:

  • Senior sopranos Tammie Delveaux, Grafton, and Lora Rae Anderson, Green Bay, will perform a voice recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Delveaux will perform selections by Johann Sebastian Bach, Claude Debussy, Giuseppe Verdi, Charles Ives and Samuel Barber. Anderson will perform selections by George Fredrick Handel, three selected songs by African American composers, Renaldo Hahn and Richard Strauss. For the final selection, Delveaux and Anderson will join in a duet of "In His Eyes" from "Jekyll and Hyde."

Thursday, Nov. 13:

  • Senior Mary Heimerman, Shoreview, Minn., will present a French horn and violin recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Accompanied on piano by Tom Heimerman and Judy Lies, Heimerman will begin with "The Glass Bead Game" by James A. Beckel Jr., Notturno, Op. 112 by Carl Reinecke and "Liebesleid and Liebesfreud" by Fritz Kreisler. The second half of the recital will feature "Fantasy for Horn" by Malcolm Arnold, "You Made Me Love You" by James Monaco and Sonata in E Minor, BWV 1034 by J.S. Bach. For the recital, Heimerman will be assisted by the Two Rivers Brass Quintet.
  • Violinist Lynn Ledbetter and Dr. Owen Lovell, pianist and assistant professor of music, will present a joint faculty and guest recital at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The program will begin with Suite Italienne by Igor Stravinsky and "Folie á deux" by Randall Bauer. The final selection will be Sonata in d minor for Violin and Piano, Op. 108 by Johannes Brahms. Ledbetter is active as a chamber musician, concertmaster and soloist with appearances in Europe, Canada, China, Mexico and many U.S. cities. She is the associate professor of violin at Texas State University-San Marcos and also served on music faculties at University of Southern Mississippi, Eastern New Mexico University and the College of Saint Scholastica. Prior to becoming assistant professor at UW-Eau Claire, Lovell served on the music faculties of Texas State University and the University of Texas-San Antonio. He has performed as a chamber musician, soloist and new music advocate throughout the United States. He also has made appearances in the Netherlands, Mexico and Canada. Funding for the recital was provided by the Academic Affairs Professional Development Program.

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