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Musical Events
for the Week of April 13

RELEASED: April 7, 2009

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning April 13. All events are free and open to the public.

Monday, April 13:

  • Junior Tyler Anderson, Eagan, Minn., and sophomore Michael Vanderscheuren, Madison, will present a joint alto saxophone recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Anderson will perform selections by Alexander Glazounov, Robert Muczynski and Ryo Noda. Vanderscheuren will perform selections by Paul Creston and Eugene Bozza. The two will join for the final selection, Concertino da Camera by Jacques Ibert.
  • Senior David Hurd, Fall Creek, will present a piano recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The program will begin with Sonata in F minor, Op. 57, also known as the "Appassionata" by Beethoven, followed by Franz Schubert's Fantasie in C Major, Op. 15. The second half will include Maurice Ravel's "Pavane pour une Infante dfunte" and Piano Concerto in G Major. Donald Patterson, professor of music, will perform the orchestral reduction for the recital.

Tuesday, April 14:

  • Junior Nicholas Handahl, Onalaska, will present a flute recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Handahl will begin the program with Sonata III by Michel Blavet, followed by Claude Debussy's Sonata pour Flute, Alto, et Harpe. The second half will begin with "Le Merle Noir" by Olivier Messiaen. The recital will end with a sonata by Francis Poulenc. Handahl will be assisted on piano by professor emerita Penelope Cecchini, on viola by junior Christiane Stagg and on harp by Bethany Van Goor.
  • The Cello Ensemble, directed by Tulio Rondón, assistant professor of music, will present a joint student recital at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The ensemble will begin with "The Entertainer," followed by "Maple Leaf Rag" by Scott Joplin and "March" by Sergei Prokofiev. Next will be a performance of "Bile Them Cabbage Down," as arranged by Rick Mooney, and Tom Flaherty's "A Cellist's Variation." It will conclude with "Robin Hood Changes His Oil" by Gideon Freudmann. The ensemble includes eight music and theatre arts students.

Wednesday, April 15:

  • Senior Kira Zeman, Washburn, and sophomore Ashley Zipperer, Green Bay, will present a flute recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Zipperer will perform selections by A. Woodall, Jean River and Ralph Vaughan Williams. Zeman will perform selections by Arthur Foote and Carl Reinecke. They will join in the final selection, Suite in Bb Major by Michele de la Barre. Zeman and Zipperer will be assisted on piano by Rick Slembarski and Kristen Sward.
  • Senior mezzo-soprano Lauren Tompkins, Eau Claire, will present her degree recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall. Assisted on piano by senior Johnathan Turba, Tompkins will begin with George Frideric Handel's "Presti omai," followed by three selections by Franz Joseph Haydn and three pieces by Richard Strauss. The second half will include three selections by Franz Schubert. Next will be Erik Satie's "Ludions" and "Donna lombarda" by Ildebrando Pizzetti. The recital will conclude with "Dodecaphonia" by John Corigliano.
  • The Corner Horner Horn Ensemble will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Directed by Verle Ormsby Jr., lecturer of music, the ensemble will begin with the "Jugenderinnerung March" as arranged by B. Ed. Mueller, "Quarto for Horns" by Acton Ostling, and Leigh Martinet's arrangement of Ludwig van Beethoven's "Turkish Delight." Next will be Karl L. King's "Broadway One-Step," "St. Louis Blues" by W.C. Handy, "Salute to Sousa," arranged by Leigh Martinet, and Cohan Classics by George M. Cohan, as arranged by Martinet. It will conclude with "Frippery #4" by Lowell Shaw.

Sunday, April 19:

  • Senior Kalyn Hanrath, Altoona, will present her capstone dance recital at 2 p.m. in Riverside Theatre in the Haas Fine Arts Center. Her recital will highlight her accomplishments in dance and choreography. The program will begin with "September," set to "Ain't the Same Girl" by Jasmine Rae, followed by "Farewell Street," set to "Almost Lover" by A Fine Frenzy. This piece will feature seven dancers. Next will be "Touché," choreographed and danced by Hanrath and Sabrina Gilchrist. Following will be "Ballina" set to "Everything" by Lifehouse. Hanrath and sophomore Brian Day will perform the piece. The final piece will be "The Journey" set to "He Lives in You" from the Broadway production of "The Lion King." Hanrath will be joined by Day, Gilchrist and senior Sara Ott in performing the piece.

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KJ/NW

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