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Musical Events
for the Week of March 2

RELEASED: Feb. 25, 2009

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning March 2. All events are free and open to the public.

Monday, March 2:

  • Junior Samuel Bryan Emmons, Barron, will present a piano recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Emmons will begin with Sonata in C Major by Franz Joseph Haydn, followed by Ninth Piano Sonata, Op. 58 by Vincent Persichetti. The recital will conclude with Scherzo in Bb minor, Op. 31 by Frederic Chopin.

Tuesday, March 3:

  • Guest artist Tenly Williams will present an oboe recital at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Assisted on piano by Lori Cruciani, Williams will begin with Sonata RV 28 in g minor by Antonio Vivaldi. Next will be Nikos Skalkottas' Concertino for Solo Oboe and Piano Accompaniment. The recital will conclude with Cinq Pieces Pour Le Hautbois by Antal Dorati.

Wednesday, March 4:

  • Senior composition major Caleb Price, Eau Claire, will present his original works at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall. The recital will begin with Price's "Three Short Pieces," performed by junior Mary Zimmerman on piano; "Strata Non-Sequitur," performed by the Rustic Wind Quintet; and "Ou Suis Je?" with senior Kim Drewiske on violin. Next will be Price's "Chutka," featuring junior Aaron Hedenstrom on alto saxophone, and "Information 1," with vocals by senior Chris Goltz and Anna Torgerson on piano. "Information 2" will follow, with junior Brandon Covelli on piano, Kim Drewiske on violin, Chris Goltz with vocals, junior Mary Imsdahl on percussion and senior Mike Wolter on electric guitar. The final selection will be "Dante's Footsteps" with junior Naomi Hasan on violin, junior Christiane Stagg on viola and sophomore Leah Sparks on cello.

Thursday, March 5:

  • Juniors Kristin Freedlund, Pittsville, and Philip Nesbit, Chippewa Falls, will present a clarinet and saxophone recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Assisted on piano by Elizabeth Wilson, Freedlund will present selections performed on clarinet by Astor Piazzolla and Camille Saint-Saens. Nesbit will perform selections on alto and soprano saxophone by Alexander Glazounov, Eugene Bozza and Barry Cockcroft. Freedlund and Nesbit will join for the final selection, Duet for Clarinet and Alto Saxophone, by Gordon Jacob.

Friday, March 6:

  • Senior Lani Lutz, Prior Lake, Minn., will present her senior dance recital at 7:30 p.m. in Kjer Theatre. The performance will include nine original pieces featuring her achievements in choreography and dance. The recital will begin with "Red Light," set to the song by Johnny Lang. Lutz will join eight other dancers in performing the piece and was assisted in choreography by Kari Sederstrom. Next will be "Out from Inside," set to the song "Colorblind" by Counting Crows. Lutz will join four dancers in the performance. The first half of the recital also will feature "The Sound of," "Stand" and "Unsettling Encounters." The second half of the recital will begin with "Never Alone," set to "Be Thou My Vision" by Pedro the Lion and the song of the same title by Ginny Owens. It is choreographed by Lutz and seven dancers who will perform the piece. The piece also will feature vocals by seniors Karrie Richmond and Marissa Shook. The second half also will feature "My Sweet Little Religion," "Remember When" and an original piece based on the choreography of dancer and choreographer Martha Graham.

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