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Musical Events
for the Week of April 6

RELEASED: March 27, 2009

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning April 6. All events are free and open to the public.

Monday, April 6:

  • Sophomore Lexi Zunker, Conrath, will present a flute recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Assisted on piano by professor emerita of music Penelope Cecchini, Zunker will begin with J.S.Bach's Sonata in B Minor, followed by "Allegro Rustico" by Sofia Gubaidulina. The second half of the recital will begin with "Introduction, Theme and Variations" by Franz Schubert. The recital will conclude with Sonata for Flute and Piano by Otar Taktakishvilli.
  • The UW-Eau Claire Percussion Ensemble, conducted by Jeffery Crowell, associate professor of music, will present its spring concert at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The program will begin with "Everything" and "Rise" by Safri Duo and "Higher Love" by Steve Winwood. Next will be an original piece composed by senior music major Corey Cunningham and "Father, Son" by Peter Gabriel. The second half of the concert will continue with the second movement of Emmanuel Sejourne's "The Martians Tribes." The recital will conclude with Nebojsa Zivkovic's "Lamento e danza Barbara," featuring junior Tristan Williams, River Falls, on marimba. The Percussion Ensemble includes sophomore Colin Carey, Lake Geneva, freshman Tyler Coakley, Oshkosh, and juniors David Power, Eau Claire, and Williams. The concert will feature 10 guest performers.

Tuesday, April 7:

  • Junior Mary Alice Zimmerman, Green Bay, will present a piano recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The recital will begin with Sonata in B minor by Domenico Scarlatti, followed by Sonata in G minor Op. 22 by Robert Schumann. The recital will conclude with "Transcendental Etude" No.10 in F minor by Franz Liszt.

Wednesday, April 8:

  • The all-male music fraternity Phi Mu Alpha will present a recital at 5 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The ensemble will begin their performance with Francis Scott Key's "The Star Spangled Banner." Phi Mu Alpha also will present selections by Aaron Copland, Fisher Tull, Chick Corea, Jean Berger, Leonard Bernstein and others.
  • Senior Andrea Fuss, Waupaca, will present a mezzo-soprano voice recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Assisted on piano by Stephanie Schmidt, Fuss will begin with Robert Schumann's "Frauenliebe und Leben." Following an intermission, the recital will continue with "Ombra mai fu" by George Frideric Handel and Hector Berlioz's "Villanelle." The recital will conclude with "Prologue" by Dominick Argento.
  • The UW-Eau Claire Wind Chamber Ensembles will perform a joint student recital at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The performance will begin with David Uber's Suite Op. 46 for wind trio, Allegro de Concert by Jean Baptiste Singelee and Ludwig van Beethoven's String Quartet No. 6 in Bb, Opus 18. The final two selections will be "A Legend of Erin" by Eleanor Johnson and Jacques Ibert's "Trios Pieces Breves."

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