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Musical events
for the week of Oct. 19

RELEASED: Oct. 13, 2009

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning Oct. 19. All events are free and open to the public.

Monday, Oct. 19:

  • Senior Andrew Bader, Green Bay, will present a trombone recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Assisted on piano by Sandra Bader, the recital will feature "Bass Lines" by David Fetter, Pierre Lantier's "Introduction, Romance et Allegro" and "Rhapsody" by Eric Ewazen, Thelonious Monk's "Round Midnight" and "Suite" by Flor Peeters. Bader will be assisted on trombone by seniors Andrew Rosevold, William Schwartz and Kyle Siegrist.
  • The annual OcTUBAfest will begin at 5 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Solo student performances and small group ensembles will be featured in Don Haddad's Suite for Tuba, "Beautiful Colorado" by Joseph DeLuca, Vincent Persichetti's Serenade No. 12 for Solo Tuba and Donald H. White's Lyric Suite. The performance will conclude with "Sesame Street," performed by the BASSically Brass student ensemble.
  • The second OcTUBAfest event will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall. The following pieces will be performed: Bach's Suite for Violoncello No. 5, Herbert L. Clarke's "The Debutante," "Romanza" by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Skip Gray's "Sketches from the Shire," "Night Song" by Neal Corwell, "Lento e mesto" by Edward Gregson and Kurt Weill's "Speak Low."

Wednesday, Oct. 21:

  • A faculty and student new music recital will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall. The performance will begin with "Clapping Music" by Steve Reich and Morton Feldman's "Instruments 3" and will conclude with Aaron Jay Kernis' "Air" and "9 Haiku" by Michael Fiday.

Saturday, Oct. 24:

  • Senior Ganna Kotenko, Altoona, will present a dance recital highlighting her achievements in choreography and dance at 7:30 p.m. in Kjer Theatre. The performance will begin with "Confession" set to Christina Aguilera's "Mother" and "Mercy on Me." Next will be "Gangsters" set to "One of these Nights" by the Eagles and "Life Takers" set to the Ukrainian song "Malanka." Kotenko also will perform "Left on Set" danced to "Makes Me Wonder" by Maroon 5, "Carmen" set to "Carmen" by Bizet Berlin Philharmonic Abbado and "Cell Block Tango" set to the song from the musical "Chicago." The recital will conclude with "Dying Swan" set to Camille Saint Saens' song of the same title.

Sunday, Oct. 25

  • Senior Karrie Richmond, Hudson, will present a dance recital highlighting her achievements in choreography and dance at 2 p.m. in Kjer Theatre. The recital will begin with "Almost There" set to "Fake Your Way to the Top" from the musical "Dream Girls," "Starstruck" set to the song by Lady Gaga and "Entangled Emotions" set to Mariah Carey's "Hate U." Next will be "Pin Me Up" set to Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's "Mr. Pinstripe Suit" and "The Romantic Thrill" set to "P.Y.T." and "Thriller" by Michael Jackson. The recital will end with "Everlasting Beauty," set to Hudson High School's 2004 Chamber Choir's performance of "Everlasting God" from Isaiah 40:28, and "You're Beautiful" by Phil Wickham and "In This Moment" set to Mariah Carey's cover of "I Want to Know What Love Is." Richmond will be joined by nine dance students.
  • The annual Upper Midwest Trombone Summit will begin at 5 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall. The concert will feature the High School Select Ensemble; trombone ensembles from UW-Eau Claire, UW-River Falls, Gustavus Adolphus College and Lawrence University; the Faculty Trombone Ensemble; and the Massed Trombone Ensemble. Performances will include pieces by Gustav Mahler, Tommy Pederson and Eric Ewazen. The event also will feature guest artist and Indiana University-Bloomington professor Carl Lenthe. Lenthe, a member of Summit Brass, has served as principal trombonist for the Bavarian State Opera in Germany. His critically acclaimed CD, "The Audition Window," contains many standard contest and audition pieces for aspiring trombonists.

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