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Musical events for the week of April 3

RELEASED: March 28, 2011

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present the following musical performances the week beginning April 3. All events are free and open to the public.

Monday, April 4:

  • Senior Peter Diedrick, Milton, will perform a student piano recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The program will feature "Pictures at an Exhibition," composed by Modest Mussorgsky.

Tuesday, April 5:

  • Flutist Alexandria Zunker, Conrath, will perform a senior degree recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Zunker will be accompanied by Penelope Cecchini, professor emerita of music.

  • The Calliope Flute and Piano Duo, composed of flutist Dr. Elizabeth McNutt and pianist Dr. Shannon Wettstein, will present a guest artist recital at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The duo will present pieces from the mid-20th to the 21st century. The concert will consist of 14 pieces, 10 of which were composed in the last two years. McNutt has received recent acclaim for her CD release, "flute + computer," on the Electronic Music Foundation Media label. Wettstein has collaborated with many well-known composers and usually premieres more than 60 new works per year.

Wednesday, April 6:

  • Senior Promise Lohse, Chetek, and junior Benjamin Zimmer, Rice Lake, will perform a joint student piano recital at 5 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. They will perform works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Frédéric Chopin and Johannes Brahms, among others.

  • Mezzo-soprano Amelia Lumsden, Baraboo, will perform a senior degree recital at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Tenor Jonas Marcel Hacker will perform with Lumsden and David Lee Hurd will provide piano accompaniment.

 

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