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The Wisconsin Wind Quartet to perform Nov. 14

RELEASED: Nov. 14, 2011

Garvey Koprowski
Dr. Christa Garvey Dr. Melissa Koprowski
Lane Wilson
Dr. Timothy Lane Dr. Jacqueline Wilson

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will host a recital by the Wisconsin Wind Quartet, made up of UW-Eau Claire music faculty members, at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center.

The Wisconsin Wind Quartet includes Dr. Timothy Lane on flute, Dr. Christa Garvey on oboe, Dr. Melissa Koprowski on clarinet and Dr. Jacqueline Wilson on bassoon.

Lane has performed with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Orquestra Sinfonica de Veracruz and the Ohio Chamber Orchestra. He is an active recitalist and has recorded a solo CD for Zuma Records Inc. titled "Shards of Glass, Romantic Twentieth Century Flute Music." He has also recorded music for Centaur and Tel Arc. Lane holds a bachelor's degree in music from the Cleveland Institute of Music and master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is professor of music at UW-Eau Claire.

Garvey, an active solo and chamber music recitalist, has performed throughout the U.S. and abroad as a member of the Wisconsin Woodwind Quintet, the Sonora Reed Trio, the Virtualosity Duo and the Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra. Garvey is an associate professor of oboe, aural skills and chamber music at UW-Eau Claire. In recognition of her teaching, she was selected as UW-Eau Claire's 2008-09 Wisconsin Teaching Fellow. Garvey holds an undergraduate degree from Indiana University, Bloomington, and earned her doctorate of musical arts in oboe performance and pedagogy from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Koprowski, an assistant professor of clarinet at UW-Eau Claire, also taught for five years as a professor of clarinet at The Master's College in Santa Clarita, Calif. Many of her students have become successful performers and educators across the country. She also has been awarded first prize in more than a dozen international and national competitions. She graduated from the University of Alabama and completed her master's and doctorate of musical arts degrees in music performance from the University of Southern California. While at USC, she was the recipient of the prestigious Mitchell Laurie Award.

Wilson has performed with many groups, including the Cedar Rapids Symphony, the Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre, the Nolte Ballet Orchestra and the Northwest Bach Festival. She has been a featured artist on Washington Public Radio, in multiple concerto engagements and in numerous recitals and festivals. Wilson holds a doctor of musical arts degree in bassoon performance and pedagogy from the University of Iowa. She also is a graduate of Boston University's College of Fine Arts and Eastern Washington University. Wilson is a lecturer in bassoon at UW-Eau Claire.

The Wisconsin Wind Quartet, with varied UW-Eau Claire faculty as members, has performed for more than 30 years.

"Good colleagues bring new ideas to the table and that supports a creative work environment," Lane said of the quartet's success.

The Nov. 14 faulty recital is free and open to the public.

More information about music and theatre arts events is available online.



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