sharon-resch-celebration

An evening celebrating Trebbia Award Winner Sharon Resch

An additional highlight to last week’s (Oct. 13-15) American International Czech/Slovak Voice Competition hosted by UW-Green Bay, was a privately-hosted recognition dinner for Sharon Resch. Resch was honored for her lifelong commitment to art, music, community philanthropy and worldwide humanitiarian efforts.

The evening included a tribute and performances by UW-Green Bay music faculty members, scholarship recipients, the Green Bay East High School string orchestra, and other international performers. The evening included remarks by Chancellor Gary L. Miller, Jan Kubista (Deputy Consul General), UW-Green Bay Profesor Sarah Meredith Livingston. The program and performers are as follows:

Performances
Music provided by Lucinda Roberts, Jazz Pianist

Welcome
Randy Meder, Chair of Music, UW-Green Bay
Prelude from Te Deum by Charpentier
East High School String Orchestra
Song to the Moon from RUSALKA by Antonín Dvorák
Courtney Sherman, Soprano, Associate Professor of Music, UW-Green Bay
Timothy Cheek, Pianist, University of Michigan

Dinner
Music provided by Tammy Naze, Harpist
Introduction
Chancellor Gary L. Miller, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Remarks
Jan Kubišta, Deputy Consul General
Sarah Meredith Livingston, Professor, UW-Green Bay
Sharon Resch, Guest of Honor
Video, compliments of Khrome

Performances
Charade from the movie Charade by Henry Mancini
John Salerno, Director of Jazz Studies, UW-Green Bay
Chris Salerno, Jazz Pianist and Vocalist
Rissel Peguero ‘17, Sharon Resch’s First Scholarship Student
Michael Hogan, Musician
Birds Sing in the Mountain by Tian Hua Liu, arranged by Jiebing Chen
Galloping Horse by Yaoxing Chen, arranged by Jiebing Chen
Jiebing Chen, Erhu
Songs My Mother Taught Me (Když mne stará matka) from ZIGEUNERMELODIEN, Opus 55 by Antonín Dvorák
Je veux vivre (Juliet’s Waltz) from ROMÉO ET JULIETTE by Charles-Francois Gounod
Lucie Kankova, Soprano, Czech Republic, Winner of the Sharon Resch Travel Award (May 2017) Timothy Cheek, Pianist, University of Michigan

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– Photos by Amanda Jo Danihel, Marketing and University Communication Intern