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Meredith Livingston is leavin’ on a jet plane… for Brazil

UW-Green Bay Music Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston will be heading to the University of Sao Paulo-Ribeirao Preto Brasil, for her third Fulbright invitation to perform and teach on their campus May 22 through June 5. She will be presenting a lecture-recital on American music theater on Tuesday, May 27, at SENAC, a language school for 150 Brazilian students learning English, and also at the USP-RP campus on June 1. Her teaching responsibilities will include Italian, French, and German diction for singers with an emphasis on English Diction for Singers and vocal health. Meredith’s trip is being supported by the William J. Fulbright Commission, Washington, D.C.
 

Student recital is noon Friday

A Student Convocation Recital will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Friday (May 8) in the University Theatre. The performances are free and open to all — if you have only a part of your lunch hour to share, feel free to stop by for only a portion of the program. Students taking part:

• Rebekah Erdman, clarinet Kyle Sweeney, piano; Canzonetta by Gabriel Pierné
• Ryan Dummer, baritone, James Letellier, piano; “See the raging flames,” Handel’s Joshua
• Jamie Rodgers, marimba, Lisa Ford, vibraphone; Light as a Feather by Roland Stolk
• Sydney St.Clair, soprano, Ryan Dummer, piano ; Se tu m’ami by Alessandro Parisotti
• Sabrena Koren, soprano, Grant Colburn, piano; If I Loved You, Carousel by Richard Rodgers
• Brittney Koerner, soprano, Grant Colburn, piano; Je Te Veux by Erik Satie
• Samantha Gulino, soprano, Grant Colburn, piano; The Daisies by Samuel Barber
 

Reminder: Music’s Hansen, Mace to perform joint recital Feb. 7

Associate Prof. Eric Hansen and Lecturer Abigail Mace will join forces for a clarinet-piano faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7 in Fort Howard Hall at the Weidner Center. There is no charge to attend the concert, which will feature works from a variety of composers and timeframes. For more on both musicians, and on what you might hear during their show, see our press release.

Music faculty members Hansen, Mace to perform clarinet, piano recital Feb. 7

UW-Green Bay Music will present its first faculty recital of spring semester 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7 in Fort Howard Hall at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive.

The concert will feature Associate Prof. Eric Hansen on clarinet and Lecturer Abigail Mace on piano. It is free and open to the public.

The recital will begin with Première Sonate for Clarinet and Piano by 18th century composer François Devienne, then continue with Dance Preludes by 20th century composer Witold Lutoslawski. Following a brief intermission, Hansen and Mace will perform Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in F minor, Op. 120 No. 1 by well-known 19th century composter Johannes Brahms. They will conclude with Solo De Concours by André Messager (1853-1929)
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Hansen, a native of Wyoming, is the clarinet instructor at UW-Green Bay. He is a dedicated teacher and active performer of solo, chamber and large ensemble music. Hansen has co-authored a clarinet method book, “Extreme Clarinet,” which focuses on the development of advanced techniques including multiple articulation, circular breathing and extreme upper-register tone control. His expertise ranges from standard classical music to advanced contemporary music, and he has performed across the United States and internationally. Hansen holds a Master of Music degree in Clarinet Performance from the University of Kentucky; a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from Arizona State University; and a Bachelor of Music degree in Clarinet Performance, also from Arizona State.

Pianist Mace is a specialist in baroque music who also performs on harpsichord and fortepiano. She completed studies in early music at the Royal Conservatory of the Hague on a Fulbright Fellowship and has performed with the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra under the direction of Jeanne Lamon. Mace’s award-winning doctoral lecture recital, “From Venice to Weimar: Italian Influences in the Keyboard Toccatas of J. S. Bach, BWV 910-916” was presented at the UW-Green Bay 360° Thursdays lecture-concert series during fall semester 2013. Mace is returning to her hometown after earning a Doctor and Master of Music degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Music degree from Vanderbilt University.

UW-Green Bay is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. More information is available at www.uwgb.edu/music.

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Student vocalist St. John to present Senior Recital Sunday

Capping off a weekend of student concerts, Kevin St. John, baritone, will present his Senior Recital at 2 p.m. Sunday (April 28) in the Weidner Center’s Jean Weidner Theatre. A student of Associate Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston, St. John will perform a variety of pieces including the works of Handel, Schubert and more. As we told you here yesterday, saxophonist Sam Stranz and vocalists Ryan Braatz and Nicole Duhaime will present their junior recitals at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., respectively, Saturday (April 27). All are free and open to the public. More info.

Music student St. John to present no-cost Senior Recital Sunday, April 28

A UW-Green Bay voice student will present his Senior Recital at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28 in the Jean Weidner Theatre at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive.

Kevin St. John, baritone, is a student of Associate Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston. Accompanied by Emily Sculliuffo on piano, he will perform a variety of works including the classics of such composers as George Frideric Handel and Franz Schubert — along with Irish folksongs and selections from Maurice Ravel’s “Don Quichotte á Dulcinee,” among other pieces. The concert is free and open to the public.

The recital is presented in partial fulfillment of requirements for the Bachelor of Music degree in Performance from UW-Green Bay, a fully accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. It will cap off a weekend of recitals at the theatre, where saxophonist Sam Stranz and vocalists Ryan Braatz and Nicole Duhaime will present their Junior Recitals at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., respectively, Saturday, April 27.

The St. John recital is the 29th concert of the 2012-13 academic year for UW-Green Bay Music. More information is available online at www.uwgb.edu/music.

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UW-Green Bay vocalists to present free Junior Recital April 27

UW-Green Bay Music students Ryan Braatz, baritone, and Nicole Duhaime, soprano, will present their Junior Recital at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 27 in the Jean Weidner Theatre at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts.

Accompanied by Emily Sculliuffo on piano and assisted by a conductor and several fellow vocalists, Braatz and Duhaime will present a program featuring the likes of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, George F. Handel, Franz Schubert and Giovanni Legrenzi. Their concert, UW-Green Bay Music’s 27th of the 2012-13 academic year, is free and open to the public.

The Junior Recital is presented in partial fulfillment of requirements for the Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education at UW-Green Bay. The University is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

Braatz and Duhaime are voice students of UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston. The following individuals will assist during their recital: Greg Muller, conductor; Michaela Hogan, soprano; Farin Ludtke, soprano; Erin Zimmerman, mezzo-soprano; Leah LaMalfa, mezzo-soprano; Lane Ludtke, tenor; Kevin Wellens, tenor; James Letellier, baritone; Ryan Dummer, baritone.

More information about UW-Green Bay Music is available at www.uwgb.edu/music.

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UW-Green Bay student to present saxophone recital featuring own compositions

UW-Green Bay student Sam Stranz, a student of Associate Prof. John Salerno, will present his Junior Recital at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27 in the Jean Weidner Theatre at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive.

Stranz, a saxophonist, will be assisted by Salerno on piano, and fellow student Tony Pesavento (bass) and UW-Green Bay alumnus Terry Iattoni (drums). The recital is presented in partial fulfillment of requirements for the Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies at the University. It is free and open to the public.

Stranz will begin the recital with Jimmy van Heusen’s “Like Someone in Love,” before continuing with his own composition, “Salads ‘Til September.” He’ll move on to Hoagy Carmichael’s “Stardust,” before performing two of his own arrangements, on Art Hickman’s “Rose Room” and Charlie Parker’s “Yardbird Suite.” Stranz will play another of his own compositions, “Donna Who?” and conclude with his own arrangement of Charles Mingus’ “Nostalgia in Times Square.”

The recital is the 27th concert of the 2012-13 season for UW-Green Bay, an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. More information is available at www.uwgb.edu/music.

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Reminder: Meredith Livingston to perform faculty voice recital Sunday

Speaking of terrific music, here’s a quick reminder to check out Sunday’s (Feb. 10) faculty recital featuring Associate Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston, mezzo-soprano. Meredith Livingston will perform selections from the Czech and Slovak vocal repertoire in this, the culminating event of her work as a UW-Green Bay research scholar for the 2012-13 year. Meredith Livingston will perform works by such renowned Czech composers as Antonin Dvorak, Leos Janacek and Vitezslava Kapralova; and such well-known Slovak composers as Mikuláš Schneider-Trnavský, Viliam Figus-Bystry and Eugen Suchon. The concert is free and open to the public. Full details.

Meredith Livingston recital to spotlight Czech, Slovak repertoire

Associate Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston will perform works by Czech and Slovak composers during a faculty voice recital at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10. The concert, which is free and open to the public, is a culmination of Meredith Livingston’s work as a UW-Green Bay research scholar for the 2012-13 academic year. Accompanied by pianist Timothy Cheek of the University of Michigan, Meredith Livingston will perform works by such renowned Czech composers as Antonin Dvorak, Leos Janacek and Vitezslava Kapralova; and such well-known Slovak composers as Mikuláš Schneider-Trnavský, Viliam Figus-Bystry and Eugen Suchon. Assistant Prof. Courtney Sherman will perform with Meredith Livingston during portions of the recital. More details.