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For the love of music: Student Honors Recital is Feb. 14

Celebrate your Valentine’s Day with some beautiful music during the Feb. 14 Student Honors Recital. Seven students will play and sing a wide variety of selections, earning bragging rights for themselves as well as their faculty teachers. They are Jamie Rodgers, marimba (student of Prof. Cheryl Grosso); James Letellier, baritone (Assistant Prof. Courtney Sherman); Ryan Dummer, piano (Assistant Prof. Michael Rector); Matt Hillman, guitar (Associate Prof. Stefan Hall); McKenna VanDerLeest, alto saxophone (Associate Prof. John Salerno); Nicholas Schommer, baritone (Sherman); and Nicholas Saldaña, piano (Rector). The no-cost concert takes place at 2 p.m. in Fort Howard Hall at the Weidner Center.

UW-Green Bay Music presents Student Honors Recital

UW-Green Bay Music will feature seven student musicians during its Student Honors Recital at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14 in Fort Howard Hall at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. It is free and open to the public.

The concert will begin with Jamie Rodgers, Pulaski, a student of Prof. Cheryl Grosso, performing Nebojša J. Živković’s “Iliaš” on the marimba. James Letellier, Whitewater, baritone, a student of Assistant Prof. Courtney Sherman, will take the stage next, performing Ralph Vaughan Williams’ “Songs of Travel” and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “An Chloe.” Ryan Dummer, Green Bay, a student of Assistant Prof. Michael Rector, will accompany Letellier before taking his turn to perform. Dummer will play Johannes Brahms’ “Intermezzo in A Minor, Op.118 #1,” “Intermezzo in A Major, Op.118 #2” and “Intermezzo in E Minor, Op.119 #2.”

Student Matt Hillman, Appleton, will perform next, playing “I Hear a Rhapsody” (Jack Baker, George Fragos, Dick Gasparre) and “Something Tells Me” (Jane Herbert Hall) on guitar. Hillman is a student of Associate Prof. Stefan Hall, a Humanistic Studies faculty member and Music adjunct. Hillman will be followed by McKenna VanDerLeest, Green Bay, an alto saxophone student of Associate Prof. John Salerno. She will perform “Piéces caractéristiques en forme de suite” by Pierre Max Dubois. Nicholas Schommer, Jackson, baritone, also a student of Sherman, will then perform Gabriel Fauré’s “Lydia” and Franz Schubert’s “Die Winterreise.” Pianist Nicholas Saldaña, Green Bay, also a student of Rector, will perform last, playing Frederic Chopin’s “Ballade No.2 in F Major, Op. 38.”

This is the 17th event of the 2014-15 season for UW-Green Bay, an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu/music.

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Check it out: Free Student Honors Recital is Saturday

Some of UW-Green Bay Music’s top performers will present a student honors recital at 2 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 15) in Fort Howard Hall at the Weidner Center. Featuring the music of eight students on piano, woodwinds and in song, the concert will highlight a variety of musical styles and time periods. It is free and open to the public.

Student performers are as follows: Kevin Wellens, bass-baritone, student of Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston; Ryan Dummer, piano, student of lecturer Abigail Mace; Jamie Rodgers, marimba, student of Prof. Cheryl Grosso; Nicholas Schommer, baritone, student of Assistant Prof. Courtney Sherman; Nicholas Saldaña, piano, student of Mace; Michaela Hogan, soprano, student of Sherman; Kyle Sweeney, piano, student of Mace; Angie Danowski, soprano, student of Sherman. Read more.
 

UW-Green Bay Music presents free Student Honors Recital Feb. 15

UW-Green Bay Music will present a Student Honors Recital at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 in Fort Howard Hall at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive.

Featuring the music of eight students on piano, woodwinds and in song, the concert will highlight a variety of musical styles and time periods. It is free and open to the public.

The following students will perform in the order listed:
Kevin Wellens, bass-baritone, student of Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston
Ryan Dummer, piano, student of lecturer Abigail Mace
Jamie Rodgers, marimba, student of Prof. Cheryl Grosso
Nicholas Schommer, baritone, student of Assistant Prof. Courtney Sherman
Nicholas Saldaña, piano, student of lecturer Abigail Mace
Michaela Hogan, soprano, student of Assistant Prof. Courtney Sherman
Kyle Sweeney, piano, student of lecturer Abigail Mace
Angie Danowski, soprano, student of Assistant Prof. Courtney Sherman

The Student Honors Recital is the 18th event of the 2013-14 season for UW-Green Bay Music, and accredited institutional members of the National Association of Schools of Music. For more information, including a complete lineup of events, visit www.uwgb.edu/music

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Mark your calendar: Student Honors Recital is Feb. 16

Some of UW-Green Bay’s top student musicians will have the chance to showcase their talents during a Student Honors Recital at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16 in Fort Howard Hall at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. The concert will feature eight student vocalists and instrumentalists performing a range of pieces from composers both well known and less familiar. The event is free and open to the public. Full details.

UW-Green Bay to present Student Honors Recital Saturday, Feb. 16

UW-Green Bay Music will showcase some of its top musicians during a Student Honors Recital at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16 in Fort Howard Hall at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts.

The concert will feature a variety of vocalists and instrumentalists performing a range of pieces from composers both well known and less familiar. It is free and open to the public.

Following a welcome from Scott Furlong, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the eight students featured will perform as follows:

Sam Stranz, Weston – saxophone, student of Associate Prof. John Salerno: “Stardust,” by Hoagy Carmichael (1899-1981).

Lindsay S. Cummings, Freedom – soprano, student of Associate Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston: “Verborgenheit,” by Hugo Wolf (1860-1903); and “Glitter and be gay,” from Candide, by Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990).

Ryan Braatz, Weston – baritone, student of Assistant Prof. Courtney Sherman: “Die Neugierige,” by Franz Schubert (1797-1828); and “Che fiero costume,” by Giovanni Legrenzi (1626-1690).

Kyle M. Sweeney, Shawano – piano, student of Assistant Prof. David Severtson: “Prelude and Fugue No.2 in C Minor,” by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750).

Kevin A. Wellens, De Pere – baritone-bass, student of Associate Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston: “Arm, arm, ye brave!” by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759); and “Zueignung,” by Richard Strauss (1864-1949).

Nicole Duhaime, Schofield – soprano, student of Associate Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston: “Lachen und weinen,” by Franz Schubert (1797-1828); and “O mio babbino caro,” from Gianni Schicchi, by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924).

Kevin St. John, Cambridge – tenor, student of Associate Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston: “The Trumpet Shall Sound,” from Messiah, by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759); and “A Vagabond Song,” by Michael Head (1900-1976).

Ryan Dummer, Green Bay – piano, student of Assistant Prof. David Severtson, “Etude Opus 10, No.9” and “Etude Opus 10, No.5,” by Frederic Chopin (1810-1849).

The student honors recital is the 14th 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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