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University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (Sept. 2, 2010) – The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Central Missouri presents the opening of the fall Department of Music performance season as he hosts the 2010 Provost’s Faculty Showcase at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, in Hart Recital Hall.
The public is invited to attend, free of charge. The annual event provides an opportunity for the campus and local communities to enjoy the depth of experience and talent of the music faculty.
The Central Brass will open the program with “Overture from the Royal Fireworks Music” by Handel. Faculty members performing will be Alan Wenger and David Aaberg on trumpet, Gary Moege on horn, John Check on trombone, and Jon Gregory on tuba.
Tenor David Adams will perform “Nothing More Than This” from Candide by Leonard Bernstein, accompanied by Andrew Stephens on piano, followed by “The Two Blue Eyes of My Darling” and “This Morning I Went through the Fields” from Songs of a Wayfarer by Gustav Mahler, performed by David Stagg on trombone, accompanied by Wes True on piano.
Eric Honour will perform “Apparitions 2004” by Ed Martin on saxophone, with accompaniment by digital media, and Wenger will perform “Una Voce Poco Fa” by Giacchino Rossini on trumpet, accompanied by Mia Hynes on piano. Sheri Mattson will perform “Adagio” and “ Polacca” from Concertino (1809) by Carl Maria von Weber on the oboe, accompanied by Richard Smith on piano.
Kairy Koshoeva will perform “Andante Maestoso” from The Nutcracker by P.I. Tchaikovsky on piano, and soprano Stella Roden will present D’Oreste d’Ajace from Idomeneo, Act III, by Mozart, accompanied by Hynes.
A faculty quartet comprised of David Aaberg on flugelhorn, Gary Moege on guitar, John Check on bass and Michael Sekelsky on drums, will perform “Beautiful Love” by Young, King, Van Alstyne and Gillespie. Rounding out the program will be a performance of “IV. Fuga” from Sonata, Op. 26, by Samuel Barber by Hynes.
Patrons will have an opportunity to the meet faculty at a reception following the program in the reception area outside Hart Recital Hall.