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Madison, WI 53706 United States

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December 2017

DMA collaborative recital: Yanzel Rivera-Otero, voice; and Rayna Slavova, piano

December 12 @ 6:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Yanzelmalee Rivera, voice and Rayna Slavova, piano, present their third DMA recital "Under the Mediterranean Sea," to include works by Vivaldi, Chausson, Turina and Ravel.

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Undergraduate recital: Hannah Kasun, cello

December 13 @ 6:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Hannah Kasun is a sophomore cellist studying with Professor Parry Karp. On this recital she will be performing Bach's Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor, and collaborating with pianist Sarah Williams to present Fauré's Papillon, Martinu's Variations on a Slovakian Theme, and Beethoven's Cello Sonata No. 3 in A major.

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January 2018

Rescheduled: DMA Recital, Leah Kang, piano

January 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
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Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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This recital has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 25, 6:30 PM, Morphy Hall. Leah Kang is a third year DMA candidate in piano performance studying with Christopher Taylor. The program includes works by Schumann, Rameau, Debussy, Mompou,  and Gershwin/Wild.

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Faculty Recital: Marc Vallon, bassoon

January 26, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Marc Vallon is professor of bassoon at UW-Madison. Program to come.

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DMA Recital: Ariel Garcia, viola

January 27, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Violist Ariel Garcia is a second-year DMA student studying viola with Professor Sally Chisholm.  Pianist Satoko Hayami and clarinetist Jose Garcia-Taborda join Ariel on stage to present trios written by Robert Schumann, John Harbison, and Max Bruch.

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Faculty Concert: David Scholl, double bass

January 29, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Featuring the works of Gliere, Faure, and Brahms. David Scholl is instructor of bass at UW-Madison.

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February 2018

DMA Recital: Blakeley Menghini, viola

February 3, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Blakeley Menghini is a DMA student studying viola with Sally Chisholm. She will perform the Brahms E-flat Sonata, the first Roslawetz Viola Sonata, and the Shostakovich Viola Sonata. With Micah Behr, piano.

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Guest Artist: Spencer Martin, viola

February 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Presenting "Gems Rediscovered." With pianist Nicholas Shaneyfelt. The burnished, golden sonorities of the viola – the “forgotten stepsister” to the violin – are all too seldom heard in chamber compositions. Viola virtuoso supreme Spencer Martin seeks to redress this injustice with “Forgotten Gems,” a collection of lovely and beautifully crafted works for viola and piano from four little-known composers of the late-romantic era … works that definitely deserve to be restored to the sadly limited repertoire of chamber music for…

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Guest artists: Anna Hersey, soprano & Alan Johnson, piano

February 11, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Guest artists Anna Hersey (UW-Oshkosh) and Alan Johnson (University of Miami) will present a recital of songs by Grieg and Sibelius.     About the Performers   Hailed by critics as a “force of nature,” soprano Anna Hersey enjoys performing a wide range of vocal repertoire. A native of Minnesota, Hersey has performed throughout the United States and Europe, appearing with Palm Beach Opera, Florida Chamber Orchestra, Hispanic-American Lyric Theater, Skylark Opera, The Minnesota Opera, and Theatre de la Jeune Lune (at…

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Guest Recital: Blaise Magniere, violin

February 11, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Violinist Blaise Magniere from the Avalon Quartet, in residence at the Northern Illinois University, will perform Bach’s solo sonatas No. 1 and 3 and partita No. 1.   Master class: Feb. 12. 9 AM, Morphy Hall.

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Keyboard Day with Marina Lomazov and Mead Witter Faculty

February 17, 2018
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Please note: A recital with guest pianist Marina Lomazov will take place on Friday, February 16.  En blanc et noir - Debussy and the French Style Schedule 9:00-9:30         Coffee and Pastries (Mills Lobby) 9:30-11:30       UW-Madison Keyboard Faculty Workshops ~Artistic Pedaling Techniques for the Developing Pianist with Professor Jess Johnson ~Musical Impressions of Les Clavecinistes with Professor John Stowe ~Poems at the Piano: How Songs and Poetry Help Us Understand  a Composer’s Mind, Heart and Fingers! with Professor Martha Fischer…

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Master’s Recital: Matthew Chan, violin

February 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Matthew Chan is a second year master's student in violin performance studying with Professor Soh-Hyun Altino. He also serves as a teaching assistant and primary instructor of the String Fundamentals and All-University Strings courses at the university. He will perform Bach's Sonata for Violin no. 1 in G minor, Sibelius's Violin Concerto in D minor 3rd movement, Brahm's Sonata for Violin and Piano no. 2 in A major, and Beach's Romance for Violin and Piano. With Paula Su and Satoko…

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Guest artists: Cristina Ballatori & Jonathan Dotson, flute and guitar

February 27, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Cristina Ballatori, assistant professor of flute at UW-Whitewater, and Jonathan Dotson, guitar faculty at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, will perform works from the flute/guitar duo repertoire. Program to come.

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March 2018

Contemporary Jazz & Jazz Standards Ensembles

March 1, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Irving Shain Woodwind-Piano Duo Competition Winners’ Recital

March 4, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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A competition and recital sponsored by former UW-Madison Chancellor Irving Shain. Winners receive a cash prize.

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Jazz Composers Group & Blue Note Ensemble 

March 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Faculty Concert: Tom Curry, tuba

March 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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A program of original works for tuba, euphonium and electronics with guest euphoniumist and alumnus Brett Keating.

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Lecture with Guest Artist: Kristina Bachrach & Daniel Fung – The Recovered Voices Initiative

March 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
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One event on March 10, 2018 at 7:30pm

Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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A lecture/master class based on the Recovered Voices Initiative.  Kristina Bachrach has been part of this initiative, started by James Conlon and Los Angeles Opera, which focuses on musical works and musicians that were either suppressed or killed by the Nazi regime in World War II.   Read about the Recovered Voices Initiative. We thank the Vilas Trust, the Anonymous Fund, and our many donors for supporting these concerts and other activities at the School of Music.

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Recital: Samantha Carter, violin

March 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Samantha Carter is a violin undergraduate studying with Prof. Soh-Hyun Altino, She will perform Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor; Schubert's Violin Sonata in G minor D408; and the Ciaccona from Bach Partita No. 2 in D minor.

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Master’s Recital: Vinicius Sant’Ana, violin

March 17, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Masters degree recital, performing the Bach Violin Sonata no.2 in A minor and the Brahms violin concerto. With Thomas Kasdorf, piano.

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DMA Recital: Matthew Onstad, trumpet

March 17, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Matthew Onstad is a first year trumpet DMA candidate studying with Alex Noppe and also s a project assistant with the Wisconsin Brass Quintet. Program: Second Solo de Concours - Theo Charlier Hymn for the Lost and the Living - Eric Ewazen Sonata for Trumpet and Piano - Sir Peter Maxwell Davies Semi-Permanents - Kyle David Frost *World Premiere Concerto for Trumpet and Piano - Edward Gregson With Vincent Fuh, piano.

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Guest Artist: Richard Illman, trumpet – Special multi-media concert

March 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Presenting a collaborative multi-media concert for trumpet and video with guest trumpeter Richard Illman, and School of music faculty Mark Hetzler (trombone) and Alex Noppe (trumpet).

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Student Recital: Jubilee Hou, violin

March 21, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Jubilee Hou is a sophomore violinist studying with Gene Purdue. The program is TBA.

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April 2018

Guest Artist: Brian Allen, trombone

April 9, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Master class April 9, 2-4 PM, Room 1321. Brian Allen in joint concert with Mark Hetzler, professor of trombone. Brian Allen is from Lake Jackson, Texas. He is an artist working in the fields of sound and visual art. As a trombonist, composer and improviser, he has performed with Anthony Braxton, Dave Ballou, Gerald Cleaver, Mark Dresser, Ellery Eskelin, Satoko Fujii Duo and Orchestra NY, Frank Gratkowski, Drew Gress, Tony Malaby, Tom Rainey, Roswell Rudd, and Michael Sarin. Brian has…

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Afro-Cuban Jazz Ensemble & Jazz Composers Group 

April 10, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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The Perlman Trio

April 14, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Kangwoo Jin, piano; Bartholomew Shields, violin; Micah Cheng, cello. With Luke Valmadrid, viola. A student ensemble supported by Kato Perlman.

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The Beethoven Piano Competition Winners’ Recital

April 15, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Sponsored by former UW-Madison chancellor Irving Shain.

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Guest Artists: Back Pocket Duo

April 16, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Piano and percussion duo, performing contemporary works for piano and percussion duo, including a new commission by composer Ivan Trevino.

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Jazz Standards & Blue Note Ensembles

April 17, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Annual Jazz Fest with trumpeter Marquis Hill & Student Ensembles

April 24, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the UW-Madison Jazz Orchestra. With the UW-Madison Jazz Composers Group & Contemporary Jazz Ensemble and trumpeter Marquis Hill.  "Marquis Hill hones a warm, mellifluous tone on trumpet and flugelhorn with which he unravels sleek melodic passages that are as commanding as they are cogent. As a composer, he builds upon his distinctive sound to craft arresting originals that embrace post-bop, hip-hop, R&B and spoken word. After releasing four well-received discs on Skiptone Music – New…

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Annual Jazz Fest with trumpeter Marquis Hill: Concert with UW Jazz Faculty

April 26, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Morphy Recital Hall, 455 N. Park St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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$5 - $15

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the UW-Madison Jazz Orchestra. With UW-Madison jazz faculty and trumpeter Marquis Hill.  "Marquis Hill hones a warm, mellifluous tone on trumpet and flugelhorn with which he unravels sleek melodic passages that are as commanding as they are cogent. As a composer, he builds upon his distinctive sound to craft arresting originals that embrace post-bop, hip-hop, R&B and spoken word. After releasing four well-received discs on Skiptone Music – New Gospel (2011), Sound of the City…

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