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Free Concerts in May


APRIL 22, 2005--UW-River Falls offers a variety of music events in May. Concerts will be performed at the William Abbott Concert Hall in the Kleinpell Fine Arts Building on the UW-RF campus except where noted. All events are free and open to the public.

May 1, 3 p.m.— St. Croix Valley Symphony Orchestra Concert, conducted by UW-RF assistant Professor Kristin Tjornehoj.

May 1, 8 p.m.—Piano Ensemble Concert.

May 3, 8 p.m.— UW-RF Symphonic Band, conducted by UW-RF assistant Professor Kristin Tjornehoj.

May 5, 8 p.m.—Chamber Music Recital featuring the Guitar Ensembles, directed by music lecturer Joseph Hagedorn and the Woodwind Ensembles, directed by UW-RF associate Professor David Milne.

May 6, 7 p.m.—Final Exam Jam by the UW-RF Jazz Ensembles I and II, directed by UW-RF associate Professor David Milne at Brandy's in the Hagestad Student Center on campus.

In addition, Badger State Auditions for Wisconsin students in grades 4-12 will be held on the UW-RF campus May 21 in various music rooms throughout the Kleinpell Fine Arts Building. The event is free and open to the public.

The Wisconsin Music Teachers Association sponsors the Badger State Auditions, which includes students from local schools, such as Hudson, New Richmond, La Crosse and Eau Claire. Participating students will make UW-River Falls their final stop of the competition. This year, performers must present a minimum of three memorized pieces of mostly piano, flute and voice. Students have already qualified and competed on two other levels to reach the last leg of the auditions where winners will be chosen and awarded trophies.

For more information on individual events or Badger State Auditions, call the UW-RF music department at 715/425-3183.

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