Brass, Handbells and Choir Perform in Concert at UW-Waukesha

March 10, 2010

WAUKESHA – The University of Wisconsin-Waukesha chorus, hand bell choir and brass ensemble will present a spring concert Monday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Commons Lounge on campus, located at 1500 N. University Dr., Waukesha. Please note that the location has been changed since originally announced.

 

Admission is free and the public is welcome. Free parking is available in all campus lots.

 

The Windy Hill Brass Ensemble will open with its signature piece, Hoagy Carmichael’s Stardust, also play the English Folksong Suite by Ralph Vaughn Williams and the first movement of the Brass Quintet No. 1 by Victor Ewald, and end with the traditional Battle of Jericho. Craig Hurst, UW-Waukesha professor of music and director of bands will lead the group.

 

Following the Ensemble, the Windy Hill Handbell Choir, under the direction of Nancy Van Brunt, an assistant professor of music, will take the stage and start with the Processional on “Hallelujah.” They will play five pieces ending with Rock Around the Clock.

 

Finally, the UW-Waukesha Concert Choir, directed by Thomas Patterson, lecturer in music, will present three tunes with the sounds of Renaissance Venice, a very lush setting of Emily Dickinson's poem, The Moon is Distant from the Sea, featuring Jen Van Brunt on piano, and conclude with Come, Let Us Sing a Song of Joy.

 

 

Community Watch

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Menomonee Falls baseball virtuoso Ty Weber and Big Ten Media Day Updated:  7/29

» Plans for new Mad Rooster Cafe net final approval from Waukesha Plan Commission Updated:  7/29

» Unfavorable weather crimps attendance at Waukesha County Fair 7/28

» Judge: Prison for Waukesha man who led police on naked, drug-fueled pursuit Updated:  7/28

» Waukesha man accused of spitting on, trying to bite police officers Updated:  7/28

» Ex-Kmart site in Waukesha to grow with new freestanding retail building 7/28

» Court of Appeals: Slender Man stabbing defendants stay in adult court Updated:  7/27

» Power outage temporarily closes Waukesha County Courthouse, administrative buildings 7/27

» Assembly District 83 candidates agree on taxes, differ on opiate issue 7/26

» Waukesha planning staff mulling another downtown apartment project Updated:  7/26

» GOP vice presidential candidate Mike Pence to hold rally at Waukesha County Expo Center 7/26

» Waukesha panel OKs La Casa de Esperanza's charter school expansion 7/25

» New Latin American restaurant Arepanitas opens near downtown Waukesha Updated:  7/25

» Complaint: Waukesha woman, drunk, grabbed gun following phone dispute Updated:  7/25

» Waukesha police report: July 28, 2016 issue 7/25

» Crest owner brings Irish flavor to new venture in downtown Waukesha Updated:  7/25

» 2016 Waukesha County Fair coverage 7/22

» Video: Animal races, 4-H and a geese champion at the Waukesha County Fair 7/22

» Unpaid fees could keep Waukesha students from graduation ceremonies 7/22

» Waukesha South open art studio gives students opportunity to create 7/22

» Social media story on the storms rolling through Milwaukee area 7/21

» Resources available to Waukesha County residents during extreme heat 7/21

» Stay cool at Hebron House and Jeremy Safe Haven 7/21

» Waukesha Salvation Army offering cool place to stay in light of impending heat wave 7/20

» Woman killed in Waukesha County crash is identified Updated:  7/20

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Waukesha County Fair

 

The 2016 Waukesha County Fair saw rain, scorching temps and tropical humidity throughout its five-day run. Check out our stories, photos and video from the fair, including coverage of the new pig, duck and goat races, the 50th annual Fairest of the Fair contest, as well as a ranking of the top food items.

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

Advertisement

Advertisement

CONNECT    

Advertisement