UWSP Faculty Trio to Feature Student Composition
For the City-Times
Trio Canna, a reed instrument ensemble of University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point faculty members, will premiere a student composition at a public concert.
The performance will be held Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Michelsen Hall at the Noel Fine Arts Center. Trio Canna includes professors of music Stacey Berk on oboe, Andrea Splittberger-Rosen on clarinet and Patricia Holland on bassoon.
“Masque of the Red Death,” by music major Alex Shuffield of Sparta, will be performed for the first time. The piece won the first Quadrennial Composition Contest sponsored by the Alpha Alpha chapter of Delta Omicron International Music Fraternity.
The performance will also include “E Toru nga Hau: the Three Winds” by Michael Burns, “Suite” by Nancy Hill Cobb, “Reed 11” by David Solomons and “Trio” by Georges Auric.
Part of the Music Department Scholarship Series, the concert is $8.25 for adults, $5.25 for senior citizens, $4.25 for students or free on concert day for students with a UW-Stevens Point I.D. Tickets are available at the University Information and Tickets Office in the Dreyfus University Center, by calling 715-346-4100 or 800-838-3378 or at http://tickets.uwsp.edu. Tickets may also be purchased at the door if available.
Trio Canna has been performing together since 2002 and travels to schools throughout the Midwest to give concerts, lectures, demonstrations and master classes.