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UO wraps up spring concerts.

Byline: The Register-Guard

Performances today by the Oregon Brass Quintet and the University Percussion Ensemble close out spring term events at the University of Oregon School of Music.

Oregon Brass Quintet


Central Lutheran Church

Music by Oskar Boehme, Eric Ewazen, Tomaso Albinoni and Peter Schickele will be performed by the Oregon Brass Quintet at a free concert at 7:30 p.m. todayJune 6 at the Central Lutheran Church, 18th Avenue and Potter Street.

The ensemble includes George Recker and Stephen Dunn, trumpets; Ellen Campbell, horn; David Bryan, trombone; and Michael Grose, tuba.


Percussion Ensemble

Today, UO Music Building

The University Percussion Ensemble will close the UO's concert season with a performance of virtuoso solo works for multiple percussion at 2 p.m. todayJune 6, in Room 198 of the Music Building, 961 E. 18th Ave.

On the program will be seven modern works, featuring more than 140 classical and indigenous ethnic percussion instruments.

Pieces to be performed are Donald Erb's ``Diversions for Two (Other Than Sex)'' for trumpet and percussion, played by Melissa Davis; Dave Hollinden's "Slender Beams of Solid Rhythm," played by Aaron Jester; Eckhard Kopetsky's "Canned Heat," played by Charles Forkish; William Kraft's "Encounters IV: Duel for Trombone and Percussion," played by Brian Gardiner; David Lang's "The Anvil Chorus," played by Mark Lighthiser; Darius Milhaud's "Concerto for Percussion," played by Christopher Whyte; and Rickey Tagawa's "Inspirations Diabolique," played by Tom Mulkey.

Percussion professor Charles Dowd will narrate the concert.

Tickets, available at the door, are $5 general admission, or $3 for students/seniors.
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Date:Jun 6, 2004
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