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UO wraps up year with student performances.

Byline: The Register-Guard


Five musical concerts and a student dance performance will conclude the spring calendar this week at the University of Oregon School of Music, 961 E. 18th Ave.

UO Choirs

and Chamber Orchestra

Today, Beall Hall

Two choirs and a chamber orchestra will be featured in an 8 p.m. concert tonight in Beall Hall.

The UO Concert Choir will sing music by Baroque composer John Blow; a psalm setting by Allen Pote; `Two Japanese Proverbs'; a South African freedom song; and `It Takes a Village' by Joan Szymko.

The Repertoire Singers will perform `Shaker Songs,' `Be Thou a Smooth Way' by Ralph Johnson' and `True Light,' a gospel selection by Keith Hampton.

Also on the program is Franz Schubert's Symphony No. 3 in D Major, performed by a student chamber orchestra under the direction of Jamie Ratcliffe.

Tickets are $5 at the door ($3 for students and senior citizens).

The Green Garter Band

Friday, Beall Hall

The School of Music's Green Garter Band will perform a wide range of musical styles - from jazz and soul to rock 'n' roll - at 8:30 p.m. Friday in Beall Hall.

The Green Garter Band is best known around the community for its performances at many University of Oregon athletic events. The band serves as one of the public relations arms of the university and of the School of Music.

Tickets are $5 at the door ($3 for students and senior citizens).

Dance: Spring Term Loft


Dougherty Dance Theatre

The UO Department of Dance will conclude its season with an informal program of works by graduate and undergraduate students.

The concert begins at 8 p.m. Friday in the Dougherty Dance Theatre, Room 161 of Gerlinger Annex on the UO campus.

Tickets are $5 at the door ($3 for students and senior citizens).

Eugene Contemporary

Chamber Ensemble

Saturday, Beall Hall

The Eugene Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, a student group that is interested in bringing to life rarely heard repertoire from the 20th and 21st centuries, will give a free concert at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Beall Hall.

On the program is `Wind Quintet No. 2' by David Maslanka; `Three Poems for Voice and Piano' by Anton Webern; `Gnarly Buttons' by John Adams; and the world premiere of `Eternal Horizons' by UO student Luke Carlson.

University Percussion Ensemble

Sunday, Music School Room 198

The University Percussion Ensemble will perform contemporary percussion works at 2 p.m. Sunday in Room 198 of the music school.

Directed by Sean Wagoner, the ensemble will perform `Cold Pressed for Solo Percussion' by Dave Hollinden, featuring percussionist Alex Singer; `Streams for Percussion Ensemble' by Warren Benson; a marimba transcription of a J.S. Bach violin sonata, featuring Erica Drake; `Inspirations Diabolique' by Rickey Tagawa, featuring soloist Jon Koenig; and `Theme and Variations for Percussion Quartet' by William Kraft.

Tickets are $5 at the door ($3 for students and senior citizens).

UO gospel ensembles

Sunday, Beall Hall

The University Gospel Ensemble, Gospel Choir and Gospel Singers, all of which are directed by Cedric Weary, will perform a variety of top gospel hits at 5 p.m. Sunday in Beall Hall.

The program will include music by Kirk Franklin, Hezekiah Walker, Fred Hammond, Brent Jones and Tonex.

The singers will be accompanied by the UO Gospel rhythm section, horns and strings.

Tickets are $5 at the door ($3 for students and senior citizens).

The gospel concerts are extremely popular on campus, and patrons are encouraged to come early to get the best seating. Tickets will go on sale at 4 p.m.
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Title Annotation:Arts & Literature; Concerts range from classical to dance to percussion to gospel
Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Jun 8, 2006
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