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2013 Musica Viva! Program

Please join us after the concert for live music and a dessert buffet in the lobby. The silent auction will close 30 minutes after the final performance, proceeds to benefit Music Scholarships.

Opening Performance

Trumpet Voluntary Jeremiah Clarke (c. 1670-1707)

Marty Robinson, Rob McWilliams and Matthew Onstad, trumpets; Nicholas Gutierrez and Alex Witt, horns; Dylan Chmura-Moore and Matthew Bragstad, trombones; Heather McWilliams and Charles Bloom, tubas

Chancellor's Welcome

Welcome to Musica Viva!  

Richard H. Wells, chancellor

Musica Viva! Emcee  

Alex Hummel, news and public relations, Integrated Marketing and Communications


As I Grew Older — William Averitt

UW Oshkosh Chamber Choir; Eric Barnum, director

Hungarian Dance Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Eli Kalman and Rebecca Ottman, piano

“Olympia’s Aria” from The Tales of Hoffmann — Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880)

Brittney Leonhardt, soprano; Tanya Paulson, piano

Translation: "The birds in the arbor, in the heavens, the sun in the sky,
All speak to the young girl of love! Ah!
Here is the gentle song, the song of Olympia!
All that which sings and resounds and sighs, one by one,
Moves her heart that trembles with love!
Here is the song darling, the song of Olympia!"

Swirling Sky for piano and electronics — Edward Martin

Jeri-Mae Astolfi, piano

Histoire du Tango, Bordel, 1900 — Ástor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

Linda Pereksta, flute; Alison Shaw, Marimba

Festive Peal — Karen Thompson

UW Oshkosh Bell Choir; Leigh-Ann Lethco, director


Remarks from the Dean

John Koker, dean, College of Letters and Science

Remarks from the Chair

Rob McWilliams, chair, Department of Music


Passenger Seat, transcribed by Matthew Miller — Benjamin Gibbard (b.1976)

Lucas Glover, Josh Schori, Alexander Root-Roatch, Anthony Weber, guitars

Rondo Capriccioso, Opus 14 — Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

Eli Kalman, piano

Quartet no. 2 in D Major, Notturno — Alexander Borodin (1833-1887)

Jason Cable and Elizabeth Chafey-Hon, violins; Julie Handwerker, viola; Matthew Abraham, cello

The Days of Wine and Roses — Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer (c. 1963)

Marty Robinson, trumpet; Rob McWilliams, piano

Finale from Bastien and Bastienne — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Bastienne: Sarah Flaschberger; Bastien: Jonathan Delray; Colas: Joel Rathmann; Piano: Rebecca Ottman

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