UWP offers "high quality" concert

September 19, 2003

PLATTEVILLE-The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Rountree Ensemble will hold its first performance of the year at 8 p.m. on Wednesday September 24. The performance will take place at the UWP Center for the Arts in the Richard and Helen Brodbeck Concert Hall.

The Rountree Ensemble is a professional ensemble resident at UWP. UWP faculty as well as professionals from the area perform a wide variety of concerts.

The group will perform three large-scale sonatas. The first is a serenade "Opus 7" by Richard Strauss. Next a piece by Piszczek called "Pangean Dancers". This piece was written specifically for the UWP Ensemble. It will consist of nine wind instruments and percussion. The final selection of the concert is Serenade in B flat "Grand Partita" by Mozart.

"This is music anyone can listen to," said John Marco, artistic director for the concert. "It is high quality performance."

Following the performance drawings for free CDs will take place. Cost of the concert is $10 for general admission and UWP students get in for free. For more information or where to get tickets call the University Box Office at (608) 342-1298.


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