The performance will be held in the Light Recital Hall, and will feature four movements played by Cristina Ballatori on the flute, Christian Ellenwood on the clarinet, Matthew Sintchak on the saxophone, and Suzanne Geoffery on the oboe. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased for adults ($10), seniors over 65 ($9), children under 18 ($3), and UW-Whitewater students with a valid ID ($3) by calling 262-472-2222, going online , or by visiting the Greenhill Box Office.
The concert will include a variety of pieces written specifically for the woodwind instrumental combination. The musicians will be performing the jazzy piece “American Counterpoint” by David Gillingham, the multi-movement “Eclectic Trio” by Catherine McMichael, contemporary movement “Intermezzi” by Thierry Escaich, and a premiere of a brand-new piece of work from performer Christian Ellenwood. Matthew Sintchak states, “We’re very excited about this new faculty ensemble and our first public performance! We’re also thrilled to be premiering a new work written for us by a trio member and faculty colleague, Christian Ellenwood. There will be something for everyone on this program!”.
The performance is also a part of the 1st Annual “Woodwind Mania Clinic”, held on Saturday, January 27. The clinic will feature classes and recitals with UW-Whitewater faculty and guest artists, classes for woodwind players of all ages and ability levels, mass ensembles for each instrument, exhibitors, and more.
The Music Mosaic series benefits the UW-Whitewater Music Department’s Scholarship Fund, which allows for the opportunity to recognize students for their talents and academic excellence. The next performance to be held within the Music Mosaic series is the Whitewater Chamber Players, which will be at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, February 10 in the Light Recital Hall. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased for adults ($10), seniors over 65 ($9), children under 18 ($3), and UW-Whitewater students with a valid ID ($3) by calling 262-472-2222, going online , or by visiting the Greenhill Box Office.