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Events Calendar - February 2012

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Jus' Us

Roland Aton, bass guitar
Joe Engbino, guitar
Julian Yorong, vibraphone
Monday, February 6, 2012
4:00-5:30 p.m., Orvis Auditorium, free admission
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Enjoy the unique sounds of local Filipino musicians performing Jazz, Kundiman, Folk, and Hawaiian music, and talkin’ story on plantation life and making a life with music.

Presented by the UHM Office of Multicultural Student Services, with support from the UHM Music Department, UHM Ethnic Studies Department, UHM American Studies Department, and the Filipino-American Historical Society of Hawaii.

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Aaron Cardenas, guitar

Thursday, February 16, 2012
1:30 p.m., Orvis Auditorium, free admission

Aaron Cardenas, a student of Peter Kun Frary, will present a junior recital as part of the requirements for the degree Bachelor of Music in Guitar Performance.

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ETHEL Quartet

Friday, February 17, 2012
7:30 p.m., Orvis Auditorium
Ticket prices range from $10 to $30
ETHERL Quartet

America's premier postclassical string quartet, ETHEL, invigorates contemporary concert music with refreshing exuberance, fierce intensity, imaginative programming and exceptional artistry. ETHEL is comprised of Cornelius Dufallo, violin, Dorthy Lawson, cello, Jennifer Choi, violin and Ralph Farris, viola.

For their Honolulu concert they will feature their program "Present Beauty" with compositions by Terry Riley, Huang Ruo, David Lang, Julia Wolfe, Philip Glass and selections from their residency work at Punahou School.

Tickets are available on line at www.etickethawaii.com, by phone at 944-2697, or visit any UH Ticket outlet (Stan Sheriff Center, Rainbowtique stores, and the UH Manoa Campus Center ticket office). This performance is a co-presentation of Punahou School and the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Outreach College.

(*Mus 199 credit for Music Majors, ticket purchase required)

Manoa Arts & Minds
A Manoa Arts & Minds series event.
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Sara Stejskal, soprano

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
1:30 p.m., Orvis Auditorium, free admission
Sara Stejskal
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Sara Stejskal, a student of Maya Hoover, will present a junior recital as part of the requirements for the degree Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance.

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Grant Carvalho, piano

Thursday, February 23, 2012
1:30 p.m., Orvis Auditorium, free admission
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Grant Carvalho, a student of Jonathan Korth, will present a junior recital as part of the requirements for the degree Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance.

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Soyeon Lee, piano

Saturday, February 25, 2012
7:30 p.m., Orvis Auditorium
Ticket prices range from $10 to $30
Soyeon Lee

First prize winner of the prestigious 2010 Naumburg International Piano Competition, Korean pianist Soyeon Lee has already been hailed by The New York Times as a pianist with "a huge, richly varied sound, a lively imagination and a firm sense of style," while The Washington Post has lauded her for her "stunning command of the keyboard."

Recent recital appearances include New York City programs at Carnegie Hall`s Zankel Hall and Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Concert Hall and Lincoln Center for the Performing Art`s Alice Tully Hall, Washington`s John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Cleveland`s Severance Hall, the Ravinia Festival`s "Rising Stars" series, Auditorio de Musica de Nacional in Madrid - part of a 13-city tour of Spain.

Tickets are available on line at www.etickethawaii.com, by phone at 944-2697, or visit any UH Ticket outlet (Stan Sheriff Center, Rainbowtique stores, and the UH Manoa Campus Center ticket office). This performance is a co-presentation of Punahou School and the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Outreach College.

(*Mus 199 credit for Music Majors, ticket purchase required)

Manoa Arts & Minds
A Manoa Arts & Minds series event.
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UH Wind Ensemble & UH Symphony Band

Jeffrey Boeckman and David Blon, conductors
Sunday, February 26, 2012
4:00 p.m., Pearl City Cultural Center
$10 general admission
$6 students, seniors, UH faculty/staff (ID required)
UH Wind Ensemble
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THE EASTERN GAZE

The UH Wind Ensemble will perform works by Western composers looking towards the East for their inspiration – from Camille Saint-Saëns' imagined Orient, to Percy Grainger's nostalgic ode to his distant homeland, to Evan Ziporyn's contemporary overlapping of Chinese & American poetry in The Ornate Zither and Nomad Flute.

The UH Wind Ensemble's program will include:

Orient et Occident, op.25 (1869) Camille Saint-Saëns
Colonial Song (1911/1918) Percy Aldridge Grainger
The Ornate Zither and the Nomad Flute (2005) Evan Ziporyn
Maya Hoover, mezzo-soprano
Asst. Prof. of Voice, UHM Music Dept
Kingfishers Catch Fire (2007) John Mackey

The UH Symphony Band's program will include:

Transcendent Journey (2010) Rossano Galante
Salvation is Created (1912) Tschesnokoff/ arr. Bruce Houseknecht
In Memoriam (2002) Mark Camphouse
Divertimento for Band (1950) Vincent Persichetti
Washington Post March
Conducted by Dennis Kaneshiro
UH Alumnus,
Director of Bands, Kalani High School
March from “Symphonic Metamorphosis” (1943) Paul Hindemith/ arr. Keith Wilson

This concert is made possible with support from the Melohn Music Endowment.

(*Mus 199 credit for Music Majors)

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