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Chamber Music Festival Concert at Clarke March 15

March 2, 2016: The Clarke University Chamber Music Festival Concert, a celebration of chamber music featuring guest, faculty and student artists, will be held on Tuesday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Jansen Music Hall. Admission is free.

Along with student and faculty from Clarke, the program includes high school students from Wahlert Catholic and Hempstead. Other guest artists include Rebekah Demaree and Corey Mackey from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and Elisa Cooper from Emmaus Bible College.

The program features performances by:

* Sextett Allegro moderato - The Clarke Woodwind Ensemble: David Resnick, director; Nitshelle Duverseau, flute; Jenna Petsche, flute; Resnick, clarinet; Genesys Trujillo, alto saxophone; Abby Beacom, tenor saxophone; and Saki Kodama, piano.

* Duet from La Boheme - William Schwalb, tenor, and Joshua Harbaugh, baritone.

* Slavonic Dance No. 4 - Saki Kodama and Rebekah Ross, piano.

* ihope - Emily Ott, violin; Nitshelle Duverseau, flute; Austin Kappel, saxophone; Amy Dunker, flugelhorn; and Sharon Jensen, piano.

* Sonata for Cello and Piano in e minor - Sam Nauman, cello, and Michael Banwarth.

* Flower Song from Lakme - Rebekah Ross, soprano; Kaitlyn Soat, mezzo-soprano; and Sharon Jensen, piano.

* L’ Embarquement pour Cythere - Samantha and Stephanie Gibbos, duo piano.

* Clarke Strings, Jeremy Mims, director.

* Heimatlied, A Widow Bird, Pack Clouds Away - Rebekah Demaree, soprano; Corey Mackey, clarinet; Sharon Jensen, piano.

* Sonata in g minor, BWV 1039 - Hannah Jansen, flute; Hsing I Ho, flute; Sharon Jensen, piano.

* Sonatine - Emily Ott, violin, and Saki Kodama, piano.

* Carnival of the Animals - Elisa Cooper and Sharon Jensen, piano.

For more information, contact the Clarke University Marketing and Communication Office at (563)588-6318.

Clarke University is a Catholic, liberal arts and sciences university dedicated to preparing students who positively impact their workplace, family and community. Academic offerings include more than 40 undergraduate liberal arts and pre-professional programs, a robust adult degree program and six graduate degree programs.  Founded in 1843 by the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Clarke is located near the Mississippi River in the thriving city of Dubuque, Iowa. It is the only BVM university in the country.





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