Clarinetist Eric Hansen set for livestream live performance in Inexperienced Bay

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Music

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Posted: Oct 24, 2020 / 12:01 am CDTUpdated: October 21, 2020 / 9:38 am CDT

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GREEN BAY, Wisconsin (WFRV) – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Music’s 6:30 am Concert Series presents its second livestream concert of the season on Monday, October 26th at 6:30 pm.

According to a press release. The “Travel in Place” program includes clarinetist Eric Hansen from the music faculty.

In accordance with university guidelines and COVID-19 public event restrictions, all 6:30 Concert Series events will be broadcast live from Fort Howard Hall at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts without personal participation.

All 6:30 concerts remain free and open to the public.

Hansen takes the audience on a journey with clarinet solos inspired by travel and specific locations.

“I wanted to share fun travel-themed clarinet solo music with everyone this year because so many of us are excited for a fun trip or vacation,” says Hansen.

The program includes “Week in Plasencia” by Mike Curtis, “The Jungle” by Eric Mandat, “Wings” by Joan Tower and “Spanish Sketches” by Ivan Olenchik.

The concert will be broadcast live on the YouTube channel of the Weidner Center.

Hansen will answer questions from the live stream audience immediately after the performance. Questions can be asked in the comments on the YouTube livestream or by email to [email protected]

A Wyoming native, Hansen earned a degree in music education and clarinet performance from the University of Arizona. He received his Masters of Music from the University of Kentucky.

Hansen is an active performer of solos, chamber music, and great ensemble music within the community and has been featured on Wisconsin Public Radio several times. He is also a co-author of Extreme Clarinet, a clarinet technique book that focuses on advanced technical skills and contemporary advanced techniques.

The 6:30 Concert Series aims to connect the campus to the community through exploring music. The performances offer insightful presentations from performers, composers and special guests. The series offers new perspectives on different styles and often examines the music from different angles. The performances last between 60 and 90 minutes.

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