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Guest artists Carrie Vecchione and Rolf Erdahl to perform
March 3

February 26, 2013
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Carrie Vecchione and Rolf Erdahl

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present guest artists Dr. Carrie Vecchione, oboe, and Dr. Rolf Erdahl, bass, at 5 p.m. March 3 in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center.

The performance will feature "The Light Wraps You" by Andrea Clearfield, "A Walk in the Park" by Timothy Goplerud and "Lonely Wanderer" by Edvard Grieg. Vecchione and Erdahl will be joined by Dr. Christa Garvey, UW-Eau Claire associate professor of music, on oboe.

Vecchione teaches at the MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis, serves as a substitute for the Minnesota Orchestra and is principal oboe with the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra. She previously was a member of the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Fort Wayne Philharmonic and the NOA National Orchestra of New York.

Vecchione has appeared as a soloist at Carnegie Hall in New York City and has performed at many national conferences. She previously taught at St. Olaf College and Ball State University, where she performed with the resident faculty ensemble, the Musical Arts Quintet, and created and hosted the John de Lancie Master Classes and the Reed Maker's Workshops. Veccione also served on the faculty of the Sewanee Summer Music Center and the International Peace Gardens Music Camp, and has been an adjudicator and clinician locally and nationally. She holds bachelor's and doctoral degrees from Louisiana State University and a master's degree from the Manhattan School of Music.

Erdahl serves as a substitute for the Minnesota Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and Minnesota Opera. He teaches bass at Luther College, Gustavus Adolphus College and the Lutheran Summer Music Festival. Erdahl previously was principal bassist of the Winnipeg Symphony and Manitoba Chamber Orchestra and has performed with the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra, Miami Beach Basstet and White Noise Chamber Players. He has taught bass at the University of Manitoba, Ball State and Wichita State universities, the Sewanee Music Festival and the North Carolina Governor's School.

Erdahl holds a bachelor's degree from St. Olaf College, a master's degree from the University of Minnesota and a doctorate from the Peabody Conservatory.

The guest artist recital is free and open to the public. For more information about UW-Eau Claire music events, visit the music events calendar.

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