Fall Is Tuba Time at the University of Oregon
Byline: The Register-Guard
It's something-for-everyone week at the University of Oregon's School of Music and Dance, from the "SpookTastic" concert for kids and adults at 6:30 p.m. Monday to a concert by the world's only full-time tuba soloist, Norwegian musician Uystein Baadsvik on Sunday.
Uo school of music
The school and its Beall Concert Hall are in the Frohnmayer Music Building at 961 E. 18th Ave. For a complete calendar of events, call 541-346-5678 or go online to music.uoregon.edu.
3:15 p.m. Friday
1170 E. 13th Ave.
Two free public lectures are on tap for this week's colloquium, including Roger Mathew Grant's, "What Was the 18th Century Alla Breve?" and Wing Lau's "The Expressive Role of Meter Changes in Brahms' Lieder."
Grant's will discuss changing concepts in the aesthetics and music theory of the Enlightenment. His book on the subject will be published in July by Oxford University Press.
Lau will explore the psychology behind the rate, motion and emotion of Brahms' compositions.
Interpreting the works of Michael Fiday and David Crumb
8 p.m. Saturday
Beall Concert Hall
The music of composers Michael Fiday and David Crumb will be performed by faculty and guest artists, including pianist Marcantonio Barone. Fiday is on the faculty at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, and Crumb is on the composition faculty at the UO.
Other performers include UO flutist Molly Barth and her students; Evan Paul, piano; Melissa Pe[+ or -]a, oboe; Louis DeMartino, clarinet; Lydia van Dreel, horn; Kathryn Lucktenberg, violin; Steven Pologe, violin; Tyler Abbott, bass; Laura Zaerr, harp; Pius Cheng, percussion; Sean Wagoner, percussion; and Robert Ponto, conductor.
Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 for students and senior citizens, at the door or in advance at 541-346-4363. …