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Flute recital by guest artist is Oct. 14 at Harvey Hall Theatre

October 8, 2013

A flute recital by guest artist Tammy Evans Yonce will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, in Harvey Hall Theatre at University of Wisconsin-Stout.

The performance is free and open to the public. Harvey Hall is at 721 Third St. E.

A diverse program of compositions will be presented, including "Flute Sonata" in e-flat major by J.S. Bach, "A Night Piece" by Arthur Foote, "Atlantis" for alto flute and piano by Gary Schocker, "Epitaph for Jean Harlow" by Charles Koechlin, "Mythic Quest" by Roger Vogel and "TRKs" by Ian Clarke.

Joining Yonce will be Menomonie musicians Diane Rust on piano and Aaron Durst on saxophone.

Tammy Evans YonceYonce, an Atlanta native, is assistant professor of music at South Dakota State University, where she teaches applied flute, woodwind pedagogy and courses in musicology.

She won the Atlanta Flute Club Young Artist Competition in 2004 and has been published in Flute Talk and Pan; the latter is the Journal of the British Flute Society. She recently presented and performed at the National Flute Association, Flute Festival Mid-South, College Music Society, British Flute Society, Atlanta Flute Club, Flute Society of Kentucky and South Carolina Flute Festival.

Yonce owns music collective, a blogging community of musicians from all walks of life. She plays Powell flutes and can be heard on the company's Recording Studio page. Learn more about her work at her website or on Twitter @TammyEvansYonce.

Rust taught has music in the Cadott and Menomonie school districts and has performed in the orchestra for the Menomonie Theater Guild and for the Menomonie Choral Society and Stout Symphonic Singers. She is music director, organist and choir director at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Menomonie.

Durst is director of instrumental music at UW-Stout. He is an experienced performer on soprano, alto, tenor, baritone and bass saxophones as a soloist and chamber musician. He pursues performance opportunities throughout the Midwest and performs at national and regional conferences of the North American Saxophone Alliance.


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