A new faculty member will be the featured baritone soloist at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Symphony Orchestra’s first concert of the semester on Wed., Oct. 10.
In his first public performance at UW-Stevens Point, Matthew Markham, assistant professor of voice, will perform two songs by Beethoven in German. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in Michelsen Hall in the Noel Fine Arts Center.
The orchestra, conducted by Professor Patrick Miles, will also perform “Four English Dances, Set 1” by Malcolm Arnold, and “Dances from the ballet, Estancia” by Alberto Ginastera.
As part of the Music Department Scholarship Series, tickets are $7 for the public, $4 for senior citizens, $3 for youth and free the day of the concert for students with a UW-Stevens Point ID. Tickets are available at the University Information and Tickets Office in the Dreyfus University Center, by calling 715-346-4100 or 800-838-3378 or at http://tickets.uwsp.edu. Visa, MasterCard or Discover are accepted. Tickets may also be purchased at the door if seats are available.
The UW-Stevens Point Symphony Orchestra is renowned for its performances of both standard orchestral repertoire as well as contemporary music. Students from all majors audition to become members. Miles has conducted the orchestra since 1990.