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Eric Ginsberg Faculty Clarinet Recital Oct. 31

October 26, 2012

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MACOMB, IL - - Eric Ginsberg, professor at Western Illinois University, will perform a clarinet faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31 in the College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) Recital Hall.

Ginsberg will perform "Introduction and Allegro: pour clarinette avec accompagnement de piano," by Ernest Chausson, "Sonata No. 3 in B-flat Major, Op. 107 für Klarinette and Clavier," by Max Reger and "Sonata for Clarinet and Piano," by Francis Poulenc. Assistant Professor Jeffrey Brown will provide accompaniment.

Ginsberg received his bachelor's and master's degrees from the Juilliard School. He has performed in the Oklahoma Symphony, New York City Ballet, the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra and the Brooklyn Philharmonic. He is a member of Western's Camerata Woodwind Quintet and teaches at the Brevard Music Center in the summer.

Brown, who came to Western in Fall 2009, has performed throughout the United States, Europe and Asia as a solo recitalist, chamber musician and soloist with orchestras. As a member of the Music Teachers National Association, he is in demand as a teacher, adjudicator and clinician. He has earned his performer's certificate, master of music and doctor of musical arts degrees at the Eastman School of Music. His bachelor of music degree is from the University of Missouri.

For more information, contact the COFAC Recital Hall at (309) 298-1843.

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