|Location: Wiedemann Recital Hall|
Doors open a half hour before show time. Box Office is open one hour prior to the show in the Wiedemann Lobby. (Please plan to arrive early to avoid lines.)
California native Stephanie Patterson is currently the Visiting Assistant Professor of Bassoon at Wichita State University, and a member of the Lieurance Woodwind Quintet and the Enid Trio. She recently received her doctorate from the University of Iowa School of Music. Her primary bassoon gurus have been Professors George Sakakeeny, Nicolasa Kuster and Benjamin Coelho, and she has also dabbled in improvisation under jazz bassoonist Paul Hansen. She founded the Wichita State University New Music Series in the 2008-2009 season, and organized first Iowa Celebration of Women Composers in April, 2013. Her recent appearances in costume include Michael Daugherty's Dead Elvis at the Wichita Knob Festival, and In Freundschaft by Stockhausen for bassoon-playing teddy bear. She has performed at the Sonorities Festival in Belfast, Ireland, and the 24th Pro-Musica Festival in Juiz da Fora, Brazil. She has been a member of the Wichita Symphony, the Fairbanks Symphony and Arctic Chamber Orchestra, and other orchestras across the midwest. She has performed at Carnegie Hall, the busy streets of Moscow, the pedestrian malls of Madrid, the Kappella hall of St. Petersburg, a medieval church in Prague, with Pierre Boulez at the Kunstmuseum Luzern, and atop a gallows at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.
San Francisco resident Anne Rainwater is a multi-talented artist known for her compelling interpretations of music from Bach to Zorn. She has appeared at The Kennedy Center, Le Poisson Rouge, the Rose Studio at Lincoln Center, Bargemusic, and the Galapagos Art Space, amongst others. In April 2010, Anne presented Messiaen's Oiseaux Exotique with the TACTUS ensemble. Other recent appearances include a trio performance at Mass MOCA, a concerto premiere at UC San Diego, a live radio appearance on KZYX's "The Mind of the Composer, a residency at Louisiana State University, and recital appearances at the Mendocino Music Festival, Cornelia Street Cafe, 142 Throckmorton Theatre, the Center for New Music in San Francisco and with the Nevada County Composers Cooperative.
Tickets for this event are $7 (discounts available). For more information, call the WSU Fine Arts Box Office at (316) 978-3233 Mon-Fri 12:00pm-5:00pm.
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Open to the public.
Sponsored by: The WSU School of Music