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Eric Hansen to present BYU faculty double bass recital Oct. 25

Brigham Young University School of Music faculty artist Eric Hansen will present a double bass recital accompanied by Jayne Galloway on piano Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall.

Admission is free and the public is welcome.

Selections include “Four Short Pieces for Solo Double Bass” by David Anderson, the Concerto in F and Capriccio in e by Miloslav Gajdos, “Chant du Menestrel,” op. 71 by A. Glazunov, “B. B. Wolf (An Apologia)” by Jon Deak and the Sonata No. 2 for Viola da Gamba and Keyboard by J. S. Bach.

Hansen, an associate professor of strings and instrumental conducting, has performed as principal bass with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, the Manitoba Opera, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Musik Barock Ensemble, the Talbot Chamber Orchestra, the Great Music West Festival Orchestra and the National Chamber Orchestra in Washington, D.C.

In 1997, Hansen performed the Manitoba premiere of Jon Deak’s Concerto for Contrabass and Orchestra, “Jack and the Beanstalk” with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. He received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Peabody Conservatory at Johns Hopkins University.

For more information, contact Eric Hansen at (801) 422-4135.

Writer: Brian Rust

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