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Trevor Pittman

Recital to feature music faculty trio

Three members of the School of Music faculty—flutist Jaimie Wagner, clarinetist Trevor Pittman and pianist David Palmer—will join in recital this Sunday.

Composer Chris Ledroit’s A step without feet, a new work for clarinet, flute and electronics, is the centrepiece of the program, which also features some lively trios and two large solo works for clarinet and flute.

Contest winner headed to faculty concert

Sylvia Verhaegen-Tingle, a computing consultant in Information Technology Services, laboratory safety coordinator in the Chemical Control Centre, won yesterday’s DailyNews contest and two tickets to the faculty concert “Chamber Ensembles and Electronics,” Saturday, February 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Assumption University Chapel.

Music festival goes downtown to get phunky

The Windsor Canadian Music Festival will bring music students downtown for the Phog Phunk Phest, a jam session at Phog Lounge on Wednesday, February 8 at 10 p.m.

The Take 4 series will take the form of a composers’ roundtable featuring David Eagle, Keith Hamel, James Harley, Christien Ledroit and Brent Lee discussing their work and inspiration Wednesday at 4 p.m. in the Recital Hall, Music Building.

New sonata evokes Muskoka experience

A recital by a trio of faculty members in the School of Music will feature the world premiere of a sonata that draws on the composer’s time in Canada’s cottage country.

Clarinetist Trevor Pittman, pianist Gregory Butler and violinist Lillian Scheirich will perform in recital Sunday, November 13, at 2:30 p.m. in Assumption University Chapel. The program includes sonatas by Johannes Brahms and César Franck and the Trio for violin, clarinet and piano by Aram Khachaturian, as well as a new work by former UWindsor instructor Robert Rival.

Earth and environmental sciences students mine for gold in northern Manitoba

Mike Glendenning and his colleagues were prospecting for gold in the far reaches of northern Manitoba this summer, but may have inadvertently picked up some new knowledge in the field of entomology.

“There’s mosquitoes there, blackflies, horseflies, moose flies and new breeds of flies I’ve never even heard of,” the geology major and graduate student in Earth and Environmental Sciences said of the bugs he encountered during one of several two-week work rotations he’s done in the remote mining town of Lynn Lake.