An All-Schubert Evening | Saturday, October 19 at 7 PM
Dr. Iva Ugrcic on flute and Thomas Kasdorf on piano will give concert in memory of Irv and Millie Shain. Irv Shain was Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin, and a great supporter of the Music School. He played the flute himself and these Schubert pieces belonged to some of his favorites for the flute. He also established in addition to his long running annual Beethoven piano competition, a woodwind piano competition. Both Iva and Thomas are previous winners.
The Hamel Music Center - Grand Opening
Sunday, October 27 at 1 PM
Dr. Ugrcic returns as one of eight of UW-Madison's 65 Collins Fellows, recipients of fully-funded graduate fellowships. For this special occasion, Iva will perform a work for flute and piano by Claude-Paul Taffanel, Fantasy on "Der Freischütz" by Carl Maria von Weber.
Flutist and Activist Iva Ugrcic is
"Musician of the Year 2018"
"As both a performer and entrepreneur, Ugrcic is always very busy broadening her varied career. Being both a player and an activist, she is making a difference, musically and socially, that deserves to be recognized and supported."
The Weel-Tempered Ear
By Jacob Stockinger