2023 SpringFest with Libby Larsen, Guest Composer
The Department of Music presents the 1st Annual Spring Fest with guest artist Libby Larsen on May 20, 2023! The full-day event will include performances by the 2023 UW-Whitewater High School Honors Orchestra, Choir, Wind Ensemble, and Jazz Ensemble, along with master classes, clinics, and recitals with Libby Larsen and UW-Whitewater faculty. High school students in grades 9-12 are invited to participate!
Limited to the first 200 registrants.
Registrations accepted online until Monday, May 01, 2023.
Registrants will be asked the following questions in the registration. Please have information prior to registering:
Arriving to Campus: Authorized driver picking up and dropping off, minor driving themselves to camp, minor walking/biking to camp
Dietary Preferences: Gluten intolerance or sensitivity, vegetarianism, veganism, lactose intolerance, diary-free, diabetes, low carb, kosher, keto, egg food allergy, fish and shellfish food allergy, nut food allergy, soy food allergy, wheat food allergy, other
Relationship to Participant: Mother, father, grandmother, grandfather, sibling, other relative, friend, step-parent, custodial guardian, family friend, spouse, partner
Honors Ensembles:Honor Orchestra (Strings Only), Honor Band, Honor Jazz Ensemble, Honor Choir
Merchandise T-Shirt Size: Adult - Small, Medium, Large, XL, 2XL , 3XL
We do NOT accept walk-up registrations at event check-in.
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The event fee includes t-shirt, lunch, dinner, instruction and insurance.
Cancellations and payments: All registrant accounts must be paid in full 21 days prior to the start of event. Registrants with outstanding balances after payment is due in full are subject to being removed from the event roster without refund. Please contact Continuing Education Services at firstname.lastname@example.org prior to this deadline if extenuating circumstances prevent you from completing a payment.
Refunds: In the event of most cancellations, Continuing Education Services should be notified no later than 21 days before the start of the event session in order to receive a refund, less 20% administrative fee. See event website for specific policy. Cancellation requests received less than 21 days from the start of camp will receive a refund minus 50% late cancellation fee of event cost. Cancellations due to medical reasons will receive a full refund, less the 20% administrative fee, if the cancellation is requested and medical documentation is provided prior to the start of event. Valid medical cancellations must include a signed letter from a licensed physician to qualify. NO REFUNDS will be given for withdrawal due to early departures, disciplinary reasons or no show after the event has started.
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We reserve the right to cancel any event for any reason; in such case, all fees paid will be refunded or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for alternate arrangements.
Sponsorships & Awards Redemption
For those participants who will be receiving a sponsorship to attend this event: Register and use the promo code your sponsor gave you. The sponsorship will be deducted from your invoice. Any remaining balance remains the participant's responsibility. Any cancellations will result in the sponsorship funds being returned to the supporting organization.
Any qualifying discounts given by the event will not be applied after you have paid in full. Be sure to use the promo code during checkout to receive your discount. You will be charged if you do not qualify for requested discount at the start of event.
A processing fee will be assessed if a refund is issued due to overpayment on your account.
Questions, received an award/scholarship without a promo code or want to use two promo codes? Please call Continuing Education Services at 262-472-3165 or email email@example.com before registering to avoid overpayment fees.
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Check-in will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the atrium of the Center of the Arts.
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Be aware that we recommend that all portable electronic devices be left at home, but ultimately it is your decision. We know that parents and children value the ability to be able to call each other at a moment's notice. For that reason, we do not prohibit cell phones at camp, but ask that cell phone use does not interfere with the event and other participants. Parents are responsible for setting clear guidelines for cell use with their child. We will not be responsible for any lost or stolen items.
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If you have any disabling condition that requires special accommodations or attention, please advise us well in advance. We will make every effort to accommodate your special needs.
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Registrants are encouraged to have their own health insurance as accident insurance provided by the University is limited. Each registrant will be covered by a limited accident insurance policy. The insurance includes primary coverage up to $10,000. Insurance does not cover pre-existing injuries and is for accidents only. The cost of insurance is included in the registration fee.
|Honors Orchestra/Choir||Honors Band/Jazz band|
|8:00 am||Check In||Check In|
|9:00 am||Honors Rehearsal #1||Warm-Up/Sectionals|
|11:30 am||Lunch (Provided)||Lunch (Provided)|
|12:30 am||Sectionals||Rehearsal #1|
|2:15 pm||Rehearsal #2||Composer Clinic #1|
|4:00 pm||Composer Clinic #2||Rehearsal #2|
|5:30 pm||Dinner (Provided)||Dinner (Provided)|
|7:00 pm||Final Concert||Final Concert|
|8:00 pm||Event Concluded||Event Concluded|
Libby Larsen (b. 1950, Wilmington, Delaware) is one of America’s most performed living composers. She has composed over 500 works including orchestra, opera, vocal and chamber music, symphonic winds and band. Her work is widely recorded.
An advocate for the music and musicians of our time, in 1973 Larsen co-founded the Minnesota Composers Forum, now the American Composer’s Forum. Grammy Award winner and former holder of the Papamarkou Chair at John W. Kluge Center of the Library of Congress, Larsen has also held residencies with the Minnesota Orchestra, the Charlotte Symphony, and the Colorado Symphony. As Artistic Director of the John Duffy Institute for New Opera (2014-2020 ), she guides a faculty of practicing professional artists in nurturing and production of new opera by American Composers. Larsen’s 2017 biography, Libby Larsen: Composing an American Life, Denise Von Glahn, author, is available from the University Illinois Press.
Dr. Glenn C. Hayes
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Dr. Michael Hackett
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