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      November 9, 2013

      Saturday   7:30 PM

      800 West Main Street
      Whitewater, Wisconsin 53190

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      Genghis Barbie

      Out of Town: Horn quartet

      When: 11/09/13 @ 7:30pm
      Cost: $19.50
      Call: 262-472-2222

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      Genghis Barbie - Quartet of Female Horn Players in Bramblett Chamber Series At Young Auditorium

      Young Auditorium is excited to kick off the Bramblett Series with Genghis Barbie on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 7:30 pm, with a Sound Bites lecture/discussion in the lobby at 6:30 pm and a reception following the performance. Genghis Barbie, the leading post post-feminist feminist all-female horn experience, is the most innovative and energizing chamber ensemble of its generation and beyond. With a combined 24 years of conservatory training, Genghis Barbie delivers to you a visceral and unadulterated musical adventure. Performing arrangements of pop music from the 70´s to today, they are the most versatile and expansive group on NYC's classical-pop-rock-jazz-indie-alternative-punk-electro-acoustic scene. Genghis Barbie was incepted in a unique moment of ingenuity when Freedom Barbie, Cosmic Barbie, Velvet Barbie and Attila the Horn converged and vowed to create distinctive, interactive and personal performances. Tickets are $19.50 for the public and $9.50 for UW-Whitewater Students and may be purchased at 262-472-2222 or on-line at

      Danielle Kuhlmann, aka Velvet Barbie, has traveled the world performing in symphony orchestras and chamber music concerts throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. She grew up in Seattle, Washington and completed her undergraduate work with Jerome Ashby at the Julliard Schools and pursued graduate studies at Rice University with Bill VerMeulen. Currently a freelance musician in New York, she has performed with the New York Philharmonic, Seattle Symphony, Houston Symphony and many others. An avid interpreter of new music, she is Principal Horn of the American Composers Orchestra, and performs with Metropolis Ensemble and the International Contemporary Ensemble. She has also performed in Broadway shows, television, video game and major motion picture soundtracks. She has also volunteered for the group Cultures in Harmony, a New York Based NGO that promotes cultural diplomacy through music.

      Praised by the New York Times for her "consistently beautiful horn playing," Alana Vegter, aka Freedom Barbie, is a graduate of The Julliard School in New York where she resides and performs. She was a fellow of the Academy - A Program of Carnegie Hall, The Julliard School, and the Weill Music Institute and regularly performs chamber music at Carnegie Hall. Vegter received her Bachelors of Music from DePaul University in the studio of Jon Boen and her Masters of Music from The Julliard School under the tutelage of Julie Landsman. She performs worldwide in both chamber and orchestral settings, and performs regularly with her woodwind quintet, Sospiro Winds, The Jupiter Chamber Players and The Metropolis Ensemble.

      Rachel Drehmann, aka Attila the Horn, earned her Bachelor of Music from the University of Minnesota studying with Wayne Lu and Charles Kavalovski, as well as a Masters of Music from Manhattan School with Jerome Ashby. Rachel has performed as Principal Horn of the National Symphony of the Dominican Republic and with the Santo Domingo Music Festival Orchestra. She is a member of Tilt Creative Brass Band, Banda de Los Muertos, Chamber Orchestra of New York and a former member of the indie rock band A Whisper In The Noise. An active NYC freelancer, she has performed with the American Symphony Orchestra, Albany Symphony, The Knights, Metropolis Ensemble and subbed on numerous Broadway shows.

      Leelanee Sterrett, aka Cosmic Barbie, is a Northern Michigan native and grew up in a musically enthusiastic family. After attending Interlochen Arts Academy she earned degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as a student of Douglass Hill, and the Yale School of Music, with William Purvis. From 2010-2012, Leelanee was a fellow of The Academy - a program of Carnegie Hall, The Julliard School, and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of Education. During this time she performed regularly at Carnegie Hall, Le Poisson Rouge and The Greene Space and also in many public school auditoriums and community centers throughout the five boroughs. She believes that musicians must seek out engaging and creative ways to reach audiences beyond the traditional concert hall. She makes frequent appearances with the New York Philharmonic and is a member of the New Haven Symphony, the La Crosse and Fox Valley Symphonies in Wisconsin.

      Genghis Barbie has received rave reviews from performances and workshops at other universities.
      "Genghis Barbie brought a shouting, cheering, standing-room only crowd to their feet during their performance at Mansfield University. Never has a group had such an enthusiastic response from the students and community members that filled the hall. . ." Don't miss Genghis Barbie, Saturday, November 9 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $19.50 for the public and $9.50 for UW-Whitewater Students and may be purchased at 262-472-2222 or on-line at

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      Cost: 19.50

      Categories: Neighborhood

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