Abigail Barnes to present Senior Recital

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2004-10-14
Huntington, Ind.—Abigail Barnes, a senior choral music education major from Huntington, Ind., will present her senior recital on Saturday, October 23, at 3:00 p.m. The performance, held in the Longaker Recital Hall in the Merillat Centre for the Arts, is open to the public and admission is free.

Barnes’s performance includes a variety of international pieces, such as at Non ti sdegnar, by Italian composer Giovanni Carlo Maria Clari, the German piece Frauenliebe und Leben by Robert Schumann, Connais-tu le pays by French opera composer Ambroise Thomas, Pie Jesu from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Requiem Mass and a set of Biblical songs by Czech composer Antonin Dvorak.

Barnes currently studies voice under Joni Killian. She is a member of the Huntington College Concert Choir, and has previously been a member of the Huntington College Women's Chorale, Handbells and Wind Ensemble. She plans to graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music in the spring and hopes to teach Elementary General Music at a local school.

 
Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the top comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana. The College is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and was named one of the 50 best Christian places to work by Christianity Today magazine.
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