Longaker Honors Recital to feature student musicians

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2009-04-03
Huntington, Ind.—The annual Longaker Honors Recital at Huntington University will showcase eight of the university’s top musicians on April 17. The recital will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

The event is open to the public, and admission is free.

Each musician was chosen in a rigorous audition process. The performance includes two pianists, two guitarists and four vocalists. Performers include the following:

Ashlyn Brady, a sophomore soprano and choral education major from Macomb, Mich., will perform “Agnus Dei” by Beorges Bizet and “Ave Maria” by Franz Abt.


Derek DeRoo
Derek DeRoo, a junior tenor and choral education major from Zeeland, Mich., will perform “Im Frühling” and “Der Wanderer” by Franz Shubert.

Patrick Harding, a junior guitarist and music-business major from Avilla, Ind., will perform “Milonga Del Angel” and “La Muerte Del Angel” by Astor Piazzolla.

Jennifer Jehl, a sophomore pianist and Bachelor of Arts in Music major from Fort Wayne, Ind., will perform “Impromptu in A flat Major, op. 90, No. 4” by Franz Schubert.

Brittany Lensing, a sophomore pianist and Bachelor of Arts in Music major from Cresco, Iowa, will perform “Preludes: Op. 11 No. 15, Op. 16 No. 4, Op. 11 No. 14” by Alexander N. Scriabin.


Patrick Harding
Theodore Stavrou, a junior guitarist and music-business major from Greencastle, Pa., will perform the “Usher Waltz, Op. 29” by Nikita Koshkin.

Anna Willard, a sophomore soprano and choral education major from Chesterton, Ind., will perform “L’Estasi” and “Il Bacio” by Luigi Arditi.

Sarah Yanovitch, a freshman soprano and vocal performance major from Griswold, Conn., will perform “Three Songs of Adieu” by Norman Dello Joio.


Jennifer Jehl













Brittany Lensing













Theodore Stavrou













Anna Willard













Sarah Yanovitch




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Huntington University 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 best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  
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