Longaker Honors Recital to feature student musicians

FOR RELEASE
2007-03-23
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington University’s Annual Longaker Honors Recital will be held March 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

The recital will feature the talented young musicians from the Department of Music chosen in a rigorous audition process. The recital program will feature two piano selections and eight vocalists.

There is no charge for admission, and the concert is open to the public.

Those performing include

sophomore soprano Abigail Allwein, a theatre performance major from Fort

Wayne, Ind., with “Quando Men Vo” (“La Boheme”) by Giacomo Puccini

junior soprano Stephanie Baehrens, a sociology major from Oak Harbor, Ohio, with “Noi donne poverine” from “La Finta Giardiniera” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

freshman mezzo-soprano Jessica Bauman, a music business major and daughter of missionaries in Tokyo, Japan, with “Chinese Mother Goose Rhymes” by Bainbridge Crist

senior baritone Aaron Eberly, an instrumental education major from Ligonier, Ind.,

with “Vagabond, Youth and Love” from “Songs of Travel” by Ralph Vaughan Williams

junior pianist Annie Feldpausch, an economics & finance major and music minor from St. Johns, Mich., with “I. Allegro Vivace” from “Two Romanian Dances,” Op. 82, by Béla Bartók

freshman soprano Allison Hamman, a Bachelor of Arts music major from Hamilton, Ind., with “Christmas at the Cloisters” by John Corigliano

junior soprano Kara Judy, a church music major from

Pierceton, Ind., with “Mein Lied ertönt” from “Gypsy Songs” by Antonin Dvorak, “Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt” by P. Tschaikowsky, and “Zueignung” by Richard Strauss

freshman baritone Tory Nelson, a digital media arts major from Granger, Ind., with “Bright is the Ring of Words” by Ralph Vaughan Williams

sophomore pianist Alicia Pyle, a piano performance major from Fort Wayne, Ind., with “Sonata in C minor,” Op. 13 (Pathétique), by Ludwig Van Beethoven

senior mezzo-soprano Toni Thomas, a church music major from Markle, Ind., with “La Zingara” by Nicola d’Arienzo.

 
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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Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
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Joanne Green
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