Concerto winners to perform in concert at Huntington University

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2010-04-08
Huntington, Ind.—Four Huntington University students and one area student will perform in Huntington University’s Tenth Annual Concerto Winners Concert at 7:30 p.m. April 22 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

The concert features the winners of the Huntington University Concerto Competition which was held last November.

Performers from the university are:

Senior tenor Matthias Austin, a theater performance major and music minor from Wheaton, Ill., will be singing “Questa o quella” and “La donna è” from “Rigoletto” by Giuseppe Verdi.

Junior soprano Ashlyn Brady, a choral music education major from Macomb, Mich., will be singing “Mi Chiamano Mimi” and “Donde Lieta” from “La Boheme” by Giocomo Puccini.

Senior guitarist Patrick Harding, a music business major from Avilla, Ind., will be playing “Concerto in D Major” by Antonio Vivaldi.

Sophomore soprano Sarah Yanovitch, a vocal performance major from Griswold, Conn., will be singing “Care compagne … Come per me sereno, Ah! Non credea…Ah! Non giunge” from “La Sonnambula” by Vincenzo Bellini.

Fifteen-year-old Rebecca Benjamin, a student from Warsaw, Ind., will be performing “Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64” by Felix Mendelssohn on the violin.

Each will perform with the Huntington University Chamber Orchestra directed by Dr. Robert Lynn, director of instrumental studies.

General admission is $5 and $3 for students and seniors.

For reservations or more information, call the MCA box office at (260) 359-4261.
 
 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. Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. 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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