HU students to perform in Annual Longaker Honors Recital

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2012-04-03
HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Huntington University’s annual Longaker Honors Recital will showcase nine of the university’s top musicians. The recital will begin at 7:30 p.m. April 16 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

Each musician was chosen in a rigorous audition process. The performance includes one flutist, one percussionist and seven vocalists.

Performers include:

Amy Bishop, a sophomore soprano vocal performance major from Auburn, Ind., will be performing “Do not go my Love,” “Under the Willows” and “Nature’s Holiday” by Richard Hageman.

Brittany Blazier
, a sophomore soprano choral education major from Ossian, Ind., will be performing “Nachtviolen” by Franz Schubert and “Mit Myrthen und Rosen” from Liederkreis by Robert Schumann.

Ja’Shon Burks, a freshman tenor choral education major from Indianapolis, Indiana will be performing “On The Wings Of The Wind,” “O Let No Star Compare With Thee,” “Love Not Me For Comely Grace,” “The Twins” and “When I Think Upon the Maidens” by Michael Head.

Johanna Caron
, a sophomore flutist instrumental education major from Warsaw, Ind., will be performing “Minuet and Dance of the Blessed Spirits” by Christoph Willibald von Gluck.

Christopher Erickson, a senior percussion math education major and music minor from Peona, Ill., will be performing “Reverie” on the marimba by Claude Debussy and “Tornado” on the snare drum by Mitch Markovich.

Candice James, a junior mezzo-soprano choral education major from Delphi, Ind., will be performing “Faites-lui mes aveux” and "Que Fais-tu, Blanche Tourterelle" by Charles Gounod.

Jacob Keefer, a senior tenor music major from Willshire, Ohio, will be performing “I Ride the Great Black Horse,” “April Elegy,” “Shelling Peas” and “The White Dress” by John Duke.

Joelle Kriebel, a junior soprano English major and music minor from Brookston, Ind., will be performing “Deh vieni non tardar” from La Nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Jacob Smith, a sophomore tenor choral education major from Berne, Ind., will be performing “Frühlingssehnsucht,” “Standchen” and “Aufenthalt” from Schwanengesang by Franz Schubert.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Huntington University Music Office at 260-359-4262.
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, and 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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