Huntington to present concerto winners concert

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2008-04-09
Huntington, Ind.—Four Huntington University students and two other area students will perform in Huntington University’s Eighth Annual Concerto Winners Concert set for 7:30 p.m. on April 17 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

The concert features the winners of the Huntington University Concerto Competition, held in November 2007.

Performers from the university are senior sociology major Stephanie Baehrens of Oak Harbor, Ohio, soprano; junior worship leadership major and music minor Bethany Goodwin of Fort Wayne, Ind., soprano; senior church music major Kara Judy of Princeton, Ind., mezzo-soprano; senior youth ministry major and music minor James Jonathan Reid of Grand Ledge, Mich., piano.


Bethany Goodwin
Area student performers will include17-year-old Aaron Mossburg from Uniondale, Ind., on the viola and 15-year-old Jason Simon from Fort Wayne, Ind., on the piano. Both are homeschooled.

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

The Huntington University Chamber Trio, comprised of Elizabeth Smith, violin; Marlene Schleiffer, oboe; and Steven Bergdall, keyboard, will play in the lobby preceding the concert at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $5 for general admission and $3 for students, seniors and Huntington University faculty and staff.


Kara Judy
For reservations or more information, call the Merillat Centre for the Arts Box Office at (260) 359-4261.










James Jonathan Reid


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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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