Michaud, Wutke featured in Concerto Concert

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2003-04-16
Huntington, Ind.— The third annual Concerto Winners Concert will feature four winners of the Huntington College Concerto Competition, which was held last October. Two Huntington College students, along with two high school students, will perform in the Friday, April 25 concert at 7 p.m., in the Merillat Centre for the Arts main auditorium.

Jay Michaud, a senior computer science major from Clarksville, Mich. (Lakewood High School), will perform Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat, Op. 73 at the Concerto Winners Concert. Michaud is highly active in the music department and is a member of the concert choir. He is a Dean’s List honoree and has been involved in various theatre productions including Side Show, The Second Shepherd’s Play, My Emperor’s New Clothes, Good News and A Christmas Carol.

Drew Wutke, a junior choral education major from Girard, Kansas (Girard High School), will perform Piano Concerto No. 2 in F, Op. 102 on April 25. Wutke is also involved in the music and theatre departments, participating in concert choir and various theatre groups. He is a Dean’s List honoree and has been involved in the theatre productions of The Miser, Into the Woods, Mr. Roberts and Side Show.

Rounding out the performances in the Concerto Winners Concert will be The Hebrides Overture, Op. 26 by the Huntington College Orchestra, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16 by Homestead High School student Jason Leung and Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26 by local high school student Caleb Mossburg.

To reserve tickets for the Concerto Winners Concert, contact the Merillat Centre for the Arts Box Office at (260) 359-4261. Admission is $5 for the general public, $3 for students and seniors.

Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 60 academic concentrations. US News & World Report ranks Huntington among the Top 10 comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana.

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