Longaker Honors Recital to showcase musicians

Huntington, Ind.—The Annual Longaker Honors Recital will be held on Friday, March 24, 2006, at 7:30 p.m. in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

Aaron Eberly
The Annual Longaker Honors Recital features talented young musicians of the Huntington University Music Department chosen in a rigorous audition process. The recital program will feature three piano selections, three vocalists and one trombonist.

Junior trombonist Aaron Eberly, an instrumental music education major from Ligonier, Ind., will perform “Sonata Vox Gabrieli” by Stjepan Sulek.

Bethany Goodwin

Freshman soprano Bethany Goodwin, a choral music education major from Fort Wayne, Ind., will sing “A Nun Takes the Veil Op. 13,” “The Secrets of the Old Op. 13, No. 2,” and “Sure on this Shining Night, Op. 13, No. 3” by Samuel Barber.

Junior mezzo soprano Toni Thomas, a contemporary church music major from Markle, Ind., will perform “Cuatro Madrigales Amatorios” by Joaquin Rodrigo, and sophomore mezzo soprano Emily Unger, a choral music education major from Hammond, Ind., will sing “Through The Sunny Garden,” and “The Valley And The Hill” from “Two September Songs, Op. 18.”

Toni Thomas
Sophomore Annie Feldpausch, an economics and finance major from Saint Johns, Mich., and junior Jolene Gipe, a piano music performance major from Columbia City, Ind., will perform a two piano duo of “Danse Macabre, Op. 40” by Camille Saint Saëns.

Sophomore pianist Mark Stonitsch, a mathematics major from Minooka, Ill., will perform “Prelude in G Minor, Op. 23, No. 5” by Sergei Rachmaninoff.

Freshman pianist Alicia Pyle, a music performance major from Fort Wayne, Ind., will play “Rhapsody No. 2 in G minor, Op. 79” by Johannes Brahms.

There is no charge for admission and the concert is open to the public. For more information, log on to www.huntington.edu/mca.

Emily Unger

Jolene Gipe

Alicia Pyle

Annie Feldpausch

Mark Stonitsch

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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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