Longaker Honors Recital to feature seven musicians

FOR RELEASE
2004-02-06
Huntington, Ind.—The Huntington College Music Department will present its Annual Longaker Honors Recital in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts on Friday, February 20, 2004, at 7:30 p.m.

The recital highlights the top performers of the HC Music Department, featuring seven talented musicians who were chosen in a rigorous audition process. Chosen individuals include Drew Wutke, a senior choral education major from Girard, Kan., on the piano; Rusty Eshleman, a sophomore contemporary church music major from Saint Thomas, Pa., singing baritone; Leah Coon, a senior English education major from Sand Creek, Mich., on the piano; Maria Rhodes, a sophomore choral education major from Celina, Ohio, singing soprano; Jolene Gipe, a sophomore music performance major from Columbia City, Ind., on the piano; Cathy Bennett, a freshman choral education major from Centerville, Ind., singing soprano; and Jason Lucker, a senior music performance major from Huntington, Ind., on the trumpet.

Admission is $5 for all seats and $3 for students and seniors. Contact the MCA box office at (260) 359-4261 for more information.

Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 60 academic concentrations. USNews & World Report ranks Huntington among the top 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. The College is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).

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Ashley C. Smith
Associate Director for Media Relations
260.359.4171
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
260.359.4284