Annual Longaker recital to feature eight student performers
FOR RELEASE: Wednesday, March 27, 2013HUNTINGTON, Ind. The annual Longaker Honors Recital at Huntington University will showcase eight of the university's top musicians on April 19. The recital will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.
Each musician was chosen in a rigorous audition process. The performance includes one pianist, one violinist, one flutist and six vocalists.
Brittany Blazier, a junior soprano choral education major from Ossian, Ind., will perform "Songs of Solomon" by George Rochberg.
Ja'Shon Burks, a sophomore choral education major from Indianapolis, will perform "Goodbye," "L'alba separa dalla luce l'ombra" and "La Serenata" by Franceso Paolo Tosti.
Johanna Caron, a junior flautist instrumental education major from Warsaw, Ind., will perform the "Concerto in G major: Allegro" by Johann Joachim Quantz.
Osvaldo Gil, a freshman tenor from Indianapolis will perform "Two Lips, For Life I had Never Cared Greatly" and "I said to Love" by Gerald Finzi.
Haley Glinz, a freshman soprano, Bachelor of Arts in music major from Spring Arbor, Mich., will perform "Come Ready and See Me,"" My Master Hath a Garden" and "Waterbird" by Richard Hundley.
Ye Ri Lee, a sophomore violinist and pianist music business major from Seoul, South Korea, will perform "Ah vous dirai-je, Maman K.265" on the piano by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and "Romance Op. 26" on the violin by Johan Svendsen.
Audra Rittenhouse, a junior soprano Bachelor of Arts in music major from Huntington, Ind., will perform "Spring, Winter," "Dirge," "Diaphenia" and "Hymn" from Six Elizabethan Songs by Dominick Argento.
Holly Stanley, a freshman soprano choral education major from Huntington, Ind., will perform "O Lovely World," "Beauty," "Message" and "When I have Sung My Songs" by Ernest Charles.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the HU Music Office at 260-359-4262.