Longaker Recital to feature 10 student performers
FOR RELEASE: Thursday, March 13, 2014HUNTINGTON, Ind. The Annual Longaker Honors Recital will showcase 10 of the university's best musicians on March 28. The recital will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.
Each musician was selected through a meticulous audition process. The performance includes one pianist, one violinist, one flautist and six vocalists.
Brittany Blazier, a senior soprano choral education major of Ossian, Ind., will perform "No Word from Tom" and "Cabaletta" by Igor Stravinsky.
Osvaldo Gil, a sophomore baritone choral education major of Indianapolis, will perform "In der Fremde, Waldesgespäch," "Schöne Fremde," and "Frühlingsnacht" by Robert Schumann.
Haley Glinz, a sophomore soprano music major from Spring Arbor, Mich., will perform"Non so più cosa son" and "Voi che sapete" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Alyssa Kissell, a freshman mezzo-soprano music major from Huntington, Ind., will perform "Lullaby" and "Shall we ever see the end of all this" by Gian-Carlo Menotti.
James Knapp, a freshman pianist instrumental education major of North Hollywood, Calif., will perform "Toccata" by Aram Khachaturian.
YeRi Lee, a junior violinist music business major of the Peoples' Republic of China, will perform "Sonata No. 12 in D Minor, Op. 5" by Arcangelo Corelli.
Ye Ji Park, a freshman pianist elementary and special education major of the Republic of Korea, will perform "Chopin Nocturne in C sharp minor" and "Chopin Waltz no. 5 in A flat minor, op. 42" by Frederic Francois Chopin.
Audra Rittenhouse, a senior soprano music major from Huntington, Ind., will perform "The Silver Aria" and "Always Through the Changing" by Douglas Moore.
Preston Shafer, a sophomore tenor choral education major of Huntington, Ind., will perform "Wohin?" "Der Neugierige," and "Mein" by Franz Schubert.
Holly Stanley, a sophomore soprano choral education major of Huntington, Ind., will perform "Black Swan" and "Monica's Waltz" by Gian Carlo Menotti.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the HU Music Office at 260-359-4262.