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Brockway will present senior recital

April 9th, 2019

Eli Brockway

Elijah Brockway's senior string bass recital is Sat., April 13, at 4 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel.

Brockway, McPherson, is a student of Dennis Danders, Bethel College instructor of string bass, and Joel Boettger, Bethel College director of jazz studies.

Brockway will graduate from Bethel in May with a degree in music with education licensure.

The program will be part classical and part jazz, with guest musicians.

Brockway is a 2015 graduate of McPherson High School.

At Bethel, Brockway’s other musical activities include the Bethel College Jazz Ensemble I for five years, the Bethel College Wind Ensemble, Philharmonia Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble I and Men’s Ensemble (vocal) for four years, and Jazz Ensemble 2 and Jazz Combo 2 for a year. He is also a member of the Bethel College Concert Choir.

He is the son of Jon Brockway of McPherson and Jess Buss and Jim Buss, both of Wichita.

Brockway’s April 13 recital is free and open to the public.

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