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Chun and Schlabaugh present faculty recital

November 13th, 2019

Legacy star

Soyoun Chun, soprano, instructor of voice, will give a recital Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Administration Building chapel.

She will sing works by Stefano Donaudy, Ernest Chausson, J.S. Bach, Aaron Copland, Max Reger and Charles Gounod.

Her piano accompanist is Karen Bauman Schlabaugh, Bethel professor emeritus of music.

The recital will also feature Schlabaugh on organ, and Peter Chun, Lawrence, Kan., on the viola d’amore for “Auch mit gedämpften, schwachen Stimmen” by Bach.

In addition, Peter Chun will play La Chasse (for viola d’amore) by Joseph Antoine Lorenziti.

The recital is free and open to the public.

Bethel is a four-year liberal arts college founded in 1887 and is the oldest Mennonite college in North America. Known for academic excellence, Bethel is the highest ranked Kansas private college, at #12, in Washington Monthly, Top 200 Bachelor’s Colleges; ranks at #23 in U.S. News & World Report, Best Regional Colleges Midwest; is’s highest ranked Kansas small college with the highest earning graduates; has the #10 RN-to-BSN program in Kansas according to; and earned its second-straight NAIA Champions of Character Five-Star gold award, based on student service and academic achievement, all for 2019-20. For more information, see 


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