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Juliana Drouhard to give senior clarinet recital

April 6th, 2018

NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College student Juliana Drouhard will give her senior clarinet recital April 14 at 3 p.m. in the Administration Building chapel.

Drouhard, of Hesston, is a student of James Pisano, Bethel College associate professor of music and director of jazz studies, and previously studied with Jill Gatz.

Drouhard will graduate from Bethel in May with a degree in music with education licensure (upon completing student teaching next fall).

On Drouhard’s program are Adagio E Tarantello by Ernesto Cavallini, Fantasy Pieces, Op. 43, by Niels W. Gade, Six Studies in English Folk Song by Ralph Vaughn Williams and Solo de Concours, Op. 10, by Henri Rabaud.

Her piano accompanist is Rosa Lee, Bethel associate professor of music.

Drouhard is a 2013 graduate of Halstead High School.

Drouhard has been a member of the Bethel College Wind Ensemble for four years and the Bethel Philharmonia for two years.

She sang with the Women’s Chorus one year, and has studied percussion at Bethel as well as conducting, serving as a student conductor for the annual Messiah sing. She is currently a member of Camerata Musica (small ensemble).

Drouhard’s April 14 recital is free and open to the public.

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