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Voice studio recital set for this week

December 2nd, 2019

Ad Building in fall

Students of Soyoun Chun, DMA, instructor of voice, will present a recital Thursday, Dec. 5, at 5 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel.

Pat Friesen of North Newton is the piano accompanist.

On the program are:

Kalyn Corley, mezzo-soprano, freshman from Arkansas City, Kan.; “O cessate di piagarmi” by Alessandro Scarlatti, and “The Salley Gardens” by Benjamin Britten

Peyton Fast, tenor, sophomore from Moundridge, Kan.; “Vittorio mio core” by Giacomo Carissimi, and “If doughty deeds my lady please” by Arthur Sullivan

Matthew Garber, baritone, senior from Newton, “Dolente immagine di fille mia” by Vincenzo Bellini, and “Lydia” by Gabriel Fauré

Rachel Geyer, mezzo-soprano, freshman from Oxford, Iowa; “My Lovely Celia” by George Monro, and “Nina” by Giovanni Pergolesi

Charlie Gibson, mezzo-soprano, sophomore from Ashland, Kan.; “Amor e morte” by Gaetano Donizetti, and “The Crucifixion” from the song cycle Hermit Songs by Samuel Barber

Kendall Hiebert, tenor, freshman from Goessel, Kan.; “Sento nel core” by Scarlatti, and “Into the Night” by Clara Edwards

Sierra Johnson, mezzo-soprano, sophomore from Newton; “Come Again, Sweet Love” by John Dowland, and “I Wonder as I Wander” by John Jacob Niles

Edel Miller, mezzo-soprano, freshman from Hillsboro, Kan.; “Beneath a Weeping Willow’s Shade” by Francis Hopkinson, and “Bist du bei mir” by J.S. Bach

Logan Piontkowski, baritone, freshman from Haven, Kan.; two selections from the song cycle Songs of Travel, “The Vagabond” and “Whither Must I Wander” by Ralph Vaughn Williams, and “Per la gloria d’adorarvi” from Griselda by Giovanni Broncini

Bethany Regehr, mezzo-soprano, freshman from Whitewater, Kan.; “Nel cor piu non mi sento” by Giovanni Paisiello, and “Weep You No More” by Roger Quilter

Julianna Schrag, soprano, freshman from Goessel, “Art Thou Troubled” by G.F. Handel, “Lasciar d’amarti” by Francisco Gasparini, and “Preghiera” by Francesco Paolo Tosti

• Kendrick Weaver, baritone, senior from Hesston, Kan., “An Sylvia” by Franz Schubert, and “Non t’amo piu” by Tosti

Elizabeth Friesen, mezzo-soprano, North Newton; “Der ring” and “La mi sola laueola”

The public is invited. There is no admission charge.

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