April 13th, 2022
Bryce Wilson, Sterling, will give his junior saxophone recital Friday, April 22, at 7 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel, featuring music by Marcello, Rueff and others.
Wilson, a music and education major at Bethel who is scheduled to graduate in 2023, is a student of Joel Boettger, M.M.
On his program are Concerto in C minor by Benedetto Marcello (soprano saxophone); Chanson et Passepied by Jeanine Rueff; “Romance” by William Grant Still; and Movements III, VI and VII from Spectrum Suite by Sy Brandon.
His piano accompanist is Christina Liu, D.M.A., Bethel assistant professor of music.
Bethel senior Trae Gehring, Pretty Prairie, will join Wilson on tuba for the Brandon.
Wilson is a member of the Bethel College Concert Choir and the men’s a cappella ensemble Open Road. He plays sax for the Bethel College Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble I and Pep Band.
He is a 2019 graduate of Sterling High School. His parents are David and Kristi Wilson of Sterling.
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 ranks at #15 in the Washington Monthly list of “Best Bachelor’s Colleges” and #31 in U.S. News & World Report, Best Regional Colleges Midwest, both for 2021-22. Bethel was the only Kansas college or university selected for the American Association of College & Universities’ 2021 Institute on Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation, and has been named a TRHT Campus Center. For more information, see www.bethelks.edu