NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – The local public’s last chance to hear Bethel College associate professor of music Kathryn Dick Kasper before she retires and then departs for study in Paraguay this summer, as well as instructor of music Stephen Jones, who will leave Bethel College to pursue graduate studies next fall, is coming up on May 9.
Kasper, Jones and Bethel professor of music Karen Bauman Schlabaugh, piano, assisted by Kristin Shaffer, flute, will present a faculty recital on Tuesday, May 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Administration Building chapel on the Bethel College campus.
Mezzo-soprano Kasper, accompanied by Schlabaugh and Shaffer, will perform “More is Desired” by Jake Haggie with text by Sister Helen Prejean. Kasper, Schlabaugh and Jones, who plays clarinet and saxophone, will present “Parto, parto,” an aria from La Clemenza de Tito by Mozart.
Jones will play “Improvisation et Caprice for Saxophone” by Eugéne Bozza and “My One and Only Love,” his arrangement of a tune by Robert Mellin and Guy Wood.
The recital is free and open to the public.