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Brett Jackson to give senior recital

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NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College student Brett Jackson, North Newton, will give the first of two senior saxophone recitals Sunday, April 13, at 4 p.m. in the Administration Building chapel on the Bethel campus.

Jackson will graduate from Bethel College in May 2009 with a music major with education licensure. This recital is a full classical repertoire. He will give a jazz recital next fall. He is a student of James Pisano, Bethel College assistant professor of music.

Jackson’s program will include Cello Suite No. 1 by J.S. Bach, “Three Romances” by Schumann, Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano by Muczynski, “Caprice en forme de valse” by Bonneau and “Scaramouche” by Milhaud. His accompanists will be Daniel Graber, senior from Marion, S.D., and Karen Bauman Schlabaugh, professor of music at Bethel College.

Jackson is the son of Gayle and Thomas Jackson and the grandson of Harold and Lucille Jackson, all of North Newton.

The recital is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in The Meeting Place in the Ad Building basement.

Bethel College is a four-year liberal arts college affiliated with Mennonite Church USA. Founded in 1887, it is the oldest Mennonite college in North America. Bethel is known for its academic excellence and was the highest ranked Kansas college in the national liberal arts category of U.S. News & World Report’s listing of “America’s Best Colleges” for 2008. For more information, see the Bethel Web site at

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