NORTH NEWTON, KAN.– Bethel College student Landon Bartel, Newton, will give his senior double bass recital April 12 at 7 p.m. in the Administration Building chapel.
Bartel will graduate from Bethel in May 2013 with a degree in music. He is a student of Dennis Danders, Bethel adjunct instructor of string bass, and Mark Foley.
Bartel will play pieces by Mozart, Telemann, dall’Abaco and Bottesini. His accompanist is Karen Bauman Schlabaugh, Bethel professor of music.
The recital will also include guest musician Parker Stanley on cello.
At Bethel, Bartel is a member of Concert Choir, Jazz Ensemble I and Jazz Combo I and plays bass with the Wind Ensemble and Philharmonia Orchestra.
He is a 2009 graduate of Newton High School and the son of Greg Bartel and Cathy Penner of Newton.
The recital is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in The Meeting Place, on the ground floor of the Ad Building.
Bethel College is the only private college in Kansas listed in the 2012-13 Forbes.com analysis of premier colleges and universities in the United States and ranks in the top five “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the Washington Monthly annual college guide for 2012-13. The four-year liberal arts college is affiliated with Mennonite Church USA. For more information, see www.bethelks.edu.