NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College student Aaron Tschetter, Freeman, S.D., will give his senior voice recital Saturday, May 3, at 7 p.m. in the Administration Building chapel.
Tschetter will graduate from Bethel in December with a degree in music and education licensure. He is a student of Soyoun Chun, Bethel College instructor of voice.
On his recital program are “How willing my paternal love” and “Honor and arms” by George Frideric Handel; “Ich grolle nicht,” Du bist wie eine Blume” and “Widmung” by Robert Schumann; Maurice Ravel’s song cycle Cinq mélodies populaires grecques: “Chanson de la mariée,” “Là-bas, vers l’église,” “Quel galant m’est comparable,” “Chanson des cueilleuses de lentisques” and “Tout gai!”; “Amore e morte” and “Me voglio fa na casa” by Gaetano Donizetti; “It was a lover and his lass,” “Fear no more the heat o’ the sun” and “Oh fair to see” by Gerald Finzi; “Poisoning Pigeons in the Park” by Tom Lehrer; and “I Really Really Love You” by Paul Loesel.
His piano accompanist is Michelle Unruh, junior from Goessel.
Tschetter is a member of the Bethel College Concert Choir and the a cappella men’s ensemble Open Road. He plays trombone in the Bethel College Wind Ensemble and is a member of Bethel’s Improv Club.
Tschetter has been active in theater while at Bethel, including recent roles as Major-General Stanley in the spring 2014 production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s opera The Pirates of Penzance and as Mr. Kirby in the Fall Festival 2013 play You Can’t Take it With You.
He is a 2010 graduate of Freeman Academy.
Tschetter’s recital is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in The Meeting Place, on the ground floor of the Ad Building.