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Stetson University School of Music presents three senior recitals this weekend
posted Apr 23, 2014 - 6:25:35pm
The public is invited to senior music recitals at Stetson University, at no charge. All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend and support School of Music seniors as they perform their final recitals as a requirement for their major or minor. For more information on these or other music events, contact the School of Music via email or via phone at 386-822-8950.
•Stetson vocalist Rachel LaQuea will be showcasing her talent at her senior recital at 4:15 p.m. Sunday, April 27, in Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. A psychology major with a minor in music and Spanish, LaQuea will perform nine classically historical vocal pieces, including music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Joseph Haydn, and Henry Purcell. LaQuea will be accompanied by Terry Tichenor, piano.
•Ariel Arthur, candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Music – Orchestral Performance, specializing in the violoncello, will perform her senior recital at 1 p.m., Sunday, April 27, in Lee Chapel inside Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. From Orlando, Arthur is a student of Music Professor David Bjella. Arthur is on the Dean’s List and is principal cellist with the Stetson University Symphony Orchestra. She received Honorable Mention in the Music Teacher National Association’s Young Artist Competition – Regional Division; is winner of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra/Substitute Cellist award; and is the recipient of the William E. Duckwitz Talent Scholarship, Olive T. Rosa Music Scholarship, and the Tinsley Scholarship. She is a member of the Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honor Society. After graduating Stetson University on May 10, Arthur will be attending Emory University’s School of Law.
•Samone Hicks, music/voice performance major, will perform her senior recital at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, April 26, in Lee Chapel inside Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. The public is invited to attend at no charge. A soprano, and a student of voice professor Jane Christeson, Hicks is from Sarasota. She is the recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship, Chris Emory and Jeanne Smith Scholarship, Medallion Scholars Award, Duckwitz Talent Scholarship, Erwin/Nathalie Krause End Scholarship, and the Grady-Rayam Prize Scholarship. She is a member of Sigma Alpha Iota and Omicron Delta Kappa honorary fraternities. She works as a music work-study and a resident assistant at Stetson. In Saturday’s performance, Hicks will be accompanied by Jeremy Vigil, piano, and Nathalie Maldonado, flute.
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