(Posted April 17, 2017)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- The Juniata College Department of Music has created a single musical showcase for its senior soloists in the annual spring Honors Recital at 4 p.m., Thursday, April 20, in the Stone Church of the Brethren.

            Admission is free. The concert is part of Juniata’s celebration of scholarship and research, the Liberal Arts Symposium

             “Suite for Jazz Flute,” written by Claude Bolling. Bolling is a classically trained jazz musician who is best known for collaborating with flutist Jean-Pierre Rampal. Bolling’s composition is one of the first original compositions to combine jazz and classical music elements.

            The musicians are as follows: Evan Quinter, a sophomore from Allentown, Pa.; Maddy DeAngelis, a junior from Altoona, Pa.; Phoebe Harnish, a senior from Christiana, Pa.; James Latten, professor of music at Juniata; and Cathy Herrera, lecturer in music, from State College, Pa.

            Rebecca Katz, a voice soloist from Somerset, Pa., will sing “Once Upon a September, from the Disney film Anastasia, and “Spleen.”

            Kristen Behrens, a junior from Jonestown, Pa. and a flutist, will perform Irlandaise,” by Claude Bolling, with accompamimet by Quinter and Latten.

            Kaleigh Herron, a senior from Croton-on-the-Hudson, N.Y. and a clarinetist, will perform “Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra, by Carl Maria von Weber.

Katharine Shelledy, a senior from Milwaukee, Wis and a voice soloist, will perform “L’Heure Exquise,” by Reynaldo Hahn, and “God Help the Outcasts,” from “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.”

            Other students performing will be Jamey Brumbaugh, a voice soloist from Altoona, Pa.; Shirho Choi, a voice soloist from South Korea; and Polly Cooper, a harp soloist from Glen Ellyn, Ill.

Contact Gabe Welsch at welschg@juniata.edu or (814) 641-3131 for more information.