Gustavus Presents Honors Recital on Saturday

Posted on May 2nd, 2005 by

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Music presents its annual Honors Recital on Saturday, May 7. Five seniors, selected by audition, will participate in this performance. This recital begins at 1:30 p.m. in the College’s Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall and is free and open to the public.

Vocalist Amanda Lodermeier, mezzo soprano, is a music major from Nelson, Wisconsin. With accompanist Britt Forsberg, Amanda will perform three songs, beginning with Fanny Hensel’s Die Sommernacht, (The Summer Night). She continues with Tchaikovsky’s None But the Lonely Heart and Kurt Weill’s Lonesome Dove from the musical Down in the Valley.

Two flutists will be performing in this year’s Honors Recital. Dana Barron, a music honors in performance major from Guttenberg, Iowa, will perform the first movement (Moderato) from Sergei Prokofiev’s Sonata for Flute and Piano in D Major, Op. 94, accompanied by pianist Coni Liljengren.

Marissa Wold, a flutist from Wayzata, follows with a performance of Henri Dutilliex’s Sonatine, accompanied by Ms. Liljengren. Marissa is a double major in music and English.

Violist Zach Armstrong from Holmen, Wisconsin and a music honors in performance and computer science double major, continues with the Suite IV for Unaccompanied ‘Cello (for Viola) by Johann Sebastian Bach. The Suite is in three movements, Courante, Sarabande and Bouree.

Johanna Johnson, oboe, a senior religion and music major from Grass Valley, California, concludes the recital with a performance of the Sonata in D Major, Op. 166 by Camile Saint Saens. With pianist Coni Liljengren, Johanna will present the three continuous movements, Ad libitum – Allegretto – Ad Libitum.

Saturday’s recital is free and open to the public. It is followed by a reception honoring the recitalists in the recital hall lobby.


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