Sunday Recitals Feature Piano, Voice, Trombone & Flute Posted on April 12th, 2010 by

Sunday, April 18, represents another busy day in the Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College with three student recitals scheduled on the St. Peter, Minnesota, campus.

The afternoon opens with Waverly, Iowa, native Samuel Grace and a junior piano and voice recital at 1:30 p.m. Grace, a 2007 graduate of Waverly-Shell Rock High School and the son of Gary and Janet Grace, is a music major studying piano with Yumiko-Oshima Ryan and voice with Michael Jorgensen at Gustavus. For his recital, Samuel has selected works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Faure, Beethoven, Ives and Chopin.

At 3:30, senior trombonists Jason Vetter and Kenny Latham combine efforts in a joint recital accompanied by pianist Brenda Moore. Jason Vetter is a 2006 graduate of Mankato West High School and the son of Jerry and Cathy Vetter of Mankato with a major in economics at Gustavus. Bass trombonist Kenny Latham is a graduate of Minnetonka High School and the son of Howard and Kathy Latham. He is a management major with a minor in music. Both Vetter and Latham study with Scott Moore and have included works by Ewazen, Uber, Bach, Wagenseil and Daniel Speer.

The weekend of recitals concludes at 7:30 p.m. Sunday with a joint junior flute recital by Rachel Peters and Monica Klutzke, both students of Emily Sapa, with pianist Beth Winterfeldt. Peters is a 2007 graduate of Rossview High School in Clarksville, Tennessee and the daughter of Larry and Amy Peters. She is a music education major. Monica Klutzke is a 2007 graduate of Roseville High School in Minnesota with majors in mathematics and music and a minor in computer science. She is the daughter of Ken and Rosann Klutzke. This recital includes compositions by Godard, Hindemith, Boulanger, Martin Kennedy and Ganne. The flutists join forces to conclude the recital with the Flower Duet from Lakme by Leo Delibes.

Sunday’s student recitals are free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception in the recital hall lobby.


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