Gustavus Senior Recitalists Perform Saturday

Posted on November 16th, 2010 by

Three Gustavus musicians are scheduled to present their senior recitals on Saturday, November 20 in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus. Saxophonist Logan Burnside will open the afternoon with a recital beginning at 1:30 p.m. accompanied by pianist Beth Winterfeldt. At 3:30 p.m., soprano Sarah Lundquist with pianist Beth Winterfeldt and tenor Dominic Xiong, accompanied by pianist Julie Sweet, present a joint voice recital. Both events are open to the public.

Logan Burnside is a senior music education major from Shakopee where he graduated in 2007. At Gustavus, he is a member of the Gustavus Wind Orchestra, the Ye Olde Saxophone Quartet and a student-led jazz combo, Quintessence. He is the son of Deirdre and Scott Burnside and studies saxophone at Gustavus with John Engebretson. For his recital, Logan will be performing works on soprano and tenor saxophone accompanied by pianist Beth Winterfeldt. The program includes Concertina Da Camera by Jacques Ibert, Improvisations by Ryo Noda, Quartette by Caryl Florio and Scaramouch by Darius Milhaud along with other works for quartet and jazz combo.

At 3:30 p.m., Sarah Lundquist and Dominic Xiong will begin their joint recital of solo works and a duet. Dominic is a senior English major from Hastings and the son of Ly Xiong and Neng Xiong. His program includes works by Handel and Shakespeare, along with traditional American folk songs and Maury Yeston’s My True Love from Phantom. Sarah Lundquist, a senior French and communication studies major from Golden Valley, is a 2007 graduate of Robbinsdale Armstrong High School and the daughter of Sue and Ron Lundquist. Her program includes selections by Puccini, Gounod and Schubert. With Dominic, Sarah will perform It Never, Never Can Be Love from Naughty Marietta by Rida Yong and Victor Herbert. She will finish the recital with two works from Bells are Ringing and The Black Suits.

Saturday’s recitals by Logan Burnside, Sarah Lundquist and Dominic Xiong are free and open to the public.


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