(Story by Megan Maricle-Roberts ’14)
The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to present a senior voice recital by Joseph Turner. Turner’s recital, accompanied by pianist Bonnie Jorgenson and assisted by the members of G-Sharp, will take place on Sunday, April 14, at 4 p.m. in Bjorling Recital Hall. Admission to this concert is free and open to the public.
Joe Turner is a music and management double major from Plymouth, Minnesota. He is the son of Scott and Liz Turner and graduated from Robbinsdale Armstrong High School in 2009. He takes voice lessons with Dr. Michael Jorgenson. On campus, Joe participates in Gustavus Choir and the G-Sharp vocal ensemble and is a recipient of the Bjorling Music Scholarship.
For this concert, Joe will begin with Francesco Paolo Tosti’s Ideale, followed by selections from Messiah by George Friedrich Handel. Ralph Vaughan Williams’s Songs of Travel and Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner will be performed next, followed by From this Valley, a work by the band The Civil Wars. The other members of G-Sharp will join Joe on stage to complete the performance with Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen and Cruisin’ by Smokey Robinson and the finale, Queen’s Fat Bottom Girls.
Joseph Turner’s Senior Voice Recital is on Sunday, April 14. The concert will take place in Bjorling Recital Hall at 4 p.m. and is open to the public.