(Story by Megan Maricle-Roberts ’14)
The Gustavus Department of Music is pleased to present mezzo-soprano Madeline Cacciatore and trumpet Dan Leifermann in their junior recital, Sunday, May 12, at 12:30 p.m. They are accompanied by pianists Michael Asmus and Julie Sweet. The recital will be presented in Björling Recital Hall at 12:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public.
Madeline is a junior vocal music education major from Windsor Hieghts, Iowa. She is a Björling Scholar, a member of the Gustavus Choir and studies voice with Dr. Patricia Snapp. Dan is a junior instrumental music education major from Waconia, Minnesota. He is a Björling Scholar and studies trumpet with Dr. Steve Wright. Dan is a member of the Gustavus Wind and Symphony Orchestras, in addition to the Gustavus Jazz Lab Band and St. Ansgar’s Chorus.
The recital will begin with Dan performing Sonata for Trumpet by Archangelo Corelli. Madeline will follow with a performance of Vado, ma dove? by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Next, Dan will play A Song from the Heart, a work by Eric Ewazen. Madeline will follow with two works by Franz Schubert: Lied der Mignon and Auf dem Wasser zu singen. Anthony Plog’s Animal Ditties will be performed next by Dan. Madeline’s final performances will be Sigmund Romberg’s The Desert Song and Marc Shaiman’s Secondhand White Baby Grand. Dan will conclude the recital by performing …to cast a shadow again by Eric Ewazen.
Madeline Cacciatore, mezzo-soprano and Dan Liefermann, trumpet will present their junior recital on Sunday, May 12 at 12:30 p.m. in Bjorling Recital Hall. The recital is open to the public.