Concordia University student musicians perform in recital highlighting performance and musical variations
SEWARD, NEB. (02/09/2018) Concordia University, Nebraska, will host a themed recital at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 18 in the Recital Hall of the Music Center on campus.
Nineteen students will perform in the recital. The program comprises a variety of music written for vocals, piano, organ and brass.
"The theme of this particular recital is "Variations" and it's a neat opportunity for students to perform different works that all share a similar characteristic," said Dr. Elizabeth Grimpo, associate professor of music at Concordia.
Participants include (alphabetically by piece, then individual's state, city and last name):
Chorale Partita on "Wie Schön Leuchtet" Der Morgenstern by Dietrich Buxtehude
Jacob Henson, senior, Herrin, Ill., organ
"Mysterious Barricades" by Francois Couperin
Emma Gottschamer, senior, Lees Summit, Mo., piano
"Nimrod, Variation 9" from Enigma Variations, Op. 36 by Sir Edward Elgar, arranged by Scott Hyslop
Samuel Smith, sophomore, Broadlands, Ill., tuba
Jonathan Grant, junior, Waterloo, Ill., trumpet
Cole Wohlgemuth, senior, Alton, Iowa, euphonium
Josiah Schultz, junior, Bay City, Mich., euphonium
Mason Koeritz, senior, Northrop, Minn., organ
Jacob Mikkelson, sophomore, Bellevue, Neb., horn
Joel Ristvedt, senior, Crete, Neb., horn
Britnee Fear, junior, Hershey, Neb., tuba
Lydia Jeppesen, junior, Pleasant Dale, Neb., trumpet
Joshua Hendrickson, sophomore, Seward, Neb., euphonium
"Variations in A-Flat Major for 4-Hand Piano" by Robert Schumann
Jacob Roggow, junior, Cottage Hills, Ill., piano
Charlotte Lines, freshman, Marshall, Mo., piano
"Variations for the Healing of Arinushka" by Arvo Pärt
Clara Rich, senior, Lincoln, Neb., piano
"Variations for Piano" by Luigi Dallapiccola
Austin Theriot, junior, Lake Charles, La., piano
"When I Fall in Love" by Victor Young
Miriam Lipke, sophomore, Alamosa, Colo., piano
Jacob Henson, senior, Herrin, Ill., tenor
Alex Kaldahl, sophomore, Spencer, Iowa, baritone
Austin Theriot, junior, Lake Charles, La., bass
Paige Stadler, junior, Columbus, Neb., soprano
Clara Rich, senior, Lincoln, Neb., alto
The public is invited and encouraged to attend this free recital.
Concordia University, Nebraska, founded in 1894, is a fully accredited, coeducational university located in Seward, Nebraska, that currently serves more than 2,700 students. Concordia offers more than 100 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in an excellent academic and Christ-centered community that equips men and women for lives of learning, service and leadership in the church and world. For more information, visit cune.edu.