Marietta College junior to give Vocal Performance recital on April 4th

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MARIETTA, OHIO (03/29/2018) Marietta College's Ayako Diaz '19 (Strongsville, Ohio) will present her junior Vocal Performance recital at 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 4th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.

The recital, which is given in partial fulfillment of the Bachelor of Music in Music Performance degree, is free and open to the public.

During this 30-minute recital, Diaz will put her vocal ability on display singing numerous selections from various musical periods from 1685-1924. She will also be performing in four different languages, including English, French, German and Italian. Some selections on the recital include Domine Deus from Vivaldi's Gloria; Laudaate Dominum from Vesperae solennes de confessor by Mozart; Apre un reve from Trois Melodies, Op. 7 by Fauré and Poor Wand'ring One from The Pirates of Penzance, along with others.

As a student of Dr. Amy Yekel, Diaz's junior recital is the first recital given toward the degree. Her senior recital will be given next year as a full-hour recital.

Located in Marietta, Ohio, at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers, Marietta College is a four-year liberal arts college. Tracing its roots to the Muskingum Academy back in 1797, the College was officially chartered in 1835. Today Marietta College serves a body of 1,200 full-time students. The College offers 45 majors and is consistently ranked as one of the top regional comprehensive colleges by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, as well as one of the nation's best by Marietta was selected seventh in the nation according to the Brookings Institution's rankings of colleges by their highest value added, regardless of major.