(Posted April 18, 2016)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. --Six Juniata students, and one community member, will entertain with ambitious solo performances at 4 p.m., Thursday, April 21, in Rosenberger Auditorium in the Halbritter Center for the Performing Arts.

The concert is free and open to the public. The recitals are part of Juniata's Liberal Arts Symposium.

The concert is free and open to the public. The recitals are part of Juniata's Liberal Arts Symposium.

The first recital features Julia Rippel, a senior from Pittsburgh, who will perform a voice recital, singing "Wie Melodien zeiht es mir," by Johannes Brahms, a German composer and "Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening," by Ann McDonald Diers," which sets the famous poem by Robert Frost to music..

Abigail Long, from Huntingdon, Pa., will perform a solo cello composition, "Danse Rustique," by William Henry Squire. Squire was a British cellist and composer who was well known as a quartet performer. Cheryl Latten, a community member from Huntingdon, will accompany on piano.

David McNamara, a senior from Long Branch, N.J. will sing "Pieta Signore," by Alessandro Stradella, an Italian composer of the Baroque era. He also will sing "All I Care About," by John Kander and Fred Ebb, from the Broadway musical "Chicago."

Phoebe Harnish, a sophomore from Christiana, Pa., will perform "Concerto for Flautino in C," movement No. 2, by Antonio Vivaldi. Harnish will perform the composition playing piccolo. Garret Keyser, a senior from Spring City, Pa., will accompany on piano.

Shirho Choi, a freshman international student from South Korea, will perform two Broadway classics: "Maria," from Leonard Bernstein's "West Side Story," and "They Call the Wind Maria," from Frederic Loewe's "Paint Your Wagon."
Polly Cooper, a freshman from Glen Ellyn, Ill. will perform on concert harp. Her selection will by "Elegy," by K.B. Moore.

Becca Katz, a junior from Somerset, Pa., will perform a voice recital on two songs: "Ave Maria," by Franz Abt, and "Poor Wandering One," taken from the operetta, "The Pirates of Penzance," by Gilbert and Sullivan.

Contact Gabe Welsch at welschg@juniata.edu or (814) 641-3131 for more information.