(Posted December 5, 2016)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Six Juniata College students and a local high school student will showcase their musical skills in the Fall Honors Recital in instrumental music at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7 in Rosenberger Auditorium in the Halbritter Center for the Performing Arts.

            The concert is free and open to the public.

            The students playing are as follows:

            --Abigail Long, a high school cellist from Hesston, Pa., will perform “The Swan,” by Camille Saint-Saens. “The Swan is the final movement of the larger Saint-Saens work, “Carnival of the Animals.”

            Shirho Choi, an international student from South Korea, will sing “Bring Him Home” and “Empty Tables” from the stage musical “Les Miserables.” The songs are written by Claude Michel Schoenberg.

            --Rebecca Katz, a junior from Somerset, Pa., will sing “Als Luise die Briefe ihres ungetreuen Liebhabers verbrannte,” or “As Luise Was Burning the Letters of Her Unfaithful Lover,” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. She also will sing “Think of Me” from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical “The Phantom of the Opera.”

            --The Juniata Honors Brass Quintet will perform “A Newfoundland Sketch,” by Howard Cable.                                                                                                                                                              

            The ensemble members are: Evan Truckley, a freshman from Schwenksville, Pa.,  trumpet; Sam Wherley, a sophomore from State College, Pa., trumpet; Bridget Shea, a freshman from Garden City, N.Y, horn; Joey Schnaubelt, a junior from Altoona, Pa., trombone; and Quinn Ahrens, a freshman from Mechanicsburg, tuba.

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