Dr. James Cook
UNK Department of Music and Performing Arts, 308.865.8611
UNK – Ten students from the University of Nebraska at Kearney Department of Music and Performing Arts will be recognized, and will perform during the Honors Recital and Convocation on Sunday, May 2.
The recital will begin at 3 p.m. in the UNK Fine Arts Recital Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.
According to Dr. James Cook, UNK professor of music, the students chosen must have demonstrated a high level of performing competence. Also, they must be at least sophomore status and must have performed in a student recital this semester.
“They also have to achieve advanced standing in their private lessons, which is done by audition,” Dr. Cook said.
The students who have been selected to perform in the spring Honors Recital and Convocation, the instruments they play or voice range, and the pieces that will be performed are listed below, alphabetically by hometown and country.
Amherst – Christopher Gugel, alto saxophone, “Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano,
Atlanta – Brooke Scripter, soprano, “Dans la nuit” and “Fetes galantes”
Dickens – Brooke Harris, flute, “Three American Pieces”
Kearney – Michelle Leigh, piano, “Fantasiestücke, Op. 12”
Newport – Cameron Sheibe, trombone, “Love Thoughts”
Upland – Deann Sindt, clarinet, “Indigo for Clarinet”
Gulf Breeze – Anthony Ward, tenor, “The Last Butterfly” and “Lullaby at Ponar”
Fukushima – Maiko Sugahara, piano, “Sonata in D Major, K. 576”
Kagoshima – Ayae Mori, piano, “Allegro in A minor ‘Lebensstürme’, D. 947”
Shiuoka – Chihiro Sugano, piano, “Allegro in A minor ‘Lebensstürme’, D. 947”