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Spring vocal/instrumental student recital slated for Susan Howell Hall

The Alfred University Division of Performing Arts will host its vocal and instrumental Spring 2012 Student Recital on Sunday, April 22 at 3 p.m. in Susan Howell Hall on campus. The program is open to the public free of charge.

The program will feature violin and vocal pieces from famous composers such as J.S. Bach, W.A. Mozart, F. Schubert, and A. Vivaldi.

The student performers are from the studios of Laurel Buckwalter, University carillonneur and music specialist, who will be the pianist for the concert; Luanne Crosby, professor of voice and chorus; Kelly Perkins, adjunct private music lessons; David Thurkins, adjunct, music; and Rebecca Weaver, adjunct private music lessons.

Students participating in the recital include soprano vocalists Laura Burke of Fulton, Texas, presenting "Vedrai carino" (from Don Giovanni;) Jacalyn DeValue of Wyckoff, N.J. singing "Feeling Good: and "Love’s Philosophy"; Corissa Fanning of Morrisville with "Mr. Wonderful"; Hope Barnum of Fairport offering "Che faro senza Euridice?"; Holly Durand of Rehoboth, Mass. singing "Can’t Help Lovin’ That Man" (from Showboat); and Julieann Angie of Webster, Emily Yancey of Princeton, N.J., and Jessica Maffey of Richmond, Va. presenting "Three Little Maids from School."

The baritone and tenors include Artemas Steere of Hornell with "Der Nuegierige"; Stephen Kurzdorfer of Brockport singing "O bellissimi capelli"; Nate Gibson of Crystal Lake, Ill. offering "O Mistress Mine"; and Edward Allen from Durham, Conn. presenting "Die Forelle" "Nacht und Traume."

Violinist Rachel Hausladen of Fayetteville, will play "Czardas."

Refreshments will be served following the performances.