Student to Perform Independent Study Project in Concert

February 1, 2007

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - Illinois Wesleyan University vocal performance major Glenn Radebaugh, class of 2007, will present eight original compositions in concert with his band on Saturday, Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall (1210 Park St., Bloomington).

The event is free and open to the public.

Radebaugh, who says he's been singing and playing piano since he was three, began his independent study project in the fall of '06 under faculty advisor Linda Farquharson, a professor of voice, and elicited the help of four friends outside of the University to comprise his band: bassist Robert Roulds, drummer John Nuckolls, and guitarists Patrick Hakes and Matt Schmidgall.

Songs to be performed are based partially on Radebaugh's real life experiences with love, loss, and death, and often contain religious undertones, though Radebaugh describes his music as "written for a mainstream audience."  Works will include, "Word of Mouth," "Gone From Me," "Beautiful," and "Daddy's Girl," a piece Radebaugh was commissioned to write for a wedding.  Also on the program are two songs written and composed by Hakes and another written and composed by Schmidgall.

For additional information, contact the IWU Office of Communications at (309) 556-3181.

Contact: Teresa Sherman, (309) 556-3181