IWU School of Music to Present Junior Recitals

April 5, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The Illinois Wesleyan University School of Music will showcase the talent of junior music students in a number of recitals throughout the semester. The performances will feature a variety of composers, languages and instruments.  All recitals are free and open to the public.

April 6

Cellist Jon Daly and saxophonist Jack Hanlon will perform on Tuesday, April 6 at 6 p.m. in Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall (1210 Park St., Bloomington). Daly and Hanlon, who are both music education majors, will perform works by Saint-Saens, Desenclos, Haydn, Rorem, and Martinu.

April 10

Percussionists Ben Junya and Dan McLaughlin will perform on Saturday, April 10 at 11 a.m. in Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall. Junya, a music education major, will perform pieces by Carter, Rosauro and Jarvis, as well as a song Junya himself composed. McLaughlin, an orchestral instruments major, will play works by Kraft, Stout, Carter and Jarvis. The two will conclude their recital with a duet by Jarvis.

Violinist Erin Donegan and tenor Jonathan Smith will perform on Saturday, April 10 at 1 p.m. in Evelyn Chapel (1301 Park St., Bloomington). Donegan is an orchestral instrument major. Smith is a music education major. More information to come on their program.

April 17

Mezzo-soprano Emily Hopkins and tenor Joseph Muriello will perform on Saturday, April 17 at 1 p.m. in Evelyn Chapel. Hopkins, who is a vocal performance major with a Spanish minor, will sing works by Elgar, Schubert, Strauss, Faur and Montsalvatge. Muriello is an art major; more information to follow on his program.

Soprano and pianist Leah Bauersfeld and baritone Daniel Megli will perform on Saturday, April 17 at 5 p.m. in Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall. Bauersfeld, who is a music education major with a concentration in piano, will perform works by Mozart, Brahms and Schubert, as well as a few musical theater pieces. Megli is a vocal performance major; more information to come on his program.

Contact: Kristin Fields, ’12, (309) 556-3181