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KU School of Music presents spring Graduate Honor Recital

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

LAWRENCE - Seven University of Kansas School of Music students will perform in the spring Graduate Honor Recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 in Swarthout Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

The School of Music students performing are as follows (in order of performance):

Wen-Ting Ong is a doctoral student in piano performance from Berrien Springs, Michigan. She is a student of Jack Winerock, professor of piano. Ong will perform the first movement of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Sonata No. 2, Op. 36 in B flat minor.

Becca Lunstrum is a master’s student in horn performance from Redfield, South Dakota. She is a student of Paul Stevens, associate professor of horn. Lunstrum will perform “Song of a New World” by Richard Bissill.

Dennis Ryan is a baritone and master’s student in voice performance from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is a student of John Stephens, professor of voice. Ryan will perform “Il Lacerato Spirito” by Giuseppe Verdi.

Nicholas May is a master’s student in saxophone performance from Lincoln, Nebraska. He is a student of Vince Gnojek, professor of saxophone. May will perform P.M. Dubois’ Concerto, I. Lento espressivo – allegro and II. Lento nostalgique.

Shulin Guo is a doctoral student in piano performance from Shenyang, China. She is a student of Scott McBride Smith, Cordelia Brown Murphy professor of piano pedagogy. Guo will perform the first movement of Sergei Prokofiev’s Sonata No. 7.

Danielle Perrault is a mezzo soprano and master’s student in opera performance from San Diego. She is a student of Joyce Castle, a University Distinguished professor of voice. Perrault will perform “Your Daddy’s Son,” from “Ragtime,” composed by Stephen Flaherty.

Daniel Gerona is a master’s student in trumpet performance from McKinney, Texas. He is a student of Steve Leisring, associate professor of trumpet. Gerona will perform a piece he commissioned, “Doing the Right Thing,” composed by KU senior Kai Ono.

For more information, contact the KU School of Music at 785-864-3436 or visit www.music.ku.edu.

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