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Bridgewater College Students to Present Recitals on April 8

March 30, 2017

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Four Bridgewater College students will present recitals on Saturday, April 8, in the Carter Center for Worship and Music at Bridgewater College.

Kimberly Simpson and Autumn N. Swann will present a senior recital at 6:30 p.m.

Adam Kelly and Haley Teague will present a junior recital at 8 p.m.

For her piano recital, Simpson will perform “10 Clowns” by Dmitri Kabalesvky, “A Little Flower Op. 205, No. 11” by Cornelius Gurlitt and “Minuet” from Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach by Johanne Sebastian Bach. She also will perform “Menuet en Rondeau” by Jean-Philippe Rameau, “Melody” by Aram Khatchaturian and W.A. Mozart’s “Menuet in F Major” from Notebook for Nannerl.

Simpson, an art major with a minor in music, is the daughter of Heather Saburova of Manassas, Va. She is a member of the Symphonic Band.

For her piano recital, Swann will perform “Bagatelle” by James Hook, “Andante in G Minor” by Georg Philipp Telemann and “”Canzonetta” by Géza Horváth. She also will play “Song Without Words” by Fritz Spindler and “Game” from For Children by Béla Bartók.

Swann, an art major with a minor in music, is the daughter of Robert and Connie Swann of Fishersville, Va. She is a member of the Symphonic Band and the Pep Band.

Simpson and Swann will perform two duets, “Pavane de la Belle au Bois Dormant” from Ma mère l’oye by Maurice Ravel and “Allegro in E Minor, Op. 149, No. 28” from Melodious by Anton Diabelli.

Both Simpson and Swann study piano under Lacey Johnson, instructor of music

For Kelly’s piano recital, he will perform “Sonata in A Major K.331” by W.A. Mozart, “Prelude and Fugue in F Minor BWV 881” by J.S. Bach and “Sancta Dorthea” by Liszt Ferenc.

Kelly, a music major, is the son of James Kelly of Gloucester, Va., and Julie Kelly of Roanoke, Va. He is a member of the Symphonic Band, the Jazz Ensemble and Pep Band. He also sings in the Chorale.

Kelly studies piano under Johnson.

For her soprano voice recital, Teague will perform “Ah! How pleasant ‘tis to love” by Henry Purcell, “Du bist die Ruh” by Franz Schubert and “Widmung” by Robert Schumann. She also will sing “”Ridente la calma” by W. A. Mozart, “Come Ready and See Me” by Richard Hundley” and “Chanson d’amour” by Gabriel Fauré. Teague’s recital also includes “Paysage” by Reynaldo Hahn, “Tu lo sai” by Giuseppe Torelli, “O Cessate di piagarmi” by Domenico Scarlatti and two Lain American folksongs, “Pregúntale á las estrellas” and “Noche serena.”

Teague, a liberal studies major with minors in music and Spanish, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Teague of Harrisonburg, Va. She is a member of the Concert Choir and serves as director of the student-run female a cappella ensemble Chordially Yours. 

Teague studies voice under Shannon Kiser, adjunct instructor of music. She will be accompanied on piano by Johnson.

A special feature of the recital will be a performance of Billy Joel’s “And So It Goes” by Kelly and Teague.

The recitals are free and open to the public.

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