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Nicole Hoppe and Sean Moulton to Present Recital on May 6

May 01, 2017

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Nicole Hoppe and Sean Moulton will present a recital at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 6, in the Carter Center for Worship and Music at Bridgewater College.

For her senior piano recital, Hoppe will perform “Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum” by Claude Debussy, “Fantasy in D Minor” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and a sonatina by Friedrich Kuhlau. She will also perform “Fairytale,” “A Little Fable” and “A Sad Story” by Dmitry Kabalevsky and “The Adieu” by Felix Mendelssohn.

Hoppe, a senior psychology major with minors in music and neuroscience, is the daughter of Jeff and Kathy Hoppe of Virginia Beach, Va. She is co-student director for the reBELLion, the handbell choir, Chordially Yours, a female a cappella choir, and Outspoken, the chapel praise band. 

Hoppe studies piano under Dr. Larry Taylor, associate professor of music at Bridgewater College.

For his junior percussion recital, Moulton will perform “Marimba Dances” by Ross Edwards and “West Side Impressions” by John R. Beck.

Moulton, a junior music major, is the son of Stephanie Utz of Faber, Va., and Peter Moulton. He is a member of the Symphonic Band, the Pep Band and the Concert Choir. He also is a member of the National Association for Music Educators (NAfME).

Moulton studies percussion under Dr. Michael Overman, adjunct instructor of music at Bridgewater College.

The recital also features reBELLion, directed by Hoppe, and the Bridgewater College Percussion Ensemble. reBellion will perform “Colors of the Wind” by Alan  Menken and “Alleluia,” arranged by Linda Lamb. The Percussion Ensemble will perform “Mula Sem Cabeca” by Ney Rosauro.

The recital is free and open to the public.

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