Bridgewater College Students to Give Recital on May 2

April 20, 2015

Taylor Cox will present a senior recital at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 2, in the Carter Center for Worship and Music at Bridgewater College.

The program also includes Jordan M. Haugh presenting a junior recital.

For his tenor saxophone recital, Cox will perform “Six Studies in English Folksong” by Ralph Vaughan Williams, arranged by Paul Droste, “The Old Castle” from Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky, transcribed by Himie Voxman, and “Iberian Sketches” by Ralph Martino.

Cox studies saxophone under David Snively, adjunct instructor of music.

Cox, a physics major with minors in mathematics and music, is the son of Brad and Sue Cox of Forest, Va.

He is a member of the Symphonic Band, the Jazz Ensemble and the Pep Band.

For his junior baritone voice recital, Haugh will perform “Linden Lea” by Ralph Vaughan Williams, “Lord God of Abraham” from Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn, “Clair de lune” by Gabriel Fauré and “Aimons-nous” by Camille Saint-Saëns. He also will sing two pieces by Samuel Barber, “Now have I fed and eaten up the rose” and “”Sleep now.” Other pieces Haugh will perform are “Die Taubenpost” by Franz Schubert, “Wir wandelten” by Daumer, “Der Nussbaum” by Robert Schumann, “Bella siccome un angelo” from Don Paasquale by Gaetano Donizetti and “Warm as the autumn light” from The Ballad of Baby Doe by Douglas Moore.

For “A Simple Song” from Mass by Leonard Bernstein, Haugh will be joined by Cathryn Levander, a sophomore political science major with a minor in music from Midlothian, Va., on flute.

Haugh studies voice under Shannon Kiser, adjunct instructor of music.

Haugh, a music major with a minor in theatre, is the son of Cary and Kimberly Haugh of Frederick, Md.

He is a member of the Chorale, the Concert Choir and the A Cappella Choir. He also is a member of the Symphonic Band, the Jazz Ensemble and the Pep Band.

Both Cox and Haugh will be accompanied on the piano by Dr. Larry Taylor, associate professor of music.

The recital is free and open to the public.