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Two Westminster Seniors Present Joint Recital March 5

Lindsay Byers and Marie Gott will give a senior voice recital Sunday, March 5, at 3 p.m. at Wallace Memorial Chapel. 

 Byers, a mezzo-soprano and Gott, a soprano, will sing several duets including: Schumann' "Das Gluck, Op. 79, No. 16;" Brahams' "Weg Der Liebe II;" Purcell's "No, Resistance is but Vain;" and Vivaldi's "Laudamus Te" from Gloria.  The program also includes solos with Byers singing Ives' "Memories" and Gott singing Puccini's "Senza mamma" from Suor Angelica.  The event will be accompanied on the piano by Jeff Wachtner, a Westminster adjunct instructor.

 Byers, a junior music education major, is a daughter of David and Rosemarie Byers, Clarence, N.Y., and a graduate of Clarence Central High School.  While at Westminster College, she has appeared in many opera roles including: Hansel in Hansel and Gretel and various other characters in opera scenes.  Byers also sings in the Westminster Concert Choir and Chamber Singers.  She is the winner of the 2006 Westminster Concerto and Aria Competition and will appear with the Westminster Orchestra in May.  Byers is also a member of the Pennsylvania Collegiate Music Educators Association and American Choral Directors Association.

 Gott, a senior music education major, is a daughter of John and Joann Gott, Erie, and a graduate of McDowell High School.  She participates in the Westminster College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers.  Gott also plays the tenor saxophone in Westminster's Symphonic and Marching Bands.  She is a member of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association and an officer for the American Choral Directors Association.

 The event is free and open to the public.  Contact the Westminster College Department of Music at (724) 946-7270 for more information.


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