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Westminster Senior Music Education Major to Perform Recital

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Posted on Tuesday, October 12, 2004

Amanda Ventrone, a senior music education major at Westminster College, will perform her recital Saturday, Nov. 20, at 3 p.m. in Wallace Memorial Chapel.

 Ventrone, a mezzo-soprano, will sing Bononcini's "Per la Gloria d'adoravi," Mozart's "Voi, che sapete," Thomas' "Connais-tu le pays?," Schubert's "Lachen und Weinen," Britten's "The trees they grow so high," Esteve's "Tirana del cangrejo," and Hayes' "Make a Joyful Noise."  The program will be accompanied on the piano by Jeff Wachter, an adjunct member of the piano faculty at Westminster College.

 Ventrone is a daughter of Michael and Cynthia Ventrone, Apollo, and a graduate of Penn Hills High School.  She is a member of the Westminster College Concert Choir and a cymbalist in the Titan Marching Band.  She is also active in many campus groups including, Pennsylvania Collegiate Music Educators Association, American Choral Directors Association, senior honor society Mortar Board, Student Westminster Admissions Team, Habitat for Humanity, International Cultures Club, and the Sierra Club.  She currently teaches a music class at Westminster's Preschool Lab.

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