Music Performance Major to Present Recital May 6

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Alexandra Patterson, a Westminster College music performance major, will present her junior voice recital Sunday, May 6, at 1 p.m. in Orr Auditorium.  The concert is free and open to the public.

The program includes selections by Puccini, Handel, and Mozart.  Westminster adjunct music faculty Marie Libal-Smith will provide piano accompaniment.

At Westminster, Patterson is a member of Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Opera Westminster, Theatre Westminster, Fresh Start, and Kappa Delta sorority.

Patterson studies with Dr. Anne Hagan Bentz, Westminster associate professor of music.

Patterson is a daughter of Laurence and Laurette Patterson of Saxonburg and a graduate of Knoch High School.

Contact Westminster's Department of Music at (724) 946-7270 for additional information. 

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Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Westminster, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 42 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

Alexandra Patterson