Friday, March 22, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Anne Hagan Bentz, Westminster College associate professor of music, performed in February as part of the Friday Morning Music Club (FMMC) in Riderwood, Md.
The recital featured selections by Brahms, Dvorak, Tirendelli, Lehar, and Raymond. Bentz, a soprano, was accompanied by pianist David Chapman.
The FMMC provides music to venues throughout the Washington metropolitan area. Bentz has been an active performing member of the professional organization since 1999.
Bentz, who has been with Westminster since 2001, heads the voice division in the Department of Music and is director of Opera Westminster. She earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware, doctorate from the University of Maryland, and an artist's diploma from the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hannover, West Germany.
Contact Bentz at (724) 946-6045 or email for additional information.
About Westminster College...
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 Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 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 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.
Dr. Anne Hagan Bentz and David Chapman perform