Westminster College Music Education Major to Perform Senior Recital

Monday, November 25, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College senior Christine Whited will present her senior capstone recital at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, in Wallace Memorial Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public.

Whited will perform flute works by Phillippe Gaubert, Antonia Vivaldi, Gabriel Fauré, Alexander Tcherepnin, Samuel Barber, Katherine Hoover, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

While at Westminster, Whited has participated in numerous musical ensembles, including the Titan Marching Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, and the flute choir. She is also a member of the international music fraternity Mu Phi Epsilon, gained memberships in Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society for teaching; Alpha Phi Omega, a national service fraternity; and participates in the Pennsylvania Collegiate Music Educators Association (PCMEA).

Whited earned the Mina Gundish Simpson Scholarship Award, the Trustee Scholarship, and has been named to Westminster's Dean's List.

Whited studies in the flute studio of David Tessmer, adjunct professor of music. Whited is a daughter of James and Geni Whited and a graduate of Clearfield Area High School.

Contact Westminster's Department of Music at 724-946-7270 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 378 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.

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Christine Whited