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Senior to Give Piano Recital

Katie Schultz, a senior music education major at Westminster College, will give her senior piano recital Saturday, April 1, at 3 p.m. in Orr Auditorium.

 The program includes Bach, "Praeludium XXI;" Beethoven's "Sonate, Op. 27;" Schoenberg's "Sechs Kleine Klavierstucke, Op. 19;" Chopin's "Fantaisie-Impromptu, Op. 66;" Flaherty's "Soll Sollew;" Silver's "Son for My Father;" and Schwartz's "Defying Gravity" from Wicked.  The piano music will be accompanied on several numbers by: Eric Walker, a sophomore music education major from McDonald;  Sara Caveglia, a senior music education major from Leechburg; Douglas Spiri, a senior music education major from Plum; Katie Menhorn, a junior music education major from Berlin; Craig Dressler, a sophomore music performance major from Erie; Rachel Hammond, a junior music major from Pittsburgh; John Wescott, a 2004 Westminster graduate; J.P. Scanga, a freshman music education major from Sharpsville; and Allison Henley, a junior music education major from Grove City.

 Schultz is a daughter of Robert and Jean Schultz, Sharpsville, and a graduate of Mercer High School.  While at Westminster, she accompanied the Women's Choir, played the piano in the Jazz Band, and the percussion in the Titan Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, and the Symphonic Band.  Schultz is vice president of the bands and chapter advocate of the Pennsylvania Collegiate Music Educators Association (PCMEA), where she previously served as treasurer and vice president.  Last year Schultz was named "Most Outstanding Junior Music Major."  She has played the piano for 20 musicals at local colleges, high schools, and the New Castle Playhouse.  She has also been a musical director and pit director for several area musicals.   Schultz is a member of the Community of Christ church, where she also plays the piano and sings.

 Contact the Westminster College Music Department at (724) 946-7270 for more information.

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