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Westminster Senior to Give Voice Recital

Stephanie Nicholson, a senior music performance major at Westminster College, will give a senior voice recital Monday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Wallace Memorial Chapel.

Her program includes: Bach's "Ich folge dir gleichfalls;" Dubussy's "Regret" and "Il pleure dans mon Coeur;"  Bizet's "Ouvre ton Coeur" and "Jed is que rien" from Carmen; Quilter's "Weep You no More Sad Fountains," "Fair House of Joy," and "Dream Valley;" Hopkins' "Remorse;" Wolf's "Storchenbotchaft," and "The Yellow Butterfly;" Schubert's "Fruhlingsglaube;" Mozart's "Dove Sono" from The Marriage of Figaro;" and Verdi's "Addio del passato" from La Traviata and Puccini's "Donde Lieta" from La Boheme

Nicholson will be accompanied on the piano by Katheryn Miller, adjunct professor at Westminster, and assisted on the flute by Amber Kunder, a sophomore elementary education major from Poland, Ohio.

 Stephanie Nicholson is a daughter of Marvin and Sharon Nicholson, Medina, Ohio and is a graduate of Medina High School.  While at Westminster, Nicholson has performed in about a dozen roles, including both leading and supporting, in the Opera Westminster workshop class.  These include her first performance as Lizzi in Coffee Cantata Bach, and her last performance as Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus. 

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


Westminster Choir Director Spends Week Conducting in Ecuador

Sharon Rotuna, director of the Westminster College Women's Choir, spent last week (Nov. 13-19) conducting Coro Latinoamericano, Pittsburgh's Latin America Choir, in Quito, Equador, as part of Cantapueblo, an annual music festival which features choirs from around the world.

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Two Student Recitals at Westminster College Oct. 29

Westminster College seniors Summerlea Hobbs and Matthew Newman will perform a joint vocal recital Sunday, Oct. 29, at 3 p.m. in Wallace Memorial Chapel.

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Westminster College Announces Alumni Art Show

Twenty-seven Westminster College alumni will display their art June 4-29 in the Westminster Art Gallery located in Patterson Hall.  The gallery is open Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

"Works have been submitted by alumni from across the country in a variety of mediums including clay, fabric, pencil, watercolor, pastel and paper," said Mary James, director of alumni relations and 1984 Westminster College graduate.  "The show is a part of the yearlong festivities celebrating 150 years of Westminster people, spirit and talent."

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Professor Attends Organ-Building Conference

Dr. Elizabeth Harrison

Dr. Elizabeth Harrison, assistant professor of music, attended The Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative Conference co-sponsored by the Westfield Center and by the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y.

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Student Receives Grant to Further China Research

Jessica Wiedmann, a junior elementary education major at Westminster College, has been awarded a Drinko Center Grant to further her research in China this summer on the "Unwanted Children of China." She will present her research at the Undergraduate Research Symposium in spring 2008.

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Student Receives Grant for Undergraduate Research Presentation

The Westminster College Drinko Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning awarded an undergraduate research grant to Cristen Chiri, a senior psychology major, to present her research at the Midwestern Psychology Association meeting April 30-May 4 in Chicago.

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Theatre Westminster to Present Once Upon a Mattress

Theatre Westminster will present Once Upon a Mattress Nov. 12-16 in Beeghly Theater.

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Westminster College to Celebrate Independence Day with Concerts and Fireworks July 2-3

U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus
Dr. R. Tad Greig

Westminster College will host an old-fashioned Independence Day celebration with a free concert Thursday, July 2, and a free concert and fireworks Friday, July 3. Both events will be at 7:30 p.m. at Brittain Lake.

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Sierra Student Coalition to Sponsor Earth Day 5K Race

Westminster College's Sierra Student Coalition (SSC) will sponsor its third annual Earth Day 5K run and walk Saturday, April 17, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Field House.

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