WCU voice, musical theatre to perform recitals Sept. 14-16

Western Carolina University’s voice and musical theatre faculty and advanced students will present two vocal recitals, including solos, duets and other ensembles, Sunday, Sept. 14, and Tuesday, Sept. 16.

The recital on Sept. 14 will be held at 3 p.m. in the Highlands Presbyterian Church in Highlands. The second performance, on Sept. 16, will be held at 8 p.m. in the recital hall of WCU’s Coulter Building. Both events will be open to the public free of charge.

WCU’s School of Music faculty performers will include Bradley Martin, assistant professor; William Martin, assistant professor; Mary Kay Bauer, associate professor; and Robert Holquist, professor. Students who will be performing are Patrick Detloff, junior from Dallas, Texas; Heather Hallmark, graduate student from Burlington; Lance Newman, junior from Elkin; Ashley Setzer, senior from Hickory; and Christy Waymouth, senior from Huntersville.

Musical selections for the recitals include “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “Old Man River” from “Showboat,” “When You Marry Me” by George Frideric Handel, “All I Ask of You” from “Phantom of the Opera,” “If I Loved You” from “Carousel,” and a medley of gospel tunes including “Onward Christian Soldiers,” “Faith of Our Fathers” and “My Anchor Holds.”

For more information, call the WCU School of Music at (828) 227-7242, or visit the Web site at music.wcu.edu.