Applied Music Recital to showcase student talent

Release Date: 4/19/2011

Clarksville, Ark. --- The Spring 2011 Applied Music Recital will take place in the Rowntree Recital Hall in the University of the Ozarks Walton Fine Arts Building tonight, Tuesday, April 19, starting at 7 p.m.

The first part of the program will feature a series of piano performances, including:

  • Abraham Arias performing “She Wore A Yellow Ribbon” (Traditional, arranged by James Bastien)
  • Henry Arauz doing “The Blues” (James Bastien)
  • Karlye Tolley playing “Careless Love” (Tennessee Folk Song, arranged by James Bastien)
  • Ivan Chavez performing “Little Rock” (Bastien)
  • Quincey Stickley doing Bastien’s “At Sunset”
  • Kristi Gordon playing Scott Joplin’s “The Entertainer” (arranged James Bastien)
  • Rachel Watley performing Friedrich Burgmuller’s “Arabesque, Opus 100”
  • Yoselin Delgado playing “Variations on Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star: I. Allegretto – Style Classical, II Var. 1 – Andante, and III. Var. 2 – Con Spirito” (Traditional, arranged by James Bastien)
  • Katrina Mariswamy performing Freddy Friday’s “Java”
  • Naima Lopez performing Yiruma’s “A River Flows in You”
  • Carlos Rodriguez playing Yann Tiersen’s “La Valse d’Amelie.”

The second half of the program will feature:

  • Quincey Stickley in a soprano performance of Charles Gounod/J.S. Bach’s “Ave Maria”
  • Nichole Matlock, soprano, performing Franz Joseph Haydn’s “O liebes Mädchen, höre mich”
  • Malisa Mat Suni, soprano, performing Franz Schubert’s “An die Music”
  • Brigitte Bridoux, mezzo-soprano, performing Cole Porter’s “Another Op’nin’, Another Show” from Kiss Me Kate
  • Melody Cochran, mezzo-soprano, performing Franz Schubert’s “Seligkeit”
  • Bethany Walker, soprano, performing Georges Bizet’s “Je dis que rien ne m’épouvante” from Carmen
  • Sopranos Miranda Sewell and Bethany Walker, and mezzo-soprano Melody Cochran, performing Felix Mendelssohn’s “Lift Thine Eyes,” from Elijah

Miranda Sewell and Carlos Rodriguez will present their Senior Recitals in May.  Sewell's recital will take place on May 7, at 6:00 pm, while Rodriguez's recital is scheduled for May 10 at 7:00 pm. Both recitals will be held in Rowntree Recital Hall, in the university's Walton Fine Arts Building. 

The Applied Music and Senior recitals are free and open to the public. For more information, contact the university's Humanities and Fine Arts Division at 479-979-1349.