The Community Music School will hold its fall semester recital on Wednesday, Dec. 14, at Cumbernauld Village in the MacGregor room, which is located below the dining area of Cumbernauld apartments. Parking will be available in both the front and back of the building.
There will be two recitals: one at 5 p.m. and another at 6:15 p.m., and each will be approximately 45-minutes long. The first recital is open to Cumbernauld apartment residents, Cumbernauld staff, and family members of the participants. The second recital will have more seating for the general public, and community members are invited to attend. Scott Williams will provide jazz piano for the reception that follows the 6:15 recital.
Students performing in the recital: Chloe Nelson (piano), Rena Hofmeister (flute), Hunter Thompson (piano), Ella Meseke (piano), Sam and Anna Ross (piano), Nikita and Kadira McClure (piano), Hunter Mericle (guitar), Andrew Wolfe (guitar), Faith Brown (piano), Madeline Tessmer (piano), Lauren Schmitz (piano), Nate Lee (voice), Tyler (percussion) and Jennifer Demaree (violin), Yolanda Gentry (piano), Anne Barker (string bass), Jake Pinkerton (piano), Joel and Luke Nicolay (piano), Annie Kaufman (tenor sax), Gail Ranger (voice), Ashleigh Sizemore (voice), Annelise Gardner (voice), Drew Blas (piano), Sam Hicks (guitar), Brianne Biddle (voice and guitar), and Lilya Woodburn (voice).
Vocal students will be accompanied by Sara Weinert, Billy Bearden, Tom Hoeffgen, Robbie Banks, and Katherine Gardner.
Some of the pieces to be performed include: Holiday tunes, “Harry’s Wondrous World” by John Williams, folk songs, piano music by Sergei Rachmaninoff and Felix Mendelssohn, “Suite Op. 116” for flute and piano by Benjamin Godard, a guitar duet, a vocal duet, Puccini’s “O mio babbino caro” from Gianni Schicchi, and some jazz piano.