DANVILLE, KY Centre College will showcase the talents of outstanding student musicians in a concerto concert set for Tuesday, Feb. 29. The 8 p.m. concert is a collaborative effort of Centre and Asbury College, presenting the combined orchestras of both schools, along with featured student soloists from each campus.
The concert on the Centre campus will be held in Newlin Hall in the Norton Center for the Arts. It is free and open to the public.
Asbury hosted the same program on Feb. 24.
The concert will feature works by Purcell, Mozart, Vivaldi, Brahms and Verdi. The conducting will be shared by Barbara Hall of and Ronald Holz of Asbury College.
Student soloists were selected by audition. The soloists from Centre are Korin Kormick, voice; Bryan Proksch, trumpet; and Shara Sisney, flute.
Kormick is a senior music and French major. She recently returned from a semester in Strasbourg, France, where she studied with Madame Elisabeth Dillenschneider at the Conservatoire Nationale de Musique. After graduation, she plans to continue her vocal studies and hopes to pursue a career in opera or musical theatre.
Proksch is a senior music and history major with interests in both trumpet performance and performance practice. While at Centre he has performed in most of the brass ensembles and many of the college's non-brass groups. He plans to attend graduate school in musicology. For the upcoming concert, Proksch will play natural trumpet, and the particular instrument is one he built by hand in a summer seminar.
Sisney is a junior English major who is a member of the flute choir and has accompanied numerous individuals, groups, and choirs on the piano. She plans a career in education.
The Asbury soloists are Norman Reinhardt, Autumn Biddle, Camille Bieber, Andrew Gilchrest, Anna Jewett and Elizabeth Young.
Coordinator of public information: Patsi Barnes Trollinger