Select musicians from Valley City State University will present a showcase recital in conjunction with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet at the Centennial Concert Hall in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 12:50 p.m. This marks the second consecutive year for a VCSU recital at the ballet.
The hour-long recital will be performed for ballet patrons prior to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s matinee performance of “La Bayadère.” The VCSU musicians will attend the ballet following their recital.
Featured on the recital program are works by Schubert, Mozart, Puccini, Grieg and Handel, among others.
VCSU students performing at the recital include Rachel Baker, horn; William Egan, baritone; Abigail Ingstad, soprano; Riley Loeks, soprano; Grayson Marty, piano; Isaac Samuels, baritone; Rochelle Van Bruggen, clarinet; Johnathon Van Puersem, trombone; and Jami Wells, clarinet.
Robin Allebach, VCSU music faculty member, has facilitated and is directing the recital, assisted by faculty members Daniel Becker and Kenneth Jimenez. Jimenez will also perform in the recital. Pianist is VCSU staff member Sarah Larsen.
The recital will be live streamed on the VCSU Music Department’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/VCSUMusic