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May 5, 2017


Vocal and instrumental students take part in honors recital


Vocal students take part in honors recital Demonstrating dedication and hard work throughout the school year, a select group of students were chosen to perform at Thursday night’s honors recital held at the First Presbyterian Church in Arkansas City.

The Cowley College Visual and Performing Arts Department put on the recital which featured vocal and instrumental music students.
Fourteen vocal students and four instrumental students were featured.

Vocal music instructor Lindsay Allen was happy the students had an opportunity to showcase their talents in a beautiful venue such as the Presbyterian Church.

“It is amazing to see the growth of our students from just one year of private vocal study,” Allen said. “The confidence they displayed as they sang and played was one of the biggest changes I saw and I could not be more proud of them.”

Instrumental students had the opportunity to study with director of instrumental music Evan Ricker, Tyler Gauldin, or Aaron Fisher.

Vocal music students that performed on Thursday were, Stephan Harris, Jon Lee, Alex Randall, Mary Wellman, Monica McCann, Caleb Bettles, Allie Lawrence, Riley Payé, Kelsey Carpenter, Kaitlyn Stallard, Keaton Biddle, Suzanna Smith, Austin Sherman, and Molly McCune.

Instrumental students take part in honors recitalInstrumental music students that performed were, Symantha Shelton, David Bartlett, Sarah Manning, and Todd Clubine.