Student musicians shine in Spotlight Recital

The school of the arts presents the Student Spotlight Recital, featuring a selection of our most talented musicians in a combined recital.

Toradze Piano Studio members SiWon Kim and Natasha Stojanovska, both graduate pianists, will present Franz Schubert's Fantasia in f minor for Piano Four Hands. Dimitri Zhgenti, a piano student, will play Mozart’s Sonata No. 9 in D Major. Kaori Okada, a music education student, will play the first movement of Edward Grieg's Piano Concerto in a minor. Cellist Kendrick Allenson will present the first movement of Franz Joseph Haydn's Cello Concerto in D.

The program will also feature several vocal pieces.

Baritone Lawrence Mitchell-Mathews will present works by Franz Schubert and Pietro Mascagni. Mezzo-soprano Lauren Desrosiers will sing Antonin Dvorak’s "Song to the Moon" from Rusalka. First-year student Ralph Vaughan will sing "The Vagabond" from Ralph Vaughan Williams's Songs of Travel. Soprano Qinyue Liu will present "Tornami a vagheggiar" from George Friderich Handel's Alcina.

The recital will take place on Wednesday, December 5, at 7:30 pm in the Northside Campus Auditorium.

Tickets for the Student Spotlight Recital are available to adults and senior citizens for $5-$9 from the arts box office. Students and children receive free admission, however tickets are required. For more information or to purchase tickets online visit or call the box office at 574.520.4203.

Student Spotlight Recital
7:30 pm Wednesday, December 5
Campus Auditorium, Northside Hall
1825 Northside Boulevard, South Bend
Tickets $5-$9 | Free to students/children