Integrative arts senior to present vocal concert

"Traveling Through Music," a recital by senior Shana Soriano will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 8, in the Paul R. and Margery Wolf-Kuhn Theatre of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts. The recital will also feature student pianist Annette Nagle and a duet with assistant professor of music Bonnie Cutsforth-Huber.

The recital includes pieces by Robert Schumann, Richard Strauss and Reynaldo Hahn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Strauss, Giacomo Puccini and Leo Delibes as well as musical theater pieces from "Porgy and Bess" and "West Side Story."

Soriano is a senior integrative arts major in the vocal performance track. She will graduate in May and plans to pursue a master’s degree in choral conducting.  Soriano recently performed at the St. Stephens Cathedral in Vienna as a member of the choir for "The Birth of Christ" by American composer Andrew T. Miller. She also performed "Duruflé’s Requiem" at Avery Fischer Hall in Lincoln Center with the Masterworks Choir and in the Wolf-Kuhn Theatre with the Ivyside Pride Choir during which she also conducted the "Pie Jesu" for the orchestra and soloist. This summer, Soriano will attend the Opera Studio of the American Institute for Musical Studies in Graz, Austria.

Free tickets for "Traveling Through Music" are available at the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday. For further information, call 814-949-5452.

Last Updated March 31, 2014