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Music Majors play music across the ages

Music slipped through the air on a windy afternoon through the incredible works of two students at their senior recital in Mayo Concert Hall on March 31 at 4 p.m. For two hours, Erica Daugherty

Concert starts out week on high note

The melodic sounds of flutes and pianos filled the room as students and faculty filed into Mayo Concert Hall on March 12 at 12:30 p.m. for the Tuesday Afternoon Recital. The first performer was Gina Luizzi, a freshman music education major.

College’s orchestra performs timeless classic

The orchestra started the concert with “Pelléas et Mélisande, Suite for Orchestra op.80” by Gabriel Faure, a successor of Beethoven. The piece began lively and almost spring-like, a welcome diversion from the bitter cold weather of these last few weeks. Its rhythm and tone was quite similar to Antonio Vivaldi’s “La Stravaganza” or Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Flight of the Bumblebee.” The tone shifted by the end of the piece, though, and the mood became quite melancholic and somber.

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