The presentation will include songs from The Beggar’s Opera arranged by J.C. Pepusch; Lakmé by Delibes; The Marriage of Figaro and Cosi fan tutte by W.A. Mozart; The Medium by Menotti; and L’Egisto by Cavalli.
Directors are Dr. Wayne Crannell, associate professor of music, and Sylvia Rivers, adjunct instructor in music, of the Austin College faculty. Pianist Dylan Guthrie, Class of 2017, assists. The scenes will be conducted by an ensemble of students, listed below.
Mindalena Elise Adams, soprano of Ladonia, Texas and daughter of Kelly F. and Wesley O. Adams;
Hannah Barry, mezzo-soprano of Dallas, Texas and daughter of Susan Cox and Brent Barry;
Erin Bobbitt, soprano of Dallas, Texas and daughter of Kimburley Murphy;
Emily Campbell, soprano of Dallas, Texas and daughter of Robert Campbell of Dallas;
Emily Campbell, soprano of League City, Texas and daughter of Mollie and John Krejci ;
Salina DuClos, soprano of Burleson, Texas and daughter of Dion and Yolanda DuClos;
Alex Garcia, tenor of Austin, Texas, and son of Dora and Mark Garcia;
Grace Harrison, mezzo-soprano of Farmersville, Texas and daughter of Phil and Mary Harrison;
Libby Jennings, mezzo-soprano of Sherman, Texas and daughter of Wilson and Trish Jennings;
Sol “Adam” Lehman, counter-tenor of Iowa Park, Texas and son of Sol Richard Lehman and Laura Grimsinger;
Kennedy Lindner, soprano of Conroe, Texas and daughter of Reed and Kristin Lindner;
Zachary Magers, baritone of Sherman, Texas and son of Angela and William Magers;
Andrew Maienschein, baritone of Claremore, Oklahoma and son of Erin and Gary Foster;
Ethan McCready, baritone of Forney, Texas and son of Cyndi Brown ;
Ethan McCready, baritone of Kenora, CANADA, and son of Mike and Alicia McCready;
Chandler Morris, soprano of Granbury, Texas and daughter of Ronald Morris ;
Chandler Morris, soprano of Arlington, Texas and daughter of Jacqueline Morris ;
Norely Ramos, soprano of Houston, Texas and daughter of Elizabeth and Edward Knightly; and
Cecilia Yip, mezzo-soprano of Colleyville, Texas and daughter of David Yip and Xiaoming Li.
Austin College, a private national liberal arts college located north of Dallas in Sherman, Texas, has earned a reputation for excellence in academic preparation, international study, pre-professional foundations, leadership development, committed faculty, and hands-on, adventurous learning opportunities. One of 40 schools profiled in Loren Pope’s influential book Colleges That Change Lives, Austin College boasts a welcoming community that embraces diversity and individuality, with more than 40 percent of students representing ethnic minorities. A residential student body of approximately 1,275 students and a faculty of more than 100 allow a 13:1 student-faculty ratio and personalized attention. The College is related by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (USA) and cultivates an inclusive atmosphere that supports students’ faith journeys regardless of religious tradition. Founded in 1849, the College is the oldest institution of higher education in Texas operating under original name and charter.