The ninth annual Austin College Scholarship Conference will include a livestream music recital by Anna Long, senior soprano, and Sylvia Richards, soprano adjunct instructor in music. The livestream will be available at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 19, in Craig Hall’s Recital Hall on campus. The recital will become available on the Austin College YouTube channel.
Music will include Frauenliebe Und Leben, Op. 42 by Robert Schumann, and Le Prisonnier by Maria Malibran.
An expository by Sylvia Richards on the music presented will close the recital.
Austin College, a private national liberal arts college located north of Dallas in Sherman, Texas, has earned a reputation for excellence in academic preparation, global awareness, 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 50 percent of students identifying as persons of color. The residential student body of approximately 1,300 students and an expert faculty of more than 100 educators allow a 12:1 student-faculty ratio and personalized attention. Related by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (USA), Austin College cultivates an inclusive atmosphere that supports students’ faith journeys regardless of religious tradition. The College, founded in 1849, is the oldest institution of higher education in Texas operating under original name and charter.