Westminster Conservatory Showcase

Sun, Feb 23 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm $15/$10

Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University
68 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08544

Westminster Conservatory presents its annual showcase featuring Westminster ensembles and students on Sunday, February 23 at 3 p.m. in Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall on the Princeton University campus. The concert will feature the Westminster Community Orchestra conducted by Ruth Ochs as well as the Westminster Conservatory Children’s Choirs conducted by Patricia Thel, Yvonne Macdonald, Chaequan Anderson, and John Paul Velez, winners of the Westminster Conservatory Concerto Competition, and students of the Westminster Choir College Opera Workshop, directed by professors Susan Shiplett Ashbaker and Nova Thomas.

Competition winners Ethan Feng will perform the first movement of Crusell’s Clarinet Concerto No. 3, Abrielle Scott will perform Chaminade’s Concertino for Flute and Orchestra, and Tenor Eugene Seong will perform “The Wandering Minstrel” from Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado. Opera Workshop students Jillian Krempasky, Bryan McClary, and Betsy Podsiadlo will sing works by Donizetti and Mozart, while the Westminster Children’s Choirs will perform selections by Bertaux, Bach, and Faure. The orchestra will perform ”Moldau” by Smetana, a movement from Grieg’s Lyric Suite, and the world premiere of “Skylands” by Westminster composer Sam Scheibe.  Tickets for the concert are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors and can be purchased through the Princeton University Box Office at 609-258-9220 or online at www.princeton.edu/utickets.  For more information visit www.rider.edu/arts