Two Eastern Mennonite University seniors will present a joint voice recital 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Apr. 9, in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at EMU.
Selah Shenk, a music major from Newport News, Va., and Leah Risser, a liberal arts major from Greencastle, Pa., will perform solos and duets on the theme, “Live, Laugh, Love.” Their program will draw from a Spanish, classical and musical theater repertoire, with composers ranging from Schubert and W.A. Mozart to Stephen Sondheim and Leonard Bernstein.
Benjamin (Ben) Bergey, a senior vocal performance and church music major from Perkasie, Pa., will provide piano accompaniment.
Risser, a soprano, is a member of the EMU Chamber Singers and has been extensively involved in theater productions. She is a member of the Marion (PA) Mennonite Church.
Shenk, a mezzo-soprano, has been involved in musical theater productions and intramural sports during her years at EMU. She is a member of the Warwick River Mennonite Church, Newport News.
Admission to the program is free.