Monica Gil will present her composition concert. She is a senior from Vernon Hills, Ill., majoring in music composition and instrumental music education.
Rebekah Gohl will perform her senior recital on piano and clarinet. She is a senior from Belleville, Ill., majoring in music and psychology.
The 200-member Handel Oratorio Society and professional Handel Oratorio Society Chamber Orchestra will perform Handel's masterwork at the original performance length.
This student recital will feature Gabriel Lance, viola; Kendall Hengst and Evan Sammons, tenor saxophone; and Kate Pisarczyk, alto saxophone.
Sopranos Victoria Kleeman and Jessica Holzknecht will perform a student recital, with pianist Sheila Doak and Augustana Choir alumni Anna Basten '17 and Steven Mondloch '17.
The season finale features everyone’s favorite Russian master of melodies – Tchaikovsky. Opening gently with the rich orchestral colors of the famous Waltz from Swan Lake, the QCSO then welcomes a 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Medalist to present Tchaikovsky’s heroic tour de force, the Piano Concerto No. 1. The 103rd season concludes with the bold, victorious, and breathtaking Symphony No. 5.
Augustana music faculty member Mary Neil, piano, will be joined by colleagues Robert Elfline and Charles Schmidt for piano duets, and a string quartet of Augustana alumni.
Patricia Weitzel, assistant professor of music, will perform a recital on the double bass with Younjung Cha, piano.
Deborah Dakin, viola, and Robert Elfline, piano, will perform.
Dr. Dakin is an assistant professor of music and principal violist with the Quad City Symphony. Dr. Elfline is an associate professor of music.