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Voice and piano concert  (Performing Arts (Dance, Music, Theatre, ...))

from Mörike-Lieder Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)
Er ist's

from Lieder-Album für die Jugend Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Er ist's

Die Forelle, Opus 32 Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

from La Rondine Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
"Chi il bel sogno"

from Don Giovanni Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
"Dalla sua pace"

from Hermit Songs, Opus 29 Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
At St. Patrick's Purgatory
St. Ita's Vision
The Crucifixion
The Monk and His Cat
The Desire for Hermitage

from 7 Elizabethan Songs, Opus 12 Roger Quilter (1877-1953) Weep No More
My Life's Delight
Fair House of Joy

Minicabs William Bolcom (b. 1938)
I Feel Good About Something
People Change
Food Song #1
Food Song #2
I Will Never Forgive You
Not Even a Haiku
Maxim #1
Maxim #2
Finale: Mystery of the Song?

from Music Box Revue Irving Berlin (1888-1989)
What'll I Do?

from The Fantasticks Harvey Schmidt (1929-2018)
Soon It's Gonna Rain

Performer Bios

Mira Choi is currently a doctor of musical arts student in collaborative piano at MSU, studying with Zhihua Tang. She holds a master's degree from MSU under Zhihua Tang, a master's degree from Sungshin Women's University in Korea under Jinhye Lee and Gyeongju Jang, and a bachelor's degree from Kyungnam University in Korea, studying with Soohyun Cho. Serving as a collaborative pianist at MSU, Mira plays for the MSU Opera under Professor Helton, showcasing her talent in productions like Mozart's La finta giardiniera, Don Giovanni, Verdi's Falstaff, and Sondheim's A Little Night Music. She also provides accompaniment for the Singing Spartans (the former MSU Men's Glee Choir), directed by Dr. Reed, and supports vocal students in Professor Fracker's studio. Her participation in numerous master classes, including those led by Helmut Deutsch and Cameron Stowe, highlights her commitment to continual learning and growth. Mira's accompaniment repertoire extends to various music classes, instrumental and vocal recitals, and ensemble performances within MSU. Her previous engagements include facilitating master classes at the Centro Studi Carlo Della Giacoma in Todi, Italy, collaborating with Viridis (the former MSU Women's Glee Choir), and participating at the Interlochen Arts Summer Camp. Currently, she serves as the choir pianist at the First Presbyterian Church in Holt, continuing her dedicated involvement in both educational and community music settings.

Cole Harvey is a tenor currently pursuing his master's degree in vocal performance from MSU. He will return next semester to begin his doctor of musical arts degree at MSU in vocal performance. Cole has sung many roles for MSU Opera Theater, including Albert in Albert. He was also selected as one of 32 emerging artists to participate in this summer's Seagle Young Artist Festival, featuring young artists from around the country. Cole will cover the role of Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, as well as play Pireli in Sweeney Todd.

Paige Heidrich, a soprano, is an Ohio native currently pursuing a doctor of musical arts degree in voice performance at MSU. She received a master's of music degree in voice performance at MSU as well as undergraduate degrees in voice performance and music education from Baldwin Wallace University's Conservatory of Music. After working mostly in musical theater summer stock, Paige went on to sing the roles of Pamina in The Magic Flute and Constance in Dialogues of the Carmelites with Resonanz Opera after her undergraduate work. She has also been seen on the MSU mainstage as Alice Ford in Falstaff, Lady Billows in Albert Herring, and Geraldine in A Hand of Bridge. As a soloist, Paige has debuted chamber works by composers Lincoln Sandham and Jeremy Makkonen. She has also been a featured soloist with the MSU Chorale, the BW Treble Choir, and the Ashtabula Area Orchestra. As an educator, she frequently collaborates with pianist Dr. Tina Gorter to produce recitals and master classes focusing on chamber music communication. Paige currently maintains two private studios through the MSU Community Music School and the Brighton School for the Arts. This summer, she will appear in the Detroit Opera's production of The Cunning Little Vixen, and will be working as the assistant director for the Des Moines Metro Opera's production of The Barber of Seville.

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Price: free
Sponsor: public
Contact: Bob Patterer
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