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Letcher and Stevens to present sophomore voice recitals April 9

McBeth Recital HallApril 06, 2021 - Madison Cresswell
Julia Letcher

Julia Letcher

Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host Julia Letcher and Kyleigh Stevens in their sophomore voice recitals Friday, April 9, at 2 p.m. in McBeth Recital Hall. Seating is limited to current students, faculty and staff due to continued COVID-19 precautions; the recital will be available at no cost to the general public via www.livestream.com/obu.
 
Letcher, a sophomore musical theatre major from Plano, Texas, is a student of Dr. Natilan Crutcher, visiting assistant professor of music, and Matthew Murry, visiting assistant professor of theatre. During her performance, she will be assisted by Kinsey Potts, a junior musical theatre major from Wylie, Texas.
 
Letcher will open her recital with Frederick Loewe’s “I Could Have Danced All Night” from My Fair Lady, followed by Stephan Schwartz’s “What is this Feeling?” from Wicked and David Auburn’s “Act 1, Scene 4” from Proof. She will conclude with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again” from The Phantom of the Opera.
 
Stevens, a sophomore vocal performance major from Hot Springs, Ark., also is a student of Crutcher.
Kyleigh Stevens

Kyleigh Stevens

Stevens will open her recital with “Delizie contente” by Francesco Cavall, followed by “Liebst du um Schönheit” by Clara Schumann and “Chanson d’avril” by Georges Bizet. Next, she will perform “When I Have Sung my Songs” by Ernest Charles and “Sure On This Shining Night” by Samuel Barber. She will close with Tom Jones’ “Much More” from The Fantasticks.
 
Kristen La Madrid, Ouachita staff accompanist, will accompany both Letcher and Stevens for their performances.
 
For more information, contact the Ouachita’s School of Fine Arts at (870) 245-5129.
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