Over the past four years, you have heard their beautiful voices, watched them master their instrumental craft, and perform in memorable musicals. Now, all are invited to say goodbye to the SPFHS Senior class with a special showcase, in celebration of their musical achievements as high school students.
The recital will be held in the at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 14.
The 29 seniors participating in the showcase will perform a large variety of musical tunes including those performed by Carrie Underwood, musical theater giant Idina Menzel, Mozart, and Jethro Tull. There is no charge for admission.
“This showcase will highlight the talents from the department’s award-winning jazz and concert ensembles and choral groups,” Abbe Harris, a spokesman for the Music Department said. “The Senior Recital is an eclectic evening of entertainment, featuring Broadway show tunes, jazz combos, classical pieces, solos and duets.”
The students performing in Thursday’s showcase are listed below, along with where they will be continuing their education in the fall. Readers are sure to recognize several SPFHS stars from Patch’s , including Nick Poulios and Matt Kempner.
Don’t miss out on what is sure to be an unforgettable night, and the last chance to hear this group of enormously talented students perform for their community!
Eli Ben-Michael – Columbia University, Math/Physics
Kelsey Boyea – The Ohio State University, Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies
Nikki Bray – Boston University, Elementary Education
Emma Budiansky – Stanford University, Physics and Astrophysics
Alyssa Christian – Rider University, Music Education
Rob Colonna – The College of New Jersey
History/Secondary Education and Music
Russell Davis – University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Jazz Performance
Taylor Dashiell – Florida State University, Creative Writing
Jennifer Denman – University of New Haven, Forensic Science
Luke Dodge – University of Vermont, Political Science
Nick Donatelli – The College of New Jersey, Electrical Engineering
Bobby Dykman – Fordham University, English
Amanda Ekstrand – Susquehanna University, Creative Writing
Josh Getman –The Julliard School, Classical Composition
Domenic Gubernat – New Haven University, Music and Sound Recording
Dave Ko – University of Nation, Undeclared
Matt Kempner – Muhlenberg College, Theater
Max Mahler – SUNY Purchase, Art History
Mariel Mital – University of Pittsburg, Nursing
Lisa Matrale – Sacred Heart University, Exercise Science
Varshini Narayanan – Princeton University, Anthropology and Vocal Performance
Nicholas Poulios – California Institute of the Arts, Music
Jillian Schuster – University of Rhode Island, Undeclared
Taylor Sprague – George Mason University
Communications and Public Relations
Sheila Strong – Lehigh University, Biomedical Engineering
Sara Tepper – Northeastern University, Music Industry
Cindy Timko – The College of New Jersey, Biology
Callum Wayman – Purdue University, Aerospace Engineering
Sam Zimmerman – Shenandoah University