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Senior Class to Play One Last Song for Community

The 2012 Senior Class will perform a variety of pieces in a final recital at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 14.

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

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