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Newberry College Music Announces Annual Honors Recital

February 17, 2021


NEWBERRY — At the start of another unprecedented year, one Newberry College tradition will happen right on cue.


The Department of Music has announced its annual honors recital, to be held Feb. 23 at the Newberry Opera House. The performances begin at 8 p.m., and the event is free and open to the public. The event will be held according to reduced capacity and face covering guidelines established by the Newberry Opera House.


The recital will feature 15 solo performers and one chamber ensemble, selected through competitive auditions held earlier this month.


The performing students include:

  • Freshman Te’Ondrus Billie, of Pinewood, on bass trombone

  • Sophomore Myson Boone, of Wellford, on baritone

  • Junior Isaiah Bowman, of Irmo, on viola

  • Junior Crysta Gurga, of Clinton, soprano

  • Sophomore Jayden Hickey, of Bluffton, on viola

  • Sophomore Joanne Hunt, of Mount Croghan, on flute

  • Sophomore Paul Johnson, of Summerville, on piano

  • Freshman Belle Kneece, of Leesville, on trumpet

  • Senior Nathan Lee, of Irmo, on trumpet

  • Freshman Joseph Loera, of Lexington, on flute

  • Senior Maria Manaeva, of Gaffney, on clarinet

  • Junior Sophia Maybay, of Lexington, soprano

  • Sophomore Zackery Nash, of Sumter, tenor

  • Junior Margaret O’Toole, of Irmo, mezzo-soprano

  • Freshman Steven Robinson, of Fountain Inn, bass

  • Senior Connor Shadday, of Lexington, on alto saxophone

  • Senior Lilly Tague, of North Charleston, on trumpet


For those who cannot attend, the performance will be streamed live here.

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