DSC_0163Nine Bethany College students have been selected to perform in the Messiah Festival of the Arts Honors Recital on March 24 at 2:30 p.m. in Presser Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.

Students performing include (from left): Landon Slipke, sophomore, New Almelo, Kansas, tenor; Alyson Krohn, senior, Agenda, Kansas; Stephen Klaassen, freshmen, Marquette, Kansas, tenor; Carly Rosey, sophomore, Princeton, Kansas, piano; Christian Cooper, sophomore, Effingham, Kansas, alto saxophone; Kalyn Powers, freshman, Lindsborg; Samantha Anderson, senior, Oberlin, Kansas, horn; Tyler Breneman, senior, Lincoln, Kansas, organ.

The Honors Recital is an annual presentation of the top performing students in the music program at Bethany College, and is part of The Messiah Festival of the Arts.  Remaining events of the festival are the Good Friday performance of JS Bach’s “The Passion According to St. Matthew,” and concludes on Easter Sunday with the traditional performance of Handel’s “Messiah.” A full schedule of events and tickets can be found online at www.messiahfestival.org. For more information or purchase tickets by phone, call Bethany’s Messiah Coordinator at (785) 227-3380, ext. 8229.