Burkhart, Phelps in Jr. Vocal Recital

The SNU School of Music presents Jerad Burkhart, tenor, and Jerry Phelps, tenor, in Junior Recital on Thursday, March 13, 7:30 p.m., in Cantrell Hall.

Burkhart will perform a variety of pieces by French, Italian, German, and English composers, including Poulenc’s “Le Bestiaire,” “Ah! Pescator” by Ponchielli, “Die Beiden Grenadiere” by Schumann, and Schubert’s “Erl Konig,” and two English art songs by Vaughan Williams. Burkhart will conclude his program with three Broadway selections, including “Gigi” by Lerner and Loewe, “Unusual Way” by Yeston, and “This is the Moment” by Bricusse and Wildhorn.

Phelps will present a program of Spanish, Italian, German, and English selections, such as “Childhood Fables for Grown-ups,” “Che gelida manina” by Giacomo Puccini, and “Tu lo sai” by Giuseppe Torelli.

Jerad Burkhart is a senior music business major (with a vocal emphasis) from Farmington, New Mexico. Burkhart sings tenor and studies voice under the instruction of Professor Cherrie Hampton. During his time at SNU, Burkhart has participated in a number of musical groups, including University Singers, Witness, Choral Society, and the drama team Living Word. In addition, Burkhart has performed in several major SNU productions, including “Bye, Bye, Birdie,” “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” as well as the operas “Little Women” and “The Tenderland.”

Jerry Phelps is a vocal music education major from Vivian, Louisiana. Phelps sings tenor and studies voice under the instruction of Professor Cherrie Hampton. Phelps has participated in a number of musical groups at SNU, including University Singers, Witness, and the drama team Living Word. Phelps and Burkhart have also presented a variety of solo and duo concerts throughout the SNU region. Phelps has performed in several major SNU productions, including “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown,” “Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” Pow Wow, Lip Sync, Songs of Romance, and the operas “The Tender Land” and “Little Women.”

For more information, contact the SNU School of Music at 405.491.6345 or e-mail rspear@snu.edu.