The Malone University College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences – Department of Music will present a senior recital Monday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Stewart Room of the Randall Campus Center (pictured). The program – featuring Deanna Miller, a music education major from New Philadelphia, OH, soprano; and Kelcey Lauer, a music education major from Beaver, PA, flute – is free and open to the public.
Deanna Miller is a senior pursuing a bachelor of science degree in music education. Her primary instrument is voice, which she has studied with Cynthia Wohlschlager and Rachel Núñez. Her secondary instrument is piano, which she studies with Sandra Carnes. She is a member of the Chamber Choir and serves as secretary and soprano section leader of the University Chorale. She was a member of the Piano Ensemble and participated in Piano Extravaganzas VI and VII. Deanna teaches piano through the Malone University Piano Preparatory Program and is a member of the Malone Chapter of the Ohio Collegiate Music Education Association and the Music Educators National Conference. She has been awarded the J. Walter and Emma Malone Scholarship, a Vocal Music Scholarship, and the Ohio Academic Scholarship, and has been on the Dean’s List for six semesters. Deanna is a native of New Philadelphia, Ohio and will be doing her student teaching in the fall of 2011.
Kelcey Lauer is a senior at Malone University majoring in music education. Her primary instrument is flute, while her secondary instruments are alto saxophone and voice. Kelcey is from Beaver, Pennsylvania, and attended Beaver Area High School. She has been studying the flute for 11 years, 3 of which have been with Julie Johnson Sarver at Malone. She is currently the president for the Ohio Collegiate Music Educators Association Malone chapter for Music Education and is a member of the Malone University Chorale. After graduating in the fall of 2011, Kelcey plans to secure a job as a band director in the area. Aside from music, her interests include photography and movies.