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Malone University senior recital will feature Chris Tripp on April 22

March 10, 2014 | Release # 6860

UPDATE: The Malone University Department of Music senior recital with Chris Tripp, a senior music education major from Uhrichsville, Ohio, HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY, APRIL 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the chapel of the Johnson Center for Worship and the Fine Arts, located on the campus at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton, Ohio. The recital, with accompaniment by Beverly Kalasky, is free and open to the public. A program follows.

Christopher Tripp is a senior music education major with his primary instrument(s) being the percussion family. Chris is currently in his student teaching semester with the vocal music program in the Tuscarawas Valley school system. During his time at Malone, he has been a percussionist for the Pioneer Spirit Marching Band as well as the Symphonic Band for his entire five-year career. For the previous three years, he has also served as the string bassist for the Symphonic Band and spent time on and off with the Jazz Ensemble. Chris has been a member of the Malone University Percussion Ensemble since it was introduced to the campus in 2012. Chris also has been a member of the University Chorale until the current semester when he made the step into the Chamber Choir, where he is excited to take part in his final tour with the choirs which have taken him to great locations such as New York, Chicago, Minneapolis, and is highlighted by the tour of Europe in 2010. Along with his performing ensembles, Mr. Tripp has been a member of the Malone chapter of the Ohio Collegiate Music Education Association (OCMEA) and has attended the OMEA conference as well as serving a year as the historian for the group. For two years, he has been a percussion instructor for Union Local High School, which is run by Malone alum April Linard. Most recently, Chris was an assistant percussion instructor for the Marlington Marching Band, under the direction of head director Craig Carnes and worked with the head percussion instructor Jordan Morrison, both Malone alumni. Chris is active in church music, being a member of the worship teams of NewPointe Community Church, a special music musician for Parkside Church Green Campus and Uhrichsville United Methodist Church, and is on rotation as a team member and worship leader for his home church, Park Christian Church.

Beverly Kalasky is a graduate of Kent State University with a degree in piano performance under the direction of Dr. Jerry Wong. She currently is a collaborative pianist with the Department of Music at Malone University as well as choirs of the Waterloo Local School District and is the pianist for Liberty Bible Church of Atwater, Ohio. Along with accompanying soloists, Mrs. Kalasky maintains a private piano studio.


Asturias (Leyenda)                                                     

Isaac Albeniz       

arr. L. H. Stevens

Mirror from another:                                              

David Friedman

A collection of Solo Pieces for Vibraphone                      

3. Wind

French Suite for Percussion Solo                                

William Kraft

4. Gigue                                                                      

Morning Mist                                                      

William Schinstine

Three Chorales for Marimba                                   

Evelyn Glennie

A Little Prayer                                                             

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2014, has been awarded the designation Military Friendly School by Victory Media, and is named to AffordableCollegesOnline (ACO)’s Best Lifetime Return on Investment list for the State of Ohio.


Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
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Cell: 330-324-2424

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