Oct 31, 2022

Aaron Galloway's student recital to be held on November 12

Aaron Galloway

The community is invited to the cello recital of Dordt University junior Aaron Galloway. The free recital will be held on Saturday, November 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the B.J. Haan Auditorium. A public reception will follow.

The recital will feature a selection of works from the Baroque and Romantic eras as well as in jazz and contemporary styles. A highlight of the recital is Brahms’ beautiful Sonata for Piano and Cello in E minor, op. 38. Other composers featured in the recital include Robert Schumann, James Stephenson, Mark Summer, and Georg Matthias Monn. Galloway will be accompanied by Dordt junior Paige Decker of Lynden, Washington, and by Nancy Vermeer of Sioux Center, Iowa.

Galloway, from Pella, Iowa, is majoring in biology and music. He has studied cello with Marian Casey since 2020. He is the principal cellist of the Dordt University Chamber Orchestra. Galloway was featured as a soloist with the Cherokee Symphony Orchestra in the Spring of 2022. Several of his compositions have been performed at Dordt.

About Dordt University

As an institution of higher education committed to the Reformed Christian perspective, Dordt University equips students, faculty, alumni, and the broader community to work toward Christ-centered renewal in all aspects of contemporary life. For six years in a row, Dordt has been named number one in the nation for student engagement by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education. Located in Sioux Center, Iowa, Dordt is a comprehensive university named to the best college lists by U.S. News and World Report, Forbes.com, Washington Monthly, and Princeton Review.

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