Sep 7, 2022

Dordt Music Department to Host Honors Recital

Dordt music scholarship recipients perform in recital on September 30

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The Dordt University Music Department will host an honors recital on Friday, September 30, at 3 p.m. in the B.J. Haan Auditorium. The recital will be followed by a public reception in the auditorium lobby.

Performers in the honors recital have all received named music scholarships made possible by Dordt University donors. These scholarships were awarded to first-year students who contributed significantly to their high school or community music program and to upperclassmen who have contributed significantly to the Dordt University music program.

Performers include:

  • Ella Jahn (freshman, trumpet) – Joe J. Dahm Memorial Music Scholarship
  • Aaron Galloway (junior, cello) – Norm and Val Duininck Music Scholarship
  • Julia Holleman (senior, flute) – Steensma Music Scholarship
  • Nicole Rayhons (freshman, french horn) – Vanden Brink Freshman Scholarship
  • Emma Phillips (freshman, piano) – Den Besten Music Scholarship
  • Loree Reck (freshman, piano) – Ringerwole Piano Scholarship
  • Isabel Munson (junior, organ) – John and Reona Reinsma Organ Scholarship
  • Karli Vanden Brink (junior, organ) – Ringerwole Organ Scholarship, Klanderman Family Organ Scholarship, Assink Church Music Leadership Scholarship
  • Anna Rediger (senior, organ) – Roossien Organ Scholarship
  • Lael Bervig (senior, piano) – Klanderman Family Piano Scholarship, John and Frances Bonnema Memorial Music Scholarship
  • Brianna Holt (freshman, voice) – John and Frances Bonnema Memorial Music Scholarship
  • AJ Goetsch (freshman, voice) – Kapellmeister Scholarship
  • Bennett Krommendyk (freshman, voice) – LEAH Music Scholarship
  • Clair Wiart (freshman, voice) – Den Besten Music Scholarship

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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. Located in Sioux Center, Iowa, Dordt is a comprehensive university named to the best college lists by U.S. News and World Report,, Washington Monthly, and Princeton Review.

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