Mar 22, 2023

Shin to hold recital on April 1

The community is invited to the voice recital of Dordt University senior Tommy Shin. The free recital will be held on Saturday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the B.J. Haan Auditorium. A public reception will follow.

Shin, of Jeon Ju City, South Korea, is majoring in Theatre Arts: Acting & Directing with a minor in Music Performance. He has studied voice with Pamela De Haan for seven semesters.

As a Theatre Arts major with a dream of pursuing musical theatre, Shin chose repertoire that features the expression of a variety of human emotions, such as loving someone or feeling lost, pleased, angry, or relieved. Selections range from Italian arias such as Puccini’s well-known “Questo amor, vergogna mia” from Edgar to selections from musicals such as “If I Were a Rich Man” from Fiddler on the Roof. Shin will sing in Korean during his performance of “In Your Dream” from the Korean musical Frankenstein.

Shin will be accompanied by Dordt University senior Julia Holleman of Beecher, Illinois. Other collaborators include Dordt University students Julia Visser, Lindsay Kuiper, Emma DeVries, Nathan Hopkins, Clayton Baas, Jakob Kamp, and AJ Goetsch, who will be joining Shin for a Vaughan Williams octet along with Holleman, accompanied by Dordt University Interim Director of Choral Ensembles Rob Hobgood.

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