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Wednesday, July 8, 2009

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Elizabeth Maurey will be performing "A Bouquet of Stars" Songs for a Summer Evening, Monday at First United Methodist Church, 7:30 p.m. She will be accompanied by her father Ronald Maurey on the piano, John Walker on the clarinet, and Pete Walker on the oboe. Courtesy Photo.
The "A Bouquet of Stars" Songs for a Summer Evening, will feature Elizabeth Maurey, a soprano, singing songs and arias in English, German, and French. She will be accompanied by her father Ronald Maurey on the piano, John Walker on the clarinet, and Pete Walker on the oboe.

Music will be presented from the Baroque, Romantic, and 20th Century periods. Texts and translations of all songs will be provided to audience members.

Elizabeth is a 2009 graduate of Northview High School. Her vocal accomplishments include winning first prize at the 2008 Indiana Schmidt Youth Vocal Competition, winning first place in the senior high school women's division of the 2008 Indiana State Competition of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, and winning the first place undergraduate award of the Alltech Opera Scholarship Competition held in Lexington, Kentucky in March 2009 which included a full-tuition scholarship to the University of Kentucky School of Music.

She will be pursuing a degree in vocal performance.

Ronald Maurey is a 1983 graduate of Indiana State University, where he studied piano.

A life-long resident of Brazil, Ronald has been an independent music teacher in the Brazil and Terre Haute areas since 1977, and continues to teach privately from his home studio. He has been part of the music area at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College since 1994, where he serves as a pianist in the Department of Music and Theatre, and coaches singers in collaboration with Michael Boswell, assistant professor of voice. He also teaches applied and class piano.

Clarinetist John Walker graduated from Ball State Universtiy in December 2008 with a degree in Music Education. This fall, he will be attending the University of North Carolina at Greensboro to begin Graduate work in clarinet performance.

Pete Walker is a recent graduate from Ball State University, graduating in December 2008 with a degree in Music.

He will be attending Carnegie Mellon University this fall, beginning graduate studies in oboe performance.

The concert is scheduled for Monday, at 7:30 p.m., at First United Methodist Church in Brazil, admission is free, though donations will be accepted.


Event details

What: "A Bouquet of Stars" Songs for a Summer Evening, Presented by Elizabeth Maurey, with accompaniment by Ronald Maurey, John Walker and Pete Walker.

Where: First United Methodist Church in Brazil.

When: July 13, 7:30 p.m.

Cost: Admission is free, however donations will be accepted.



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