Elizabeth Maurey, soprano, will be accompanied by her father, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College music faculty member Ronald D. Maurey, in a program consisting of traditional sacred favorites, melodies by Claude Debussy, and lieder by Richard Strauss.
Sister Lisa Stallings will accompany Elizabeth during several of the sacred selections from the church's organ.
Elizabeth, 19, is a sophomore at the University of Kentucky, where she is majoring in vocal performance in the school's opera program.
She 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, which took place in Kentucky 2009, and included a full-tuition scholarship to the University of Kentucky School of Music.
Ronald has been part of the SMWC community since 1994, when he joined the SMWC music area as an accompanist and vocal coach.
A frequent performer with the SMWC Chorale and Madrigals, he has accompanied many productions of Christmas at the Woods, Christmas concerts, seasonal concerts and student and faculty recitals.
A life-long resident of Brazil, he graduated in 1983 from Indiana State University.
The recital is open to the public. People of all faith traditions are welcome to attend.