Outdoor summer recital at Pike Place


Music on Grant Studios will present a student recital 4-6 p.m. Saturday at Pike Place, located at Pike and Washington streets in downtown Crawfordsville.

More than 40 students from ages 5 and up to adults will participate. Featured instrument solos will be pianos, guitars, voice, trumpet, trombone, baritone, saxophones, piccolo, flute, drum set, violins, cellos, double bass and ukulele.

Treyton Burgess will open the recital with an old-time piece “Teddy Bear’s Picnic.” Angelina Leon-Leyva, an aspiring vocalist, will sing “It Will Rain” by Bruno Mars. Brendan Young, 13, will perform on three different instruments, presenting music from Camille Saint-Saens “Carnival of the Animals” and Scott Joplin’s “The Entertainer.” Two guitar duets will be performed; Mercedes Randles will play “God Bless the USA” on the flute in honor of the upcoming holiday; Crystal Ellinger will perform Bach’s famous “Prelude to Suite #1” for unaccompanied cello; Taishi Greiner will play an old standard Beatles tune, “Yesterday” on piano; Noah Warren also plays an old standard, “Classical Gas” on guitar and long time student, Alexis Shelton, will conclude the recital by singing, “Runaway” by Aurora.

In case of rain, the recital will be moved to the Wabash Avenue Presbyterian Church, 307 S. Washington St. Audience members should bring lawn chairs or blankets and sunbrellas.

The concert is free and open to the public. Instructors are Barbara Wilson and Pamela Myers.


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