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February 18, 2020

SVSU student-musicians to showcase talents at Wednesday concert

Musical talent and skill will be on display in Saginaw Valley State University’s Rhea Miller Recital Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. during a recital featuring SVSU music majors.
This event is free and open to the public.
Five music majors will perform six musical pieces using vocals and a variety of instruments including trumpet, piano, guitar and euphonium.
Performing the song “Conversation” by Clare Grundman will be students Alessandra Dronch, of Fremont, on trumpet; and Jeremy Weaver, of Reese, on piano. Grundman has composed scores for film, radio, and television as well as several compositions for chamber ensemble and orchestra.
Seth Bearden, a baritone from Fife Lake, will be singing “Wick” from the 1991 Broadway musical, “The Secret Garden.”
Chelsey Diedrich, a mezzo soprano from Saginaw, will be singing “I Hate Men” from the 1948 Broadway musical, “Kiss Me, Kate.” Diedrich will be accompanied by Cheryl Cheger-Timmon on piano.
Jared Conner, of Otisville, on guitar will be performing a musical piece originally written for violin by 18th-century German composer Johann Sebastian Bach.
Conner will also be playing guitar for a performance of “Lágrima” by 19th-century Spanish composer Francisco Tárrega.
Mason Szagesh, of Vassar, will be playing the euphonium during a performance of “Exit the Foundry.”
For more information about the Wednesday recital, call SVSU's Department of Music at (989) 964-4159 or visit