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February 18, 2020

SVSU student-musicians to showcase talents at Wednesday concert

Rhea Miller Concert HallMusical 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