Dordt College News

Ema Van Donselaar and Tia Nieuwsma present joint recital

February 8, 2013

The community is invited to attend recital of Dordt College junior Ema Van Donselaar and junior Tia Nieuwsma on Saturday, February 16, at 3 p.m. in the B.J. Haan Auditorium.

Van Donselaar, a pianist, will perform Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata,” Schubert’s “Marche Militare,” Dvorak’s Slovanic Dances, No. 3 and No. 8, and David Guion’s Harmonica Player. She will also perform duets with her aunt Mabel Rempe of La Porte City, Iowa, and Dordt College senior Joanna Bevaart of Lacombe, Alberta.

Van Donselaar of Oskaloosa, Iowa, is a business administration finance major with a minor in piano performance and pedagogy. She is currently under the instructor of MaryLou Wielenga, Dordt College piano and organ instructor. Van Donselaar was a featured soloist with the Oskaloosa Symphony Orchestra in April 2010.

Nieuwsma, a vocalist, will perform pieces including English art songs, dramatic arias, and a selection from Bach’s Magnificat. Her piano accompanist is Monica McConnel, a Dordt College sophomore from Sioux Center, Iowa.

Nieuwsma of Lynden, Washington, is a music performance and pedagogy major. She is under the instruction of Deb Vogel, Dordt College vocal instructor.

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