Concerts at Noon series to feature faculty voice recital

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Lycoming College applied voice faculty Janice Mianulli and Emily Wertz will present a recital of beloved vocal repertoire as part of the Concerts at Noon series on Thursday, March 14, in the Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall.

The recital will feature works by Bach, Delibes, Handel, Offenbach, Schubert and Rossini. Mianulli and Wertz will be assisted by Amanda Gunderson, piano; Judy Burke, clarinet; Sabrina Hu, flute; and Andrew Rammon, cello. Wertz and Mianulli will perform an excerpt from a Bach cantata and several duets from operas such as Lakmé and Les contes d'Hoffmann.

Mianulli, a mezzo-soprano, has professionally performed more than 75 major choral works in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Ohio. She earned a bachelor's degree from Westminister Choir College and a master's degree in vocal performance and pedagogy from Penn State University. She is a voice instructor at both Lycoming College and Juniata College, where she also conducts the Juniata College Women's Chamber Choir.

Wertz has been a featured soloist with the Williamsport Chamber Choir and Orchestra, Juniata College Orchestra and Choral Union, Lycoming College Chamber Choir, Essence of Joy Alumni Singers and for the Pennsylvania American Choral Directors Association. She has performed opera roles such as Laetitia in The Old Maid and the Thief, Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, and Lucy in The Telephone. She holds a professional performance certificate and master's degree in voice performance from Penn State University. Wertz also is an active choral conductor and singer.

Lycoming College is a four-year, residential liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. Its rigorous academic program, vibrant residential community and supportive faculty foster successful student outcomes. Lycoming offers 36 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1812 and located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation. For more information, visit www.lycoming.edu.

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