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
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.
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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
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of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the
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