The Saugana Piano Studio held its 23rd recital at the 1st Christian Church in Rolling Prairie on Sunday, June 10, 2018.
Solos and duets were performed by Gavin Crail, Emily Deutscher, Olivia Heeg, Jonny Kessinger, Alex Lenig, Olivia Obenchain, Caleb Rosa and Gideon Rosa. An “oldies” sing along also took place (High Noon, Ballad of the Green Beret, Yesterday, and Phantom of the Opera).
Some of the solos were, First Piano Concerto by Tchaikovsky, Chopin Etude, and other Preludes. Some of the duets were, Two Guitars, and Rhapsody in Blue By George Gershwin.
A former student, Gemma Pizarek, attending Valparaiso University for a degree in music therapy, played Dreaming By Amy Beach and also sang Love is a Many Splendored Thing and a Celtic Woman song, Send me a Song.
Award and also Perfect Attendance Certificates, pins and ribbons were presented followed by refreshments.
Summer lessons begin soon. Piano teacher, Mrs. Patricia D. Meikle can be reached at 219-778-2801.