|Senior Recitals for Limestone Music Students This Weekend|
Limestone College seniors William Preston Scoggins of Blacksburg and Patrick Neil Duncan of Boiling Springs will present their senior recitals this Sunday, Nov. 13, at 3:00 pm in the College's Fullerton Auditorium. The recitals are free and open to the public. While both are Music Education majors, Scoggins's concentration is in voice and Duncan's is in trombone.
Accompanied by Patricia Hurt, Scoggins's performance will include works by Johann S. Bach ("No. 5 Quia fecit mihi magna" from Magnificat), Wolfgang Mozart ("Se vuol ballare" and "Non piu Andrai" from The Marriage of Figaro), and Johannes Brahms (Liebestreu Op. 3, No.1).
Scoggins is a graduate of Blacksburg High School. He is a recipient of the Margaret Poole Littlejohn Music Scholarship (2011), a Fine Arts Scholarship, and the Virginia Norton Music Scholarship (2008). He has performed with the Limestone College and Community Chorus, the College's Men's Ensemble and Show Choir, and the Buford Street Methodist Choir. In 2010, he made it to the second round of the National Association for Teachers of Singing Competition regional competition. He has also performed with Limestone Theatre and was Treasurer of the Collegiate Music Educators National Conference chapter at Limestone.
Duncan, accompanied by Limestone Music Professor Dr. David Thompson, will perform works by David Gillingham ("Moonlight Across the Water" and "Ancient Air" from Blue Lake Fantasies), Charles Gounod ("Vous qui faites l'endormie" from Faust), and Arthur Pryor (Blue Bells of Scotland).
Duncan graduated from Boiling Springs High School, and is a recipient of a Fine Arts Scholarship at Limestone. He has performed with the Limestone Wind Ensemble and the Greenville Concert Band. He has also been invited to join the Alpha Chi Honor Society, a recognition that is limited to the top 10 percent of an institutions juniors, seniors, and graduate students in all academic disciplines.