Archive for Thursday, April 8, 2010

Area students to participate in Washburn production

April 8, 2010

Robert Hanson, of Lansing, will perform as a member of the Washburn Singers, and Sarah Wittenburg, of Leavenworth, will perform as a member of the Women’s Chorus in Cabaret 2010 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 18, in the Washburn Room, Memorial Union, Washburn University. Admission is $5 and tickets will be sold at the door.

Hanson is a junior majoring in music education, with a concentration in voice. Wittenburg is a sophomore majoring in nursing.

Hanson will also perform the role of Nanki-Poo in performances of Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera, “The Mikado,” April 9-10 at Washburn. In 2009, he performed the role of Bardolofo in the presentation of scenes from Act II, Scene 2 of Verdi’s opera “Falstaff” and was a member of the chorus for Act I of Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville.”

The Cabaret will be an eclectic program of pop and show tunes performed by the Washburn Women's Chorus, Washburn Singers and Payless Jazz Ensemble.

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