Tenor Daniel Terry To Present CMU Senior Recital

Daniel Terry Tenor Daniel Terry, a vocal performance major from the Swinney Conservatory of Music at Central Methodist University, will present his senior recital on Sunday, March 12.

The recital at 4 p.m. in the Willie Mae Kountz Recital Hall on the CMU-Fayette campus is free and open to all.

Terry already has amassed a strong resume of performances in singing. In addition to opera roles at CMU, including the hero Ralph Rackstraw in the recent production of HMS Pinafore by Gilbert and Sullivan, the St. Charles native performed last summer at the College Light Opera Company in Falmouth, Mass., where he played roles in major works of operetta, including The Merry Widow and various Gilbert and Sullivan productions, and classical musicals such as Brigadoon and A Little Night Music.

He has also served as soloist for the Rolla Choral Arts Society and has sung with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Chorus for a season. In the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) competitions, Terry has placed first, second, and third during his time at Central.

Terry is a student of Dr. Susan Quigley-Duggan, CMU associate professor of voice and opera. He will be assisted by Mary Jane Nance, collaborative pianist.

Terry’s recital will include an aria, “Tu vivi,” from Ariodante by Handel; three Italian ariette by Bellini, and Rossini’s “La Danza”; lieder selections from Schumann’s song cycle Dichterliebe; French melodies by Poulenc, Bizet, and Duparc; and English pieces by Ned Rorem, Samuel Barber, and Michael Head.

Terry presents this recital as partial fulfillment of his Bachelor of Music degree.

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