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Endowed Scholars Recital held Jan. 30 at Appalachian

BOONE—The annual Endowed Scholars Recital will be held Thursday, Jan. 30, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Recital Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free.

The recital showcases the talent of scholarship recipients for the Theodor Presser, Hayes Endowed Appal PIE, White Wind and Elmer White Jazz Trumpet scholarships, the Hayes School of Music’s most prestigious scholarships. The scholarships are awarded based on an audition and/or faculty nomination.

Recipients of the Elmer and Lynn White Wind Scholarship performing at the recital are senior music performance major Stephanie Lumpkin from Mooresville, tuba; senior music performance major Matthew Dickson from Apex, trumpet; sophomore music education major Nicholas Pressley from Belmont, trumpet; and sophomore music education major Andres Orench from Alexander, saxophone.

The White Wind Scholarship is awarded to an entering freshman wind performer on the basis of exceptional talent and performance ability. The award is renewable for three additional years. It was established by the late Elmer White, professor emeritus, and his wife, Lynn White, professor emerita of the Hayes School of Music.

Senior music performance major and trumpeter David Marvel from Harrington, Del., also will perform. He received an Elmer White Jazz Trumpet Scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year. Lynn White established the scholarship in memory of her husband.

This year’s Hayes Endowed Appal PIE Scholarship recipient is flutist Cara Conway from Morganton, a sophomore music performance major. The renewable Appalachian Partners in Education (Appal PIE) Scholarships are awarded to entering freshman music majors.

Senior music performance major and pianist Molly Reid from Cary also will perform as the recipient of a Theodore Presser Scholarship, which is presented to a rising senior based on merit and excellence.