Student musicians to perform at Student Honors Recital May 2 at KCC

An Opera Workshop participant rehearses for a production.

Kellogg Community College will showcase the talents of some of the Music Program’s most advanced vocal and instrumental students at the College’s annual Student Honors Recital Wednesday.

The free concert event will feature seven students selected by instructor recommendation and will begin at 7:30 p.m. May 2 in the auditorium of the Davidson Visual and Performing Arts Center, on campus at 450 North Ave. in Battle Creek.

Music Program Coordinator Dr. Gerald Case-Blanchard said the students represent the best of those studying vocal or instrumental music through KCC’s applied music studios.

The featured student performers are:

  • Amanda Adams, voice
  • Madison Etheridge, voice
  • Chamellia Goodman, flute
  • Timothy Lotter, French horn
  • Gaia Herrick, clarinet
  • Iris Hunter, flute
  • Samantha Tilley, piano

Staff pianist Cynthia Garn will accompany the students.

About the Applied Music Area at KCC

All Kellogg Community College students, regardless of academic major, have the opportunity to take private music lessons in any number of instruments and/or voice. Students receive rigorous instruction from music division faculty, preparing them for performance in studio seminars and master classes, recitals, College and community auditions or for self-enrichment purposes. These are private lessons open to all interested students and community members. Lessons are available for both credit and non-credit options. Instructors teach once a week on a one-to-one basis. For detailed information, contact Music Coordinator Dr. Gerald Case-Blanchard at 269-965-3931, ext. 2566, email or visit

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