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ArtsCanisius and the Fine Arts/Music Program present two performances this weekend.

The first concert is Saturday, March 19, at 3:00 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center and will feature Canisius College senior and soprano Janelle Sabin ’16 performing her degree recital.  She will be assisted by pianist Robert Hull; Richard Falkenstein, PhD, lute; and Emily DiMartino ’16, soprano.  Janelle Sabin is a student in the voice studio of Melissa Thorburn.  This recital is presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the bachelor of arts degree in music.

The second performance is the Spring Student/Faculty Recital this Sunday, March 20, at 3:00 p.m., also in the Montante Cultural Center.  The concert features a wide variety of music for piano, voice and percussion by artists Accurso, Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Handel, Liszt, Monteverdi, Mozart and Torelli.

Student performers include pianists Victoria Erdman, Miyoko Ito, Owen Liu, Benjamin Parlato and Henry Welsby; vocalists Michael Alessi, Devon Bradley, and Kayla Goodman; and percussionists Rommie Arringiton, Amayia Campbell, Taryn Jessen, James Pokomowski and Kevin Pryles.

Faculty performers include percussionist Bob Accurso and pianists Frank Scinta and Melissa Thorburn.

Both concerts are free and open to the public.

Submitted by: Ellen Barnum, director, ArtsCanisius