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Students share music, writing talents as part of Celebrate!

Elon's weeklong celebration of academics and the arts continued Wednesday, April 26 with student presentations and exhibitions. Details...

Throughout the day, an exhibition of senior artwork was on display in the Isabella Cannon Room, located in the Center for the Arts. Students participating included:

  • Peter Allen
  • Courtney Branch
  • Tyler Davidson
  • Melissa Mally
  • Beth Morris
  • Amy Moscowitz
  • Whitney Wellford
  • Katherine Zeller

Several creative writing students read their poetry, fiction and nonfiction in McKinnon Hall, including:
  • Drew Contessa
  • Kate Bradley
  • Bryn Porter
  • Laura Cady
  • Jane Steele
  • Cindy McCollom
  • Sarah Cox
  • Alena Johnson
  • Kendra Foy
  • Whitney Connolly

Music filled the air in Yeager Recital Hall with performances by senior music theatre majors. Students participating:
  • Rob Marnell
  • Perry Medlin
  • Kristen Varvaris
  • Dan Belmont
  • Preston Ellis
  • Michael Tilma
  • Kacie Kelly
  • Cara Antosca
  • Andrea Cameron
  • Kim Willis
  • Ashley Campana
  • Hillary Helmling
  • Kelli Russell
  • Ian Frasier
  • Amanda Taylor
  • Kelly Schmidt
  • Jonathan Stoves
  • Lauren Rogers
  • Nick Ryan

Eight music students performed at a gala student recital featuring in Whitley Auditorium. The performers included the following:
  • Erin Ashley, marimba
  • Katherine Thomas, piano
  • Christen Byrne, soprano
  • Kristin LoBiondo, soprano
  • Morgan Davis, soprano
  • Landon Sutton, tenor
  • Eden Alexandra Esters, piano
  • Karen Noelle Hancock, piano

The 2005-2006 edition of Colonnades, Elon's literary magazine, was unveiled in the Isabella Cannon Room. Wednesday evening, dance and musical theatre students presented a "Special Topics: The Fosse Legacy" class in the Koury Large Dance Studio.

David Hibbard,
4/27/2006 8:44 AM