Music students to take stage for annual Honors Recital

GREEN BAY – From vocalists to saxophone players, some of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s finest student musicians will take the stage 2 p.m. Saturday Feb. 13 during the annual Music Student Honors Recital in Fort Howard Hall at the Weidner Center. The concert is free and open to the public.

UW-Green Bay faculty members choose honors recital students each fall during a juried selection process. A reception will follow the annual concert, with family members, former high school instructors and UW-Green Bay music faculty members among those attending.

Students performing:

  • Acacia Angelo, Phillips, soprano (vocalist); student of Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston; Price County Review
  • Ashley Bucholtz, Dale, soprano (vocalist); student of Associate Prof. Courtney Sherman; Post Crescent
  • Ashley Gutting, Mason City, IA, mezzo-soprano (vocalist); student of Meredith Livingston; Globe Gazette
  • Matt Hillman, Appleton, guitar; student of Associate Prof. Stefan Hall; Appleton Post Crescent
  • Kelton Jennings, Poynette, saxophone; student of Associate Prof. John Salerno; Poynette Press
  • Ryan Loining, Pulaski, trumpet; student of Associate Prof. Adam Gaines; Pulaski News
  • Lauren Paul, Evansville, mezzo-soprano (vocalist); student of Sherman; The Evansville Review
  • Rissel Peguero, Green Bay, piano; student of Assistant Prof. Michael Rector; Green Bay Press Gazette
  • Heather Roberts, Florence, soprano (vocalist); student of Meredith Livingston; The Florence Mining News
  • Nicholas Saldaña, Green Bay, piano; student of Rector; Green Bay Press Gazette
  • Nicholas Schommer, West Bend, baritone (vocalist); student of Sherman; West Bend Daily News

The Student Honors Recital is the 13th UW-Green Bay Music event of the 2015-16 season. UW-Green Bay is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. More information is available online at

Press release published on Feb. 3, 2016 on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay website Website.